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Jay Caspian Kang on Jared Sullinger, Austin Rivers, Harrison Barnes, and the rest of the Preseason All-Americans - Grantland
What's not to like? Lamb is long, quick, and finds his spots on the floor. Despite his Juan Dixon-like frame, he rebounds well and even has shown flashes of a post-up game. He's the proverbial do-everything guy and the only player in this preview who could be the best player in the country without breaking 16 points per game.

UConn men's basketball having no trouble bringing in the revenue despite low APR scores- The Register Citizen
The numbers seem to indicate that, at least in 2009-10, UConn was in just about the right place for a program of its stature. While it spent and earned more money than the vast majority of programs, it still trailed most of the sport’s other traditional powerhouses (Duke, North Carolina, Arizona, Syracuse, Kentucky, Ohio State, Michigan State, etc.) in both categories.

UConn Women's Assistant Shea Ralph Says She's Still Learning On The Job - Courant.com
"For me, this is a dream job. To have coaches around me here who are great at what they do, and to have such a great mentor [in Geno Auriemma] is something. I am just trying to soak all up. I know my comfort level is good; I feel like I am getting better and that I am learning, but I also know that I don't know nearly enough about what I want to know. I know there is a lot of room for improvement and I can get better at my job each day. That's what I am trying to do right now."

Men's Soccer To Host DePaul Thursday; Time TBA - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
The UConn men's soccer team earned the No. 3 seed in the BIG EAST Blue Division and will host DePaul in the BIG EAST First Round at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on Thursday, November 3. The time for that contest is still to be determined due to power outages on the Storrs campus.