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Christian Vital Returning For 'Unfinished Business' At UConn

Christian Vital Returning For 'Unfinished Business' At UConn
Published On: Tue, May 22
Mar 11, 2015; Greensboro, NC, USA; Boston College Eagles head coach Jim Christian reacts in the first half in the second round at Greensboro Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Christian VitalA is returning toA UConnA for his junior season, keeping the Huskies roster intact for new coach Dan Hurley.

a€œGreat talk today Coach,a€ Vital said, via Twitter, directing his remarks to Hurley. a€œAppreciate the wisdom you have let me in on. I think ita€™s time to get back to winning ways in Storrs! Ia€™m going to need that No.1 back [as soon as possible].a€

Vital, who wears jersey No.1, averaged 14.9 points, a team-leading 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals last season for UConn, which finished its second consecutive sub.500 season. In some recent promotional photos, recent additions to the UConn team have worn the No. 1 jersey.

Coach Kevin Ollie was fired on March 10 and replace by Hurley on March 22.A On April 20, Vital announced he was declaring himself eligible for the NBA draft.A Although the decision raised eyebrows, Vital, 6 feet 2, posted several comments on social media in the ensuing days that hinted he was seriously considering hiring an agent and going pro.

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