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UConn's Bueckers is Big East Player, Freshman of the Year

UConn freshman guard Paige Bueckers has been named both the Big East’s player and freshman of the year, joining Maya Moore as the only women’s basketball players to earn both honors in the...

  • UConn Huskies Feb 20

    Gillespie, Robinson-Earl Lead No. 10 Villanova Past UConn

    Collin Gillespie scored 20 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the No. 10 Wildcats to a 68-60 victory over UConn on Saturday. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels each added 11 points for the Wildcats (14-3, 9-2 Big East), who clamped down defensively in the second half. James Bouknight, in his second game back afte...
  • dog house Feb 18

    Rested No. 1 UConn Women Rout St. John's

    Christyn Williams scored 21 points and Paige Bueckers added 20 to help No. 1 UConn cruise to a 77-32 win over St. John’s on Wednesday night. UConn (17-1, 14-0 Big East) moved up to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time this season. It’s the 246th week since the 1994-95 season that the Huskies…

  • uconn basketball Feb 17

    UConn in Line for Top Seed in NCAA Women's Tournament

    UConn, South Carolina, Stanford and Louisville are in line for the top seeds of the women’s NCAA Tournament. The women’s basketball selection committee revealed the top 16 teams to this point Monday night. The Huskies, who moved up to No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll earlier in the day, would be the overall to...
  • uconn basketball Feb 17

    Bouknight Scores 18 to Carry UConn Over Providence 73-61

    James Bouknight and Tyrese Martin each scored 18 points to lead UConn to a 73-61 win over Providence. James Bouknight and Tyrese Martin each scored 18 points to lead UConn to a 73-61 win over Providence on Tuesday night. R.J. Cole added 13 points for UConn (10-5, 7-5 Big East Conference). Isaiah Whaley had three blocks. Alyn Breed had 14…...
  • uconn basketball Feb 15

    UConn New No. 1 in Women's AP Top 25

    UConn is back in a familiar spot: at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. For the ninth consecutive season, the Huskies have reached the pinnacle of the women’s AP Top 25, receiving 26 first-place votes from a 30-member national media panel Monday. Coach Geno Auriemma’s team beat previous No. 1 South...
  • UConn Huskies Feb 14

    Cole Scores Season-High 24 to Lead UConn Over Xavier 80-72

    R.J. Cole came off the bench and scored a season-high 24 points as UConn held off Xavier 80-72 on Saturday. Cole drained 5 of 7 3-point shots and had seven assists — both season highs. UConn was 11 of 26 from distance and had 21 assists on 28 baskets. Tyrese Martin had 15 points and nine rebounds for UConn (9-5,…

  • UConn Feb 9

    Bueckers Carries No. 2 UConn Past No. 1 South Carolina in OT

    No. 2 UConn overcame No. 1 South Carolina in overtime Monday.

  • UConn Huskies Feb 7

    Mamukelashvili Carries Seton Hall Over UConn 80-73

    Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 22 points and hit a series of clutch baskets in the second half as Seton Hall held off UConn 80-73 on Saturday, earning its first win at Gampel Pavilion since 1997. Myles Cale added 20 points, making three 3-pointers, for the Pirates, who were playing at UConn for the first time since 2010. The Huskies had won…...
  • uconn basketball Feb 4

    Bueckers Shoots UConn to 94-62 Win Over St. John's

    Injuries forced UConn coach Geno Auriemma to start three freshmen on Wednesday, and the young Huskies were happy to show their coach what the future holds. Paige Bueckers scored a season-high 32 points, Aaliyah Edwards also set a season best with 22 and No. 3 Connecticut beat St. John’s 94-62 as the schools renewed their Big East rivalry Buec...
  • UConn Huskies Jan 31

    No. 3 UConn Bounces Back, Rolls by No. 17 DePaul 100-67

    Christyn Williams scored a career-high 29 points, Paige Bueckers added 22 points and personal-best 10 assists, and No. 3 UConn bounced back from a rare loss to beat No. 17 DePaul 100-67 on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies (11-1, 9-0 Big East) haven’t dropped consecutive games in 28 years. And they weren’t about to let it happen this time, after losing...
  • UConn Huskies Jan 29

    No. 19 Arkansas Hands No. 3 UConn First Loss of Season

    Chelsea Dungee scored a season-high 37 points to lead No. 19 Arkansas to a 90-87 victory over No. 3 UConn on Thursday night. It was the second win of the season for the Razorbacks (12-6) over a top-five team as they beat then-No. 4 Baylor on Dec. 6. Dungee scored 22 of her points in the second half, including 13…

  • uconn basketball Jan 27

    2 UConn Games Postponed After Official Tests Positive For COVID-19

    The UConn men’s basketball team’s next two games have been postponed after an official from Tuesday’s night’s matchup against Butler tested positive for COVID-19. The Huskies will begin a daily testing protocol and modified quarantine, according to the school. UConn’s January 28 against Villanova and January 31 at St. ...
  • UConn Huskies Jan 23

    Mahoney Scores 20, Leads No. 11 Creighton Past No. 23 UConn

    Creighton’s Denzel Mahoney bounced back from one of his worst games of the season to play one of his best. Mahoney scored 20 points and the 11th-ranked Bluejays broke open a close game in the last 10 minutes to beat No. 23 Connecticut 74-66 Saturday. Mahoney made eight of 14 shots from the field after going a season-worst one for…

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