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TheRoundUp 3/29: Women look to join men in Final Four

Auriemma Miffed as Fans of UConn Women Shrug -
UConn on the brink of defeat, Auriemma understands, is now more compelling than UConn winning by a wide margin.

Likely no relying less on Moore for UConn women vs. Duke - The Boston Globe
UConn’s offense stalled Sunday, affected by Moore’s inability to sink a shot, disrupted by the Georgetown defense. That is, until the final minutes. That was when Moore scored 10 of UConn’s final 13 points, putting away the Hoyas.

Dixon's role for UConn beyond definition | Philadelphia Inquirer | 03/29/2011
"I happen to be a leader out here," Dixon said of her role. "Coming off the bench, I have a change of pace, bringing energy.

The Day - UConn notes: Dolson: 'It was a great decision' | News from southeastern Connecticut
"There's obviously some disappointment in the way I played. I wasn't finishing," Dolson said Monday at the Liacouras Center, as the Huskies prepared to take on Duke today in the Elite Eight. "I wasn't going up as strong as the first time I played them. But I can't focus on that.

Similar Peaks, Valleys For UConn And Kentucky - Hartford Courant
In November, Kentucky was welcoming one heralded freshman class to replace another. So much was unknown about the Wildcats, though expectations were high. UConn was riding Kemba Walker, who went through a midseason dip in productivity only to re-emerge as a dominant player. But it wasn't clear until recently who would offer consistent support. As Calhoun pointed out Monday, Niels Giffey was a star in that first game and Jeremy Lamb was a non-factor.

Don't put stock in first UConn-Kentucky result - The Denver Post
Calhoun suggested it will be next to impossible for his team to score that many points against Kentucky this time because Wildcats coach John Calipari now has his team controlling the tempo of games with its half-court offense.

UConn's Jeremy Lamb lifts a generation hex on Calhoun - Wire - Lifestyle -
Calhoun could get the ultimate redemption at Houston's Reliant Stadium if UConn and fellow Final Four participant VCU both win national semifinals Saturday and meet in the championship game Monday. That would entail the Huskies beating Kentucky and the Rams getting past Butler.

Connection runs deep for UConn coach, Lamb family | |
A descendant Lamb - this time with Calhoun on his side - poised to squash the joy of his father's collegial pride. Aren't sports awesome?