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TheRoundUp 2/24: Gameday comes to Gampel

ESPN College GameDay Covered By State Farm Comes To Storrs Saturday - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
ESPN College GameDay sponsored by State Farm comes to Gampel Pavilion this Saturday, February 25. Saturday morning's events are FREE and open to the public and all UConn students. Doors open at 8 a.m. for the 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. shows on ESPN and ESPNU. Seating will be general admission on a first-come, first-served basis.

3Qs4 Syracuse vs. Connecticut | The Juice Online
CAN ORANGE WIN ANOTHER CLOSE GAME? In its last three games since SU played UConn, the Orange has had to eek out wins against Rutgers, USF and Louisville. With ESPN College GameDay in Connecticut on Saturday and a hostile environment awaiting Syracuse, this figures to be another close game. "I already told the players this is going to be the toughest game they had this year," Boeheim said.

UConn men's basketball: Jim Calhoun's Crusade For Autism -
But one item that remains in good times and bad is the blue puzzle piece he wears on the lapel of his suit jacket. The symbol for Autism Speaks, like the cause itself, remains close to his heart at all times. "He has never taken it off," Jeff Calhoun said. "I can't tell you how many people who have mentioned it to me — parents, families touched by autism, who tell me how much it means to them. He is very passionate about it. Just by lending his name and reaching out to people, he has done more than we could ever ask."

Former UConn Kicker: Former UConn kicker Dave Teggart hopes to impress at NFL Combine -
"Well, I tell them I feel like I didn't get my best shot because right when I was making an impact to kick off, the head coach [Randy Edsall] left and Chad [Christen] came in as a kickoff specialist. He's booming the ball In practice, he puts them [deep]. Chad's going to be a great kicker for UConn. But yeah, I just didn't feel as though I got a chance to kick off there, and I know I can. That's what I have to prove here."

UConn women's basketball: Auriemma ponders his coaching future -
But he also said Thursday that he's not planning on going anywhere after the 2012-13 season. And that would include retirement.