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TheRoundUp 9/29: Suck on that, Eagles

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We have very few rules here at TheUConnBlog, but chief among them is this: If you beat BC, you lead the site for the day. There are a lot of things in this world I hate irrationally, but I am completely rational in my hatred for BC. Anyway, Tuesday night, the heroic men's soccer team crushed BC (a top-10 team!) 2-0, so, following our rule, they get top billing. Here we go:

Huskies' net two in shutout of Boston College
After a scoreless first half, UConn's Carlos Alvarez scored the Huskies' eventual game winner in the 54th minute as he chipped in the rebound off of a Tony Cascio shot, which hit the post and came back into play.

The Day - UConn's Edsall staying true to promise
The decision to move Box ahead of Frazer took more than numbers into account, although the bottom line is something Edsall has promised his players and UConn's passionate fans since Day 1: to get the best players on the field.

UConn Coach Edsall Explains Why Endres Is No. 1 - Courant.com
It's been a long time coming," Endres said of his promotion. "It feels good. I've been here before. I started in five games last year. You know, it's business as usual for me as a starter because I've prepared as a starter and I think the guys see that it feels good.

Jeff Jacobs: Tough To Get A Read On UConn's Linebackers - Courant.com
As they prepare for Vanderbilt, riding the tide of a .500 season that so richly describes them, they also offer a real glimmer of hope. Although, to be honest, nobody is quite sure exactly who will play where and what alignment they'll use.

Vanderbilt Commodores will run with a full backfield | tennessean.com | The Tennessean
Having all four running backs healthy might not change Vanderbilt's game plan, but it could change the game Saturday when the Commodores visit Connecticut.

Name of the Week: UConn - Anchor Of Gold
Each week I'm going to peruse the other team's roster and pick out the five best names. You be the judge. At the end of the season we'll pit the winners against each other to come up with a Name of the Year.