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TheRoundUp 11/4: Men's soccer advances to BET quarterfinals

Men's Soccer Routs DePaul In BIG EAST First Round, 4-0 - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
UConn advances to face No. 2 Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J. on Sunday at 1 p.m. The winner of that contest heads to Red Bull Arena for the BIG EAST Semifinals on November 11.

A Few Words From UConn Coach Pasqualoni Before Syracuse - UConn Huskies Football Blog | Hartford Courant | Desmond Conner
"Blidi would be doubtful for this weekend. I think it's more realistic with the open week the Louisville game (Nov.19) would be much more realistic than this week."

Paul Pasqualoni to face former team - Big East Blog - ESPN
"I would say that this is a Big East conference game, and that's the way I look at it," he said on the Big East coaches call earlier this week. "To be perfectly honest, we've had our plate so full here with so many tough games and trying to get ready to play these games that I have not had a lot of time to reflect on the fact that this is Syracuse and I worked there. They're a good team, they're making excellent progress. ... My focus and attention and energy is on getting the UConn Huskies ready to play and really other than that in a lot of ways would be a distraction for me and this team. Our outlook on this is that it's a tough Big East conference opponent, it's our next game and because it's the next game, it's the most important one. That's what our approach is."

George DeLeone brings passion and constant motion to UConn Huskies |
The two have coached together for 25 years now, 13 of them at Syracuse, a program they will try mightily to defeat at noon Saturday in East Hartford. DeLeone arrived at SU two years ahead of Pasqualoni, having been hired in 1985 by Dick MacPherson to coach the offensive line. His starting tackles were current Orange head coach Doug Marrone and Bob Brotzki, SU’s assistant athletic director for player development.

UConn Football: Offense Slow To Get Going - Hartford Courant
UConn sits at an uncharacteristic rank of 100th in the nation in rushing offense with 119 yards a game, though Lyle McCombs is 25th in the country in rushing at 103.6 ypg. The problems are in the red zone, where the Huskies have just about as many field goals (8) as touchdowns (9). They have produced just 87 points inside the 20. And on third down, the Huskies are 114th in the country at 29 percent.

Tiffany Hayes, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis lead UConn - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
Hayes scored 15 points in the first half and Mosqueda-Lewis had 14 on 4-for-7 shooting on 3-pointers to help the Huskies build a 56-19 halftime lead. Mosqueda-Lewis, the consensus national high school player of the year last season, was celebrating her 18th birthday and started in place of junior point guard Caroline Doty (sprained ankle).

UConn Women: The UConn women's basketball team had an easy time beating Assumption, 89-30 - Hartford Courant
Bria Hartley added 13 points and six assists in 35 minutes. Stef Dolson had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Kelly Faris added 10 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Hayes steps up her game, leadership for UConn women - Connecticut Post
"I think Tiffany Hayes, right now as a basketball player, is 50 percent better than she was at any time during her career," Auriemma said. "Maybe because of the way we're doing some things a little bit differently, but she just has complete command of what she's doing and what we're doing."

Leitao hires Marshall, drafts Okwandu - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
On Thursday, Donyell Marshall was hired as an assistant coach with the NBDL’s Maine Red Claws, a team coached by former UConn assistant Dave Leitao.... Leitao and the Red Claws also selected former UConn center Charles Okwandu in the third round of Thursday’s NBA Developmental League Draft.