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UCONN (1-1, 0-0 BE) vs. IOWA STATE (2-0, 0-0 BIG 12) GAME 3 w Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 w 8:00 P.M. RENTSCHLER FIELD (40,000) ESPN2 w WTIC-UCONN RADIO NETWORK UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent(TV) Score/Time 9/3 FORDHAM(ESPN3) W,35-3 9/10 at Vanderbilt (SNY) L, 24-21 9/16 IOWASTATE(ESPN2) 8:00PM 9/24 at Buffalo (SNY) 6:00 PM 10/1 WESTERNMICHIGAN(SNY)3:30PM 10/8 at West Virginia*(SNY/ESPN) 12:00 PM 10/15 USF* TBA 10/26 at Pittsburgh* (ESPN) 8:00 PM 11/5SYRACUSE* TBA 11/19LOUISVILLE* TBA 11/26RUTGERS* TBA 12/3 at Cincinnati* (ESPN/2) 12:00 PM * Denotes BIG EAST Conference game Iowa State Schedule/Results Date Opponent Score/Time 9/3 NORTHERNIOWA W,20-19 9/10 IOWA W,44-41(3OT) 9/16 at Connecticut (ESPN2) 8:00 PM 10/1 TEXAS* TBA 10/8 at Baylor* TBA 10/15 at Missouri* TBA 10/22 TEXASA&M* TBA 10/29 at Texas Tech* TBA 11/5KANSAS* TBA 11/18OKLAHOMAST.*(ESPN2) 8:00PM 11/26 at Oklahoma* (FX) 7:00 PM 12/3 at Kansas State* (FSN) 11:30 AM * Denotes Big 12 Conference game GAME STORYLINES w UConn is 1-1 on the season as Iowa StatevisitsforaFridaynightgame.This contestisareturntripfortheUConnvs. CyclonesgameonNov.23,2002.UConn wonthatgameinAmesbya37-20score for its first-ever win vs. a bowl-bound team. w RedshirtfreshmanLyleMcCombsrushed for 141 yards in his college debut and had 118 vs. Vanderbilt.  He is the 12th-leading rusher in the country and is second in the BIGEAST. w RedshirtjuniorSioMooreissixthinthe countryinsackspergame. THE COACHES CONNECTICUTHEADCOACHPAULPASQUALONI UConn head coach PaulPasqualonimade his Husky head coaching debut a successful one on Sept. 3 as the Huskies topped Fordham of the FCS. The Cheshire, Conn., native was named the 28th head football coach in UConn history on January 14, 2011. Pasqualoni has had a highly-successful career on all levels of football -- professional, college and high school. He was the head coach at Western Connecticut from 1982-86 and led the team to the NCAA Division II playoffs in 1985. He had an extremely successful tenure as the head coach at Syracuse from 1991-2004. Pasqualoni led the Orange to 107 wins, four BIG EAST titles and a 6-3 postseason record. Among his bowl appearances at Syracuse were two Fiesta Bowls (1992 and ‘97) and an Orange Bowl (‘98). Pasqualoni is the all-time winningest coach in BIGEASTConference leaguewinswith62andistiedforfirstinoverallwinswith108withFrank BeamerofVirginiaTech. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 14277-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 1-1 at UConn). For the previous five seasons, Pasqualoni had served on NFL staffs -- with Dallas in 2005-07 and ‘10 and with Miami in 2008-09. His first coaching job was an assistant coach at Cheshire HS from 1972-75. He is a 1972 Penn State graduate. IOWASTATEHEADCOACHPAULRHOADS PaulRhoadsis in his third season in charge of the Iowa State program. He currenlty has a 14-13 record at the school and led the Cyclones to an appearance in the Insight Bowl in his first season in charge of the program. Rhoads was the defensive coordinator at Auburn in 2008 and the defensive coordinator at Pittsburgh from 2000-07. He was an assistant coach at Iowa State from 1995-99 and also has stops at Pacific, Ohio State and Utah State. He is a 1989 graduate of Missouri Western and was a three-year defensive back at the school. RADIO & TV COVERAGE TELEVISIONCOVERAGE Friday’s game will be televised nationally by ESPN2. MikeGleason is on playby-play while JohnCongemiis on color. The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 a.m. and 12 p.m. The game will be replayed in its entirity on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 4:00 p.m. RADIOCOVERAGE For the 20th consecutive season, WTIC1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the UConn Radio Network. WTIC is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. Veteran UConn announcers Joe D’Ambrosio (play-by-play) and Wayne Norman (color commentary) return to call the action with KevinNathan on the sidelines and E.B.Davis on production. The UConn pregame show begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff, while at home games, the UConn Tailgate Show will air two and a half hours prior to the game with KevinNathanand BobJoyce. UConn football on home dates gets going early with “Breakfast At The Rent” with RayDunaway and ScottGray beginning at 6:00 a.m. for noon games. ................................................................................

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