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TheRoundUp 10/1: UConn escapes Buffalo

Your daily collection of UConn news and notes.

Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

UConn holds on for 24-17 win - Connecticut Post
Ahead 24-7 late in the third quarter, Pasqualoni and the Huskies took their foot off the accelerator, and instead of continuing to pound the ball down Buffalo's throat, they decided to coast the rest of way. The Bulls mounted a late comeback that forced a final defensive stand before UConn could cross the finish line with a 24-17 victory Saturday afternoon before 34,666 at Rentschler Field.

The New Haven Register Blogs: Ramblings from The Runway: Jory Johnson delivers for Huskies
Johnson brought down Buffalo running back Brandon Murie for a 1-yard gain on the Bulls' first offensive play. By game's end Johnson, who came into the game with a total of 23 tackles in four games, finished with 14 tackles in a 24-17 victory.

UCONN FOOTBALL: Injury couldn't keep Ty-Meer Brown out of lineup against Buffalo (video)- The Register Citizen
By Saturday Brown was ready to go and it showed. Brown got the start, finished with five tackles and had his first interception of the season in a 24-17 victory.

Big East Bowl Outlook - Big East Blog - ESPN
Beef 'O' Brady's, Dec. 21 -- UConn vs. Conference USA. UConn and the Bulls are going to have to scratch and claw for six wins.

uconn defeats notre dame 2-1 in front of sellout crowd in storrs - Hartford Courant
With the victory, Connecticut extended its home unbeaten streak to 32 games, the seventh longest streak in NCAA history. UConn has opened the season undefeated in 10 straight games for the third time under Ray Reid (1998, 2011).

Ollie In Chicago Making Pitch To Top Draft Pick - Hartford Courant
"They have a great history there," Smith said, "of getting players to the NBA, winning championships, that's a situation Jabari wants to be in. He knows Kevin Ollie, knows his history, so he decided to have him come in for a visit and listen to what he has to say."

Jim Calhoun Tells Breakfast Crowd, 'You've Got Me For Life' -
In speaking to the overflow crowd of more than 700, Calhoun reminisced about his long career at UConn. He said he recently told one of the players, Shabazz Napier, "I’m sorry, you’re stuck with me for life. So, to the State of Connecticut: You have me for life."

Regional Digest: UConn women's soccer team beats DePaul, 3-2 - Hartford Courant
The UConn women's soccer team beat DePaul 3-2 in Storrs. The Huskies (7-4-1, 3-2 in the Big East) outshot DePaul (7-5-1, 2-2) 16-10. UConn's Linda Ruutu scored the game-winner in the 84th minute, drilling in a free kick from 30 yards out.

No. 5 Field Hockey Makes it 11-Straight With 3-2 Win at No. 12 BU - UCONNHUSKIES.COM - The Official Website of the University of Connecticut Huskies
Sophomore forward Chloe Hunnable scored a goal and assisted on another to lead the No. 5 University of Connecticut Huskies to a 3-2 victory at No. 12 Boston University on Sunday evening in Cambridge, Mass. With the victory, UConn improves to 11-0 on the season while BU slips to 7-4.