TheRoundUp: BC, Buffalo, Arizona and Ray Allen

Jeremy Lamb and UConn will have another chance to dunk on Arizona next year. On an aircraft carrier.

Jeff Jacobs: Time For BC And UConn To Come Together - Courant.com
How does that sacred saying go? To bolt for the ACC is human, but to forgive is divine. In the end a forever war would not be in the best interest of anybody.

UConn Vs. Buffalo Saturday: Pasqualoni Impressed - Hartford Courant
"They don't give up many big plays, which is a credit to their defense," Pasqualoni said Thursday. "They're doing a great job of running the ball. Branden Oliver is a very productive back. [quarterback] Chazz Anderson is very well-acquainted with this offense and he's very, very comfortable with being in the shotgun. I like their wide receivers, I think they've got big-play potential and they make big plays in the passing game. They can make big plays and they don't give up many big plays so we're going to have go up there and not turn the ball over. They are a plus-4 on the turnover deal which is a great credit to them."

Journal Inquirer > Sports > UConn football: Nebrich may get longer look at QB
Coach Paul Pasqualoni hasn’t indicated who will start Saturday night. He has maintained that McEntee, Nebrich, and Scott McCummings are all going to be ready to play if need be. Past games matter, however, and after McEntee’s 13-of-30 performance in a 24-20 loss to Iowa State last week which featured McEntee missing open receivers, the coaching staff is looking.

A Chance for Revenge - Sports - The Spectrum - University at Buffalo
This week, on homecoming weekend, the Bulls look to enact revenge against their own rival: Connecticut. Only five players remain from the 2008 Bulls team that lost in the International Bowl, but the school's dislike for UConn remains to this day. It's been nearly three years; the memory of that 38-20 loss still sits in Buffalo's stomach.

UConn vs. Arizona in 2012 Carrier Classic - CBSSports.com
UConn will face Arizona in the second edition of the Carrier Classic. A source told CBSSports.com that the Huskies opponent is expected to be Sean Miller and the Wildcats - a team that will likely challenge for a Final Four berth a year from now.

UConn's Calhoun: College game will benefit from NBA labor strife - chicagotribune.com
"Now you're going to have to watch us, whether you like us or not," said Jim Calhoun, coach of defending NCAA champion Connecticut. "It's a good thing for me, personally. We have 12 kids coming into the NBA… Ray Allen, and a kid who was great when he was here and would like to still be here probably, Ben Gordon.  And Rudy Gay … those guys are with our students right now. So we have all-star games, which I can't see unfortunately, every day of the week.

Boston Celtics' Ray Allen ready to give up the season - ESPN Boston
He said he's not considering retirement and has been working out with members of the UConn basketball team. "I always, typically, come up here in September anyway," he said. "But obviously, due to not being able to work out in my gym, this is my gym of choice." "Being around the young guys, they push me physically and mentally," he added. "So, I look forward to being up here and trying to be up here as much as I can."

The Sun's UConn Core Share Super Conference Opinions - UConn Women's Basketball, Connecticut Sun & WNBA Blog
 "It is [the Big East] a big deal to the players because we always feel like we are representing our conference when we play [in the WNBA and overseas]," said Sun center Tina Charles. "Even when we are outside of basketball, many of us still believe we represent the Big East Conference and Connecticut.

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