TheRoundUp 3/2: One more mountain to climb

WVU has a plan for UConn's Walker  - AP Featured News - Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports -
Huggins said "he very well could be the national player of the year. We're going to try some things, but he's really good," Huggins said. "What we can't let him do is go crazy, but we can't let him get his and help everyone else get theirs, too."

Up And Down With Oriakhi - Hartford Courant
The great irony of the UConn frontcourt is that Jim Calhoun pretty much knows what to expect from everyone except his best post player. Charles Okwandu is a presence but limited. Tyler Olander is a bit overwhelmed as a freshman. Enosch Wolf joined the team late and just isn't ready. ... Alex Oriakhi? Given his dominant production against certain teams this season, his ups and downs have been perplexing.

Calhoun: Battle of boards crucial for UConn vs. W.Va. - GreenwichTime
"Alex might be the biggest mystery of them all -- of the frontcourt players without question," Calhoun said. "We need him to play well (tonight)." West Virginia leads the Big East in offensive rebounds, one of the reasons Calhoun hopes Oriakhi comes up big this evening.

Journal Inquirer > Archives > Sports > Uconn > Men's basketball: Weary Walker
Kemba Walker actually came out of the University of Connecticut basketball team’s 67-59 win over Cincinnati twice Sunday afternoon —- for 28 seconds in the first half, and for 1:35 in the second half. That adds up to 2:03 that Walker wasn’t on the floor for the Huskies. What, … is he on vacation? The 38 minutes of playing time for the junior guard is actually the least number of minutes he’s played in UConn’s last five games, since he played "only" 36 in the blowout loss to St. John’s on Feb. 10.

Maya Moore gets big tribute from UConn | WTNH.com Connecticut
The once in a lifetime player is nearing the end of her record setting run at UConn. In fact, she added another record Tuesday when she was named the Big East Player of the Week for the 8th time this season.

UConn Women's Basketball: Huskies still own Big East - Norwich, CT - Norwich Bulletin
"That they showed up every night, home and away, through everything and we were able to play well and win, play badly and win, we figured out a way to win," Auriemma said. "That means a lot to me more than anything else, that you can do it over and over and over again. I find it remarkable, I really do."

UConn Linebackers Wilson, Lutrus, Lloyd Work Out At NFL Combine - Hartford Courant
In the key drills, Wilson ran a 4.75 40, benched 225 pounds 24 times, had a vertical jump of 32 feet, 5 inches and broad jumped 9 feet, 5 inches. He was not happy with his 40 time. ... Lutrus, who is from Brookfield, ran a 4.68, 40, went 38 inches on his vertical and broad jumped 10-1. He did not participate in the bench-press competition.

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