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TheRoundUp 1/11: Lamb adapts to being the focal point

UConn's Win Over Mountaineers: UConn's Lamb Turns It Up In Win Over Mountaineers -
"[Calhoun] challenged me, he told me they were going to be physical with me," Lamb said after his 25-point performance Monday. "They tried to do that [Monday], but my big men set good screens for me and really got me free. I was able to get open, get some open shots, get to the rim a couple of times, and really make some things happen. So yeah, Coach definitely said, got to go full speed because people are going to be holding you and really trying to get under your skin."

UCONN MEN: Evolution of Andre Drummond has begun- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
There have been plenty more dunks since then — about 75 percent of his 74 field goals this season, or so it seems. But Drummond is evolving into far more than just a slam-dunking machine, and there was never any better evidence of that than his 20-point, 11-rebound performance in UConn’s 64-57 win over West Virginia on Monday.

Catching Up With UConn Coach Paul Pasqualoni Part I - UConn Huskies Football Blog | Hartford Courant | Desmond Conner
"Generally, [recruiting is] going very well. The University of Connecticut is very well received regardless of where we go, whichever state is. So that part of it has been very exciting. I've enjoyed getting around, talking to the players who have committed to us, being in their homes, being with their mothers and fathers, their coaches. I've been very impressed with who those kids and their families are. I think we've got...are putting together a group of really solid kids."

Catching Up With UConn Coach Paul Pasqualoni Part II - UConn Huskies Football Blog | Hartford Courant | Desmond Conner
What's going on with the quarterback coaching vacancy? "We have to find somebody who is compatible from a fundamental, technique standpoint, familiar with the concepts so we're not starting all over with the quarterback coach. I want to bring somebody in here who has a background in this stuff who can add a little bit to the staff; and of course recruiting is important, where they're familiar and what they've done in recruiting would also be of a consideration but I want to get a real quarterback guy in here who can really, really help us with the development of these quarterbacks...I've got a list of guys here some are NFL guys, some guys are not."

Providence women routed by No. 3 Connecticut 96-35 - The Washington Post
"Everyone is really excited with the way we played tonight," said Hartley, who hit all seven of her shots. "It just makes the game fun again. You don’t want to go into games like Notre Dame where you should have won, or you could have done something differently to win that game. But you come out here tonight and you know you played really hard and you left everything out on the floor."

UConn Women: Practice Made Perfect In UConn Women's Lopsided Win Over Providence -
Poor Providence. It never had a chance. Three days after its big win over nationally ranked DePaul, the Friars came to the XL Center and absorbed the full brunt of the frustration that's been building inside the Huskies.

Emptying Out The UConn Women's Notebook -
Stefanie Dolson is not getting as many shots as Geno would like and there are many reasons for it. Mainly, she is being double-teamed by help defenders instructed to dare UConn's perimeter players to beat them, now that Miss Maya is gone.