Connecticut starting defensive end Jesse Joseph has a torn left Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the football season.
UMass is making the jump from the Championship Subdivision to the Mid-American Conference and Thursday’s game at Rentschler Field will be the first between Bowl Subdivision teams from New England since the Huskies visited Boston College in 2004.
The University of Connecticut Huskies are preparing for their season football opener at home against UMass.
It’s been dubbed the “Pasqualoni Bowl” by some. Pregame action for the UConn-Syracuse game at Rentschler begins at 10:30 Saturday on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.
Connecticut coach Paul Pasqualoni says the unusual October snow storm that struck Connecticut over the weekend has become an unwanted distraction as his team prepares to host Syracuse this week.
Last in the Big East in total yards and seventh in scoring offense, the UConn Huskies travel to Pittsburgh for a Wednesday night meeting with the Pitt Panthers.
UConn and South Florida, two Big East teams that are coming off losses in their first conference games, face one another Saturday. Game action begins at 2 p.m. with the pregame show on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.
Fresh off its first-ever BCS bowl in January, UConn is 2-3 heading into conference play on Saturday, where it likely will be an underdog in at least its next three games. The Huskies head to No. 16 West Virginia (4-1) on Saturday Game action starts with the Pregame Show at 10:30 on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.
UConn Coach Paul Pasqualoni says junior Johnny McEntee has clearly separated himself from the other two who had been competing for the starting quarterback position.
The day after the Atlantic Coast Conference voted to admit Big East members Syracuse and Pittsburgh, UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun was asked about the shakeup.