Interior blocker Matt Barone (McKees Rocks, Pa./Montour) has committed to play for UConn, according to multiple sources. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound prospect also received an early scholarship offer from Akron.
Class of 2013 athlete Noel Thomas (Norwalk, Conn./St. Luke's) committed to play for the in-state Huskies on Satruday, according to The Hour. UConn was the first to offer, but other programs such as Boston College, Maryland, Rutgers and Temple were recruiting the 6-foot-1, 180-pound junior.