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UConn Huskies Daily Roundup - 3/17/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies men's basketball, women's basketball, football and Olympic sports teams around the state and country.

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It's game day for the UConn Huskies men's basketball team as they'll take on the Colorado Buffaloes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 1:30 p.m. Check back later as we'll have a preview/open thread for the game.

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UConn Men's Basketball

One Shining Moment: UConn Edition [The UConn Blog]

UConn NCAA Tournament Preview: Q&A with Ralphie Report [The UConn Blog]

Preview: UConn Huskies Open NCAA Tournament with Colorado []

Huskies: A threat as an afterthought? [AP]

For Colorado, playing 'Buffs basketball' paramount in NCAA opener [Boulder Daily Camera]

To advance, the CU Buffs must contain UConn’s guards [BSN Denver]

Five Most Intriguing First-Round NCAA Tournament Matchups [CBS Connecticut]

Round Of 64 Tale: #8 Colorado Vs. #9 UConn [CBS Denver]

Buffs Ready For NCAA Opener Vs. UConn []

UConn ready to face Colorado in NCAA opener [The Day]

NCAA notebook: Colorado has big edge on the glass [The Day]

Pikiell, Stony Brook finally arrives on NCAA stage [The Day]

Hamilton Has His Confidence Back; UConn Hopes For Another Historic March [Hartford Courant]

Jeff Jacobs: There's A Reason Everybody In Connecticut Cheers For Steve Pikiell [Hartford Courant]

South Notebook: From Avon High To Jim Calhoun's Staff, Bill Cartun Prepared For Role With Buffaloes [Hartford Courant]

How Colorado And UConn Did Vs. One Common Opponent [Hartford Courant]

EDITORIAL: Enjoying the ride with the UConn Huskies [Meriden Record Journal]

UConn loose and ready for NCAA return against Colorado [New Haven Register]

UConn notebook: Steve Pikiell back in NCAA tournament [New Haven Register]

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie thrilled for Huskies brethren Steve Pikiell at Stony Brook [Newsday]

Buffaloes are a unique opponent [Republican American]

Calhoun savors his final season with the Huskies [Republican American]

Former UConn star finally guides Stony Brook to NCAA Tournament [Republican American]

Des Moines/NCAA notebook: Boyle has Colorado on the rise [Topeka Capital-Journal]

Huskies Arrive in Des Moines for 2016 NCAA Tournament []

UConn Women's Basketball

UConn Women's Basketball Happy With 11 AM Start Time [The UConn Blog]

Kia Nurse Will Help Out Katie Lou Samuelson With Her Nerves [The UConn Blog]

Gabby Williams Needs To Bring Energy No Matter The Score [The UConn Blog]

UConn's Stewart, Tuck and Jefferson looking to make history [AP]

What makes the Connecticut Huskies great, according to their WNBA alums [espnW]

2016 NCAA women's tournament -- Barack Obama picks Connecticut Huskies to win title [espnW}

Breanna Stewart finalist for AAU Sullivan award [New Haven Register]

UConn, USF could go forth to fourth meeting in Bridgeport [SNY UConn]

Auriemma Selected as Finalist for 2016 Naismith Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year []

Join the Women's Basketball Team in a Celebration of the 2015-16 Season []

How UConn women became most unappreciated team in sports [USA Today]

UConn Football

Former UConn Star Donald Brown Joins Patriots, According To Report [Hartford Courant]

UConn Baseball

Baseball. Huskies Round Out Road Trip at UC Santa Barbara []

UConn Men's Hockey

Max Letunov Named to Hockey East All-Rookie Team [The UConn Blog]

UConn’s Max Letunov Named to Hockey East All-Rookie Team []

UConn Women's Lacrosse

Huskies Claim 13-6 Win Over Tribe []

UConn Softball

Huskies Set for Five-Game College of Charleston Invitational []

UConn Swimming & Diving

W. Swimming. Butera Readies for NCAA Diving Championships []

UConn Outdoor Track & Field

W. Track. Huskies Open Outdoor Season in Florida []