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UConn Enters Poll At No. 7; Faces New Hampshire Tuesday Night - CTnow
If UConn's eye-popping entry into the national polls was met with too much exuberance by any of his players, coach Jim Calhoun had the perfect way to temper the hype. "We were ranked last year," he said.

The Day - No. 7 Huskies' new concern? Overconfidence
"This particular team thus far has been very hungry," Calhoun said. "What we have to do now is build upon that. I just said to them I remember when you were trailing Vermont at halftime (36-33 Nov. 17) at Gampel Pavilion. So my memory is pretty good.

Jeff Jacobs column: TCU's Jump To The Big East Can Help UConn - CTnow
When fans, media and even college administrators debate the future of athletic conferences, there is a tendency to treat it like it is Alexander the Great or Lex Luther plotting permanent world domination.

UConn football notebook: Edsall denies contact from Minnesota - Connecticut Post
UConn coach Randy Edsall said he hasn't been contacted by officials from the University of Minnesota about their head coaching vacancy.

UCONN FOOTBALL: Huskies want to keep focus on South Florida, not BCS- The Register Citizen
The bowl picture won’t be so clear should UConn lose Saturday. Despite being so close to a BCS berth, there’s no guarantee the Huskies will wind up at one of the better Big East bowl tie-ins like the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., or the new Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

DAVE SOLOMON: Maya Moore provides entertainment, even in another blowout- The Register Citizen
"Does Minnesota have the first pick in the WNBA draft?" asked LSU coach Van Chancellor after the Huskies rattled the Lady Tigers 81-51 at Gampel Pavilion. "I wouldn’t trade that pick away for any other whole team. I’d keep that player."