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Arbitrator: UConn Coach Ollie Improperly Fired; Owed $11M

An arbitrator has ruled that UConn improperly fired former men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie and must pay him more than $11 million, Ollie’s lawyer said Thursday. Attorney Jacques Parenteau called Th...

  • UConn Huskies Jan 8

    Richmond's Spree Helps No. 24 Seton Hall Beat UConn in OT

    Kadary Richmond scored 27 points, including 17 straight for No. 24 Seton Hall in the second half and then the go-ahead basket in overtime during a 90-87 win over Connecticut on Saturday. Jarden Rhoden had 15 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall (11-3, 2-2 Big East). He stole the ball from Tyrese Martin with 2.6 seconds left in OT…

  • University of Connecticut Jan 4

    UConn Vs. Villanova Women's Basketball Game Canceled Due to COVID

    The UConn vs. Villanova women’s basketball game that was scheduled for Friday has been canceled due to COVID issues within the UConn program, according to the UConn Athletics website. The Big East conference office will try to reschedule the game. UConn’s next scheduled game is Sunday, Jan. 9, vs. Creighton at Gampel Pavilion. The UConn...
  • UConn Dec 29, 2021

    UConn Men's Game Against Butler Canceled Due to COVID-19

    The UConn men’s basketball game against Butler, which was scheduled for New Year’s Day, has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns within the Connecticut program, the BIG EAST announced Wednesday.

  • UConn Huskies Dec 28, 2021

    UConn Women's Basketball Game Against DePaul Canceled Due to Covid-19

    University of Connecticut officials said the women’s basketball game against DePaul University is canceled because of Covid-19 issues, according to the BIG EAST Conference. Officials said there are Covid-19 issues within the UConn program. As a result, the conference office will try to reschedule the game to a later date. It’s unknown w...
  • UConn Dec 27, 2021

    UConn Men's Basketball Game Canceled; Hurley Tests Positive For Covid-19

    The UConn men’s basketball game against Xavier has been canceled and head coach Dan Hurley has tested positive for Covid-19, officials said. Tuesday night’s game was canceled due to COVID issues, the BIG EAST Conference announced. Hurley is in isolation at home because of his positive test result, according to UConn. The statement from ...
  • uconn basketball Dec 22, 2021

    Martin, Cole Propel UConn Past Marquette 78-70

    Tyrese Martin tossed in a career-high 25 points, R.J. Cole scored 20 as UConn turned back Marquette 78-70 in Big East Conference play on Tuesday night. Martin sank 9 of 16 shots from the floor and added six rebounds for the Huskies (10-3, 1-1). Cole hit 7 of 12 shots and handed out seven assists. Andre Jackson pitched in with…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 20, 2021

    UConn Out of Women's AP Top 10 For 1st Time in 16 Years

    UConn’s record 16-year run in the top 10 is over. The Huskies fell four spots to No. 11 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll Monday after losing to Louisville a day earlier. UConn had been ranked among the first 10 teams in the poll for 313 straight weeks dating back to March 7, 2005, when the team was also 11...
  • UConn Huskies Dec 19, 2021

    No. 6 Louisville Outlasts No. 7 UConn 69-64 in HOF Showcase

    Hailey Van Lith scored 10 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 6 Louisville outlasted No. 7 UConn 69-64 in the Women’s Hall of Fame Showcase on Sunday. Kianna Smith also scored 16 points Cardinals (10-1), who trailed for much of the game, but outscored the shorthanded Huskies (6-3) 27-19 over the final 10 minutes. Ahlana Smith…...
  • UConn Dec 19, 2021

    Providence Beats No. 20 UConn 57-53

    Providence made its case for inclusion in the Top 25 with an impressive road victory over No. 20 UConn. A.J. Reeves scored 16 points and the Friars (11-1) held off the Huskies 57-53 on Saturday in the Big East opener for both teams. Ed Croswell had 11 points and Nate Watson added 10 and seven rebounds for the Friars, who…

  • uconn basketball Dec 14, 2021

    UConn's Paige Bueckers Out 8 Weeks After Undergoing Knee Surgery

    UConn star Paige Bueckers underwent surgery on her injured left knee Monday, according to the university. The sophomore guard injured her knee in a game against Notre Dame on December 5. An MRI detected a fracture in her tibia at the knee referred to as a tibial plateau fracture. After her surgery at UConn Health Monday, the school also revealed&#8...
  • uconn basketball Dec 13, 2021

    UConn Drops to No. 7, Lowest Spot in Top 25 Since 2007

    UConn dropped four spots to No. 7 in the women’s AP Top 25 released Monday, its lowest ranking in 14 years after losing its first game against an unranked team since 2012. The Huskies fell to Georgia Tech last week in its first game without sophomore star Paige Bueckers, who is sidelined for at least six weeks with a tibial…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 12, 2021

    Cole, No. 15 UConn Beat St. Bonaventure 74-64

    R.J. Cole scored 15 points and No. 15 Connecticut surged midway through the second half to beat St. Bonaventure 74-64 on Saturday. Akok Akok added 12 points and Jordan Hawkins had 11 for UConn (9-2). “I just had to step it up. Coach has been hard on me at practice. Told me to raise my intensity,” Akok said. “So just…

  • Paige Bueckers Dec 12, 2021

    UConn Star Bueckers Considering Surgery on Injured Left Leg

    UConn star Paige Bueckers is considering surgery to repair the left leg fracture she suffered a week ago, which may mean missing more time than originally expected. Coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that Bueckers is in the process of getting more medical opinions on how to proceed. The reigning national player of the year fractured her left tibia a...
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