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TheRoundUp 1/19: I ain't even mad

UConn falls to Cincinnati late -
Of course, for UConn, the concern wasn’t the last nine seconds, when Shabazz Napier made a three-pointer to tie the game, and Kilpatrick responded to win it. The concern was all that came before, including the Huskies’ inability to get the ball inside and defend against the three-point shot, problems they have had, on and off, much of this season.

The New Haven Register Blogs: UConn Men's Basketball Blog: Cincinnati Bungle
"I just had a little talk with Kemba about a couple of players he played with, and he said, ‘It doesn’t look like them,'" Calhoun said following UConn's 70-67 loss to Cincinnati. "And that’s exactly how I feel, too ... I like what Kemba said ... 'Those aren’t the same guys I played with. Or at least they didn’t play that way tonight.'" Specifically, he was referring to Alex Oriakhi and Jeremy Lamb, Walker's former teammates. And though he was never officially a teammate of Andre Drummond's, he may as well have mentioned him, as well.

jeff jacobs: uconn lost to cincinnati in so many different ways -
Yet it also told us how bad the UConn big men can be on a given night. It told us how UConn can be beaten on nights when Jeremy Lamb doesn't get off enough shots. And it showed us how the UConn defense can be shredded by threes when it either doesn't get out hard and fast enough or gambles too much.

Journal Inquirer > Sports > UConn men: Rally denied
Trailing by a dozen points in the first half and by nine at halftime, UConn had come back to take a 57-55 lead. But the home team then went scoreless for more than five minutes and the Bearcats scored 10 in a row.