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TheRoundUp 8/23: One week until kickoff

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UConn football: Huskies scrimmage at Rentschler Field in preparation for opener on Aug. 30. - Hartford Courant
"It went good; the best news is nobody got hurt, so we come out of there as healthy as we went into it," Pasqualoni said. "That's an important thing. Now we have a chance to get our legs back, get the bounce back in our legs. You know, at this point in the preseason you're practicing just once a day, so it's a chance for the kids to start to recover and start to look forward to formal preparation for UMass, which would start Saturday."

Paul Pasqualoni Sees Abundance Of Leadership On His UConn Football Team - Courant.com
"We have 16 seniors, 16, Pasqulaoni said. "And I know the coaches in this room know that when you have 16 seniors on your team you have excellent leadership and you have a chance to be a very good team.

Huskies Ranked No. 1 in Soccer America Preseason Poll - UCONNHUSKIES.COM - The Official Website of the University of Connecticut Huskies
Connecticut was recently selected No. 4 in the NSCAA preseason rankings and was chosen as the preseason favorite in the BIG EAST Blue Division by the league's 15 coaches. Junior Mamadou Doudou Diouf was the preseason Offensive Player of the Year while sophomore Andre Blake was named the unanimous preseason Goalkeeper of the Year.

A College Town Emerges In Storrs - Courant.com
Businesses are settling into their new storefronts and tenants are moving into the upper-floor apartments of the first buildings completed in the ambitious, $220-million Storrs Center development. Meanwhile construction is ramping up on future phases.