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UConn Women Wrap Up Unbeaten Big East Regular Season On Senior Night - Courant.com
The No. 1 Huskies saluted seniors Lorin Dixon and Maya Moore, then unveiled Moore's Wall of Honor banner, the 13th player so honored. And then they honored the history of their program by defeating Syracuse 82-47 to wrap up UConn's ninth unbeaten conference season.

Clearing up confusion surrounding Jim Calhoun and Bruce Pearl - Seth Davis - SI.com
The relationship between Calhoun and Hathaway, who took over in 2003 after Lew Perkins left for Kansas, has never been lovey dovey. Hathaway obviously did not like what he learned about how Calhoun's program was operating, and Calhoun does not feel that Hathaway has properly backed him up, in public or in private. How bad is it between those two? As one person close to Calhoun told me last week, "I think Jim would talk to Geno [Auriemma] right now before he would talk to Jeff." That's bad.

Local Roundup: UConn's Walker a finalist for top player award - Norwich, CT - Norwich Bulletin
UConn’s Kemba Walker is a top-10 finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, which is awarded by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to its National Player of the Year, it was announced Monday.

Walker feels weight of UConn's season - Connecticut Post
Walker admitted Sunday following the Huskies' 67-59 win over Cincinnati that despite the huge numbers he's posted and his team's success, it hasn't always been easy for him this season.

Journal Inquirer > Archives > Sports > Uconn > Kids are all right
"We needed our young kids to respond, and respond they did," Calhoun said. "But you kind of pick your poison — and the poison is either a known player like Kemba, let’s stop him and see if those young kids can come along … and they hadn’t shot particularly well over the last three or four games."

Todman Impressive At NFL Combine - Hartford Courant
UConn sent a record six players to the combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis — three on offense and three on defense. In addition to Todman and Sherman, Zach Hurd, an offensive lineman from Waterford, is done performing. So are linebackers Greg Lloyd, Scott Lutrus and Lawrence Wilson, who finished Monday.