• UConn Huskies 3 hours ago

    UConn Falls To Unranked Oregon 72-59

    Te-Hina Paopao had 22 points and eight rebounds as Oregon beat No. 9 Connecticut 72-59 on Monday. Sedona Prince added 14 points as Oregon (10-5, 2-1) won its second game against a Top-10 team in three days. The Ducks defeated seventh-ranked Arizona 68-66 in overtime on Saturday. “This was an enormous weekend,” UO coach Kelly Graves said. “Hopefully, this puts…

  • UConn Huskies Jan 15

    No. 10 UConn Beats Xavier for 165th Straight Conference Win

    Freshman Caroline Ducharme scored 20 points, Christyn Williams added 19 and No. 10 UConn routed Xavier 78-41 on Saturday to win its 165th straight conference game. Olivia Nelson-Ododa also filled up the stat sheet for UConn (9-3, 4-0 Big East), scoring 11 points, blocking eight shots, pulling down six rebounds and grabbing a career-high five steals. Little-used Piath Gabrial chipped…

  • uconn basketball Jan 12

    Rare Signs of Fragility For UConn Women's Basketball Dynasty

    UConn, the most dominant program in the history of women’s college basketball, is showing some signs of vulnerability. The 10th-ranked Huskies are just 7-3 this season and have had some of their more impressive winning streaks come to an end. A 57-44 loss to Georgia Tech last month was UConn’s first to an unranked opponent since 2012, a span...

  • UConn Huskies Jan 9

    No. 11 UConn Women Top Creighton 63-58 After Long Layoff

    Caroline Ducharme led a balanced attack with 17 points and 11th-ranked and depleted UConn defeated Creighton 63-55 on Sunday after a lengthy layoff. “She’s such a competitor,” Husky coach Geno Auriemma said. “She competes and she wants to be really, really good. Whatever she sets her mind to, it’s going to get done.” They need Ducharme and her five...

  • UConn Huskies Jan 8

    Richmond's Spree Helps No. 24 Seton Hall Beat UConn in OT

    Kadary Richmond scored 27 points, including 17 straight for No. 24 Seton Hall in the second half and then the go-ahead basket in overtime during a 90-87 win over Connecticut on Saturday. Jarden Rhoden had 15 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall (11-3, 2-2 Big East). He stole the ball from Tyrese Martin with 2.6 seconds left in OT…

  • UConn Dec 29, 2021

    UConn Men's Game Against Butler Canceled Due to COVID-19

    The UConn men’s basketball game against Butler, which was scheduled for New Year’s Day, has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns within the Connecticut program, the BIG EAST announced Wednesday.

  • UConn Huskies Dec 28, 2021

    UConn Women's Basketball Game Against DePaul Canceled Due to Covid-19

    University of Connecticut officials said the women’s basketball game against DePaul University is canceled because of Covid-19 issues, according to the BIG EAST Conference. Officials said there are Covid-19 issues within the UConn program. As a result, the conference office will try to reschedule the game to a later date. It’s unknown when that will be. On Thursday, the...

  • UConn Dec 27, 2021

    UConn Men's Basketball Game Canceled; Hurley Tests Positive For Covid-19

    The UConn men’s basketball game against Xavier has been canceled and head coach Dan Hurley has tested positive for Covid-19, officials said. Tuesday night’s game was canceled due to COVID issues, the BIG EAST Conference announced. Hurley is in isolation at home because of his positive test result, according to UConn. The statement from the BIG EAST said the...

  • UConn Huskies Dec 23, 2021

    Hot Sauce Challenge Raises Nearly $100K for Husky Ticket Project

    Remember when UConn men’s basketball fans were drinking hot sauce last season? The trend started by Bryan Penfield on Twitter when he pledged he would drink hot sauce if the Huskies made a comeback against Marquette. They made a comeback, so Jackson drank hot sauce and so did hundreds of others, including Dan Hurley, Geno Auriemma, and Rebecca Lobo....

  • UConn Huskies Dec 23, 2021

    Hot Sauce Challenge Raises Money For Husky Ticket Project

    A hot sauce challenge started by a UConn fan last year has turned into a fundraiser, helping raise $100,000 to give underprivileged kids the chance to attend UConn basketball games.

