Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

Big East weekly awards

The Big East’s weekly winners. Some info from the conference call and other notes to follow: BIG EAST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK B.J. Daniels • Fr. • QB • USF • Tallahassee, Fla. Daniels accounted
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The day after ND fell (again)

Back from South Bend and ready for a nap. OK, I didn’t actually play in the game nor did I cheer, but it was a long day for we scribes, too. Also it’s tough to sleep when you’re the next Kreskin _ or
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Irish eyes ain’t smiling any more

Let’s paraphrase Jack Buck for a minute. I don’t believe what I just #$@%&*^*’ing saw! I know some expert (and attractive) sportswriter wrote in some newspaper (the paper’s in Bridgeport…hint,
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Huskies and Irish tied at 17 after three quarters

Jordan Todman has the Huskies in the thick of it. His 96-yard kickoff return made it 17-17 midway through the third quarter. Oh, and he had nearly 100 yards rushing and another touchdown already
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Halftime at ND and Huskies are down 14-10

It looked for a while like the Huskies might get their doors blown off in this one. But a nice comeback on both sides of the ball has UConn in it, down 14-0 at the half. Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen
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UConn down 7-0 after one quarter in ND

It’s 7-0 Irish after one but ND’s on the doorstep now. Soon to be 14-0. Notre Dame waltzed down the field with its first possession. Jimmy Clausen completed 6-of-7 passes for 54 yards on the drive,
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Play like a champion today?

Greetings from Notre Dame Stadium. This just in: It’s a bit different than the other UConn-Notre Dame games (basketball) I’ve attended here. Plenty of UConn jerseys and fans milling around. And the
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A few more words about Cleveland (from Baltimore)

Had a chance this afternoon to speak with Anthony Lewis, the longtime coach of the Cecil Kirk AAU program in Baltimore. Lewis, whose previous protoges have included Reggie Lewis and Rudy Gay, was
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Assistant coach will miss ND game

A few items from UConn football coach Randy Edsall’s Thursday afternoon chat: — UConn running backs coach Terry Richardson won’t make the trip with the team to Notre Dame this weekend. Richardson’s
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Cleveland headed to Storrs

Cleveland Melvin, a 6-foot-7 forward originally from Baltimore who is currently at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass., has committed to join the UConn basketball team. Melvin visited UConn Nov. 8 and
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