Paw Prints – The Daily Roundup – 1/29

Paw Prints The Daily Roundup

With the win over the DePaul Blue Demons last night and Duke’s loss to Wake Forest, the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team has a chance to join the women as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation if they can get past Providence on Saturday. I’m not sure I want the Huskies to be No. 1 though.

The reason being is the way the No. 1 teams have been falling lately, I’d rather see someone else voted into the top spot and have the Huskies stay at number 2. This team has been playing well as of late but their play can get better.

I think the whole key to UConn playing better is to get Stanley Robinson out of his funk. Not sure if he’s going through a phase similar to “dead arm” in a pitcher but he needs to wake up. You have to wonder if Jim Calhoun will keep him in the starting lineup much longer. Robinson only saw 2 minutes of action in the second half and that came in garbage time.

For UConn to be a complete team, they need their old friend “Sticks” back. There’s only so much everyone else can do and if Robinson isn’t contributing that’s hurting the men. Hopefully, he’ll have a couple of good practices and be ready to dominate on Saturday afternoon.

Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant and David Borges of the New Haven Register have some postgame notes from last night’s win over DePaul.

Jeff Adrien is seeing double-double [Hartford Courant]

Jerome Dyson hit the 1,000 point plateau in the win last night [New Haven Register]

Here are some extras from the win last night [Hartford Courant]

With the No. 1′s falling, UConn will get a shot at the top, but for how long [CBSSports.com]

John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant updates us on how the former Huskies women did in the Euroleague Playoffs.

The UConn women have been dominating opponents all season [Suite101.com]

John Silver of the Journal Inquirer had a brief chat yesterday with Dahna Deleston who will be participating in the Texas vs The Nation Game this Saturday in El Paso, TX.

The UConn men’s football team picked up another Florida wide receiver in Mike Lang [Hartford Courant]

Rob Lunn shares a pretty funny story about birth control [Thoughts From a Fat White Guy]

Rob Lunn also tells us things never change [Thoughts From a Fat White Guy]

The UConn women’s hockey team has reached No. 8 in both Division 1 Women’s Hockey polls [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn women’s soccer players Kacey Richards and Brittany Tegeler received Soccer Buzz Regional Awards [UConnHuskies.com]

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