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Brandon Allen

UConn Men Share Scoring; UConn Women Try Different Rules

Everything went just swell, as it should have, for the UConn men in an 83-43 exhibition victory over Division II New Haven. What's most to like about the Huskies' performance? Maybe the fact that 11 players scored and seven had at least eight points. ... The UConn women and their Sunday guests at the XL Center on Sunday, Vanguard, will play an exhibition with a bunch of tweaks to rules. For example: using a men's ball, the international length three-point line, a widened lane, an eight-second count and a 24-second shot clock. ... Jason Pierre-Paul will make his season debut Sunday when the Giants take on the Bucs. There's really no humor in him being left with nine or eight-plus...