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TheRoundUp 11/3: There is a basketball game tonight, seriously

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The Day - It's game time for young UConn team | News from southeastern Connecticut
Tonight, in the exhibition opener against Division II American International College at 7:30 at Gampel Pavilion, the coaching staff will get a more revealing look at the team. There'll be no hiding their warts.

Big East makes smart move forward - Big East Blog - ESPN
The Big East has survived as an eight-team league since 2005, but as the Big Ten and Pac-10 have expanded and more possible conference re-alignment in the future looms, the conference knew it had to get bigger or face extinction.

Top candidates for Big East expansion - Big East Blog - ESPN
The pressure is on Villanova to make a decision whether to move up and join the league in football. The league also has to decide whether it asks schools to join as football-only members and risks getting turned down because of that, or whether it wants to add to the already-unwieldy 16-team structure in basketball. Growing to 17 or 18 teams is not something the basketball-only schools are particularly excited about.

Big East Conference Football Will Expand To Ten Teams - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
"Begin" evaluating? But you're already on record as having spoken to Villanova and TCU? Don't give us that, you've been evaluating, now you just have to see whether or not they'll jump. So right away, two distinct ways of going about this come to mind.

Maya Moore leads AP team -
Maya Moore has proven throughout her career at Connecticut that she is in a class by herself. Yesterday, the UConn senior became the second player to be a two-time unanimous choice on The Associated Press’ women’s basketball preseason All-America team, receiving all 40 votes from a national media panel.

UConn, riding 78-game streak, opens as coaches' No. 1 team -
But for the first time since November of 2008, Connecticut was not a unanimous choice for No. 1. The Huskies had 27 first-place votes while Baylor drew two and Stanford and Tennessee each received one.