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UConn Men entering Big East tournament reeling - The Middletown Press : Serving Middletown, CT
The Huskies don’t exactly enter this week’s Big East tournament on a roll. They’ve lost four of their last five games, and when the AP Top 25 poll is released this afternoon, it’s possible that UConn won’t be in it for the first time since Thanksgiving. Not exactly the way you want to kick off the postseason.

Walker Hasn't Lost Faith, Says Huskies Can Be Better - Hartford Courant
"We know we can get better," Walker said. "We've got a big tournament ahead of us. We have no choice but to regroup and leave this game in the past. We beat some really good teams. We all know what we're capable of doing. We just have to keep fighting. That's all we can do."

Rebounding A Growing Problem For UConn - UCONN | Men's Basketball
Still, the Huskies were out-rebounded 32-27, and Calhoun said if UConn managed to get just three more offensive rebounds the game would have ended differently. Five combined rebounds from Oriakhi and Okwandu just isn't going to get it done most nights.

UConn Will Not Appeal NCAA Rulings Or Sanctions - UCONN | Men's Basketball
According to a UConn source, the university will not appeal sanctions or rulings handed down on Feb. 22 by the NCAA committee on infractions.

Difficult Day For Maya Moore Against Georgetown - UConn Women's Basketball, Connecticut Sun & WNBA Blog
Maya Moore, the Big East's leading scorer (23.4) and Player of the Year, scored a season-low six points in UConn's 59-43 win over Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament at the XL Center.

Big East Women's Tournament: Rutgers Defeats Marquette To Advance To Semifinals - Hartford Courant
With the victory, Rutgers (19-11) will play top-seeded UConn in the semifinals on Monday, marking the first time the teams will have met in the tournament since the Scarlet Knights won the title in 2007.