TheRoundUp 2/7: You take our coach, we take yours

Brown leaves football staff for coordinator position at UConn - The Diamondback - Sports
But shortly after welcoming a recruiting class he was instrumental in bringing to College Park, Brown announced Friday he was leaving to take the same position at Connecticut.

UConn names Brown defensive coordinator - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
"I am happy to have the opportunity to be coaching back in New England at the highest level at the University of Connecticut," Brown said in a statement. "My family is in New England and I am looking forward to being there. I am excited in working with Coach Pasqualoni, and his tremendous defensive experience will only help me learn and grow as a coach.

Moorhead, Hughes to stay on at UConn - Big East Blog - ESPN
Joe Moorhead, will stay on as quarterbacks coach. And Hank Hughes, who lobbied hard to succeed Randy Edsall as head coach when he was named interim coach, is expected to remain on staff as assistant head coach/defensive line coach.

UConn Defeats Seton Hall Despite Free Throw Struggles - UCONN | Men's Basketball
The Huskies were 12-for-21 on free throws Saturday. The nine misses were not a season high (12 vs. Wichita State, 10 vs. Michigan State), but the 57.1 percent was a season low. They came in shooting 75.6 percent and are now at 74.8 percent, 20th-best in the nation. Walker entered at 82 percent.

The Day - Poised freshmen helping Huskies win the close ones | News from southeastern Connecticut
After Saturday's 61-59 win at Seton Hall, UConn improved to 8-3 in games decided by eight points or less. Last year, with an older team, the Huskies went 4-10 in those tight situations, a failing that basically kept them out of the NCAA tournament.

Calhoun's Toughness Rubs Off On Huskies - Hartford Courant
"They can beat anybody in the country," coach Jim Calhoun said of his players after the Huskies stormed back for a 61-59 victory over Seton Hall. "I believe that. I also think they can lose to an awful lot of people, too. But at 18-4, it's tough to say we have the mind-set to lose to anybody. Louisville, we had the four-point lead; we should have won last week's game. We had a good chance when we got down a few to Syracuse to win that game. This team is showing, to me anyways, everything you need from a competitive heart."

Personnel issues provided the spark that the UConn women needed - The Middletown Press : Serving Middletown, CT
With the decision to leave Walker behind when the Huskies went to North Carolina on Jan. 17 and her decision a few days later to transfer to Kentucky, the bench was incredibly thin, but it also seemed to provide the spark the team needed to come together.

Taurasi's Polygraph Result Offers Hope - Hartford Courant
Taurasi passed a polygraph test last month in which she insisted she never took the drug. And those results are part of the defense Taurasi's attorneys have sent the Turkish Basketball Federation in hopes of having her suspension dismissed.

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