• UConn Huskies Feb 26

    No. 1 UConn Wins Big East Regular-Season Title With Rout

    Geno Auriemma doesn’t profess to be hip, so even he wasn’t exactly sure what he meant when he disclosed his new term of endearment for Nika Muhl. “She’s my slime, man. What can I tell you?” the Connecticut coach said. “They tell me that’s the ultimate, so that’s her. Nika is my slime.” Yes, a check of the urban...

  • uconn basketball Feb 24

    Bouknight Scores 20 to Lead UConn Past Georgetown 70-57

    James Bouknight had 20 points and 10 rebounds as UConn topped Georgetown 70-57 on Tuesday night. R.J. Cole had 17 points, seven assists and six steals for UConn (11-6, 8-6 Big East Conference). The game was tied at 44 with about 11 minutes to play. UConn pulled away with a 17-4 run that included Cole’s alley-oop pass to Bouknight, and…

  • 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 top seed. UConn’s...

  • 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 Carolina in overtime a week...

  • 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 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 Bueckers hit…

  • 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. John’s have been postponed. They are the ninth and 10th...

  • UConn Jan 23

    Nelson-Ododa Leads No. 3 UConn Over Georgetown 72-41

    Olivia Nelson-Ododa scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday to lead No. 3 UConn to a 72-41 win over Georgetown. The Huskies (10-0, 9-0 Big East), coming off a road win over rival Tennessee, cruised despite sitting two key players, guards Paige Bueckers and Anna Makurat, with injuries. Christyn Williams added 17 points, Aubrey Griffin scored 15 and Evina…

  • uconn basketball Jan 22

    UConn Outlasts Tennessee 67-61

    It couldn’t have been a better script for Evina Westbrook’s return to Rocky Top. UConn’s redshirt junior guard, who transferred from Tennessee two years ago, connected on back to back fourth-quarter 3-pointers to spark the No. 3 Huskies (9-0) to a 67-61 victory over the No. 25 Lady Volunteers (9-3) Thursday night. Westbrook’s two 3-pointers early in the fourth...

  • uconn basketball Jan 20

    UConn Routs Butler 103-35 as Auriemma Passes Summitt in Wins

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list. The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. The victory leaves him just behind Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer (1,105) and gives him one more than his former rival, Summitt, who died in…

  • uconn basketball Jan 18

    UConn Men vs. Xavier Postponed Due to COVID-19

    Another UConn men’s basketball game has been postponed due to COVID-19. The Big East announced the Huskies’ game scheduled for Wednesday against Xavier is now on hold due to COVID-19 issues within the Xavier program. No makeup date has been announced. This is the eighth game postponed for the UConn men over COVID-19 concerns.

  • uconn basketball Jan 14

    UConn Guard Bouknight Has Elbow Surgery, Out Indefinitely

    UConn guard James Bouknight will be out indefinitely after having surgery on his left elbow, the school said Wednesday. The school had earlier said the sophomore hyperextended his left while diving for a loose ball in the first half of the Huskies’ win at Marquette on Jan. 5. He came back into the game, but has missed UConn’s last two…

  • uconn basketball Jan 14

    Huskies Hot Streak Has Fans Downing Hot Sauce for Charity

    What’s with all the hot sauce? Sure, the UConn Men’s basketball team may be on a four game hot-streak but what has UConn Nation feeling the fire, too? Maybe you’ve seen videos of UConn basketball fans taking spoonfuls of hot sauce on social media. It started last week during the Huskies game against Marquette. UConn was trailing by 18...

  • uconn basketball Jan 13

    Lack of Marquee Games to Make NCAA Tourney Selection Harder

    Geno Auriemma is used to having marquee nonconference matchups to test his UConn Huskies during the regular season. That hasn’t happened this season, as the Huskies haven’t played a ranked team outside the Big East Conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. UConn had games scheduled early on against No. 2 Louisville and then-No. 6 Mississippi State, but those were wiped…

  • uconn basketball Jan 12

    UConn-Villanova Women's Game Postponed Due to COVID-19

    The UConn women’s basketball team’s game against Villanova scheduled for Saturday has been postponed. Villanova has paused its basketball activities due to COVID-19 issues within the program. No makeup date has been announced. Villanova announced last week that it was postponing the men’s basketball game against UConn originally scheduled for this Friday due to ongoing COVID-19 issues as...

  • dee rowe Jan 10

    UConn Athletics Officials Remember Former Basketball Coach Dee Rowe

  • uconn basketball Jan 8

    UConn-Villanova Game Postponed Due to COVID-19

    The UConn men’s basketball team’s matchup with Villanova scheduled for next Friday has been postponed due to ongoing COVID-19 issues with the Wildcats. The game was scheduled to be played at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. No makeup date has been announced, according to the Big East Conference. Villanova paused all basketball activities on Monday and will not complete its...

  • coronavirus pandemic Jan 6

    UConn Women's Basketball Game v. Xavier Next Week Postponed

    The UConn women’s basketball game that was planned for next Wednesday at Xavier has been postponed after Xavier paused team activities due to contact tracing. A statement on the UConn athletics website says the game scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Xavier has been postponed and a makeup date will be announced later. UConn’s next game is scheduled for...

  • uconn basketball Jan 6

    Polley Helps UConn Pull Away From Marquette 65-54

    Tyler Polley made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points in the second half to help UConn pull away and beat Marquette 65-54 on Tuesday night. Marquette wore black uniforms in support of Jacob Blake, his family and the Kenosha County community. Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer on Aug. 23. The county district…

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