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  • Big Ten teams continue to struggle

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse for the Big Ten, another Saturday rolls around and the conference lays an egg almost as big as the week before. Eight Big Ten teams...
  • USC falls from the Times' Super 16 college football rankings

    USC falls from the Times' Super 16 college football rankings
    USC (at Ft. Sumter) replaces USC (at Ft. Figueroa) in the Super 16. The University of Southern Chickens lucked out when Georgia Coach Mark Richt opted not to hand the ball off to star tailback Todd Gurley inside the Gamecocks' five-yard line. That's...
  • Missouri-UConn schedule home-and-home

    The Sports Xchange Missouri-UConn schedule home-and-home Missouri and UConn announced Thursday that the two schools will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2015. The Tigers of the Southeast Conference will host the Huskies of the American...
  • UConn Needs Offense To Step Up Against South Florida

    UConn Needs Offense To Step Up Against South Florida
    TAMPA, Fla. — On Saturday the UConn defense stopped the Boise State running game. Next up: South Florida. The Huskies held Jay Ajayi of Boise State to 39 yards rushing on 18 carries. He was averaging 150 yards coming in. Now the challenge is to...
  • NCAAF roundup: Texas Tech fires defensive coordinator

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Texas Tech fires defensive coordinator Texas Tech fired defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt on Thursday, according to CoachingSearch.com. Mike Smith is expected to replace Wallerstedt. ESPN reported that Wallerstedt...
  • Like UConn, South Florida In Rebuilding Mode

    Like UConn, South Florida In Rebuilding Mode
    Willie Taggart was at the helm of a sputtering football program in early October, 2011. The Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers were 0-4 after enduring a 2-10 record the season before, Taggart's first as head coach. The 2011 season began with...
  • NCAAF roundup: Texas Tech defensive coordinator resigns

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates: lede item, Wallerstedt resigns, not fired NCAAF roundup: Texas Tech defensive coordinator resigns Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt resigned on Thursday, citing personal reasons. Earlier in the...
  • South Florida 17, Connecticut 14

    South Florida 17, Connecticut 14: Marlon Mack and Rodney Adams scored first-quarter touchdowns as the host Bulls overcame a heavy rainstorm to defeat the Huskies in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Mack rushed for 103 yards on a...
  • UConn Falls Into 14-point Hole, Then South Florida

        What's goin' on? Well.... The Huskies ran 36 plays and turned in a total of yards 145 yards in a 17-14 loss in the American Athletic Conference opener for both schools. The Huskies were 14-0 with 3 minutes, 24 seconds left in the first...
  • Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns

    Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns
    The controversial highway billboards featuring the Husky mascot next to a Coors beer bottle caused a stir in Connecticut this past week, but they also placed UConn among a number of schools across the country that have associated with beer companies to...
  • Diaco: Careers Over For Pruitt, Paull; Adeyemi To Start At DE

    STORRS – UConn coach Bob Diaco said at his weekly press conference Monday that the careers are over for defensive lineman Angelo Pruitt (lower leg) and offensive lineman Bryan Paull (upper body). Pruitt's situation is genetic, Diaco said, and...