CONNECTICUT (4-5, 2-2 BE) vs. LOUISVILLE (5-5, 3-2 BE) GAME 10 w Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 w 12:00 p.m. RENTSCHLER FIELD (40,000) SNY/BIG EAST NETWORKw 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) L,24-20 9/24 at Buffalo (SNY) W, 17-3 10/1 WESTERNMICHIGAN(SNY)L,38-31 10/8 at West Virginia*(SNY) L, 43-16 10/15 USF*(SNY) W,16-10 10/26 at Pittsburgh* (ESPN) L, 35-20 11/5SYRACUSE*(ESPNU) W,28-21 11/19LOUISVILLE*(SNY) 12:00p.m. 11/26RUTGERS*(ESPN2/SNY) 12:00p.m. 12/3 at Cincinnati* (ESPN/2) 12:00 PM * Denotes BIG EAST Conference game Louisville Schedule/Results Date Opponent Score/Time 9/1 MURRAYSTATE(ESPNU) W,21-9 9/9 FIU(ESPN) L,24-17 9/17 at Kentucky (ESPNU) W, 24-17 10/1 MARSHALL(BENetwork) L,17-13 10/8 at North Carolina (ESPN2) L, 14-7 10/15 at Cincinnati* (BE Network) L, 25-16 10/21 RUTGERS*(ESPN2) W,16-14 10/29 SYRACUSE*(BENetwork) W,27-10 11/5 at West Virginia* (BE Net.) W, 38-35 11/12PITTSBURGH*(BENet.) L,21-14 11/19 at Connecticut* (BE Net.) 12:00 p.m. 11/25 at USF* (ESPN2) 11:00 a.m. * Denotes BIG EAST Conference game GAME STORYLINES w UConnishomeforthesecondofthree- straight BIGEASTgames. UConn needs to win two of its final three games to be bowleligbilefortheseventhtimeinnine years. w Redshirt freshman running back Lyle McCombs needs 19 yards to become just thesecondHuskyfreshmantorushfor1,000 inaseason. w UConn has had fourth quarter leads in threeofitsfivelossesthisseason. w UConn’s defense continues to be stingy asitisrankedsixthinrushingdefense. 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 league wins with 64 and overall wins with 111. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 145-81-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 35 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. LOUISVILLECOACHCHARLIESTRONG CharlieStrongis in his second season as the head coach at Louisville and in his second season as a collegiate head coach. In 2010, he led Louisville to a 7-6 record and a victory over Southern Mississippi in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Prior to taking over the Louisville position, he was an assistant coach at Florida from 2003-09. He served as the defensive coordinator for the Gators since 2003 and was the associate head coach since 2005. Strong was also an assistant coach on the Gator staff from 1988-89 and 199194. Strong also had assistant coaching stints at South Carolina (1999-2002), Notre Dame (1995-98), Mississippi (1990) and Southern Illinois (1986-87). He is a 1983 graduate of Central Arkansas, where he was a three-time all-conference selection in football and two-time pick in track and field. RADIO & TV COVERAGE TELEVISIONCOVERAGE Saturday’s game will be televised nationally by ESPNU. PamWard is on playby-play while DanHawkinsis on color. ToddJonesis the producer and Scott Barke is the director. The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. The game will be replayed in its entirity on Monday, Nov.21 at 1:00 p.m. SNY will also run a “Huksy Power House” on Christmas Day, Dec. 25 when eight games will be shown between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for holiday viewing. 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 KevinNathanon the sidelines and E.B.Davis on production.