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UConn football and men's basketball news and notes from writer Neill Ostrout.

Husky Run will be Oct. 12

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The UConn men’s basketball team’s annual race around the Storrs campus, the Husky Run, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12. Registration is from 1-2 p.m. outside Gampel Pavilion. The 3.4-mile race, in which all members of the team run along with anyone else who wishes to participate, begins at 2 p.m. Participants receive a free […] [Read More]
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A statement from UConn president

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UConn just released a statement from President Susan Herbst: “The past several days have magnified the period of instability that exists today in the world of college athletics. I want to say thank you to all of our loyal supporters and fans of UConn and our athletic programs for their patience during this time. “Please […] [Read More]
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UConn president talks about conference realignment

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I was able to catch up with UConn President Susan Herbst Tuesday afternoon on the Storrs campus. She was attending a press conference to celebrate a new building project on campus (FYI, if you’re an alum and ever had a class in Arjona or Monteith, you’d be both proud and jealous of the new digs) […] [Read More]
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Huskies prep for Buffalo trip, try to focus on football

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A few notes and quotes from UConn football coach Paul Pasqualoni and the Huskies as they get ready for Buffalo: – The coach had a few more words about the changing landscape of the Big East and the conference realignment. “I think it just clearly illustrates that in this day and age, people are going […] [Read More]
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UConn could be ACC-bound

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The latest on UConn’s place in the whirlwind conference realignment going on, from myself and talented colleague Rich Elliott. I spoke with UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun early this afternoon and many of his comments are included in the story, but here’s a little more from the coach: “I think this is at the […] [Read More]
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Big East notes: Where do they go from here?

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The usual Monday morning conference call the Big East conducts with its football coaches was anything but usual. Coaches were asked about conference realignment over and over, and found different ways not to say very much. “I don’t have no reaction at all,” Louisville coach Charlie Strong said. UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni was one of […] [Read More]
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Herbst on Big East/ACC mess

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UConn just released this statement from school president Susan Herbst in regards to the recent moves by Pitt and Syracuse to the ACC: “Conference expansion and realignment has been a subject of public speculation for the last several months and will continue to be so in the future, for years most likely. It is not […] [Read More]
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ISU’s mascot Cy takes a spill, fractures arm (wing)

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The Iowa State football team was rather happy and healthy upon leaving Connecticut this weekend, but the Cyclones’ mascot got more than a little dinged up. Cy (who is a Cardinal, not a Cyclone, in case you were wondering) suffered a broken arm after interacting with a few UConn fans during Iowa State’s 24-20 win […] [Read More]
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