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TheRoundUp 5/16: Hathaway named AD at Hofstra

Roscoe Smith is on an official visit to UNLV today.
Roscoe Smith is on an official visit to UNLV today.

Editors Note: Things have been pretty quiet around here over the past month as I've had to contented with a much larger than usual workload in my non-blog life. That's over now, so expect to see more content in the coming weeks. Thanks for your patience.

SNY president provides answers on network's plans for UConn - Connecticut Post
Raab said that the search for on-air talent has begun. It is being handled by executive producer Curt Gowdy Jr. Individuals who have experience being around the program will have an advantage. And longtime CPTV announcers Bob Picozzi and Meghan Culmo will be considered.

Jeff Hathaway: Jeff Hathaway, Former-UConn AD, Named To Same Post At Hofstra - Hartford Courant
Less than a year after he resigned under pressure in Storrs, Hathaway was named vice president and athletic director at Hofstra University, a Division I school in Hempstead, N.Y., that plays in the Colonial Athletic Conference. Hofstra hasn't had a football team since 2009.

UCONN Transfer Roscoe Smith on His Official Visit to UNLV | Bleacher Report
With the UNLV Runnin' Rebels jumping back in the national radar after signing Rivals No. 7 ranked recruit , Anthony Bennett, the Rebels are looking to strengthen one of the best ...

UConn first to offer QB Richard Lagow - On The Trail Blog - ESPN (Insider)
In his first season as a starting quarterback, Lagow threw for 1,646 yards and 13 touchdowns for Plano. In addition to the UConn offer, Lagow has been receiving interest from Rutgers, Texas Tech, Houston and Arizona State.

Memorial Stadium: UConn football alumni gather to say goodbye to Memorial Stadium - Hartford Courant
Saturday was a reunion of former UConn football alumni from as far back as the 1940s through this decade who came back to say goodbye to Memorial Stadium because it's coming down, meticulously, starting soon and through the end of June to make way for the much-needed and long-awaited basketball facility for the men and women.

Auriemma on Griner, USA versus the world and the UConn connection - Olympics Blog - ESPN
Auriemma said Baylor star Brittney Griner had a good chance of being selected for the final spot on the Olympic squad before she took herself out of the running. Griner announced in a press release that she could not play due to an unspecified family illness and issues with her summer school schedule.

Connecticut and Rhode Island Play to 2-2 Draw at Dodd - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
The game went into a rain delay with two outs and the bases empty in the top of the ninth inning. After a two-hour delay the game was officially called by the umpires. Connecticut’s record now stands at 27-24-1, while URI is 29-23-1.

Mike Cardillo: UConn fans should relish chance at UMass rivalry - Connecticut Post
Let's forget in its infinite wisdom that the Big East added Boise State and San Diego State for football, which, unless you have plenty of disposable income and a love of middling NCAA football, are impossible for fans in the Nutmeg State to reach for road games. More than that, it's almost impossible to muster up any sort of feeling about the new additions to the Big East other than gross indifference. It's not like New England is crawling with Boise State alums, is it?