sports Jul 30

Hornets Select UConn's Bouknight at No. 11 in NBA Draft

The Charlotte Hornets selected Connecticut guard James Bouknight with the No. 11 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

  • UConn Football Jun 7

    Tailgating Returns for UConn Football

    Tailgating is returning for the 2021 UConn football season. UConn’s Division of Athletics released a statement on Monday saying Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field is expected to be at 100 percent capacity and tailgating will be allowed for the 2021 UConn football season. Fan Fest will also return for the start of the 2021 season.  This...
  • UConn May 21

    UConn Extends Contracts for Coaches Geno Auriemma, Mike Cavanaugh

    The University of Connecticut has extended the contracts of head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma and head men’s hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh for five years. Auriemma’s base salary is $600,000 per year and the additional compensation for speaking, consulting and media obligations is $2.2 million for the 2020-21 season, according to...
  • uconn basketball May 4

    Luke Murray Rejoins Dan Hurley As Assistant Coach at UConn

    UConn coach Dan Hurley has turned to a familiar face to fill an assistant coaching vacancy. Luke Murray, who has been a coach for 13 years, including two stints under Hurley at Wagner and Rhode Island, will join Hurley’s UConn staff, the school announced Monday. Murray, who is the son of actor Bill Murray, spent the last three seasons as…...
  • UConn May 1

    UConn Women's Basketball Star Paige Bueckers Undergoes Ankle Surgery

    UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers underwent surgery on Friday, according to the school’s athletic department. School officials said Bueckers had surgery at UConn Health on her right ankle to repair an osteochondral defect. The surgery was successful and Bueckers is expected to be ready for preseason in September, they added. ...
  • uconn hockey Apr 29

    UConn Trustees Green-Light $70 Million On-Campus Hockey Rink

    The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a new $70 million plan to build a 2,600-seat hockey rink on campus, a facility that will be smaller and much more expensive than originally anticipated. The school has been discussing the new rink since 2013, when its men’s hockey program joined Hockey East, one the natio...
  • uconn basketball Apr 22

    Morgan Valley Leaves UHart to Become UConn Assistant Coach

    Hartford women’s basketball coach Morgan Valley has left the school to become an assistant at UConn, her alma mater. Valley replaces Shea Ralph, who left the Huskies last week to become head coach at Vanderbilt. Valley played at UConn from 2000 to 2004, where she was part for three national championship teams. She was just 4-37 in her two sea...
  • UConn Apr 20

    UConn Women's Rowers Protest School's Decision to Cut Program

    Members of the University of Connecticut women’s rowing team marched across campus on Monday to protest the school’s decision to cut the program. Current athletes marched in sports bras and spandex with “IX” written on their bodies in a nod to the Title IX complaint they’ve filed against the school. Last week, lawyers representing the t...
  • shea ralph Apr 13

    Shea Ralph Named Vanderbilt Women's Basketball Head Coach

    UConn women’s basketball assistant coach Shea Ralph has been named the head coach of the Vanderbilt University women’s basketball team. Ralph has spent the last 13 seasons as an assistant head coach for the Huskies. “I would like to congratulate Shea on being named the head coach at Vanderbilt University,” head coach Geno Au...
  • UConn Apr 3

    UConn's Paige Bueckers Becomes First Freshman to Earn Naismith Trophy

    University of Connecticut women’s basketball player Paige Bueckers has won the 2021 Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy, which goes to women’s basketball player of the year. UConn officials said Bueckers is the only freshman to earn it in the 39-year- history of the award. Earlier this week, Bueckers became the first-ever freshman to be...
  • NCAA Tournament Apr 3

    UConn Women Out of the NCAA Tournament After Loss to Arizona

    UConn women’s basketball lost their game against Arizona Friday night, eliminating them from the NCAA Tournament. The team played Arizona in the Final Four and trailed behind for most of the game. If the team won this game, they would’ve gone on to the finals. Now, they’re headed home after a very good season. The score was 59-69....
  • UConn Apr 2

    UConn, Arizona to Face Off in Women's Final Four Tonight

    One is a freshman who stepped into the job of leading the most successful program in women’s basketball. The other is a senior who accepted the call to build one of the worst into one of this season’s best. Together, UConn’s Paige Bueckers and Arizona’s Aari McDonald are two of the most dynamic scorers in the country heading...
  • uconn basketball Mar 31

    UConn's Bouknight to Enter NBA Draft

    UConn star James Bouknight will forego his final two years with the Huskies and enter the 2021 NBA Draft, he tweeted Wednesday. “Playing in the NBA has been a dream of mine since I was a kid and to be in this position is a dream come true,” Bouknight said in the tweeted statement. “Uconn has become my home away…

  • uconn basketball Mar 31

    UConn's Paige Bueckers is AP Women's Player of the Year

    Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn’s star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year award Wednesday. Bueckers helped lead the Huskies to their 13th consecutive Final Four with 28 points in the regional final win over Baylor on Monday night, just the latest star...
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