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Sources -- Boise State Broncos to WAC, San Diego State Aztecs to Big West in non-football programs - ESPN
Boise State and San Diego State will place the rest of their athletic programs in the WAC and Big West, respectively, now that their football programs are heading to the Big East for the fall of 2013, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.com. Boise State will announce Wednesday afternoon that its football program will join the Big East and the rest of its athletic programs will go back to the WAC, a conference it left for the Mountain West Conference this season, according to a source with direct knowledge of the announcement. The WAC is just waiting for the official signed contract from Boise State to make it official, according to source.

UConn takes down Aggies, 81-51 | NBC Connecticut
It was a group effort in the truest sense; the Huskies had six players in double-figures, none scoring more than 14. Kelly Faris led the way in the first half, going off for 11 points, helping UConn to a 36-24 advantage at the break. In the final 30 minutes Tiffany Hayes, Bria Hartley and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each added nine points apiece.

UConn Just Keeps On Rolling - Courant.com
"It’s the impact players. If you can get players like Mosqueda-Lewis, Taurasi or Maya Moore, they make everyone else around them better. And he’s had an impact player every year he’s been here. "That’s the difference between UConn and the rest of us trying to get to that level."

No. 2 UConn women rout No. 8 Texas A&M 81-51 - Boston.com
"We're a little bit ahead of where I thought we'd be," Auriemma said. "We talk a lot about how good we could be and right now we just keep trying to find that out."

Shabazz Loves the Long Ball | UConn By The Numbers
A whopping 13 of Napier’s 47 three point attempts (just under 28%), have come from 24 feet or farther, according to the shot charts available for each game from CBS Sports. I made the cutoff at 24 because the NBA line is at 23.75 feet, so 24 footers easily clear pro three point range. What’s more astounding, though, is that he’s actually made the vast majority of shots he’s taken from this distance.

As it prepares for UConn, Harvard reaching new heights - NewsTimes
A brief history lesson on the Crimson: In 1945-46, Harvard went 19-3 and qualified for the NCAA Tournament, which consisted of eight teams. Harvard lost to Ohio State in the first round and was defeated by NYU in the third-place game. Outside of that one season, the program toiled in obscurity.

Maryland, UConn to Play in 2012 Jimmy V Classic - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -
The Maryland women's basketball team will play Connecticut in the Jimmy V Women's Classic, on Dec. 3, 2012, ESPN and The V Foundation for Cancer Research announced Tuesday.

Season recap: UConn - Big East Blog - ESPN
ut there simply was not enough consistency out of this team. No consecutive wins on the season. Blown second-half leads against Vanderbilt, Western Michigan and Iowa State. A pass defense that fell apart once top cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson was lost for an extended period with a knee injury. Meanwhile, the two-headed quarterback duo of Johnny McEntee and Scott McCummings worked at times, but not enough. Once D.J. Shoemate was lost for the season with an ankle injury after a total of eight carries, Lyle McCombs stepped in and handled the load, going over 1,000 yards.