UConn A Target: This Year, Tied For 1st In Preseason Poll, UConn Men Are A Target - Hartford Courant
Memo from Big East media day: Consider the target fixed. "When you build a program the way they have," said new Providence coach Ed Cooley, "you have a target on your back every year. This is just normal business for them."
Jay Wright: Matching up with UConn a nightmare - Hartford Courant
"Jim [Calhoun] uses his front court better than anybody," Wright said. "And what he did last year, when he was able to play his two big guys [Alex Oriakhi and Charles Okwandu] together, it created real matchup problems. Nobody does that any more, so just by doing what [Calhoun] has always done, it has become unique."
Jeff Jacobs: Louisville's Rick Pitino Spouts Off On Big East, ACC - Courant.com
No, we weren't in Camelot Wednesday. We were at Big East basketball media day at the New York Athletic Club, on the south edge of Central Park and the cutting edge of Rick Pitino's tongue. Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish weren't walking through that door, but all sorts of strong opinions were coming out of Pitino's mouth. The only thing he hedged on was when he said he voted for Syracuse to finish first in the preseason poll, but that was before Andre Drummond committed to UConn and would now call them co-favorites.
Garrett Bartus Leading UConn Hockey - Hartford Courant
Bartus made 47 saves for his first career shutout in the Huskies’ 5-0 victory. Named AHA goaltender of the week, he then made another 39 saves Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime victory over UMass-Lowell. As of Wednesday, Bartus had more saves (164) than any Division I goalie, and his .953 save percentage ranked fifth.
No. 4 Field Hockey Win Close Battle With No. 16 Boston University, 2-1 - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
Sophomore Anne Jeute and freshman Chloe Hunnable lifted the Huskies to a victory scoring the team's two goals, while keeper Sarah Mansfield finished the evening with five saves. Hunnable continues to lead the Huskies with 13 goals and Mansfield improved to 14-1 on the season.