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TheRoundUp 3/29: UConn would need to increase athletic budget by $2 million to join Hockey East

Kendall Reyes, seen here at the NFL combine, spent most of UConn's pro day encouraging his teammates.
Kendall Reyes, seen here at the NFL combine, spent most of UConn's pro day encouraging his teammates.

UCONN HOCKEY: Hockey East eyeing Huskies- The Register Citizen
Money and a suitable arena are the main obstacles for UConn. The school, according to a source, determined it would be at least an additional $2 million to the annual budget to upgrade, a cost that includes 18 full scholarships for players.

UConn Pro Day: Scouts Assess NFL Prospects -
"I graduated with two degrees [finance and political science]," Agbor said, "And of course everyone lets me know, 'man, you got two degrees.' But I have a dream to play football, and I think I can put just as much into football as I did those degrees and make that come true. You just can't chase a dream and go halfhearted at it."

UCONN FOOTBALL: Kendall Reyes takes spotlight at Pro Day - San Antonio Express-News
Reyes, a 6-4, 299-pound defensive tackle, has been mentioned as a possible late first-round pick in next month’s NFL Draft. But since he was pleased with his performance at February’s NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Reyes decided not to partake in battery of tests ranging from bench press to the 40-yard dash.

UConn, Notre Dame Women's Basketball Teams Know Each Other Well ... Very Well -
"It's great for the conference to know we have two Final Four teams again," Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw said. "It's a shame that we continue to play each other in the Final Four. You look forward to getting out of conference when you get there, but we're just thrilled to be playing with such great company as Connecticut."

The Day - The UConn overachievers | News from southeastern Connecticut
Its games have not lacked for excitement because this squad has to play its best against good, and sometimes even average teams, to win, which was not the case in the recent past. That imperfection was illustrated by its four losses (against 33 wins), a spectacular achievement by the standards of most every other team, but an off year in Storrs.

The Day - Local colleges: UConn baseball wins sixth straight | News from southeastern Connecticut
Right-hander Pat Butler pitched 6 2/3 innings to earn his second straight win, giving up three runs on eight hits. UConn's LJ Mazzilli led off the fifth with a single to extend his hitting streak to 14 games and Old Lyme's Ryan Fuller followed with a single, with both runners eventually scoring on a single by Alex DeBellis to make the score 6-1 in the Huskies' favor.