UConn Nov 24

UConn Women's Basketball Pauses Team Activities Following COVID-19 Case

The University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team is pausing all team activities after a member of the program tested positive for COVID-19. Team activities will remain on hold for a...

  • uconn basketball Nov 2

    Fans Won't Be Allowed at UConn Home Basketball Games

    Fans initially will not be allowed at UConn basketball games at Gampel Pavilion this season, according to the athletics department. State public health officials have decided that attendance at games will be limited to the families of the players and coaches, UConn announced on Monday. “I would like to thank the Department of Public Health an...
  • uconn basketball Oct 23

    Ray Allen Looks Forward to UConn's Return to Big East

    If you’re looking for a pick-up basketball game at the Surf Club in Madison, be aware you might just end of guarding the NBA’s all-time leading three-point shooter. “I always just come prepared because they might need one and today they needed one,” said Allen, who brought his three kids to play an outdoor pick-up game in Madison Wednesday.......
  • dog house Oct 20

    Labor Dept: Women Basketball Coaches at UConn Were Underpaid

    The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma’s 2014 women’s basketball coaching staff, after the U.S. Labor Department found they had been underpaid when compared with men in similar positions. A total of $249,539 will go to the women, who were identified by t...
  • sports Oct 16

    UConn Men's Basketball Takes Court for First Practice of New Season

    UConn men’s basketball participated in its first full team practice of the 2020-2021 season on Friday. Head Coach Dan Hurley said the team practiced for two hours, with about 45 minutes of “live” 5-on-5 competition. “That practice today, we got after it,” said Hurley. “We played and it had the intensity of a first practice.” “It felt as close to&#8...
  • wnba Sep 15

    Crystal Dangerfield, Breanna Stewart Earn AP WNBA Honors

    A’ja Wilson has been the cornerstone of the Las Vegas franchise since she was drafted and took her game to another level this season, earning her The Associated Press WNBA player of the year honors. The former No. 1 overall pick three years ago led the Aces to an 18-4 record during the shortened season and the top seed in…

  • uconn basketball Sep 2

    Kevin Freeman Joins UConn Men's Basketball as Assistant Coach

    UConn has hired Kevin Freeman as an assistant coach with the men’s basketball team, the school announced on Wednesday. Freeman, 42, was a standout for the Huskies and was a part of the UConn men’s basketball team’s first national championship in 1999 in his senior year. After playing professionally overseas for a number of years, ...
  • UConn Aug 29

    Former UConn Basketball Player Cliff Robinson Dies at 53

    Cliff Robinson, who played for the University of Connecticut from 1985-1989 and went on to play 18 seasons in the NBA, has died. On Saturday, UConn Men’s Basketball tweeted “the UConn basketball family mourns the loss of a legendary player and person, Clifford Robinson.” Robinson averaged 15.6 points and 6.1 rebounds in 109 games ...
  • BIG EAST Conference Aug 12

    BIG EAST Conference Postpones Fall Sports Season Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    The BIG EAST Conference is postponing fall sports competition due to the coronavirus pandemic and is looking at potentially holding the season in the spring of 2021, the conference and UConn announced Wednesday. Men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey are the BIG EAST impacted s...
  • UConn Aug 5

    UConn Cancels Football Season Over COVID-19 Concerns

    UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to do so because of the coronavirus pandemic, after other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules and the governor was reluctant to allow players to travel to states with high infection rates. “After receiving guidance from state and public health offic...
  • UConn Football Jul 22

    UConn Football Adds Games Against Georgia State, Vanderbilt

    The UConn football team has finalized agreements for a game against Vanderbilt and the first series of games between UConn and Georgia State. UConn Athletics said the agreement with Vanderbilt is for one game on Oct. 2, 2021 in Nashville and a series with Georgia State for two games. The first game against Georgia is scheduled for Sept. 9, 2023&#82...
  • UConn Jul 22

    Former UConn Basketball Star Stanley Robinson Dead at 32

    Former UConn basketball player Stanley Robinson has died at the age of 32. The UConn Men’s Basketball program tweeted out condolences to Robinson’s family on Wednesday morning. “The UConn Basketball family grieves the loss of a great player and an even greater person, Stanley “Sticks” Robinson. Our thoughts and prayers...
  • Big East Jul 16

    BIG EAST Cancels Non-Conference Competition for Six Sports; UConn Football Season Not Impacted

    The BIG EAST Conference announced its 2020 fall sports schedules will no longer include any non-conference competition due to the coronavirus pandemic, the conference said in a statement on its website Thursday. “Due to the unprecedented and continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, BIG EAST fall sports schedules will not include any non-co...
  • UConn Jul 1

    UConn Back in the Big East

    UConn is back in the Big East. The Huskies officially rejoined the league on Wednesday. UConn left the Big East after the 2012-2013 season to join the American Athletic Conference after the league decided to drop football and focus on basketball. The school was one of the original members of the Big East, along with Providence, Boston College, St.....
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