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Hitting The Links 10/10: A Rivalry Begins

It has been a pretty wild week to be a Husky. The latest news, buzz, and rumors on UConn Athletics!

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Men's Basketball

Adams Shows A Little Of Boat, Shabazz, Kemba

"Can Jalen Adams be the next Ryan Boatright? The next Shabazz Napier? The next Kemba Walker? Here's a thought: How about all three?"

Getting To Know Ollie's Team: UConn Coach Highlights Basketball Roster At Chamber Breakfast

"We've been getting a lot of offense in, which is good," Ollie said after speaking for 25 minutes. "We've got a lot of new guys, and we want to get our system in. But everybody's competing, and that's what I want to see."

Kevin Ollie: Discipline key to running a program these days

"I think that was the toughest thing I’ve ever been through," Husky newcomer Sterling Gibbs, a fifth-year senior transfer, said shortly after it had finally ended. "Right now, I can’t even feel my legs."

Charlotte Hornets 2015-2016 Season Previews: Jeremy Lamb

"Jeremy Lamb is familiar with the play of Kemba Walker. The duo were the two leading scorers on the 2010-2011 UConn National Championship team."

Rudy Gay looks to have another big season for the Kings, but this time with more wins

"Later in the season, I felt like I played better, but I still don’t think I’ve reached where I can be or reached my max potential," he said. "I’m still fighting. I’m still trying to get better."

From Solitary To Stardom On The Court: What It Means To Be 'Tuff'

"But before he got to the NBA, his life was headed in a very different direction. He had a rough upbringing in Racine, Wis., and took an unusual route to get to the pros, which included numerous drug arrests, a stint in prison and a close call that could have changed his entire life — all before he turned 18."

UConn Basketball: Midnight Madness Teams Named

Find out who is on Team Geno and who is on Team Kevin for next Friday's First Night festivities!

Women's Basketball

Geno Auriemma Says Some UConn Fans 'Are So Stupid It's Unbelievable'

"They complain a lot of times that we have no competition and it's boring. Then if we play a really good team and don't play our A-game, they bitch that something's wrong with UConn: 'This kid's not any good. That kid's not any good. Geno Auriemma got outcoached by this coach.' It's unbelievable."

UConn's Geno Auriemma, Breanna Stewart Headed For Europe With National Team

"Fresh off their WNBA seasons, Elena Delle Donne, Candace Parker and Sue Bird will lead a group of U.S. basketball players to Europe to train in preparation for next year's Olympics."

UConn Women's Insider: Geno Auriemma's Global Reach

Connecticut produces some of the best players in the world, shocker!

Maya Moore Earns All-WNBA First Team Honors

"The WNBA announced Thursday that for the third straight year, Moore was named to the league’s All-First Team. She received First Team votes on 37 of 39 ballots and finished with 188 points, only behind league MVP Elena Della Donne."

Football

Huskies bringing much-ridiculed trophy to game with UCF

With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF."

UConn Football Insider: Andrew Adams Learns Lesson From Costly Boot

"It was a dumb play, a stupid play, I shouldn't have done it," Adams said. "I've learned my lesson and I'm ready to move on from it, on to Central Florida.

UConn Football Notebook: TE Myers Needs To Be More Involved

"I have full faith in [offensive coordinator Frank Verducci, quarterback Bryant Shirreffs] and the entire offense," Myers said. "When I have to stay in and block, that's what I'm going to do to the best of my ability and when the ball comes my way I'm obviously going to take advantage of it. That's what I've been trying to do."

Sluggish UConn And UCF Both Must Fix Offense For Saturday's Conflict

"They have talented players," Diaco said. "They have been playing in the conference for three years, and they only have two [conference] losses. They've produced the top class over and over and over again. They have a roster, on paper, a roster full of very talented players. We know who they are, what they're going to be. Coach [George] O'Leary is one of the best coaches in the country for a long, long time. I have no doubt that they're going to be a great, great team like we anticipate."

Report: Former UConn Football head coach Randy Edsall to be fired by Maryland

"With the team off to a miserable start, fans revolting and boosters withholding donations, Maryland athletics officials are expected to move forward with their plan to fire Edsall"

Soccer

Osorio Tabbed as Mexican National Team Manager

"Juan Carlos Osorio, a former student-athlete under Ray Reid, will take the reins as manager of Mexico’s National Team, as announced by the organization on Tuesday night."

Thiam Tallies In UConn's 1-1 Draw with Cincinnati on Wednesday

"Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam tallied his team-leading third goal of the season as the UConn men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 draw in double overtime with conference foe Cincinnati on Wednesday at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. With the result, UConn moves to 3-3-4, while Cincinnati sits at 6-4-2."

Huskies Remain Undefeated at Home with 1-0 Win Over Temple

"The No. 20 UConn women's soccer team (10-2-0, 2-1-0) earned its second conference win after defeating Temple (8-5-0, 0-3-0) 1-0 on Friday. Junior Rachel Hill (Rollinsford, N.H.) netted her ninth goal, and fifth game-winner of the season in the 37th minute, giving UConn an early 1-0 lead and eventual 1-0 win. Junior Emily Armstrong (Collegeville, Pa.) recorded five saves for her fourth shutout this season."

Hockey

Huskies Head to Alabama Huntsville to Open Season

"The UConn men's hockey begins the 2015-16 season with a two-game weekend series at Alabama Huntsville starting Friday night.  The Huskies posted a 3-1 exhibition win over Queens University in their first on-ice action last weekend.  Friday and Saturday's game will be available on WHUS 91.7 FM and streamed online at whus.org.  Video streaming of both games is available on WCHA.TV for a fee."

Misc.

From Barstool Sports to Conan: How mac 'n' cheese went viral — The Daily Campus
The video, which has since been removed, received widespread national media coverage, being featured on widely-read sites like Deadspin, Barstool Sports, Gawker, USA Today, The Huffington Post, The New York Post, The New York Daily News and even British tabloid The Daily Mail.

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