May 1, 2006

Thabeet tops list

UConn's interest level in a number of frontcourt prospects in the 2006 class is starting to take shape and a few interesting tidbits have been gleaned over the weekend.

The Huskies have the highest interest level in Hasheem Thabeet, a 7-foot-3, 250-pound recruit from Houston (Texas) Cypress Community Christian.

Thabeet's academic standing is a concern, but the Huskies, Baylor, Auburn, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, Oklahoma, USC and many others are pursuing the Texas big man.

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