TheRoundUp 1/6: Brown interviews for Yale job

UConn Football: UConn' defensive coordinator Don Brown interviews for Yale head coaching job - Hartford Courant
UConn defensive coordinator Don Brown met with Yale officials recentlyl to discuss the school's vacant head coaching position, sources confirmed. Brown, 56, was defensive coordinator at Yale from 1987-92 and is one of the top candidates for the job.

UConn Athletic Director: Herbst Plans To Move Quickly On AD Hire - Courant.com
"You never know what exactly is going to turn up in the search, but it's my prediction that the pool will be composed primarily of sitting athletic directors who would like to move for whatever reason at Division I programs, or people who are second in command at the highest profile D-1 programs," she said.

Sources: Pendergast ideal for fund-raising - GreenwichTime
"Pendergast is a fund-raiser, not a nuts and bolts athletics guy," the source said. "The fact that he's being moved over to the (UConn) Foundation, with some additional responsibility for the Health Center's needs, seems to indicate that Herbst wants to show appreciation for what he has done and utilize his fund-raising skills."

Anatomy of an Upset: Seton Hall Over UConn - The Triangle Blog
Now, the Pirates aren't strangers to zone defense. Going into the UConn game, they had played zone about a third of the time this season. (Seton Hall had been averaging 22 possessions of zone out of 66 total possessions per game, according to their Pomroy page). Against UConn, the Pirates doubled up on their zone defense, playing it on 45 out of UConn's 69 possessions, according to Synergy Sports. I don't know if Seton Hall planned to play that much zone or if it was an in-game adjustment, but the defense held Connecticut to 34 points on those 45 possessions, good for a PPP of 0.755. On Seton Hall’s 24 man-to-man possessions, the Pirates gave up 29 points for a PPP 1.208.

UConn, driven by its point guard, and will follow Napier's lead - GreenwichTime
Much like previous top-10 teams led by Kemba Walker, A.J. Price and Marcus Williams, these Huskies -- stacked from top to bottom -- march to the beat of Napier's drum.

Bria Hartley keeps coming through in the clutch for Huskies- The Register Citizen
This season her ability to play her best when the stakes are the highest has not changed as Hartley is averaging 19 points in UConn’s three games against ranked teams. She had her season high of 25 points against Baylor and tied her career high with eight assists in a victory over defending national champion Texas A&M.

UConn women prepare for Notre Dame - Courant.com
The No. 2 Huskies (12-1) are off to another great start as they head to Notre Dame on Saturday. And Doty, their junior guard, has started every game, doing her best to re-acclimate herself to her teammates and the offense she ran as a sophomore when the Huskies went 39-0 and won the national championship.

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