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Hit the UConn Links: 10/15/18

Football was on their bye week, but it was still a busy weekend in Storrs.

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UConn Men’s Basketball

Kwintin Williams Dunks All Over First Night (The UConn Blog)

Photo Gallery: 2018 UConn Basketball First Night (The UConn Blog)

2018 UConn Basketball First Night Preview (The UConn Blog)

UConn Men’s Basketball: Dan Hurley Spending Time Learning from Geno Auriemma, Boston Celtics (The UConn Blog)

UConn Head Coach Danny Hurley Interview - First Night (

Which First-Year Coaches Are Best Positioned for Success in 2018–19? (Sports Illustrated)

UConn Men’s Recruits Qudus Wahab, Akok Akok Set To Visit This Week (Hartford Courant)

UConn Men: Dan Hurley Talks Up Power Of Practice At First Night (Hartford Courant)

Eric Cobb Has Earned One More Chance With UConn Men (Hartford Courant)

First Night festivities ring in UConn basketball season (The Day)

Basketball: Four-star recruit Akok Akok set to visit the Huskies on First Night (The Daily Campus)

UConn Women’s Basketball

UConn Huskies Women’s Basketball 2018 First Night Interviews (The UConn Blog)

Photo Gallery: 2018 UConn Basketball First Night (The UConn Blog)

Breaking Down The Teams For UConn’s First Night Events (Hartford Courant)

UConn First Night: Sights And Sounds From A Raucous Start To Basketball Season (Hartford Courant)

UConn Basketball First Night: Katie Lou Samuelson, Jalen Adams Kick Off Season With A Bang (Hartford Courant)

UConn Women: Auriemma Arrives In Fine Spirits For First Night (Hartford Courant)

UConn Women's Basketball Begins Practice, Search For Starters (Hartford Courant)

UConn unofficially opens basketball season with First Night (Associated Press)

Auriemma says role players need to step up for UConn to be successful (CT Post)

Geno on the lookout for 2 more starters (Journal Inquirer)

Basketball: First Night is back (The Daily Campus)

Column: First Night is back, and it’s a much-needed reset for both programs (The Daily Campus)

UConn Men’s Hockey

UConn Men’s Hockey Defeats Army In Season Opener (The UConn Blog)

UConn Men’s Hockey Will Be Different in 2018-19 (The UConn Blog)

UConn Men’s Hockey Needs Instant Impact From Highly-Touted Freshman Class (The UConn Blog)

UConn Hockey Opens With 5-2 Win Over Army (Hartford Courant)

Men’s Hockey: UConn Hockey Returns in Matchup with Army (The Daily Campus)

Roundtable: What are your expectations for UConn men’s hockey? (The Daily Campus)

Huskies at Army West Point to Open the Season (

Huskies Open Season with 5-2 Win at Army West Point (

UConn Football

UConn Football Future Opponents: Week 7 (The UConn Blog)

UConn Insider Podcast: Andre Dixon On Training Young RBs, Coaching And The Future Of Husky Football (Hartford Courant)

UConn Football Player Eli Thomas Hospitalized For Undisclosed Reason (Hartford Courant)

This UConn football defense could be historically bad (Waterbury Republican American)

UConn linebacker Eli Thomas hospitalized, is in stable condition (CT Post)

UConn mum about LB Thomas’ hospitalization (Journal Inquirer)

UConn Men’s Soccer

No. 20 UConn Men’s Soccer Battles to Draw on the Road Against No. 19 UCF (The UConn Blog)

Men’s Soccer: Huskies travel to Orlando for heavyweight match against conference rival UCF (The Daily Campus)

Around the American: UConn at the top with 2 Victories (The Daily Campus)

UConn Women’s Soccer

DK Hat Trick Leads Huskies to First Conference Win (UConn Huskies)

UConn Baseball

Ex-UConn great Springer continues to spark Astros (The Day)

UConn Field Hockey

No. 5 UConn Narrowly Falls to No. 1 UNC (UConn Huskies)

UConn Women’s Ice Hockey

UConn Disrupts Holy Cross’s Crusade, Skates away with 7-2 Victory (UConn Huskies)

UConn Women’s Volleyball

Jake-Turner leads charge against UCF (UConn Huskies)