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TheRoundUp 10/21: UConn women picked to finish second in Big East

For the first time in six years the UConn women aren't the favorites in the Big East.
For the first time in six years the UConn women aren't the favorites in the Big East.

Big East: On Big East Women's Media Day, Notre Dame, UConn Picked To Finish 1-2 -
It's the first time since 2005-2006 the Huskies do not begin the season at the preseason No. 1 in the conference, and it's just the second time since 1992-93. The Huskies are No. 2.

UConn coach blames Notre Dame for Big East realignment issues - The Washington Post
"They’ve been in our league 17 years, so how long are we going to date before we just decide this ain’t working. And I’m not happy about it," Auriemma said at the conference’s annual women’s basketball media day Thursday. "That’s not the opinion of the University of Connecticut, the Big East Conference. ... That’s just Geno Auriemma’s opinion."

UConn women's notebook: Mosqueda-Lewis preseason freshman of the year - Connecticut Post
Mosqueda-Lewis, a 6-foot wing, is attempting to become the 12th UConn player and the fifth in the last seven years to win the award.

Andre Drummond Added To Wayman Tisdale Award Watch List - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
It was announced today by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association that UConn freshman center Andre Drummond (Middletown, Conn.) has been selected to the Wayman Tisdale Award Preseason Watch List. The Wayman Tisdale Award is presented to the nation's top freshman.

UConn hockey off to good start - Atlantic Hockey Online
A revived offense led UConn to a 13-12-2 league record last season and the tournament semifinals for the first time since 2007. It’s very early yet, of course, but the same offense and a stingier defense, backed by Bartus, have the Huskies off and running again. Sophomores Brant Harris and Cole Schneider, and junior Sean Ambrosie each have six points to lead the scoring.