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TheRoundUp 10/24: UConn soccer ties Georgetown

UConn men settle for tie with Hoyas - Hartford Huskies |
It’s become an all too familiar script for the Huskies this season. Control tempo, time of possession and outshoot the opponent over the first 45 minutes and still end up taking a scoreless tie into the half.

Jeff Jacobs: UConn Soccer: Senior UConn Soccer Standout Tony Cascio Honored In Storrs - Hartford Courant
The greatest college soccer stories are told after Thanksgiving. Nobody needs to remind Reid, who took UConn to the 2000 national championship, of that. Yet this season has brought freshman goalkeeper Andre Blake's nine-game shutout streak, which fell two short of the NCAA record, and a ride atop the nation's rankings since Sept. 27. As far as the polls, we'll have to wait to see how much damage a 2-0 loss at West Virginia on Tuesday inflicted, but no one can deny this has been a fine scooter ride so far.

THE SUN: From Senegal, through UConn and Bosnia, to UMass Lowell - UMASS LOWELL OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
"The kids will come into class and say to me 'I Googled you yesterday,'" said the 6-foot-11 Wane, a Lowell resident and fourth-year French teacher at Haverhill. "They see how tall I am and they wonder if I played basketball."

Ex-UConn AD Hathaway earning $1 as Big East consultant - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball -
UConn spokesman Mike Enright said Friday the school has received a letter from Hathaway's attorney detailing the $1 salary.

UCONN FOOTBALL: Huskies know opponents looking to blitz- The Register Citizen
The challenge for McEntee, his offensive line and blocking backs, is to figure out a way to read what the opponent is doing a little quicker. Pasqualoni says the Huskies were able to handle West Virginia and South Florida a little better after halftime adjustments, but with an offense struggling to score points every possession matters.

UConn's Football Recruits: Despite Uncertainty About Big East Conference, UConn's Recruits Say They're Still Committed To School - Hartford Courant
"At the beginning I followed it a lot," said Jordan Floyd, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound safety and receiver at Loyola (Md.) High. "TCU was dropping out, Pitt and Syracuse, going to the ACC. Yeah, I followed it quite a bit at first, but after a while I was just like, 'You know what? There's no telling what's going to happen. It is what it is.' I'm real happy with the school I chose. I wouldn't want anything else. Whatever is going to happen is going to happen. I'm happy with my choice and I'm sticking with it."

C-USA, Mountain West ask Big East to join megaconference - St. Petersburg Times
Conference USA and the Mountain West, set to form a football-only conference as early as next season, have asked the Big East to join them in what could be a 32-team league, the Boston Globe reported Saturday.

No. 4 Connecticut Upends No. 6 Syracuse; Clinches Share of BIG EAST Title - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
In a contest that showcased two of the best teams in the country and with the BIG EAST Regular Season Championship on the line, the No. 4 University of Connecticut field hockey team got the best of No. 6 Syracuse, 3-2 in double-overtime, on Sunday afternoon at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs, Conn. With the win, the Huskies clinch at least a share of their 12th BIG EAST Regular Season title and improve to 15-1 overall, 5-0 in the BIG EAST. The Orange slip to 14-3, 4-1.