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Hit The UConn Links: Hey Now, You’re An All-Star Kemba - 1/25/19

Read about former UConn great Kemba Walker being named a NBA All-Star starter for the first time. Plus get some takeaways from the women’s thrashing of SMU and other Huskies athletics news

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UConn Featured Links

Kemba Walker Named Starter for 2019 NBA All-Star Game [The UConn Blog]

How home and peers heightened Kemba Walker’s special night [Charlotte Observer]

UConn Men’s Basketball

Kemba Walker Named Starter for 2019 NBA All-Star Game [The UConn Blog]

UConn, former men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie scheduled to appear in court over racial discrimination dispute [AP]

How home and peers heightened Kemba Walker’s special night [Charlotte Observer]

Podcast: UConn men’s basketball, the impact of self-imposed sanctions and the potential of Akok [New Haven Register]

Kemba Walker Again An NBA All-Star []

UConn Women’s Basketball

UConn Women’s Basketball Puts New-Look Press Defense On Display Against SMU [The UConn Blog]

UConn Women’s Basketball Commit Aubrey Griffin Named to McDonald’s All-American Game [The UConn Blog]

UConn women’s takeaways: Win over SMU highlights Huskies’ defensive potential [Connecticut Post]

Geno Auriemma feeling like ‘every other coach in the country’ as he gauges UConn’s national championship potential [Hartford Courant]

A dominant defensive effort by the UConn women and more takeaways from a lopsided win over SMU [Hartford Courant]

Guards on duty [Journal Inquirer]

Geno Auriemma taking short-term focus with this year’s UConn team [SNY UConn]

WATCH: UConn Health’s Dr. Robert Arciero on about youth sports, preventing injuries [SNY UConn]

UConn Football

Darrian Beavers and Marshe Terry Transferring [The UConn Blog]

Marshé Terry announces decision to transfer from UConn [Connecticut Post]

UConn announced an average attendance of 21,000 at home football games last year, but only half of that number actually entered the stadium [Hartford Courant]

Former Sooners assistant Bob Diaco named DC at Louisiana Tech []

Wasilewski Named Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach []

UConn Women’s Soccer

2018 All-Courant girls soccer player of the year: Chloe Landers, Glastonbury [Hartford Courant]

UConn Men’s Hockey

Souza puts lessons to the test [New Hampshire Union Leader]

Huskies Open Series with UNH Friday at XL Center []

UConn Women’s Hockey

Women’s Hockey Hits the Road for Weekend Showdown at Maine []

UConn Women’s Hockey Game vs Vermont on Feb. 9 Moved to XL Center []

UConn Indoor Track & Field

Huskies Look Forward to Weekend at Historic Armory in NYC []

UConn Swimming & Diving

Swim/Dive Hosts Senior Day On Saturday []

UConn General News

UConn Women’s Athletics ranked in Capital One Cup []

Vote For Best of Hartford ‘19 [Hartford Courant]

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