TheRoundUp 4/22: Graduation rate may cost Calhoun bonus

UConn graduation rate may cost Calhoun $187,500 - Connecticut Post
In order to avoid scholarship reductions (and, in Calhoun’s case, to earn his postseason bonuses), teams must have an APR above 925 — equal to a 50 percent graduation rate. For the 2008-09 season, for instance, the Huskies had an APR of 844, but a four-year average of 930 — barely above the 925 standard, but enough to avoid penalties.

Rush The Court " Blog Archive " Conference Report Card: Big East
This has to rank atop Calhoun’s greatest coaching achievements and it is not close. Connecticut had to play on Tuesday of the Big East Tournament and won 11 games over a four week span en route to the title. While I’m not sure this is an all-time great achievement (more a product of a down year in my opinion), this team got hot at the right time and parlayed talent with momentum all the way to Houston.

UConn in New Britain: They'll Play Two Friday - Rivalry Central | Red Sox -- Yankees
The UConn Huskies will now play a doubleheader against Georgetown at New Britain Stadium on Friday, beginning at 2 p.m. If you bought a ticket for the orginally-scheduled 6 p.m. game, it's good for both games. The switch was made because rain is expected on Saturday, when the third and final game of the series was to be played.

Springer's Bat Boosts UConn Baseball - Hartford Courant
In a game against Fairfield earlier this week, Springer put all his skills on display, doubling to right field, hitting a homer to left, driving in six runs, stealing a base and throwing a runner out at home plate. After getting an double, an RBI and scoring a run in a 5-0 victory over Georgetown on Thursday, he has a 16-game hitting streak and is batting .346 with five homers, 17 doubles, 44 RBI and 16 steals in 37 games. Springer, and teammate Matt Barnes, a pitcher, are projected as high first-round draft picks in June. Some mock drafts have Springer in the top five.

A&M women to take on UCONN, Notre Dame in 2011-2012 season | The Dallas Morning News
On Dec. 6, A&M will take on perennial powerhouse UCONN as part of the Jimmy V Classic. The Huskies will travel to College Station the following year.

UConn Spring Weekend: University Of Connecticut Police Arrest Eight At Start Of Festivities -
UConn police say the people arrested late Thursday and early Friday face charges ranging from marijuana offenses to weapons violations. Thirty-five infractions and warnings were also issued for vehicle violations.

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