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2006 BIG EAST MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND ROUND
Connecticut forward (21) Josh Boone lays the ball up for a score at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 9, 2006. The Syracuse Orange defeated Connecticut Huskies 86-84 (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Oscar Joshua "Josh" Boone (born November 21, 1984, in Mount Airy, Maryland) is an American professional basketball player for the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. He was a forward–center for the Connecticut Huskies, where he played for three years. He declared for the 2006 NBA Draft after his junior season, forgoing his final year of college.

He attended South Carroll High School in Sykesville, Maryland, where he averaged 20 points, 14.4 rebounds and seven blocked shots per game. He teamed with Indiana-bound Marshall Strickland to lead South Carroll to a 20–6 record. In his junior year, the team tied Governor Thomas Johnson High School for the league championship. South Carroll then lost in the regional semi-finals to top-ranked Paint Branch High School. The next year, he helped lead the team to only the school's second ever state final four appearance, losing to Gwynn Park in the final four. After graduating, he attended West Nottingham Academy (a small college prep school) in Colora, Maryland, averaging 28 points, 16 rebounds and 9.7 blocks per game.

He was a forward/center for the Connecticut Huskies where he played for three years.

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