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AAC Cancels Men’s Basketball Championship Over Coronavirus Concerns

The American Athletic Conference on Thursday canceled its men’s basketball championship just hours before it was supposed to tip-off. The tournament was scheduled to be held in Fort Worth, Texas...

  • UConn Feb 27

    Walker Scores 25 as No. 6 UConn Women Beat Cincinnati 105-58

    Three players scored at least 20 points, one of them breaking out of a deep slump. UConn put up 100 points for the first time this season. All along, the sixth-ranked Huskies have envisioned themselves doing it more often. Megan Walker scored 25 points, freshman Anna Makurat added 20, and UConn dominated a match-up of the American Athletic Conferen...
  • UConn Feb 24

    UConn Women Win 7th Straight AAC Title, Top UCF 66-53

    UConn has taken home every conference regular-season and tournament trophy offered in the history of the American Athletic Conference. But senior Crystal Dangerfield said Saturday’s clinching 66-53 win over UCF made holding this one feel a little bit different. “We had to bear down and earn the win and in other years that hasn’t been th...
  • uconn basketball Feb 24

    Vital, Bouknight Lead UConn to 78-71 Win Over South Florida

    UConn guard Christian Vital believes the experience of losing a lot of close games this season helped the Huskies get a win on Sunday. Vital scored 24 points and freshman James Bouknight had 16 of his 19 points in the second half to lead Connecticut past South Florida 78-71. Jalen Gaffney and Brendan Adams each added 10 points for Connecticut&#8230...
  • UConn Feb 21

    Scott, Pierre-Louis Help Temple Beat UConn 93-89 In 2OT

    Monty Scott scored 25 points and Nate Pierre-Louis added 23 points, both of which were career-highs, to help Temple to a 93-89 double-overtime win over UConn on Thursday night. Quinton Rose added 15 points and Alani Moore II scored 14 for the Owls (14-12, 6-7 American Athletic Conference). Christian Vital tallied 21 points and Isaiah Whaley had 18 ...
  • UConn Feb 20

    UConn Wins Share of AAC Title With 74-31 Rout of Tulane

    UConn is no longer ranked among the top five teams in the nation, but they are still the dominant force in the American Athletic Conference. Anna Makurat and Megan Walker each scored 18 points and now sixth-ranked Connecticut secured a share of its seventh straight American Athletic Conference regular-season title Wednesday night with a 74-31 rout ...
  • uconn basketball Feb 17

    UConn’s Record in Top 5 Appearances in AP Women’s Basketball Poll Ends

    UConn’s record streak of top five appearances in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll is over. The Huskies fell to sixth on Monday ending a run of 253 consecutive weeks as one of the first five teams in the Top 25. That historic stretch dated back to Feb. 5, 2007. The longest current streak is now held by No. 1…

  • UConn Feb 17

    Vital, Bouknight Lead UConn to 64-61 Win Over Memphis

    Coach Dan Hurley fought back tears as he described the high price his UConn Huskies paid during Sunday’s win over Memphis. Christian Vital scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half as Connecticut overcame what appeared to be a serious leg injury to forward Akok Akok to beat Memphis 64-61. “It was a big win, obviously,” Hurley said…....
  • UConn Feb 11

    UConn Falls to No. 1 South Carolina For First Time 70-52

    South Carolina’s Tyasha Harris really thought coming in she wasn’t bothered by her losing history against UConn. Then Harris and the top-ranked Gamecocks won — and her attitude and emotions changed quickly. “Yes, this feels pretty good,” she said with a grin. “My mind kind of changed,” Harris had 19 points, Aliyah Boston dominated...
  • UConn Feb 11

    NC State Jumps UConn to No. 4 in Women’s Top 25

    North Carolina State jumped to No. 4 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll, its best ranking in 20 years. The Wolfpack, who moved up three places on Monday, have their highest spot in the AP Top 25 since Jan. 10, 2000, when they were third. N.C. State has a huge game against No. 9 Louisville on Thursday night,…

  • UConn Feb 10

    Bouknight Leads UConn to Overtime Upset of Cincinnati

    UConn coach Dan Hurley said his team desperately needed to win a close game. Freshman James Bouknight scored 23 points, including two key free throws in overtime, and Connecticut got that win Sunday, upsetting Cincinnati 72-71 in the American Athletic Conference. The victory came after nine single-digit losses this season, six of those since Jan. 1...
  • UConn Feb 8

    Walker Leads No. 4 UConn to Bounce-Back Rout of Memphis

    Geno Auriemma says this has been the hardest 20-win season UConn has had since the days before they won their first national championship. But they made it look easy on Friday. Megan Walker scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the fourth-ranked Huskies (20-2, 10-0 American) to a 94-55 rout of Memphis, giving Connecticut 20 wins for the&...
  • UConn Feb 7

    UConn Knocks Tulsa Out Of First Place In American, 72-56

    James Bouknight had a season-high 22 points as UConn topped Tulsa 72-56 on Thursday night and knocked the Golden Hurricane out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. The victory was the first for the Huskies at Tulsa, after losing five previous games there. Tulsa dropped to 11-2 at home and a half-game behind the new conference leaders...
  • UConn Feb 4

    No. 3 Oregon Hands No. 4 UConn Worst Home Loss Since 2005

    Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 Oregon handed fourth-ranked UConn its first loss on campus in seven years, rolling to a 74-56 victory on Monday night. It was UConn’s worst home loss since Dec. 5, 2005, when the Huskies lost to North Carolina by 23 points. Sabrina Ionescu added 10 points, nine rebounds and nine…

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