Posted January 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Connecticut is in good shape to go unbeaten during this stretch without Jim Calhoun. The eighth-ranked Huskies look to defeat Seton Hall for the 12th straight time Tuesday night in a Big East matchup at the Prudential Center. Calhoun will be finishing a three-game suspension for failing to create an atmosphere of compliance within the program, with George Blaney serving as interim coach. Without Calhoun, Connecticut (12-1, 2-0) has won its first two Big East games for the first time since a 3-0 start in 2003-04. "We definitely want to get 3-0 for him and for ourselves," top scorer Jeremy Lamb said. "We want to win just as bad as he do. I know it's hard for him watching. We're still running coach Calhoun's system. One more game and we'll be good." After surviving for a 60-57 win at South Florida on Wednesday, the Huskies returned home and cruised to an 83-69 victory over St. John's on Saturday. Connecticut shot a season-high 60.4 percent ag...

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