TheRoundUp 1/5: Women win defensive battle with WVU

The Day - UConn women top West Virginia | News from southeastern Connecticut
The No. 2 Huskies (12-1, 2-0) forced 29 turnovers, much to Carey's chagrin. "I'll take questions," he told the assembled media after the game, "but I sure don't have no answers."

UConn extends home win streak to 93 games - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
UConn led just 34-27 at halftime, but opened the second half on a 9-1 run, holding the Mountaineers without a field goal for the first 6 1/2 minutes after intermission.

Auriemma Downplays Role In $4.5M Werth Donation To School - Hartford Courant
"I think everything contributed to it," Aureimma said. "Most important was their love for the basketball programs. My contribution simply was to let them know what my personal thoughts were on what it would mean to them [to donate]."

Reigning Regular Season Champs Slated Third in Preseason Poll - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
The Huskies garnered 92 points in the 12-team poll. St. John’s received 118 points, including eight first place votes to claim the top spot, while Louisville came in second with 110 points and four first place votes.

Jeff Jacobs: On Kemba Walker -
An early assessment of Walker's play this season? Uneven. Against the Knicks, he missed his first five shots, looked a little nervous, before hitting a short jumper with 10 minutes left and quickly found his touch. He drained a three-pointer over Toney Douglas. He followed with a sweet tear-drop runner to put Charlotte up by 16. Knicks fans booed their team's defensive effort plenty on this night. And they were only a little nicer to Kemba.

UConn basketball: Seton Hall Shows UConn A Zone, And Huskies Can't Respond - Hartford Courant
The difference is probably size and space. Against South Florida and Seton Hall, teams with more height, the Huskies didn't look comfortable with the matchup. The lanes seem clogged and there was no place to send the ball. UConn shot just 35 percent.

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