Connecticut plan reveals academic makeup of team facing tournament ban – USATODAY.com
In outlining the wide range of steps intended to fix the problem, the document provides a detailed window on the academic environment surrounding Jim Calhoun's program that won the 2011 national championship and appeared in the 2009 Final Four.
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UConn's burgeoning persecution complex with the NCAA would have us believe the NCAA is the bad guy here. The NCAA is punishing the kids for someone else's mistake. Then let me suggest this: Let the kids go to the 2013 tournament and suspend Calhoun for its duration.
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Herbst obviously doesn't want Calhoun to look like he's singularly responsible, that the entire village is culpable. My argument is there is no village without Mayor Calhoun. He is the same man who was in charge when academics fell apart the season the Huskies went to the 2009 Final Four. This is his program. Yes, basketball has improved markedly in the classroom the past year and there have been a number of infrastructure improvements.
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Johnson said Connecticut has also agreed to play Boise State and San Diego State, who are scheduled to join the Big East as football-only members in 2013.
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Those names are George Springer and Mike Olt. Law ranks Springer, a member of the Houston Astros organization, as his 60th best prospect. Olt, a member of the Texas Rangers organization, comes in at No. 75.
NCAA Women's Basketball: NCAA BB Sports News at wtvd
Connecticut signees Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck form what is arguably the most star-studded women's basketball recruiting class of all time. But before the trio joins forces next season in Storrs, Stewart, the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2012 according to ESPN HoopGurlz, will face off against Jefferson, who's ranked No. 2, and Tuck, No. 15, on a national stage at the 2012 McDonald's All-American Game on March 28 (7 p.m. ET on ESPNU).
UConn Women's Basketball: UConn Women's Notebook - Hartford Courant
"Caroline Doty had the best game she's had since she was a sophomore," coach Geno Auriemma said. "I didn't think she was going to be able to play that much because she was hurting at practice and at shoot-around she didn't feel great physically.