• uconn hockey Apr 29

    UConn Trustees Green-Light $70 Million On-Campus Hockey Rink

    The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a new $70 million plan to build a 2,600-seat hockey rink on campus, a facility that will be smaller and much more expensive than originally anticipated. The school has been discussing the new rink since 2013, when its men’s hockey program joined Hockey East, one the nation’s top conferences....

  • uconn basketball Apr 22

    Morgan Valley Leaves UHart to Become UConn Assistant Coach

    Hartford women’s basketball coach Morgan Valley has left the school to become an assistant at UConn, her alma mater. Valley replaces Shea Ralph, who left the Huskies last week to become head coach at Vanderbilt. Valley played at UConn from 2000 to 2004, where she was part for three national championship teams. She was just 4-37 in her two seasons…

  • UConn Apr 20

    UConn Women's Rowers Protest School's Decision to Cut Program

    Members of the University of Connecticut women’s rowing team marched across campus on Monday to protest the school’s decision to cut the program. Current athletes marched in sports bras and spandex with “IX” written on their bodies in a nod to the Title IX complaint they’ve filed against the school. Last week, lawyers representing the team sent a letter...

  • NCAA Tournament Apr 3

    UConn Women Out of the NCAA Tournament After Loss to Arizona

    UConn women’s basketball lost their game against Arizona Friday night, eliminating them from the NCAA Tournament. The team played Arizona in the Final Four and trailed behind for most of the game. If the team won this game, they would’ve gone on to the finals. Now, they’re headed home after a very good season. The score was 59-69. The...

  • uconn basketball Mar 31

    UConn's Paige Bueckers is AP Women's Player of the Year

    Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn’s star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year award Wednesday. Bueckers helped lead the Huskies to their 13th consecutive Final Four with 28 points in the regional final win over Baylor on Monday night, just the latest star turn...

  • uconn basketball Mar 31

    UConn Women's Basketball Team Gives Girl Surprise Of A Lifetime

    The Uconn Women’s basketball team will take on the University of Arizona Friday night in the Final Four in San Antonio Texas and the Huskies will have a very special fan in the stands. The team gave one little girl from Southington a big surprise. Through a Zoom call, the team told Daniela Ciriello of Southington that she was...

  • dog house Mar 30

    UConn Reaches 13th Straight Final Four, Beating Baylor 69-67

    Paige Bueckers scored 28 points and top seed UConn used a huge run spanning the final two quarters to beat No. 2 Baylor 69-67 and reach a 13th consecutive Final Four in the women’s NCAA Tournament

  • UConn Huskies Mar 30

    Positive COVID-19 Cases Cause UConn Football Spring Practice to be Cut Short

    The University of Connecticut football team is cutting spring practice short due to positive COVID-19 cases. Athletics officials said the team will not hold their final three scheduled spring practices. The positive results are among Tier I personnel, officials said Monday. The football team held 12 out of 15 scheduled practices and the final three practices won’t be rescheduled, the…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 27

    NCAA Sweet 16: Williams, Bueckers Lead UConn Past Iowa 92-72

    Christyn Williams scored 27 points and Paige Bueckers added 18 to lead No. 1 UConn to a 92-72 win over fifth-seeded Iowa on Saturday in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament. The game featured a matchup of two extremely talented freshmen in Bueckers and Iowa’s Caitlyn Clark. The friends had taken the women’s basketball world by storm this…

  • uconn basketball Mar 24

    Geno Auriemma Headed to Rejoin Team After COVID-19 Quarantine

    Geno Auriemma is out of quarantine and headed to rejoin the UConn Huskies in San Antonio Wednesday. The head coach of the UConn women’s basketball team tested positive for COVID-19 on March 14. He isolated at home and never developed any symptoms of the virus. Auriemma received his second COVID-19 vaccination shot on March 10, so he was not fully…

