Posts Tagged Puerto Rico

Turnovers doom No. 17 UConn in loss to W. Virginia

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins yells out instructions to his players during a NCAA college basketball game against UConn in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.

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UConn suspends 4 prior to Puerto Rico title game

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Connecticut has suspended four players in advance of its matchup with West Virginia in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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West Virginia outlasts Boston College 70-66

West Virginia guard Juwan Staten, left, dribbles past Boston College forward Aaron Brown at a NCAA college basketball game in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins arrived in Puerto Rico this week expecting to see his team face tough situations.

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No. 17 UConn holds off Dayton 75-64 in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday.

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Texas A&M rallies late to down Charleston 59-50

College of Charleston forward Glen Pierre, left, and teammate forward Donovan Gilmore battle for a rebound against Texas A&M forward Tavario Miller, right center, during a NCAA college basketball game in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy wasn’t exactly sure how his team would react after losing on a last-second tip-in to Dayton in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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