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  1. Season recap: UConn

    Brian Bennett

    CONNECTICUT HUSKIES Record: 5-7, 3-4 Big East First-year coach Paul Pasqualoni certainly had plenty to deal with in his return to the head coaching ranks. He had no starting quarterback to speak of, lost his top receiver to academics, and had ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  2. Bowl chances: UConn

    Brian Bennett

    With five Big East teams fighting for bowl eligibility, I am going to begin taking a look at each one to rate their chances of making it to at least six wins. First up: Connecticut Huskies. Record: 4-5 Games remaining: Louisville, Rutgers, at C...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  3. Midseason report: Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    CONNECTICUT HUSKIES Record: (2-4, 0-1 Big East) The defending Big East representatives knew they were in for some challenges heading into the season. They had a new head coach in Paul Pasqualoni, who had been away from the college game for seve...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  4. Hope and concern: Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Getting close to the end of our series looking at the top reasons for optimism and pessimism for each Big East team in 2011. The penultimate team in this bunch is the Connecticut Huskies. Biggest reason for hope: Defense and special teams UConn...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  5. Connecticut Huskies spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2010 overall record: 8-5 2010 conference record: 5-2, T-1st in Big East Returning starters: Offense: 6, defense: 9, punter/kicker: 2 Top returners: DE Jesse Joseph, DL Kendall Reyes, LB Sio Moore, CB Blidi-Wreh Wilson, C Moe Petrus, OT...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  6. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    There's cautious optimism for better things from the Big East this season. Clearing the bar set in 2010 won't be difficult.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  7. Schedule analysis: Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Here's the second installment of my series looking at each Big East team's 2011 schedule: Connecticut Huskies Nonconference opponents (with 2010 records): Sept. 1: Fordham (5-6) Sept. 10: at Vanderbilt (2-10) Sept. 16: Iowa State (5-7)...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  8. Connecticut recruiting analysis

    Brian Bennett

    CONNECTICUT HUSKIES The class 2011 signees: 16 Top prospects: Jefferson Ashiro is an outside linebacker with ready-made size who could play on the defensive line someday. Marquise Vann is another solid outside linebacker who knows how to t...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  9. Midseason review: Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Connecticut Huskies Record 3-3 (0-1 Big East) Connecticut was the wise-guy pick to win the Big East this season. The Huskies got on a roll to end 2009 and returned most of their starters. It looked like the time for a breakout year had arriv...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  10. Big East littered with great running backs

    Brian Bennett

    With a wealth of talent returning to Big East backfields, expect more handoffs this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  11. And the Big East's hot team is ...

    Brian Bennett

    Today, colleague Mark Schlabach takes a look at the pressures of being the "hot" team. You know, the ones the wise guys say will be the breakout club, the sleeper that everyone seems to be awake on. Who qualifies for that title in the Big East for 20...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  12. Scouting Week 1: Michigan vs. Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Since I'm handling this blog for Adam today, I thought I'd offer up an early preview of the Big Ten/Big East matchup awaiting us in Week 1. Let's see what Michigan faces in its opening game against the Connecticut Huskies. Opponent: Connecticut ...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  13. Can UConn's receivers make the cut?

    Brian Bennett

    Around this time last year, the receiver position remained one of the big questions for Connecticut Huskies. Luckily for the Huskies, former walk-on Marcus Easley turned in a huge, almost out-of-nowhere senior season, catching 48 balls for 893 yar...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  14. Big East spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    With several stars back on campus and conference depth improving, the Big East's immediate future looks strong.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  15. UConn's Frazer hopes bigger means better

    Brian Bennett

    STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut Huskies coaches started to become alarmed this offseason about their incredibly expanding quarterback. Mostly on his own, Zach Frazer decided he needed to add some bulk. So he put in the time in the weight room and cha...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  16. Inspired UConn seeks breakthrough year

    Brian Bennett

    STORRS, Conn. -- As the final seconds ticked off the clock of the Bowl in January, the Connecticut Huskies began looking toward the future. "We were already thinking about first game of [2010] against Michigan and who we'd have comin...

    Blog | April 13, 2010