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It’s another busy day if you’re a fan of the UConn Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams as they are both in action on this Martin Luther King Day.
The UConn men will be up first as they’ll host the Villanova Wildcats in a top 10 Big East matchup at Gampel Pavilion. Game time is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and the game will be nationally-televised on ESPN. It will also be available on ESPN3.com. If you can’t catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to the game on the WTIC/UConn Radio Network.
The UConn women will continue their annual tradition of playing on Martin Luther King Day as they will be in Chapel Hill, NC to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be nationally-televised on ESPN2. It will also be available on ESPN3.com. If you can’t catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to the game on the WTIC/UConn Radio Network.
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UConn Men’s Basketball links
Villanova’s Cheek out [Gavin Keefe – The Day]
Know Your Enemy: Villanova [UConn Huskies Basketball]
UConn Men Host Villanova Monday In Key Big East Matchup [Hartford Courant]
Huskies must be on guard against Villanova [New Haven Register]
Huskies brace for another ‘battle’ [The Day]
Major test for Huskies vs. Villanova [The Republican-American]
UConn Women’s Basketball links
Tar Heels figure to test Huskies [Jim Fuller – The Day]
What’s Up With Michala Johnson and Lauren Engeln? [John Altavilla – Hartford Courant]
Maya Moore On Playing Again On Martin Luther King Day [John Altavilla – Hartford Courant]
Samarie Walker Not With Huskies, Will Not Play at North Carolina [John Altavilla – Hartford Courant]
Sylvia Hatchell On Tonight’s UConn-North Carolina Game [John Altavilla – Hartford Courant]
Hayes Passes Tests; Expected To Play Monday vs. UNC [Rich Elliott – CT Post]
Hatchell Hoping Tar Heels Can Keep It Closer This Year [Rich Elliott – CT Post]
Auriemma Looking For Consistency From Post Players [Rich Elliott – CT Post]
With Walker In Storrs, The Time Is Now For Buck [Rich Elliott – CT Post]
No more hype from Carolina, just better basketball [Roger Cleaveland – The Republican-American]
For Moore, Huskies an honor to play on Martin Luther King Day [Vickie Fulkerson – The Day]
Post players frustrate UConn coach [CT Post]
UConn Women Will Face Tar Heels Without Walker [Hartford Courant]
Auriemma on his heels heading to N. Carolina [New Haven Register]
Breland back for Tar Heels [Norwich Bulletin]
Hayes’ injury leads to questions [The Day]
Auriemma concerned about team’s post play [The Republican-American]
Tar Heels, schedule to be put to UConn test [Charlotte Observer]
Connecticut Women Still Searching for Momentum [Swish Appeal]