Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) shoots against Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd (32) during the first half of the championship game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
The two-time defending national champion UConn women's basketball team finalized the dates for its 2014-15 schedule Thursday. The Huskies will play 30 games, including a home-and-home series with seven American Athletic Conference teams -- Cincinnati, East Carolina, Memphis, SMU, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa, and USF, -- and one game at UCF and at home against Houston.
Earlier this month, the Huskies announced their tough non-conference schedule.
More details via the news release:
2014-15 Schedule Notes
- 30 total games
- 13 home games, 12 road contests and five at neutral sites
- 12 nationally-televised contests, nine on the ESPN family of networks and two on CBS Sports Network
- four games against teams in last year's RPI top-10
- four games against teams that won a conference championship
- Four games against teams that advanced to the 2013 NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal
- Two games against teams that advanced to the 2013 NCAA Tournament Regional Final
2014-15 Non-conference Schedule Notes
- 12 total games
- Four home games, three road contests and five at neutral sites
- Four games against teams in last year's RPI top-10
- Four games against teams that won a conference championship in 2013-14
- Four games against teams that advanced to the 2014 NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal
- Two games against teams that advanced to the 2014 NCAA Tournament Regional Final
The 14-game non-conference slate includes seven opponents that qualified for the 2011 NCAA Tournament and four opponents that finished the season rated in the top-six of the RPI," the school said in an announcement. "In addition to the 14-game non-conference schedule, the Huskies will also play a pair of exhibition contests."
The second annual AAC Tournament will be March 6-9 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.