Roundup: UConn is in Trouble, Rich People Are More Likely to Cheat & Will Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Go Pro?

Katie Cassidy … rich people are more likely to cheat … North Carolina man loses $49K collection of poison snakes … a photo of Jeremy Lin looking at the Time Magazine issue he’s on the cover of … Andray Blatche of the Wizards wearing Uggs at the DMV … Kate Winslet always looks nice … Mitt Romney’s wife isn’t thrilled with the media … Yoga and sex scandals go together … any Todd Snider fans out there? … “a night of gin drinking by the man, whose family said he also had a penchant for taking sleeping pills” … these AIG “profits” might make you sickthis one is just … horse saved after getting stuck in quicksand …

Connecticut blew a 14-point second half lead and lost to Providence, 72-70. Brutal. More later. [Courant]

David Wright lost a bet, so he wore a Denard Robinson jersey to practice. [Freep]

England forward Theo Walcott got engaged. [Kickette]

I’d love to take Florida as a sleeper in March, but the Gators are limping to the end of the regular season. They lost to Vandy last night. [Tennessean]

High school basketball player in Minnesota scores 71 points, but his team lost. [Duluth News Trib]

“… basketball is on the prowl to become the most popular international sport over the next 20 years.” [Sentinel]

Mike Scioscia, the Angels manager, lost 38 pounds! [LA Times]

Do people really think Michael Kidd Gilchrist is going to stay at Kentucky? [Herald Leader]

14-year-old girl dies after inhaling helium at a party. [ABC News]

Because we can’t get to every game in ballin: Milwaukee 118, Washington 117. Felt like an end-of-the-regular season, no-defense affair. [JS Online]

Jason Varitek’s retirement isn’t making anyone recall those rumors of … nevermind. [Herald]

Gotta love an on-air, “Son of a bitch!” [via Hot Clicks]

Some low major college hoops during Championship week.

A few days late, but I kind of laughed at this on Oscar night.

Basil Smotherman is a fantastic name. Also, fast-forward to 1:07 for an insane 80-foot shot by the Purdue recruit. [via Sean]

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