Big news: Jonathan the Husky has been ranked No. 5 among NCAA tournament mascots by Petside.com
Give that dog a bone.
***Tickets are available for purchase by the general public for the 2009 NCAA men's basketball West Regional in Glendale, Ariz. through the UConn ticket office beginning tomorrow morning (Tuesday, March 25).
Tickets packages are priced at $164 each and include tickets for the Regional Semifinal doubleheader on Thursday featuring UConn vs. Purdue followed by Missouri vs. Memphis, as well as the regional championship game on Saturday featuring the Thursday winners.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the UConn ticket office at 1-877-AT-UCONN between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday).
***UConn practiced this afternoon and will practice again tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. before heading out to 'Zona.
***UConn assistant coach Andre LaFleur's name is among the candidates for the vacant Boston University job, though no interview has been set yet.
***That's all we've got for now, but more news to come. I'm heading down to Glendale tomorrow morning for a long-awaited warm-weather road trip! (I didn't go to the Paradise Jam).
***Oh, can anyone name the artist and song from which the title of this post emanates?