• 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....

  • 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 points and…

  • 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 underneath and South Carolina held UConn…

  • 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 and three in overtime…

  • 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, Cincinnati…

  • UConn Jan 19

    UConn Battles Villanova to the Wire, Loses 61-55

    The “UConn! UConn! UConn!” shouts grew louder as Villanova fans were hushed with their team trailing, the thousands of Huskies die-hards that traveled to Philadelphia injecting the back-and-forth game with that ol’ heated Big East feel. “One of the things that brought back memories was when you could hear the UConn contingent chanting in our arena like it was their…

  • UConn Jan 17

    UConn Breaks Loose Late in 1st Half, Beats UCF

    For a second straight game, No. 4 Connecticut had to rely on defense and the leadership of senior guard Crystal Dangerfield. Megan Walker scored 19 points and Dangerfield sparked a big first-half rally, leading UConn to a 59-52 win over Central Florida on Thursday night in a game in which the Huskies shot 38.5% with 18 turnovers. “Right now we’re…

  • UConn Jan 10

    UConn Football to Play Series With Utah State, Buffalo

    UConn Athletics announced Friday the football team has agreed to a series of games with Utah State and Buffalo. The two-game series with the Aggies will mark only the second and third times the teams have ever met. UConn lost to Utah State 38-31 in their only meeting back in 2001. UConn has matched up against the Buffalo Bulls many…

  • UConn Jan 6

    Top-Ranked UConn Eases Past SMU 80-42

    Credit top-ranked UConn with staying on task Sunday and not being distracted by a showcase game later this week. Christyn Williams scored 21 points and Megan Walker added 15 as the Huskies eased past SMU 80-42 to remain undefeated heading into Thursday’s showdown against No. 6 Baylor in Hartford. The Huskies (12-0, 3-0 American) never trailed and led by as…

  • UConn Jan 3

    No. 1 UConn Beats Wichita St. 83-55, Stays Undefeated in AAC

    UConn’s best player had just fouled out and Wichita State had cut a 24-point deficit to just 10 in the fourth quarter when Christyn Williams decided to put the Huskies on her back. The sophomore guard scored 10 of her 19 points in the final quarter, leading top-ranked Connecticut on a 20-2 closing run in an 83-55 win over the…

  • UConn Jan 2

    UConn Falls to Cincinnati 67-51

    Tre Scott scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to carry Cincinnati to a 67-51 win over UConn in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Chris Vogt had 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Bearcats, (8-5), who beat UConn for the eighth-straight time. Jarron Cumberland added 15 points. Cincinnati shot 50% in…

  • dog house Dec 30, 2019

    UConn Ends Decade Where it Began: No. 1 in Women's Top 25

    UConn finished off the decade in the same spot where it began — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Huskies received 19 first-place votes on Monday, beating No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State, which both got five first-place votes. South Carolina and Stanford round out the top five. With few games this week…

  • UConn Dec 29, 2019

    Vital Scores 23, Leads UConn to 69-47 Rout of NJIT

    Christian Vital scored 23 points and UConn ended the 2019 portion of its season with a 69-47 rout of NJIT. Vital hit eight of his 15 shots and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Brendan Adams added 12 points for the Huskies (9-3), who have won six of their last seven heading into conference play. Akok Akok chipped in…

  • UConn Dec 23, 2019

    UConn Moves to No. 1 in AP Women's Basketball Poll

    UConn is back in a familiar spot — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. The Huskies moved up to the top position in the poll Monday after previous No. 1 Stanford lost at Texas on Sunday. UConn has spent more time at No. 1 than any other team in the history of the sport. This is the…

  • UConn Dec 23, 2019

    UConn Wins With Dailey at Helm, Routs Oklahoma 97-53

    Chris Dailey remained perfect filling in for Geno Auriemma as head coach as No. 2 UConn stated its case to move up to the top of the poll. Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks and the Huskies — without Auriemma — routed Oklahoma 97-53 on Sunday in the Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Showcase. The 65-year-old…

  • UConn Dec 17, 2019

    UConn Hangs On in 84-74 Win Over DePaul

    After dominating early, UConn narrowly withstood a frantic comeback by DePaul. Megan Walker had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Crystal Dangerfield also scored 22 and the No. 2 Huskies held off the No. 16 Blue Demons 84-74 on Monday night. Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 19 points for the Huskies (9-0), who controlled the first half and won their 17th straight over…

  • Geno Auriemma Dec 17, 2019

    Geno Auriemma to Undergo Surgery on Wednesday

    He has been suffering symptoms of diverticulitis, according to UConn Athletics.

  • UConn Dec 6, 2019

    UConn Beats Seton Hall 92-78

    Aubrey Griffin took a look around Walsh Gym on the campus of Seton Hall, knowing she would recognize a few names. “I wanted to see where my mom and my dad went to school,” said Griffin, the talented UConn freshman forward who was playing in the gym for the first time. “I was coming into the same gym that he…

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