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UConn center Thabeet to return to school for junior season

Updated: April 27, 2008, 2:49 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut center Hasheem Thabeet plans to return to school for his junior season instead of entering the NBA draft.

The 7-foot-3 native of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was projected as a first-round pick in the draft.

Thabeet averaged more than 10 points and almost eight rebounds a game as a sophomore, and ranked third in the nation with 147 blocked shots. He was the Big East's defensive player of the year, helping UConn to a 24-9 record.

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