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TheRoundUp 11/17: Too much excitement last night, so let's focus on Vermont

The Day - Young UConn focuses on improvement
UConn (1-0) is back in the gym tonight, hosting Vermont (1-0) at 7 at the XL Center in Hartford. The ongoing goal for the young Huskies is to continue to improve every practice and every game.

Threes Aren't Falling For Huskies - Courant.com
Shot selection has been decent. Confidence among newcomers given the green light has been even better. The results? "The only thing is, we'd like to start seeing them go in," Calhoun said Tuesday before practice at Gampel Pavilion. "That's the purpose of taking them."

Connecticut Huskies hold off Baylor Lady Bears - ESPN
But Tuesday, the Huskies really were threatened. They were on the ropes. They had to rally and keep their cool in some tense situations. They had to make big offensive rebounds and nail clutch shots. They had to do all that with three freshmen getting significant playing time.

Huskies Youth Stops Griner - Courant.com
Griner had 19 points and nine blocked shots, but only seven rebounds, one on offense. UConn had a 17-6 edge on the offensive boards. Giving so many fouls didn't hurt the Huskies; Griner was only 5-for-13 from the line, 1-for-8 in the second half.

Jeff Jacobs column: UConn's Bria Hartley provides just what you'd expect from a shooter - Courant.com
OK, this was not the most beautiful game in women's college basketball history, but it also had almost everything anybody could want out of an early-season battle between the nation's top-ranked teams. With Baylor turning the ball over 17 times, Moore owned the first half with 20 points.

Geno Auriemma led UConn to another title this year - Sportsman of the Year - SI.com
Auriemma has been nominated for Sportsman of the year. Here's why.

UConn 'hungry' to finish first in Big East race - GreenwichTime
But he's right in that UConn suddenly looks as if it just might be the team that represents the Big East in a BCS bowl.

Revenge? Syracuse says UConn spat over - Big East Blog - ESPN
"There is no storyline behind this game," Marrone said. "There is no grudge, there is no payback, there is none of that. The storyline behind this game is that were facing a team as good as anyone in the Big East now that is coming off two big wins."

11.17 InstantDaily - The Daily Campus - Commentary
I think Baylor just turned the ball over again

Rush The Court " Blog Archive " Around The Blogosphere: The Day After The Marathon
It was a crazy 24 Hours of Hoops and the Blogosphere is still buzzing about it.