  • uconn sports Mar 24

    Bueckers and UConn Top Syracuse 83-47, Advance to Sweet 16

    Paige Bueckers scored 20 points and Aaliyah Edwards added 19 to help No. 1 seed UConn beat eighth-seeded Syracuse 83-47 on Tuesday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament. Once again the Huskies were missing coach Geno Auriemma, who is recovering from COVID-19. Chris Dailey filled in for the Hall of Fame coach, who celebrated…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 22

    Bueckers Helps UConn Rout High Point 102-59 in NCAA Opener

    UConn did just fine without coach Geno Auriemma, with Paige Bueckers scoring 24 points to lead the top-seeded Huskies to a 102-59 win over High Point in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Auriemma is recovering from the coronavirus and missed the opener. Associate head coach Chris Dailey filled in for the Hall of Famer, who…

  • UConn Mar 22

    Over $1 Million Raised During This Year's HuskyTHON Event

    Over $1 million was raised for the kids and families at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during this year’s HuskyTHON event. Over 2,500 students danced both virtually and in-person to celebrate the year-long fundraising effort. The exact total amount raised was $1,052,534.21, according to HuskyTHON’s Twitter. “You’ve pursued miracles in the face of adversity, pushed boundaries farther than we thought...

  • UConn Huskies Mar 21

    Ayala Scores 23 to Push No. 10 Maryland Past UConn

    Eric Ayala scored 23 points and Maryland clamped down on defense down the stretch to snag a 63-54 victory over No. 7 UConn in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. The 10th-seeded Terrapins held UConn to 32% shooting to overcome the Huskies’ strong physical game. Maryland was outrebounded 40-29 but its defense carried the Terps to…

  • coronavirus in connecticut Mar 15

    UConn Head Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Geno Auriemma, the University of Connecticut’s head women’s basketball coach, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the school’s Athletics Department. School officials said Auriemma is not experiencing any symptoms and is isolating at home. Contact tracing showed that the basketball coach did not have close contact with any other team members since Friday, March 12, according to university...

  • uconn basketball Mar 15

    UConn Returning to NCAA Tournament After Five-Year Absence

    UConn’s climb back to national relevance took a major step forward when the Huskies were announced as a No. 7 seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament. UConn (15-7), which has won four national titles since 1999, is returning to the tournament for the 34th time, but the first since losing to Kansas in the second round during the 2015-16 season….

  • UConn Huskies Mar 9

    No. 1 UConn Routs Marquette for 19th Big East Championship

    Paige Bueckers scored 23 points to lead top-ranked UConn over Marquette 73-39 on Monday night for the program’s 19th Big East Tournament championship. The standout freshman hit 10 of 15 shots, grabbed six rebounds and had four assists for the Huskies (24-1), who rejoined the league this season after winning seven straight titles in the American Athletic Conference. Christyn Williams…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 8

    No. 1 UConn Beats Villanova 84-39 in Big East Semifinal

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma believes his team is just now rounding into form. That’s a scary thought for every other program in the nation. Christyn Williams scored 26 points and the top-ranked Huskies used a stifling defense to overwhelm Villanova 84-39 on Sunday in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. Paige Bueckers had 18 points and eight assists and…

  • dog house Mar 5

    UConn's Bueckers is Big East Player, Freshman of the Year

    UConn freshman guard Paige Bueckers has been named both the Big East’s player and freshman of the year, joining Maya Moore as the only women’s basketball players to earn both honors in the same season

  • uconn basketball Mar 4

    Whaley Leads UConn Past Seton Hall 69-58

    Isaiah Whaley had 17 points and 10 rebounds as UConn defeated Seton Hall 69-58 on Wednesday night. Adama Sanogo and James Bouknight added 16 points each for the Huskies. Sanogo also had nine rebounds, while Bouknight posted six rebounds. R.J. Cole had 14 points for UConn (13-6, 10-6 Big East Conference). Sandro Mamukelashvili had 20 points and 10 rebounds for…

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