TheRoundUp 1/25: Huskies look to clip Golden Eagles' wings

UConn Faces Marquette On Road - Courant.com
"We're still trying to get [players] down from the fact that last week was a special week, with wins over Villanova and Tennessee," Calhoun said Monday on a conference call. "Both were very emotional games before sellout crowds. It was nice to be home. But now we get back to the reality of the Big East."

Marquette a Big East reality check for No. 5 UConn - StamfordAdvocate
Today's reality for UConn is facing a Marquette team that is 11-1 at home in the Bradley Center this season, including 3-0 in league play. The Golden Eagles' only loss at home was to in-state rival and 17th-ranked Wisconsin.

Marquette will try to slow UConn's Walker - JSOnline
Slowing Walker down undoubtedly will be Priorities No. 1, 2 and 3 for the Golden Eagles (13-7, 4-3), who are embarking on a stretch in which they play the fifth-, ninth- and eighth-ranked teams in the Associated Press' media poll in an eight-day span.

Top 10 candidates for coach of the year; plus nationwide musings - Seth Davis - SI.com
1) Jim Calhoun, UConn. There will be some bumpy patches in the days ahead once the NCAA's committee on infractions hands down its ruling on UConn's case. (Nobody knows when that decision is coming down, but it could literally be any day now.) In the meantime, let us all behold the job Calhoun has done with this young team.

UConn Gets Commitments From Ashiru And Hemingway - UConn Huskies Football Blog | Hartford Courant | Desmond Conner
Jefferson Ashiru, a 6-2, 215-pound three-star linebacker out of McEachern High in Powder Springs, Ga. and Xavier Hemingway, a 6-4, 255-pound offensive tackle from the same school, both committed to UConn after visiting this weekend. Both are considered three-star recruits by the recruiting services.

Maya Moore, Bria Hartley Again Big (East) Winners - UConn Women's Basketball, Connecticut Sun & WNBA Blog
Maya Moore and Bria Hartley have again been selected as the Big East's Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week.

Samarie Walker's Paperwork Complete; Former UConn Forward Joins Kentucky Wildcats - Courant.com
Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell said Monday that former UConn freshman forward Samarie Walker has joined the Wildcats. Walker will be permitted to practice but will not be able to participate in games or travel with the team. She will be eligible for games after the fall semester next season.

Basketball: UConn's Caroline Doty Takes All Kinds Of Shots In Video - Courant.com
The video primarily features Doty taking wild, long-range shots at Stanford, North Carolina and Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. It took about five hours to edit. The Gampel shots were all taken Jan. 18 when the Huskies returned from North Carolina. Kemba Walker, Maya Moore and coach Geno Auriemma have cameos.

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