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Former UConn and Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs will play summer league with the Washington Wizards, he told SNY.tv.

Before going undrafted on Thursday night, the Scotch Plains, N.J., native had two workouts with the Wizards.

Washington is among 24 teams scheduled to compete in Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 from July 8-18 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the UNLV campus.

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Sterling Gibbs began his Huskies' career with 41 points over wins against Maine and New Hampshire. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)
Sterling Gibbs began his Huskies' career with 41 points over wins against Maine and New Hampshire. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

Talented yet untested, Connecticut now gets to see where its bolstered roster stands at the moment.

The No. 18 Huskies are part of a stacked field at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, where they open play Wednesday night against Michigan in a matchup of prominent programs coming off down seasons.

After following up its 2014 national championship by missing the NCAA Tournament last season, Connecticut (3-0) appears poised for a return to upper-tier status after adding graduate transfers Sterling Gibbs and Shonn Miller and heralded freshman Jalen Adams to a group of four returning starters headlined by 2014-15 American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year Daniel Hamilton.

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UConn Men's Post: Highlights 00:02:33
The UConn men's basketball team continued its hot streak with a convincing 83-58 win over Furman.

STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Shonn Miller scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 19 UConn to an 83-58 win over Furman on Saturday.

Freshman guard Jalen Adams had the first double-digit game of his career with 14 points and six assists off the bench and Rodney Purvis added 13 points. UConn is 3-0 and hasn't been challenged this season with its three wins coming by an average of 29 points.

Video: UConn Post Game: Ollie, Miller on UConn's win

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UConn Men's Postgame: Highlights 00:02:21
The UConn men's basketball team defeated New Hampshire, 85-66, and Sterling Gibbs led the way with 21 points.

STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn turned to its perimeter game on Tuesday with its big men in early foul trouble and New Hampshire playing nothing but zone defense.

Sterling Gibbs responded by scoring 21 points and Rodney Purvis added 20 to lead the 19th-ranked Huskies to an 85-66 win over the Wildcats.

The two guards were a combined 10 of 19 from behind the arc, each getting five of the Huskies 13 3-point baskets.

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Sterling Gibbs and Shonn Miller will try to lead UConn to another strong home showing Tuesday night in the 117th meeting with former Yankee Conference rival New Hampshire. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)
Sterling Gibbs and Shonn Miller will try to lead UConn to another strong home showing Tuesday night in the 117th meeting with former Yankee Conference rival New Hampshire. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

Connecticut's newest stars were pleasantly surprised with their first experience at Gampel Pavilion. However, the No. 19 Huskies' impressive play wasn't much of a stunner.

Sterling Gibbs and Shonn Miller will try to lead UConn to another strong home showing Tuesday night in the 117th meeting with former Yankee Conference rival New Hampshire (SNY, 7 p.m.).

After missing out on the NCAA Tournament last season, coach Kevin Ollie looked to get the Huskies back to their 2014 championship form by bringing in Gibbs and Miller, and the graduate transfers made an immediate impact Friday in a 100-56 home win over Maine.

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UConn Men's Post Game: UConn 00:01:58
The UConn men's basketball team opened its season with a dominating 100-56 win over Maine in which Sterling Gibbs scored 20 points.

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) It didn't take long for UConn's two graduate transfers to step up for the Huskies.

Sterling Gibbs scored 20 points, Shonn Miller had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 20 UConn rolled over Maine 100-56 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

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UConn Men's Post Game: Reaction 00:02:29
Coach Kevin Ollie and guard Sterling Gibbs discuss UConn's season-opening win over Maine and how they can improve as the season goes on.

Coach Kevin Ollie and guard Sterling Gibbs discuss UConn's season-opening win over Maine and how they can improve as the season goes on.

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UConn Season Preview 00:02:29
Kerith Burke takes a look at what's ahead for UConn this upcoming season, including the potential of incoming transfer Sterling Gibbs.

Kerith Burke takes a look at what's ahead for UConn men's basketball this upcoming season, including the potential of incoming transfer Sterling Gibbs.

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