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TheRoundUp 9/4: UConn, NC State will head into Saturday shorthanded


UConn defense will be shorthanded against north carolina -
Senior defensive lineman Ted Jennings will not play this week. Jennings left Thursday's 37-0 victory over UMass after injuring his left knee in the third quarter.

UConn Sophomore Yawin Smallwood Named Big East Defensive Player Of The Week -
Smallwood also had a sack, 3.5 tackles for a loss and he broke up pass to lead a defense that held UMass to 59 yards of total offense.

NCAA suspends NC State CB for 4 games -
Coach Tom O'Brien said Monday the NCAA has suspended cornerback C.J. Wilson for four games because of an academic issue.

The Day - New York City guard commits to Huskies | News from southeastern Connecticut
"UConn was my dream school," Samuel told the New York Post. "I watched them on TV, I watched them play football. I loved everything about them."

UConn pinning future hoops hopes on locals -
The two will join current freshman Omar Calhoun, formerly of Christ the King, next year. This isn’t a new recruiting ploy by Connecticut. Throughout Jim Calhoun’s tenure, UConn has made a habit of luring top New Yorkers, from Kemba Walker to Taliek Brown and Ben Gordon.

The Day - NCAA continues to amaze | News from southeastern Connecticut
And so had UConn given all of its players fake grades - and extended the largesse to a few students - the basketball team would be eligible for the postseason this year.

Local roundup: UConn men's soccer wins, as do Tigers - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
Scoreless at halftime, Matheson gave the Huskies the lead for good in the 52nd minute. He found space in the box, collected Max Wasserman’s one-time cross from the right side, and beat Spartans (1-2-1) keeper Bryce Dobbins at the far post.

Soccer roundup: UConn beats Dartmouth in overtime. - Hartford Courant
After watching Brad Jacobsen force sudden death with a header with six seconds left in regulation, Mamadou Doudou Diouf responded when he scored off an Allando Matheson pass with 5:02 left in overtime to give UConn an unexpectedly dramatic 2-1 victory over Dartmouth in its second game of the season at Morrone Stadium in Storrs in front of 3,705.

UConn Center Tyler Olander Has Sprained Ankle - Hartford Courant
He sustained a mild right ankle sprain playing pickup basketball Thursday and is expected to take two to three weeks off from basketball-related activities.

Connecticut Falls to Michigan State in UConn Classic Finale - UCONNHUSKIES.COM - The Official Website of the University of Connecticut Huskies
After posting 3-0 wins over Dartmouth and Fairfield, the Huskies entered the final game matching MSU with a 2-0 record before falling to the Spartans 25-17, 25-9 and 25-17.