  • uconn basketball Dec 22, 2021

    Martin, Cole Propel UConn Past Marquette 78-70

    Tyrese Martin tossed in a career-high 25 points, R.J. Cole scored 20 as UConn turned back Marquette 78-70 in Big East Conference play on Tuesday night. Martin sank 9 of 16 shots from the floor and added six rebounds for the Huskies (10-3, 1-1). Cole hit 7 of 12 shots and handed out seven assists. Andre Jackson pitched in with…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 20, 2021

    UConn Out of Women's AP Top 10 For 1st Time in 16 Years

    UConn’s record 16-year run in the top 10 is over. The Huskies fell four spots to No. 11 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll Monday after losing to Louisville a day earlier. UConn had been ranked among the first 10 teams in the poll for 313 straight weeks dating back to March 7, 2005, when the team was also 11th. That’s...

  • UConn Huskies Dec 19, 2021

    No. 6 Louisville Outlasts No. 7 UConn 69-64 in HOF Showcase

    Hailey Van Lith scored 10 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 6 Louisville outlasted No. 7 UConn 69-64 in the Women’s Hall of Fame Showcase on Sunday. Kianna Smith also scored 16 points Cardinals (10-1), who trailed for much of the game, but outscored the shorthanded Huskies (6-3) 27-19 over the final 10 minutes. Ahlana Smith…

  • uconn basketball Dec 14, 2021

    UConn's Paige Bueckers Out 8 Weeks After Undergoing Knee Surgery

    UConn star Paige Bueckers underwent surgery on her injured left knee Monday, according to the university. The sophomore guard injured her knee in a game against Notre Dame on December 5. An MRI detected a fracture in her tibia at the knee referred to as a tibial plateau fracture. After her surgery at UConn Health Monday, the school also revealed…

  • uconn basketball Dec 13, 2021

    UConn Drops to No. 7, Lowest Spot in Top 25 Since 2007

    UConn dropped four spots to No. 7 in the women’s AP Top 25 released Monday, its lowest ranking in 14 years after losing its first game against an unranked team since 2012. The Huskies fell to Georgia Tech last week in its first game without sophomore star Paige Bueckers, who is sidelined for at least six weeks with a tibial…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 12, 2021

    Cole, No. 15 UConn Beat St. Bonaventure 74-64

    R.J. Cole scored 15 points and No. 15 Connecticut surged midway through the second half to beat St. Bonaventure 74-64 on Saturday. Akok Akok added 12 points and Jordan Hawkins had 11 for UConn (9-2). “I just had to step it up. Coach has been hard on me at practice. Told me to raise my intensity,” Akok said. “So just…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 11, 2021

    No. 3 UConn Women Avoid 1st 2-Game Skid Since '93, Top UCLA

    Third-ranked UConn struggled again without star Paige Bueckers but managed to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time since 1993, holding off UCLA 71-61 Saturday. Dorka Juhasz shot 5 of 5 for 16 points with 16 rebounds and Evina Westbrook added 17 points, seven assists and seven rebounds for the Huskies (6-2). UCLA (5-3) trailed 65-51 with 1:20 left before…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 10, 2021

    Ga Tech Shuts Down No. 3 UConn 57-44 With Bueckers Sidelined

    Georgia Tech shut down No. 3 UConn in its first game since an injury to reigning national player of the year Paige Bueckers, defeating the Huskies 57-44 in a defensive slugfest Thursday night. With both teams struggling to muster offense, the game was tied at halftime (28-28) and at the end of the third quarter (39-39). But Georgia Tech (7-2)…

  • uconn basketball Dec 7, 2021

    UConn's Paige Bueckers Sidelined 6 to 8 Weeks With Bone Fracture

    UConn star Paige Bueckers will be out for 6 to 8 weeks after injuring her knee in a game against Notre Dame Sunday, according to the university. Bueckers underwent an MRI and a CT scan that found a tibial plateau fracture. The tibial plateau is the top part of the tibia, which is part of the knee joint. The UConn…

  • UConn Huskies Dec 5, 2021

    Bueckers Scores 22 But Injured in UConn Win Over Irish

    UConn won its rivalry game against Notre Dame but may have lost last year’s national player of the year to a knee injury in the process. Paige Bueckers scored 22 points before going down with just seconds left in No. 2 UConn’s 73-54 victory over No. 24 Notre Dame on Sunday. Bueckers, who is averaging a little more than 20…

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