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Road Doesn't Get Any Easier - Hartford Courant
This is UConn's final opportunity to salvage something from a trying four-game stretch that includes a loss at Pitt, an overtime home victory over South Florida and the loss to the Irish. Coach Jim Calhoun continues to reference Maui — not because he believes it's the accomplishment this team should be remembered for, but because it was where he saw what the Huskies were capable of.

UConn's Walker on Pace for Unusual Scoring Feat - WSJ.com
The last player from one of the six current major conferences to lead Division I in scoring was Purdue's Glenn Robinson in 1993-94. (Mr. Robinson averaged 30 points a game.) But that could soon change: UConn guard Kemba Walker is No. 1 nationally at 26.1 points per game. And his closest competitor, Adrian Oliver of San Jose Sate, is well behind (24.4).

ELSBERRY Pressure is on Hathaway to make right hire - GreenwichTime
He can't mess this up. Over the past seven seasons, UConn has been to five bowl games, including the Fiesta Bowl this past Saturday against Oklahoma, and winning three. And since 2007, it has won two Big East championships. The program has taken major strides -- it can't afford to take even one, tiny baby step backwards.

Another mark for UConn - The Boston Globe
Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points and the Connecticut women recovered from their first loss in nearly 2 1/2 years by setting another record in an 81-35 rout of Villanova last night in Storrs, Conn.

Harvard 78, Boston College 69
To quote Meacham on our twitter:

If I were NYU or Caltech and I needed a win, I'd scramble to put Boston College on my hoops schedules. #BostonCoLOLege #OwnedByIvyLeaguers