Connecticut

Saturday, 06/14/08

Nate Miles cleared for UConn

# Well-traveled Top 100 guard/forward Nate Miles of Toledo-Libbey, Ohio/Oak Hill Academy, Va/Libbey (again)/Toledo-Waite, Ohio/San Antonio-Cornerstone Christian, Tex/Patterson School, NC., ranked No. 60 overall in Class 2008, has been granted eligibility by the NCAA to attend UConn, The Hartford Courant reports. Miles joins Kemba Walker, Ater Majok, Charles Okwandu and Scottie Haralson as incoming UConn recruits. The school has only four scholarships to offer, but head coach Jim Calhoun has hinted that sophomore forward Stanley Robinson's future with the team is in question.

Check June for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: June/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 05/18/08

UConn guard Wiggins to UMass

# Sophomore guard Doug Wiggins of East Hartford, Conn., who played in 62 games for UConn over the past two seasons, has transfered to UMass.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 04/28/08

Ater Majok picks UConn

# UConn has a commitment from Super Prospect forward Ater Majok of Sudan/Australia, over Kentucky, Kansas, Baylor, UCLA and Louisville.

Check April for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 04/23/08

Kelly leaving UConn

# Sophomore forward Curtis Kelly of New York-Rice, NY., is transfering from UConn. He played in 23 games and started one last season.

Check April for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 04/17/08

UConn lands 7-1 center

# 7-1 center Charles Okwandu of Nigeria/Harcum CC, Pa., has picked UConn over West Virginia and Villanova, according to The Hartford Courant.

Check April for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 04/15/08

Verbals/Transfers: UConn, CMU, Wichita St, Valpo, UMKC, Marist/VCU, Chattanooga

# Sophomore guard Doug Wiggins of East Hartford, Conn., is transfering from UConn. He played in 31 games this past season.

# Guard/forward Jacolby Hardiman of Milwaukee-Bradley Tech, Wis/Arkansas-Fort Smith CC, Ark., chose Central Michigan.

# Guard Reggie Chamberlain of Kansas City-Raytown, Mo/Seward County CC, Kan., picked Wichita State.

# Freshman center/forward Bryan Bouchie of Washington, Ind., is leaving Valparaiso. He played in 36 games and started eight.

# Forward Femi Akinpetide of Sydney, Australia/Montverde Academy, Fla., picked UMKC.

# Freshman guard Jay Gavin of Seat Pleasant-Bishop McNamara, Md., is transfering from Marist to VCU. He averaged 12.3 points this season.

# Sophomore guard Verice Cloyd of Nashville, Tenn/Jackson-Genesis One, Miss/Alabama; and sophomore center/forward Matt Gwynne of Angier-Christ School, NC., are transfering from Chattanooga.

Check April for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 01/26/08

UConn claims Scottie Haralson

# Guard Scottie Haralson of Jackson-Provine, Miss., has pledged to UConn. Among others were Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas and Minnesota.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/24/08

Trojans gain Marcus Johnson of UConn

# Junior forward Marcus Johnson of Los Angeles-Westchester, Cal., has transferred from UConn to the USC Trojans. He had also considered Oregon State.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 11/04/07

Marcus Johnson to leave UConn

# Junior forward Marcus Johnson of Los Angeles-Westchester, Cal., is transfering from UConn. He played in 31 games last season, started 19 and averaged 5.5 points.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 06/16/07

Touted Kimba Walker to UConn

# Class 2008 Super Prospect guard Kemba Walker of New York-Rice, NY., picked UConn over Cincinnati, among many others.

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