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UConn hosts Cincinnati in NCAA rematch

Cincinnati might be out for revenge after Roscoe Smith and the Huskies ended their season last year.
Cincinnati might be out for revenge after Roscoe Smith and the Huskies ended their season last year.

The Day - No. 13 UConn men host Cincinnati tonight | News from southeastern Connecticut
The Bearcats basically shifted to a mobile, attacking four-guard lineup with the 6-foot-9, 260-pound Gates the lone powerful presence down low. They've been a defensive pest, forcing 17.7 turnovers per game in their last 10 games. They're leading the league in steals with 11 per game.

UConn Men: Cincinnati Could Pressure UConn In Boatright's Absence -
The Bearcats will present a different challenge. They have more depth than Notre Dame and more quickness. The Huskies, who have been turnover-plagued in their losses, figure to face a small, quick lineup that is stealing the ball at a Big East-leading pace.

The New Haven Register Blogs: UConn Men's Basketball Blog: New-Look Cincy Comes to Town
DeAndre Daniels turned his ankle during practice and limped off the floor. After about 10 minutes, he rejoined the action and seemed fine. However, he was helped off the court by trainer James Doran and a teammate afterwards. Also, Tyler Olander still isn't 100-percent but is better than he was Saturday, when he was limited to six minutes against Notre Dame. Calhoun fully expects him to play tomorrow night.

The New Haven Register Blogs: UConn Men's Basketball Blog: Lamb a Wooden Candidate
UConn sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb has been named a Top-25 candidate for the Wooden Award, as announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. Lamb is one of four BIG EAST Conference selections for one of the nation’s most prestigious awards.

NBA D-League: Dave Leitao And Donyell Marshall, who have UConn connections, coach the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League -
After landing the job in Maine, Leitao reached out to a friend from Storrs. Marshall, who played for eight teams over 15 NBA seasons, spent a year working in television in Philadelphia before serving as an assistant on Karl Hobbs' staff at George Washington last season.

Journal Inquirer > Sports > Newcomers get jump on 2012 season
The Huskies officially brought in junior college transfer quarterback Chandler Whitmer (6-1, 188); quarterback Casey Cochran (6-0, 216) of Monroe; center Kyle Bockeloh (6-2, 286) of Houston, Texas; guard Drew Ghio (6-1, 297) of Bristol; and running back Joseph Williams (5-11, 197) of Allentown, Pa.

UConn coaching position switch - Big East Blog - ESPN
Longtime offensive line coach Mike Foley will now be in charge of the tight ends. Offensive coordinator George DeLeone, who coached tight ends last season, will now work with the offensive line.

UConn's Kiah Stokes: Benched Vs. Villanova, UConn's Kiah Stokes Surges Vs. UNC - Hartford Courant
Stokes' smile has never been wider than it was Monday. She recorded the first double-double in her college career with a strong 11-point, 11-rebound performance against the Tar Heels. She was one of six Huskies to score in double digits in the worst rout (51 points) in the history of North Carolina basketball, men or women.

Nickardo Blake Taken By Toronto In MLS Supplemental Draft - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
UConn senior defender Nickardo Blake (Clarendon, Jamaica) was selected by Toronto FC as the 14th pick in the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft.