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WNBA Draft: UConn's Tiffany Hayes Picked By Atlanta Dream in 2nd Round of WNBA Draft - Hartford Courant
Hayes was taken by the Atlanta Dream as the second pick of the second round (14th overall), the Dream's first pick of the day. Atlanta is the two-time defending Eastern Conference champion.

Draft winners and losers - ESPN
• Atlanta: The Dream didn't need much and didn't have a first-round pick. But they got UConn guard Hayes with the second selection of the second round (No. 14 overall). Considering the successful history of UConn alums in the WNBA, Hayes could be a steal that low.

UConn roster for 2012 becomes clearer—for now - NCAA Basketball - Sporting News
So the program, according to The Courant’s tally, figures to have 12 scholarships and nine are accounted for: Olander, Wolf, Giffey, Napier, Boatright, DeAndre Daniels, Roscoe Smith, incoming freshman Omar Calhoun and, once he signs his letter of intent, Evans.

NFA grad R.J. Evans to suit up for UConn next season - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
R.J.’s father, Ray Evans, said it’s the culmination of a quest that begin during spring break. The 6-foot-3 senior — who scored 111⁄2 points a game for the Crusaders last season — was out of academic options at Holy Cross. It does not offer graduate programs, which meant R.J. would have to work on some form of new academic major or minor, in addition to his economics degree if he had wanted to play for the Crusaders.

Chris Elsberry: Suck it up, UConn, take your punishment and be quiet - Connecticut Post
Everyone who has voiced an opinion over the NCAA Committee on Academic Performance's decision to deny UConn's second attempt for a waiver to make the men's team eligible for the 2013 NCAA tournament -- UConn president Susan Herbst, athletic director Warde Manuel, and especially you, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy -- just stop complaining and move on.

UCONN FOOTBALL: Berlin back Max DeLorenzo making impression with Huskies (video)- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
At Berlin, DeLorenzo was a two-time Register All-State pick, rushing for a school-record 5,040 yards — including a Redcoat-record 334 yards and three touchdowns in the Class M state championship game.

Max DeLorenzo, Mike Osiecki Keep Chance Of All-State Backfield Alive -
"I thought Max DeLorenzo showed that he's got a little wiggle [juke ability, moves], a little power and he can run the ball. He kind of showed what he showed in high school here today. That was great to see."

2012 UConn Football Spring Game Honorary Coaches Announced | Articles
The Blue Coaches will be 1967 captain Roy Lawrence and 1969 captain Tony Casarella while the White Coaches will be 1981 co-captains Ken Swetizer and Dewey Raymond.

Applewhite, UConn transfer Bradley visit WKU - College Heights Herald: Sports
The Chattanooga, Tenn., native told the Herald he had no exact list yet of specific schools he’s looking at but said he feels "very high" on WKU.

Big East expected to alter tournament format slightly due to WVU's departure and UConn's ban |
In 2013, the teams that finish ninth and 10th also figure to receive first-round byes. The remaining four teams would then play in a double-header on Tuesday, according to the source. The No. 11 seed would play No. 14, while No. 12 would play No. 13.