Paw Prints The Daily Roundup

It’s game day for the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team as they will take on transfer Jessica McCormack’s old team, the Washington Huskies in the Caribbean Classic in Cancun. Unfortunately, there is no television coverage of the game but you can listen to it at WTIC-1080 on your AM radio dial at 5:00 PM with tip-off scheduled now for 5:30 PM. And if you’re still at work, you can also listen to the game live online at

Due to the transfer rules, Jessica McCormack can’t travel with the team. But she’s okay with that as she probably would not have wanted to talk to her former coach Tia Jackson.

This will be the first time in 316 games that a UConn women’s game won’t be televised.

The UConn women are going 28 days between home games and they aren’t complaining about it.

It appears that only John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant and Rich Elliot of the Connecticut Post are the only two beat writers in Cancun with the UConn women.

John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant explains that the Caribbean Classic is being played in a converted ballroom at the Moon Palace Resort and will only seat 400 people for the games.

Mel Thomas’ book tour kicks off today. I have an email out to find out if tomorrow’s event in East Haven will be canceled due to the impending snow storm.

Renee Montgomery isn’t concerned about where she’ll be taken in the WNBA Draft. Her only concern is UConn right now.

Tina Charles and Maya Moore were named the weekly Big East women’s honor roll.

The first two times UConn played Washington, they were ranked No 1. and undefeated like they are now.

UConn will be the biggest challenge Northern Colorado has faced since moving to Division I.

The UConn men’s flight to Seattle was canceled yesterday due to the inclement weather here in the Northeast.

Jeff Adrien, Kemba Walker and Hasheem Thabeet were all back at practice yesterday.

Matt Stout of the Norwich Bulletin has audio from Gonzaga’s head coach Mark Few about Saturday’s matchup with UConn in Seattle.

If you missed the news, UConn running back Donald Brown was named a First Team All-American by the Sporting News.

Donald Brown was ranked the top running back in the Big East by Brian Bennett of

The UConn offensive line was ranked second in the Big East by Brian Bennett of

UConn will look to avoid big plays on defense in the International Bowl.

5 UConn women’s soccer players were named to the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England teams.