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TheRoundUp 12/8: RIP Art Quimby

Art Quimby Has Died; Best Rebounder In UConn History - UCONN | Men's Basketball

Art Quimby, the best rebounder in Huskies history, has died, UConn announced Tuesday. He was 77.

The Day - Walker passing tests on and off court | News from southeastern Connecticut
Walker has a chance to do something that only one other UConn basketball player has accomplished in recent memory. And it's not leading the nation in scoring. Walker is on track to graduate in three years. 

Jim Calhoun On Enosch Wolf - UCONN | Men's Basketball
Enosch Wolf, the 7-foot-1 German center who is currently at Wilbraham & Monson Academy, will joined [sic] the UConn team sometime between Dec. 16-19 and will be in uniform Dec. 20 when the Huskies return from an exam break to play Coppin State.

Jim Calhoun Proud Of UConn Football Team; Possibly Going To Fiesta Bowl - UCONN | Men's Basketbal
Calhoun's tentative plan is to fly to Arizona the morning of Jan. 1, play golf, attend the football game, and then fly home that night. Of the timing, Calhoun said, "It's the perfect off day." 

NCAA Basketball Debrief: Do Louisville, Notre Dame And UConn Have Staying Power? -
Did you even consider the thought that the Huskies won the title because a very good player played outstanding? Or that this outstanding play came against one team that might be asleep at the wheel (Michigan State) and a second that might have been overrated coming into the season (Kentucky)?

Football after the jump.

UConn football has arrived -
University and state officials were right in the late 1990s when they decided that UConn football should go big-time. There are unwholesome aspects to collegiate sports, but in the main — as UConn's basketball teams have proved — top-drawer athletic programs are good for schools. They help with recruitment (scholars and faculty as well as athletes), donations and reputation.

UConn football: Huskies, 2006 Sooners have similar seasons - Norwich, CT - Norwich Bulletin
Coach Bob Stoops said overconfidence won’t be an issue when it comes to the Huskies (8-4). 

UConn Football Player Held on Child Pornography Charges -
A University of Connecticut football player has been charged with importing child pornography, state police said. Gregory McKee, who is also charged with obscenity and promoting a minor in an obscene performance, is scheduled to be arraigned today in Superior Court in Rockville.