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TheRoundUp: UConn rolls, Big East struggles

Kemba Walker Continues To Amaze Despite The Constant Pressure - Hartford Courant
It's clear that nothing fazes Kemba Walker. The more demanded of him, the more he certifies the belief that he's capable of just about anything.

The Day - Good news for UConn fans | News from southeastern Connecticut
UConn is playing the early game in the West Region semifinal doubleheader Thursday at the Honda Center in Anaheim. Game time is 7:15 p.m.

Hartford Courant Photography: UConn tournament photo diary
Very cool look at the opening days of the tournament.

Big East's Performance Is Upsetting, But It's No Failure - NYTimes.com
"The Big East was always good, just not the best conference in the nation from top to bottom," I was told by Ken Pomeroy, the author of the Pomeroy power ratings, one of the systems that our statistical model uses to help make its projections. "They definitely had 11 teams in the nation’s top 50. But maybe just one top 10 team, Pittsburgh. And Pitt was the weakest one-seed by a significant margin."

UConn Dissects Hartford In NCAA Opener - Courant.com
The No. 1 UConn women did what was expected. They opened a 23-point lead at the half and completed a business-as-usual 75-39 victory over the No. 16 Hawks in the first round of the Philadelphia Regional.

Boilers get past K-State, advance to face UConn | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com
STORRS, Conn. -- Purdue's 53-45 women's basketball victory against Kansas State on Sunday was far from an offensive masterpiece. However, Brittany Rayburn and Drey Mingo did enough during a three-minute stretch to keep the ninth-seeded Boilermakers alive in the NCAA Tournament.