TheRoundUp 3/2: Calhoun unlikely to coach tomorrow, but don't rule it out

UConn Huskies' Jim Calhoun status to coach vs. Pitt Panthers uncertain - ESPN
The staff doesn't expect him to be at practice Friday or coach Saturday. But the assistants won't rule it out, either, because of Calhoun's stubbornness. They do believe he'll be coaching next week in the Big East tournament.

UConn men's basketball: Jim Calhoun Misses Another Practice - Courant.com
A return to practice just three or four days after surgery and to the sidelines just five days after the surgery was always considered the most optimistic scenario. If he is not able to go to practice on Friday, it would be less likely that he would coach the game against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

uconn men's basketball: uconn men's basketball team still has a shot at the ncaa tournament - Courant.com
ESPN's Joe Lunardi writes the Huskies' dropped with their loss to Providence, but he still has them in the tournament, and not even among his "last four in," but among his "last eight in." He has 26 teams "on the bubble," fighting for the last 14 spots, with 10 teams going from the Big East, including South Florida as his last team in.

The New Haven Register Blogs: UConn Men's Basketball Blog: UConn Could Finish As No. 8-11 Seed for BE Tourney
Bottom line: UConn needs to beat Pitt on Saturday – for reasons far beyond Big East tournament seed. If the Huskies lose to Pitt, they pretty much need to win the Big East tournament (or at least get to the finals) to get the NCAA bid. If they beat Pitt, they may only need to win two, maybe three games in New York next week to earn a bid.

UConn's Hayes, Hartley first-team all-Big East - NewsTimes
Along with Huskies sophomore Bria Hartley, Hayes was named to the All-Big East first team. It is the second straight season Hayes has been named to the all-conference first team. She was a second-team pick in 2009-10.

UCONN WOMEN: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis wins Big East sixth man (w/all award winners)- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
Mosqueda-Lewis finished ninth in scoring in conference games with an average of 14.6 points per game, despite making just one start. No other player eligible for the award averaged at least 10 points per game.

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