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UConn Huskies Daily Roundup - 4/5/16

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 women's basketball team as they will take on the Syracuse Orange for the 2016 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 8:30 p.m. Check back throughout the day or follow us on Twitter and Facebook as we will have more coverage leading up to tonight's game.

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UConn Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball National Championship Q&A with Syracuse SB Nation [The UConn Blog]

Samuelson Injury Offers Opportunity for Others to Step Up [The UConn Blog]

VIDEO: UConn Women's Basketball National Championship Pregame Press Conference [The UConn Blog]

UConn aims for unprecedented 4th consecutive title [CNN]

UConn looks to continue march into history [The Day]

This is the day UConn has been waiting for [The Day]

Basketball besties -- Breanna Stewart and Brittney Sykes [espnW]

Katie Lou Samuelson sidelined as Connecticut Huskies prepare for title game [espnW]

Connecticut Huskies inching closer to fourth consecutive national championship [espnW]

Unconventional Syracuse Orange take aim at Connecticut Huskies [espnW]

Will Syracuse be able to weather the Connecticut storm in national championship game [espnW]

Is Breanna Stewart, Diana Taurasi or Maya Moore the greatest player in Connecticut Huskies history? [espnW]

UConn's Big 3 Have Studied Four Years For This Final; Syracuse Provides The Test [Hartford Courant]

Because Of Geno's Run, John Wooden Back In Headlines, And That's A Wonderful Thing [Hartford Courant]

Shea Ralph Has Been Living UConn Dream For 20 Years; 'It's Utopia, In Some Ways' [Hartford Courant]

Jeff Jacobs: Samuelson Will Get Her Chance, But It Will Have To Wait [Hartford Courant]

Final Four Notebook: Is Tuck Coming Back? She'll Let Everybody Know Tuesday [Hartford Courant]

The No. 1 UConn Women's Championship Team? The One That Started It All [Hartford Courant]

Syracuse Coach Says Team Not Just Happy To Be Here, Wants To Beat UConn For Title [Hartford Courant]

Demons haunted a UConn national champion [Indianapolis Star]

Doyel: Finally, UConn drama — star's Syracuse snub [Indianapolis Star]

UConn women's basketball senior class going for a storybook ending [NCAA.com]

UConn seniors Jefferson, Stewart, Tuck look to win fourth national title [New Haven Register]

Collier, Williams ready to step up for UConn [New Haven Register]

UConn notebook: Samuelson putting team before injury [New Haven Register]

UConn women’s basketball set to make history [Newsday]

Breanna Stewart Is a Syracuse Fan but a UConn Star [NY Times]

Sports Illustrated writer frustrated fans didn't support Oregon State [The Oregonian]

UConn's women's basketball dominance ruins sports suspense [Orlando Sentinel]

Syracuse women's basketball beat UConn 20 years ago; can it happen again? [The Post Standard]

As it turns out, Connecticut women's basketball loses a lot of games [The Post Standard]

Syracuse women's basketball coach thinks he has at least 1 edge preparing for UConn [The Post Standard]

Syracuse women's basketball goal is simple: Fluster UConn (if possible) and see what happens [The Post Standard]

Williams get start in place of injured teammate [Republican American]

Katie Lou ready to support her teammates [Republican American]

Can Syracuse stop UConn’s bid for a fourth straight title? [SI.com]

Family court -- Who will Nurse's relatives root for? [SNY UConn]

Williams looks for fresh start in final game [SNY UConn]

Samuelson broke a bone in her foot on first layup in Final Four [SNY UConn]

No. 1 UConn and Syracuse to Battle for 2016 National Championship [UConnHuskies.com]

Geno Auriemma has U-Conn. women on verge of history yet again [Washington Post]

UConn Baseball

Tyler Olander Back on the Baseball Diamond [The UConn Blog]

Astros-Yanks Rainout Provides Chance To Catch Up With George Springer [Hartford Courant]

UConn Women's Hockey

Chuli leaves her mark at UCONN and looks forward to her future [Norfolk News]