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It’s game day for both the UConn Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams. Unfortunately they are both on at the same time. The UConn men are in South Bend, IN to take on the Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish at 7 PM on ESPN. The UConn women are in the hometown of former Husky Mel Thomas, to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats at 7 PM on CPTV.

Matt Stout of the Norwich Bulletin and David Borges of the New Haven Register both have some notes on tonight’s matchup with Notre Dame.

Hasheem Thabeet will face a very hostile crowd tonight at the Joyce Center.

The Huskies will look to end the 45-game home winning streak of Notre Dame tonight.

All eyes will be on Hasheem Thabeet tonight.

It will be 20 members of the UConn men versus all of Notre Dame tonight.

Dick Vitale, who will be calling the game tonight with Dan Shulman and Erin Andrews, likes UConn’s chances of making the Final Four.

The UConn men haven”t won at the Joyce Center since 2003.

Tonight’s game against Notre Dame will test the UConn men’s toughness.

John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant has some notes on the UConn women’s basketball team.

Caroline Doty will be kept busy once she returns to the UConn bench.

Tiffany Hayes is the only member left of this year’s freshman on the UConn women’s basketball team.

Tiffany Hayes was left shaken by the injury to Caroline Doty.

The UConn women are looking for a battle tonight but will gladly take a win.

Maya Moore hopes to carry over her practice habits to tonight’s game.

Do the UConn women have the depth to get through the season unscathed?

UConn women’s recruit Samarie Walker won’t be in attendance for the game tonight.

Mechelle Voepel has some final thoughts on the Geno Auriemma/Syracuse postgame festivities.

Rob Lunn shares his thoughts on South Florida coach Jim Levitt over at Thoughts From a Fat White Guy.

Desmond Conner says the UConn football team will have some recruits in this weekend.

Darius Butler, Will Beatty and Cody Brown get a chance to show what they have in tonight’s Senior Bowl.

Rob Lunn shares his thoughts about UConn running the “hurry-up” offense next season over at Thoughts From a Fat White Guy.

Joe Perez of the Norwich Bulletin has a look at the UConn football team’s prized recruit Dwayne Difton.

The UConn men’s hockey team got spanked by Mercyhurst 7-2.

Dominique Thibault scored a natural hat trick to to lead the UConn women’s hockey team to a 4-0 win over Northeastern.