Journal Inquirer > St. John’s on Walker’s mind
Last season’s embarrassing 73-51 rout at the hand of St. John’s in the first round of the Big East Tournament still stings Bronx native Kemba Walker. "Last year was painful," the UConn junior guard said Wednesday before practice at Gampel Pavilion. "Nobody wants to go to the Garden and get killed the way we got killed."
St. John's Dwight Hardy, UConn's Kemba Walker, both from the Bronx, clash in Big East test at MSG
"He was always a fast point guard and good penetrator," said Hardy, who has gone head-to-head with his borough rival only in summer league games. "He was able to score in the lane, but his mid-range and outside shooting have improved. As far as myself, my ability to take it to the hole has improved. I'm known as a shooter, so me being able to get to the basket is one of my improvements."
UConn Changes Course Under an N.C.A.A. Cloud - NYTimes.com
Dan Gavitt, the Big East associate commissioner for basketball, said the league was not expecting a postseason ban. But he did acknowledge that the league had discussed potential changes to the Big East tournament bracket.
Maya Moore Approaches Another Historic Moment - UConn Women's Basketball, Connecticut Sun & WNBA Blog
Already UConn's career scoring leader and the nation's scoring leader (24.6), Moore needs just 22 points Saturday against Providence to surpass McCoughtry in Big East annuals.
Video Has Sports World Watching UConn Walk-On QB - Courant.com
"I never would've imagined this video getting so popular," McEntee said ... "We just kept throwing out ideas and were gonna choose the ones we could do, but it ended up being almost all of them."