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    UConn Battle Villanova to the Wire, Lose 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Geno Auriemma Dec 19, 2019

    Coach Geno Auriemma Recuperating After Surgery, Dailey to Coach Team in His Absence

    UConn women’s head basketball coach Geno Auriemma underwent successful surgery yesterday to help alleviate symptoms of diverticulitis. UConn said associate head coach Chris Dailey will assume head coaching responsibilities while he recuperates The UConn Division of Athletics released a statement Thursday saying that Auriemma underwent a successful surgical procedure at UConn John Dempsey Hospital yesterday and he is in...

  • 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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