TheRoundUp 9/24: After a lost weekend, UConn searches for answers

September 15, 2012; College Park, MD, USA; Connecticut Huskies head coach Paul Pasqualoni led his team to a win against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium. Connecticut beat Maryland 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-US PRESSWIRE

UConn Loses Mistake-Filled Game At Western Michigan - Hartford Courant
This was a game of mistakes, starting with scheduling the game in the first place. This was one of those no-win games, and UConn went ahead and accepted permission not to win.

UConn at Western Michigan: Western Michigan Beats UConn, 30-24 - Hartford Courant
"I thought we did some things really good and we did some things not so good, dug ourselves a hole, 17-0," UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni said. "I'm proud of the way the kids hung in there and fought back. We had a chance at the end to possibly tie the game, kind of along the lines of the N.C. State game. But at the end of the day, in a game like this we turned it over twice. They did not."

UCONN FOOTBALL: Mistakes in loss to Western Michigan a concern for coach Paul Pasqualoni (photos)- The Register Citizen
Two turnovers and a series of other mistakes proved to be too much to overcome as UConn lost to the Broncos for the second straight year despite outgaining WMU by nearly 100 yards and possessing the ball for more than 33 minutes.

UConn football notebook: Day-after laments - NewsTimes
"I'm clearly not happy with the sacks," Pasqualoni said after the game. "The sack times were a product of not getting getting the protection re-directed fast enough. They would show blitz on one side and they did a good job of showing one thing and doing another. You gotta adjust. I thought the kids got better as the game went on, but we gave up six sacks. One of them at the end was a very costly sack, strip sack for a touchdown. It's the most devastating play in football."

Ryan Boatright Ready To Lead UConn Men's Basketball Team - Courant.com

Boatright, listed at 6 feet, 160 pounds, spent part of the summer home in Chicago, playing in the NextLevel Pro-Am League, and his weight training has paid off. He said he's added about 15 pounds of good weight, and his upper body looks much bigger. As Shabazz Napier recovers from foot surgery, the September pick-up games are largely Boat's Show, even when Ray Allen, Kemba Walker, Jeff Adrien or, as was the case this week, Lamb are joining in.

At UConn, Calhoun’s Recruiting Universe Included Israel - NYTimes.com
UConn continues to mean a lot to Sheffer and Henefeld, and they have flown in over the years to appear at alumni games. During their respective bouts with cancer, Sheffer said he and Calhoun each called the other to extend best wishes.

Second ranked Huskies blank Red Storm - Hartford Huskies | Examiner.com
The Huskies blanked the Red Storm (5-1-3) 3-0, before a full house at the Joseph J Morrone Stadium to move to 7-0-1 on the season.

uconn women's soccer team defeats villanova - Hartford Courant
Freshman forward Andrea Plucenik scored the game-winning goal at 105:52 on a pass from Linda Ruutu to lift the women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory in double overtime against Villanova in Pennsylvania on Sunday. UConn improved to 6-4-1 (2-2), while the Wildcats fell to 4-6-2 (2-2).

Lori Riley Column: Sister and brother from Suriname swimming for UConn - Hartford Courant
"Janelle [Atkinson-Wignall] is our assistant and she is from Jamaica and has a lot of Caribbean connections," UConn coach Bob Goldberg said. "Chin was in Miami looking for a school, one thing led to another, we got her up for a visit and didn't think she'd come because of the cold north weather but she did end up coming. She's a delight to have. Diguan came up last year [for a visit]. We feel very fortunate to have them here."

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