January 18, 2008

The State Of Connecticut

No. 1 Connecticut can not afford to lose any more leadership to injury.

First, the Huskies lose junior guard and contributor Kalana Greene for the season to a torn ACL, and now, the same injury has taken senior guard and the Huskies' best outside shooting threat Mel Thomas.

This one hurts, especially for Thomas as she is a senior and can no longer red shirt the season because UConn has played more than 30 percent of its games. Greene will be able to earn eligibility back for this season despite playing in eight contests.

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December 05, 2007

Musical Top 25

The Associated Press and Coaches Polls have been released, meaning another week of musical chairs among the Top 10 and bottom portion of the Top 25.

With all the nation's elite squads beating up on each other in big preseason battles, and all the bottom-Top-25 teams proving they don't belong ranked at all, there has certainly been a lot of turnover in the early season.

As always, I have some bones to pick with the voters. And the Maryland Terrapins should too.

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November 14, 2007

Give Me Moore

Essentially a lock already for the Big East Freshman of the Year Award, Connecticut guard Maya Moore looks more apt to win the Player of the Year Award just two games into the season.

In Connecticut's opener against Stony Brook all Moore did was record a double-double, leading the Huskies in both scoring and rebounding with 21 and 10.

It's only halftime of tonight's game against Holy Cross - who is already 0-1 on the season by the way - and Moore already has 22 points!

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