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UConn OC George DeLeone Talks Late Game Against Pitt

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The Huskies were looking to go up 31-10 with just under five minutes left when Chandler Whitmer was picked off in the end zone, to which Pitt promptly turned around and marched 80 yards in nine plays to pull within 24-17 with 2 minutes, 46 seconds to play…

“The interception at the end was an aggressive call. That was, to me, as aggressive a call as I’ve ever made in my life. Logic would say you run the ball and kick the field goal but I knew, we knew, we had them in that formation and we knew exactly what we were going to get and  didn’t execute the play,” DeLeone said.

“That’s the story of our life – the consistency needed to knock a team out, we haven’t shown it. We’ve got to do it – bottom line we’ve got to do it. We haven’t had the consistency enough to knock a team out. We have let a lot of teams hang around. We show moments of brilliance and then we have plays like that last play.” Continue reading

UConn Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni Talks Post Pittsburgh

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UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni just finished up his post-game teleconference.

Some of his thoughts following the 24-17 win at Rentschler Field Friday night snapping a four-game losing streak.

On waking up today with a much-needed win posted: “Obviously it’s a good feeling. You come in and grade the film and you see some improvement. You see a little bit more balance in the attack. You see pretty good run defense, so, I think there’s some positive things there to see and to build on.”

On 24 points in the first half, none in the second. Continue reading