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TheRoundUp 1/14: Pasqualoni time

UConn gets its man - The Boston Globe
As a Cheshire, Conn., native, Pasqualoni is no stranger to the area. He broke into collegiate coaching as an assistant at Southern Connecticut State before getting his first head-coaching stint at Division 3 Western Connecticut State, where he stayed from 1982-86 before moving to Syracuse.

UConn Football Coach Paul Pasqualoni: 'This Was For Me Absolutely Right Fit.' -
"This is very, very exciting for me," Pasqualoni said. "Immediately my plate is pretty full. My first concern is the staff and putting together the best possible staff we can here at the University of Connecticut. I'm concerned about the students on campus. They'll come back Sunday and we'll have a team meeting, and I want to assure them of the direction we're heading.

Details Of Paul Pasqualoni's UConn Contract -
He'll make $1.5 million this year.

Calhoun Pleased, But Looking For More -
As happy as Calhoun is with how far some players have come, the Huskies are only halfway home — and, therefore, only halfway in their development. A dominant victory over Rutgers was another nice step in the right direction in that UConn faced a little adversity and responded with aplomb. Calhoun thinks UConn, given its youth, will improve more than most teams in the second half.

Melvin: UConn's Loss Is DePaul's Gain - Hartford Courant
Cleveland Melvin, the early favorite for Big East rookie of the year, made an oral commitment to attend UConn in November 2009 while at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass., only to renege in March 2010. He became the first recruit new coach Oliver Purnell landed at DePaul.