• uconn basketball Nov 30

    With Season Paused, UConn Women No. 3 in First AP Regular Season Poll

    Top-ranked South Carolina jumped into the new season by playing three games in the first five days. The Gamecocks were challenged over the weekend in a tournament in South Dakota but emerged victorious. They remained the top choice in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll released Monday, receiving 29 of 30 first-place votes from a media panel. The top 10…

  • uconn basketball Nov 24

    Geno Auriemma Talks About Complications of COVID Protocols

    Geno Auriemma discussed the difficulties of navigating the basketball season amid the pandemic after a member of the UConn women’s basketball program tested positive for COVID-19.

  • uconn basketball Nov 23

    UConn Men to Open Season Against CCSU, Hartford This Week

    UConn men’s basketball will open its season on Wednesday against Central Connecticut State University on Wednesday, the team announced Monday. The game between the Huskies and the Blue Devils will take place at 8 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. It will be the 15th meeting between the two teams. UConn is a perfect 14-0 against CCSU. Wednesday’s game...

  • uconn basketball Nov 19

    Young UConn Team Expects to Compete for 12th National Title

    UConn has not had seven first-year players on its roster since back in 1988, the year the Huskies won the first of their 18 Big East titles. No. 3 Connecticut returns this season to the league it helped build with a young, but talented team after playing seven years in the American Athletic Conference without a conference loss. The Huskies…

  • uconn basketball Nov 12

    UConn Women's Basketball Lands Top Recruit Azzi Fudd

    UConn women’s basketball will welcome four freshmen to the Huskies in 2021, led by number one overall recruit Azzi Fudd. Forward Amari DeBerry and guards Caroline Ducharme and Saylor Poffenbarger round out the Class of 2025. All four members of UConn’s class are ranked in the top 30 by espnW. DeBerry, Fudd and Poffenbarger have all played for USA Basketball…

  • uconn basketball Nov 12

    UConn Men's Basketball Secures Eighth-Ranked Recruiting Class

    The UConn men’s basketball program received signed national letters of intent from three players on Wednesday. Rahsool Diggins, Jordan Hawkins, and Samson Johnson will join the Huskies at the start of the 2021-2022 season. The recruiting class ranks eighth nationally and second in the Big East behind Villanova. It also marks the third consecutive Top 20 recruiting class for head…

  • uconn basketball Nov 11

    UConn Third in Preseason AP Women's Basketball Poll; South Carolina No. 1

    Dawn Staley already has accomplished so much at South Carolina. Now she can add the first preseason No. 1 ranking in school history to the list of achievements. The Gamecocks received 29 of the 30 first-place votes in The Associated Press preseason women’s Top 25 released Tuesday. “It’s pretty cool to be the first to do things at a place,…

  • uconn basketball Nov 7

    Former UConn Basketball Player Shares Experiences of Perseverance in New Book

    Steve Emt has quite the life story and he used some of his down time during the pandemic to share his experiences with the world in an effort to inspire others.

  • steve emt Nov 7

    Former UConn Basketball Player Shares Experiences of Perseverance in New Book

    Steve Emt has quite the life story and he used some of his down time during the pandemic to share his experiences with the world in an effort to inspire others. “People always tell me ‘you need to write a book, you need to write a book.’ Well I’ve got time on my hands so I guess I’ll start...

  • uconn basketball Nov 5

    UConn Men's Basketball Player Tests Positive for COVID-19

    A UConn men’s basketball player has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the UConn athletic department. The basketball program has suspended all team activities after learning of the positive test. Those team activities will reamain on hold until contact tracing has been completed and medical professionals determine it’s safe to resume, according to the athletic department. UConn is scheduled...

  • 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 and the Department of Economic…

  • uconn basketball Oct 28

    UConn Men's Basketball December Schedule Is Released

    The Big East has announced the men’s basketball schedule for December and UConn’s first game is scheduled to be against St. John’s at home at Gampel Pavilion on Friday, Dec. 11. UConn is returning to the Big East and it was 31 years ago that the UConn men’s basketball team hosted St. John’s in the first Big East Conference...

  • 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 the Labor…

  • UConn Huskies Oct 8

    UConn Basketball And Hockey Will Not Play Games In Hartford This Season

    UConn basketball will not play games in Hartford for the first time in decades. The school has confirmed all basketball and hockey games previously scheduled to be played at the XL Center, will be moved to the university’s Storrs campus. “Our teams love competing in downtown Hartford but the conditions brought about by COVID-19 have made that impractical,” said...

  • UConn Mar 10

    No. 5 UConn Beats Cincy 87-53, Finishes Perfect Run in AAC

    UConn may no longer dominate all of college basketball, but they will end their tenure in the American Athletic Conference as the undisputed champions. Megan Walker scored 26 points and Christyn Williams added 22 to lead No 5 Connecticut over Cincinnati 87-53 in the conference tournament title game on Monday night, finishing off a perfect run for the Huskies over…

  • UConn Mar 6

    Vital Leads UConn to 77-71 Win Over Houston on Senior Night

    UConn hasn’t played in a postseason tournament in four years. Coach Dan Hurley believes this season’s Huskies are good enough to break that streak. Christian Vital scored 26 points in his final home game and Connecticut beat No. 21 Houston 77-71 on Thursday night. Freshman James Bouknight added 17 points and Isaiah Whaley had 13 for the Huskies (18-12, 9-8…

  • UConn Feb 27

    UConn Beats UCF to Guarantee No Losing Record This Year

    UConn could drop the rest of its games this season and still avoid a losing record for the first time in four years. Isaiah Whaley tied a career-high with 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to help Connecticut to an 81-65 win over UCF Wednesday in the American Athletic Conference. Christian Vital also had 18 points and James Bouknight…

  • UConn Feb 24

    UConn Women Win 7th Straight AAC Title, Top UCF 66-53

    UConn has taken home every conference regular-season and tournament trophy offered in the history of the American Athletic Conference. But senior Crystal Dangerfield said Saturday’s clinching 66-53 win over UCF made holding this one feel a little bit different. “We had to bear down and earn the win and in other years that hasn’t been the case,” she said....

  • uconn basketball Feb 17

    UConn's Record in Top 5 Appearances in AP Women's Basketball Poll Ends

    UConn’s record streak of top five appearances in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll is over. The Huskies fell to sixth on Monday ending a run of 253 consecutive weeks as one of the first five teams in the Top 25. That historic stretch dated back to Feb. 5, 2007. The longest current streak is now held by No. 1…

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