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LEICESTER, England -- Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri believes it will be impossible for his team to retain the English Premier League title, saying Thursday its more likely that ET comes to Piccadilly Circus. Ray Spalding Jersey .The team from central England produced one of the greatest-ever underdog stories in sports by winning the league, at pre-season odds of 5,000-1.Speaking ahead of the first game of Leicesters title defense, Ranieri said the British bookmakers odds on his team this season should be 6,000-1,Its more difficult than last season -- its easier that ET comes to Piccadilly Circus, the Italian coach said, referring to the alien from the 1982 Hollywood movie.Ranieri said all the world is curious what will happen with Leicester.Of course, the big teams are ready to fight for the title, we are ready to defend our title, but we know it is a difficult gap. Last season we made something unbelievable, Ranieri said. But now the big teams will come back, I am sure.Leicester begins the season away to Hull on Saturday, having retained all of its major players over the offseason except NGolo Kante. The France midfielder joined Chelsea for a reported 30 million pounds (the $40 million).Jamie Vardy signed a new contract with Leicester after turning down a move to Arsenal, which reportedly is interested in winger Riyad Mahrez -- another of Leicesters stars from last season.Riyad will stay with us, Ranieri said. I say, `Hey, keep going, we have to improve, also you have to improve your experience in the Champions League, its totally different. Jalen Brunson Jersey . -- Its been a long road back for Sean Bergenheim. Luka Doncic Jersey .ca NBA Power Rankings, ahead of the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. http:///...eandre-jordan-jersey .com) - Richie Incognito has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric care unit in Arizona. BATON ROUGE, La. -- UConns Katie Lou Samuelson recognized early on that LSU was exhibiting little respect for her long-range shooting. So the 6-foot-3 sophomore made the Lady Tigers pay with the most prolific game yet in her very promising career.She lit us up from the 3-point line, LSU coach Nikki Fargas said. I didnt feel like we had the awareness that we needed to play somebody of her caliber as far as shooting the 3.Samuelson hit seven 3-pointers en route to a career-high 28 points, Kia Nurse added a season-best 15 points along with eight assists, and No. 3 UConn handed LSU its first loss of the season, 76-53 on Sunday night.I was shooting well and my teammates were getting me the ball, so I was going to keep shooting the 3s, Samuelson said. Im pleased with how I shot today and I just hope thatll carry on to the next game.Crystal Dangerfield added 10 points and Gabby Williams grabbed 10 rebounds for UConn (3-0), which extended college basketballs longest active winning streak to 78 games. Yet Huskies coach Geno Auriemma didnt sound too pleased about how his team looked in its most lopsided victory of the young season. He cringed at UConns 20 turnovers, 17 personal fouls, and six-minute stint without a field goal in the third quarter.Today was a struggle, Auriemma said. The ball was flying all over the place.Samuelson, who was widely seen as one of the nations best freshmen last season, hit seven of her eight made shots from 3-point range and also sank all five of her free throws.Nurse called it a huge luxury to know she could look for Samuelson anywhere on the offensive end and be confident she would hit open shots.Raigyne Moncrief scored 15 points for LSU (3-1), which trailed by 21 at halftime and struggled to get much closer than that for much of the second half. Alexis Hyder added 11 points for the Lady Tigers.UConn began to pull way on consecutive 3s by Nurse and Samuelson, which opened a 10-0 run that pushed the Huskies lead to 31-16.Later the period, Samuelson hit a 3 from the right wing while being fouled by Hyder, completing a four-point play which made it 40-23. Samuelson added a couple free throws to give her 14 points in the first half, and Dangerfields jumper made it 46-25 at halftime.BIG PICTUREUConn: UConnns winning streak is the third longest in college basketball history, behind only its own program record of 90 straight from 2008-10 and the UCLA mens record of 88 consecutive victories from 1971-74. Cheap Swingman Mavericks Jerseys. ... UConn has now beaten 110 straight unranked opponents since losing by a point to then-unranked St. Johns on Feb. 18, 2012.LSU: The Lady Tigers were off to their best start since their 9-0 beginning to the 2009-10 season and their struggles against a juggernaut like UConn doesnt mean this seasons LSU squad wont be competitive in most games. I thought we did some good things defensively, Fargas said, noting that her team played UConn tight for all but the second quarter. We did some things for three quarters that really allowed us to show the potential of this team. ... Senior guard Rina Hill made her season debut after missing the first three games because of a hip injury. She played 15 minutes and had a rebound and an assist.DIFFERENT ERAThe Huskies have now won five straight against LSU and improved to 8-1 all-time in the series, with the lone loss coming in the 2007 NCAA tournament regional finals to a Lady Tigers squad led by current WNBA and U.S. national team player Sylvia Fowles. After the game, Auriemma ran into another former LSU great, Seimone Augustus, outside the UConn locker room, and they chatted about the state of the Lady Tigers compared to about a decade ago.The talent level is just completely different. Its not even night and day, Auriemma said. So from where it was, to where it is today, its not even the same program. You cant even put it in the same category from back then. I dont know all the reasons why, but when that happens it takes a while to get it back.POLL IMPLICATIONSUConn defeated second-ranked Baylor on Thursday, and by winning convincingly at LSU, the Huskies did nothing to dissuade voters from moving them up at least one spot.UP NEXTUConn: The Huskies host Dayton at the on-campus Gampel Pavilion on Tuesday night.LSU: The Lady Tigers travel to the Virgin Islands for the holiday weekend to play in the Paradise Jam, opening against UTEP on Thanksgiving Day. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '