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TheRoundUp 12/6: Fiesta!

UConn crashes the party - The Boston Glob
The Huskies’ football program has reached a pinnacle of success that former Big East member Boston College is still attempting to achieve.  

Teggart's dad knows the pressure - CTnow
But, no, Dave Teggart now finds himself on a pedestal reserved for Tate George and those who have produced the seminal moments in UConn history. He stared down pressure. He made the big play.  

Having teams like UConn and Virginia Tech in BCS games exposes inequities of college bowl system
Big East football has been an easy target this season and the fact UConn won its championship on a night when it did not score an offensive touchdown did not help polish its image.

Geno Caught Up In UConn Football's Success - CTnow
"A kid who couldn't kick a 25-yarder two years ago, he kicks a 50- and a 52-yarder? You kidding me?" Auriemma said. "That kid didn't need a plane to get home. And a coach who two weeks ago couldn't coach a dying horse to water, he takes the team to a BCS game. 

If Cincinnati can almost do it ... - Big East Blog - ESPN
All UConn has to do for confidence is look at Oklahoma's 31-29 win at Cincinnati in September. The Bearcats really should have won that game but were killed, as they often were this season, by costly turnovers.

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - Big East Blog - ESPN
Mostly, Connecticut just figures out ways to win and is mentally tough enough to accomplish it. Hardly anybody will give the Huskies a chance to beat the Sooners. That's just the way they will like it.

Sacred Heart Pioneers vs. Connecticut Huskies - Recap - December 05, 2010 - ESPN
Moore scored 17 points Sunday as top-ranked UConn routed Sacred Heart 86-32 to win its 86th consecutive game. Her 2,355 career points, just eight games into her senior season, break the record of 2,346 set by Tina Charles last season.