TheRoundUp 3/3: Falling down the mountain

West Virginia Mountaineers Capitalize On Their Size In Beating UConn - Courant.com
West Virginia kept grinding and UConn, missing its shots, couldn't compensate. The Huskies knew it would be a tough task to keep West Virginia off the boards, and the numbers were respectable. UConn was outrebounded 34-30 and allowed just nine offensive rebounds to a team that averages 13 in Big East play. But down the stretch, the Mountaineers got several key rebounds and were continually in position near the basket.

Shabazz Napier: 18 points vs. West Virginia - UCONN | Men's Basketball
"Even though down the stretch he tried to take too much on, I thought Shabazz Napier saved us early when some of the other guys looked like they had never played in a Big East game before," Jim Calhoun said. "We're pretty deep in to have that feeling."

UConn Frontcourt Role Players And Future - UCONN | Men's Basketball
The future of the UConn frontcourt is Oriakhi, Enosch Wolf, Tyler Olander, Michael Bradley and any player they recruit over the next two years. Andre Drummond, of Middletown and St. Thomas More, is the top priority.

UConn loses nearly $1.8 million at the 2011 Fiesta Bowl - The Daily Campus - News
The UConn athletic department lost nearly $1.8 million at the 2011 Fiesta Bowl, according to bowl documents obtained by The Daily Campus. The university incurred total expenses of $4,280,998 at the Fiesta Bowl while only receiving a payout of $2,523,200 from the Big East.

Schedule analysis: Connecticut - Big East Blog - ESPN
Gut-check time: The three-game stretch between Oct. 8 and Oct. 26, when UConn opens Big East play at West Virginia and closes that span at Pitt, sandwiched by a home game against South Florida.

The Day - Moore's coronation will come in Bristol | News from southeastern Connecticut
The WNBA announced Wednesday that this year’s draft for the league will be held at ESPN headquarters in Bristol on Monday, April 11. That means UConn’s Maya Moore, expected to be chosen by the Minnesota Lynx with the first pick, won’t have to travel far from home for the selection process.

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