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2012-13 CONNECTICUT BASKETBALL Game #2 - November 13, 2012, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. --- 7 p.m. OVER THE AIR Ollie as the first new head coach of the Huskies in 26 years. Ollie is the 18th head coach in the history of TELEVISION: UConn basketball.  UConn is beginning its third season as a television SNY Eamon McAnaney (pbp) Ronnie Perry (analyst) RADIO: UConn IMG Sports Radio Network WTIC-AM 1080 Joe D’Ambrosio (pbp) Wayne Norman (analyst) WTIC-Hartford, (1080-AM) WILI-Willimantic (1400-AM) WELI-New Haven (960-AM) partner of the SNY network. The Huskies have an all-time record of 20-6 (.769) in games televised by SNY. UConn went 11-2 on SNY in 2010-11 and 9-4 on the network last year. Tonight’s game is one of 13 regular-season games on SNY this season.  Former UConn coach Jim Calhoun finished his Hall of Fame career with 873 victories (6th all-time) and 1,253 games coached (3rd all-time). Vermont Catamounts Connecticut Huskies 1-0 0-0 1-0 overall 0-0 America East overall BIG EAST 2012-13 UConn Men’s Basketball Date Opponent NOVEMBER Thu 1 AIC (exhibition) (GP) Sun 4 UMass Lowell (exhibition) (XL) Fri Tue TV Time W, 78-63 W, 100-62 Armed Forces Classic, Ramstein Air Base, Germany 9 vs. #14 Michigan State ESPN W, 66-62 13 Vermont (GP) SNY 7 p.m. U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Fri 16 vs. Wake Forest CBS SN 6:30 p.m. Sat/Sun 17/18 vs. Iona/Quinnipiac TBA TBA Mon 19 vs. TBA TBA TBA Sun 25 Stony Brook (GP) Thu 29 New Hampshire (XL) DECEMBER SNY SNY 4 p.m. 7 p.m. Jimmy V Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York City Tue 4 vs. North Carolina State ESPN 9 p.m. Fri 7 Mon 17 Fri 21 Sat 29 JANUARY Tue 1 Tue 8 Sat 12 Mon 14 Sat 19 Sun 27 Thu 31 FEBRUARY Sun 3 Wed 6 Sun 10 Wed 13 Sat 16 Thu 21 Sat 23 Wed 27 MARCH Sat 2 Wed 6 Sat 9 Husky Notables  A new era of UConn basketball has begun with Kevin Harvard (GP) Maryland-Eastern Shore (XL) Fordham (XL) Washington (XL) SNY SNY SNY ESPN2 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. *at Marquette *DePaul (GP) *at Notre Dame *Louisville (XL) *at Pittsburgh *Rutgers (XL) *at Providence ESPNU SNY SNY ESPN ESPN2 SNY ESPN/ESPN2 8 p.m. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. noon 2 p.m. 7 p.m. *USF (GP) *at St. John’s *at Seton Hall *Syracuse (XL) *Villanova (XL) *Cincinnati (XL) *at DePaul *Georgetown (GP) SNY ESPNU SNY ESPN/ESPN2 ESPN/ESPN2 ESPN/ESPN2 SNY ESPN2 2 p.m. 7 p.m. noon 7 p.m. noon 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 7 p.m. *at Cincinnati *at USF *Providence (GP) SNY ESPNU ESPNU 2 p.m. 9 p.m. noon BIG EAST Championship, Madison Square Garden, New York City Tue-Sat 12-16 BIG EAST Championship ESPN *— BIG EAST Conference Opponent GP - Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn.; XL - XL Center, Hartford, Conn. All times Eastern Standard TBA  UP NEXT: UConn will journey to St. Thomas to compete in the 2012 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Nov. 16-19. The Huskies, who won the 2008 Paradise Jam, will begin tourney play on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. vs. Wake Forest of the ACC. That game will be televised by the CBS Sports Network. THE GAME: The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team plays its second game of the 2012-13 regular season and its home opener at Gampel Pavilion against longtime New England opponent the University of Vermont. The Huskies opened the season with a thrilling 66-62 victory Friday night over 14th-ranked Michigan State in the first Armed Forces Classic, held in Hangar 5 on Ramstein Air Base in Ramstein, Germany. UConn is coming off a 20-14 season and its 31st NCAA Tournament appearance in 2011-12. Vermont is also 1-0 after nipping Sienna, 54-53, on the road Friday night. The Catamounts are coming off a 24-12 overall season last year, 13-3 in the America East Conference, a conference tournament championship, and earned a trip to the second round of the NCAA tourney. 2012-13 UConn Basketball Roster # Name Yr. Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Last School 0 Phillip Nolan Fr. F 6-9 210 Milwaukee, Wis. /Riverside University HS 1 Enosch Wolf Jr. C 7-1 240 Goettingen, Germany /Wilbraham & Monson 2 DeAndre Daniels So. F 6-8 195 Los Angeles, Calif. /W.H. Taft HS 4 Brendan Allen So. G 6-3 187 Windsor, Conn. /Windsor HS/Bridgeton Acad. 5 Niels Giffey Jr. G/F 6-7 205 Berlin, Germany /Heinrich-Schliemann HS 10 Tyler Olander Jr. F 6-9 225 Mansfield, Conn. /E.O. Smith HS 11 Ryan Boatright So. G 6-0 160 Aurora, Ill. /East Aurora HS 12 R.J. Evans Gr. G 6-3 210 Salem, Conn. /Holy Cross 13 Shabazz Napier Jr. G 6-1 171 Roxbury, Mass. /Charlestown HS 20 Trey James Sr. G 5-9 168 Middletown, Conn. /Middletown HS 21 Omar Calhoun Fr. G 6-5 195 Brooklyn, N.Y. /Christ The King HS 22 Leon Tolksdorf Fr. F 6-8 220 Berlin, Germany /Leibniz-Oberschule Berlin HS 23 Dave Vandal Sr. F 6-2 200 Stonington, Conn. /UConn-Avery Point 25 Tor Watts Jr. G 6-1 200 Brooklyn, N.Y. /Xaverian HS/York Prep COACHING STAFF: Head Coach: KEVIN OLLIE, 1st Season as HC, 3rd Season at UConn (UConn ‘95) Associate Head Coach: GLEN MILLER, 10th Season at UConn (UConn ‘88) Assistant Coach: GEORGE BLANEY, 12th Season at UConn (Holy Cross ‘61) Assistant Coach: KARL HOBBS, 10th Season at UConn (UConn ‘84) Director of Basketball Administration: KEVIN FREEMAN, 2nd season at UConn (UConn ‘06) Assistant Dir. of Basketball Administration: RICKY MOORE, 1st season at UConn (UConn ‘99) PRONUNCIATIONS: Enosch Wolf (eee-nish) Niels Giffey (kneelzz Gihf-EYE) Shabazz Napier (shuh BAZZ (rhymes with Jazz) NAY pier) FOR MORE INFO ON UCONN BASKETBALL PLEASE CONTACT: PHIL CHARDIS Assistant Director of Communications; twitter: @uconnmbbsid Office-- 860-486-3531; Mobile-- 860-771-3314 2012-2013 University of Connecticut Basketball Media Notes November 13, 2012 vs. Vermont

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