With the human error by me yesterday, I was unable to bring you some of the news surrounding the UConn Huskies yesterday so I will be making up for it here today. As per the norm, there will be no football news today since it will be included in tomorrow’s game preview.
The annual men’s basketball Husky Run was held yesterday and the top two finishers for the team were junior forward Gavin Edwards and sophomore walk-on Kyle Bailey who both finished with a time of 21:21. David Borges of the New Haven Register has the times for the whole team including the walk-ons.
The rest of the television schedule for the 2008-09 UConn Huskies men’s basketball team was announced yesterday and the team will play 13 games on My-TV9 here in Connecticut. They will also have one game on ESPN360.com as well as a game on the Fox College Sports channel and one on the Fox Sports National channel. I have included the TV listings and the updated game times on the UConn Huskies men’s basketball schedule page.
The UConn men’s basketball seniors are ready for the season.
The entire men’s basketball team including Jim Calhoun are ready for the season to start.
Jerome Dyson is ready to the put last year in the past.
Jim Calhoun spoke briefly about the Nate Miles situation yesterday.
Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant has a list of the recruits who will be at tomorrow night’s “First Night” festivities.
Hasheem Thabeet was seen sporting a new hairdo at yesterday’s Husky Run.
A.J. Price talked yesterday about how fast freshman point guard Kemba Walker is.
If Jim Calhoun decides to redshirt him, Jonathan Mandeldove has no problem with it.
The UConn men have expectations of reaching the Final Four.
David Gillett has some video of former Husky Ray Allen.
The UConn men’s soccer team beat Dartmouth 2-1.
The UConn men’s soccer game against Notre Dame on October 25th is sold-out to the general public. A limited number of tickets remain for students.
Joe Perez of the Norwich Bulletin has the Sporting News preview up for the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team.
Although the USA Today/Coaches Poll and AP Poll aren’t out yet, the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team is ranked #1 in three preseason polls (polls are located after the jump).
|Sporting News Top-25||Athlon Top-25||Lindy’s Top-25|
|1. Connecticut||1. Connecticut||1. Connecticut|
|2. Maryland||2. California||2. Stanford|
|3. Oklahoma||3. Stanford||3. Maryland|
|4. Stanford||4. Texas A&M||4. Tennessee|
|5. Rutgers||5. Duke||5. Rutgers|
|6. North Carolina||6. Maryland||6. North Carolina|
|7. Tennessee||7. Oklahoma||7. Duke|
|8. Duke||8. Arizona State||8. California|
|9. Louisville||9. Tennessee||9. Louisville|
|10. Cal||10. Louisville||10. Oklahoma|
|11. Texas A&M||11. Rutgers||11. Texas A&M|
|12. Oklahoma State||12. North Carolina||12. Oklahoma State|
|13. Virginia||13. Ohio State||13. LSU|
|14. Notre Dame||14. Texas||14. Texas|
|15. Vanderbilt||15. Old Dominion||15. Virginia|
|16. Texas||16. Vanderbilt||16. Baylor|
|17. Arizona State||17. Oklahoma State||17. Ohio State|
|18. Baylor||18. Virginia||18. Vanderbilt|
|19. Ohio State||19. Kansas State||19. Auburn|
|20. Florida State||20. Florida State||20. Notre Dame|
|21. Marist||21. Xavier||21. Arizona State|
|22. Xavier||22. Auburn||22. Florida State|
|23. Auburn||23. Michigan State||23. USC|
|24. Syracuse||24. Utah||24. Pittsburgh|
|25. Marquette||25. Pittsburgh||25. Marquette|
|2008-09 Sporting News Preseason Women’s Basketball All-America Teams|
|1. Maya Moore 6-1 So. Connecticut 17.8|
|2. Courtney Paris 6-4 Sr. Oklahoma 18.6|
|3. Kristi Toliver 5-7 Sr. Maryland 17.1|
|4. Angel McCoughtry 6-1 Sr. Louisville 23.8|
|5. Andrea Riley 5-5 So. Oklahoma State 23.1|
|6. Tina Charles 6-4 Jr. Connecticut 14.2|
|7. Renee Montgomery 5-7 Sr. Connecticut 14.1|
|8. Eipiphanny Prince 5-9 Jr. Rutgers 13.8|
|9. Ashley Walker 6-0 Sr. California 15.3|
|10. Takei Starks 5-8 Sr. Texas A&M 15.3|
|1. Rashanda McCants 6-3 Sr. North Carolina 15.8|
|2. Rachele Fitz 6-0 Jr. Marist 18.5|
|3. Jantel Lavender 6-4 So. Ohio State 17.6|
|4. Amber Harris 6-5 Jr. Xavier 15.3|
|5. Krystal Ellis 5-9 Sr. Marquette 19.4|
|6. Monica Wright 5-11 Jr. Virginia 17.6|
|7. Jayne Appel 6-0 Jr. Stanford 15.0|
|8. Chante Black 6-5 Sr. Duke 14.1|
|9. DeWanna Bonner 6-4 Sr. Auburn 18.4|
|10. Marissa Coleman 6-1 Sr. Maryland 16.1|
|1. Lyndra Littles 6-1 Sr. Virginia 16.8|
|2. Abby Waner 5-10 Jr. Duke 10.3|
|3. Devanei Hampton 6-3 Jr. California 13.5|
|4. Christina Wirth 6-1 Sr. Vanderbilt 13.1|
|5. Candice Bingham 6-0 Sr. Louisville 13.8|
|6. Shavonte Zellous 5-11 Sr. Pittsburgh 18-2|
|7. Marshae Dotson 5-11 Sr. Florida 13.0|
|8. Kayla Pedersen 6-4 So. Stanford 12.6|
|9. Cetera DeGraffenreid 5-6 So. North Carolina 11.6|
|10. Ta’Shia Phillips 6-6 So. Xavier 14.0|