TheRoundUp 2/1: New look Huskies hope to topple Hoyas

HARTFORD, CT - JANUARY 29: The Connecticut Huskies stand as the national anthem is played before the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on January 29, 2012 at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Boatright replaces Napier in UConn's starting lineup - NewsTimes
All of those things have contributed to UConn's three-game slump, a stretch that has been punctuated by two anemic offensive performances: The Huskies' dribble-heavy, one-on-one offense was detrimental against Tennessee, and their slow pace yielded just 48 points against Notre Dame Sunday.

UConn men's game day: Wednesday at Georgetown - Connecticut Post
IN NEED OF OLANDER: When teams zone UConn (which seems to be working just fine), Tyler Olander is the most viable four-man because of his ability to knock down a 15-footer and distribute the ball. Olander will need to snap out of his little drought -- Calhoun recently said he's been "logy" -- and provide UConn with a solid high-post option.

CBS Recruiting Analyst Tim Lemming Understands UConn's Process -
"Overall, I think it's a very good class, very athletic," Lemming said by phone. "It's not nearly as bad as people say. It's not an elite class, but UConn has never had an elite class. This class fits perfectly into their system. It's a very athletic class and I like it. It's sort of the way Iowa and North Carolina State recruits. They do a tremendous job of valuing the ballplayer whose high ceiling might be a little under the radar but who they can develop into their system. And it looks like these are the kinds of guys UConn can do that with."

UConn Football Roster Moves | UConn Football
Linebacker Jerome Williams and defensive back Chris Lopes intend to transfer after the spring semester. Though they are on scholarship they are not considered a part of the team anymore and are not on the roster Linebacker Matt Edwards and tight end Corey Manning are graduating in May and will not be back next season. Both would have been redshirt seniors.

UConn: AD Search Continues -
The process of interviewing candidates to replace Pendergast, who was named interim when UConn and Jeff Hathaway parted ways, has yet to begin. But Herbst said things are moving along. "I can tell you the timetable I think is going to be a little tighter than I had predicted," Herbst said by phone Tuesday. "I actually would not be surprised if we could name somebody in February. Part of it is because the response has been so great."

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