• uconn sports March 17, 2022 9:40 pm

    New Mexico State Upsets UConn 70-63 in NCAA

    Teddy Allen scored 37 points and New Mexico State won an NCAA Tournament game for the first time in almost three decades, upsetting fifth-seeded Connecticut 70-63 Thursday night to become the second No. 12 seed to advance out of the first round. The Aggies (27-6) will face the winner of the Arkansas-Vermont game on Saturday in the West Region. In…

  • UConn March 17, 2022 10:51 am

    UConn Men to Take on New Mexico State in NCAA Basketball Tournament Tonight

    It’s gameday. The UConn men’s basketball team is getting ready to take on New Mexico State in the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, New York. The game starts at 6:50 p.m. Some watch parties are planned. UConn is coming off a loss to Villanova in the Big East tournament. But the Huskies might have gotten lucky by landing in Buffalo...

  • UConn Huskies March 5, 2022 10:25 pm

    Adama Sanogo Scores 26, No. 18 UConn Beats DePaul 75-68

    Adama Sanogo was not pleased with his recent performance, and the UConn center decided to take out his frustrations on DePaul. Sanogo scored 26 points as No. 18 UConn beat DePaul 75-68 Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Sanogo had 13 points on 6-for-16 shooting in the Huskies’ 64-62 loss to Creighton on Wednesday. “An angry Adama is…

  • UConn Huskies February 19, 2022 6:47 pm

    Ex-Huskies Star Bouknight Tossed; No. 24 UConn Tops Xavier

    Former UConn star James Bouknight of the Charlotte Hornets was tossed from his courtside side by a game official in the second half Saturday as the No. 24 Huskies held off Xavier 72-61. Bouknight, who played two seasons for Connecticut and is in his NBA rookie season, was sitting in the front row opposite the Xavier bench when he was…

  • UConn Huskies February 13, 2022 3:32 pm

    Martin's Big 2nd Half Leads No. 24 UConn Past St. John's

    Tyrese Martin scored all 17 of his points in the second half and No. 24 Connecticut rallied past St. John’s 63-60 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. R.J. Cole added 14 points and Andre Jackson grabbed 16 rebounds to help the weary Huskies (17-7, 8-5 Big East) win despite shooting only 36% from the field. They swept the season series…

  • UConn Huskies February 11, 2022 10:13 pm

    No. 25 Xavier Snaps 2-Game Skid, Beats No. 24 UConn 74-68

    Jack Nunge had 22 points and nine rebounds, and No. 25 Xavier snapped a two-game losing streak with a 74-68 victory over No. 24 Connecticut on Friday night. Zach Freemantle scored all 12 of his points in the second half, and Nate Johnson also had 12 points for Xavier (17-7, 7-6 Big East). R.J. Cole scored 22 points to lead…

  • UConn Huskies February 5, 2022 4:42 pm

    Dixon Scores 24, No. 12 Villanova Beats No. 17 UConn 85-74

    Collin Gillespie received a roaring ovation from nearly 19,000 fans when Villanova’s leading scorer returned to the bench after a sprained right ankle sent him to the locker room. With a 23-point lead shrinking, coach Jay Wright asked Gillespie if he could play. The short answer – no. Now the Wildcats take a deep breath and hope Gillespie won’t miss…

  • UConn Huskies January 29, 2022 10:21 pm

    Cole Leads No. 20 UConn to 57-50 Win Over DePaul

    R.J. Cole scored 25 points to help No. 20 Connecticut beat DePaul 57-50 on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Cole scored over half of his team’s first-half points, helping the Huskies (15-4, 6-2 Big East) continue their surge up the conference standings. “We had to really, really rely on our defense and rebounding in the second half,” Connecticut coach…

  • UConn Huskies January 21, 2022 5:26 pm

    Martin Scores 27, No. 25 UConn Tops Butler Again, 75-56

    UConn coach Dan Hurley had been waiting to see Tyrese Martin catch fire. Martin scored 25 of his career-high 27 points in the second half, and No. 25 UConn beat Butler for the second time this week, 75-56 on Thursday night. “Tyrese’s performance in the second half was fantastic,” Hurley said. “We’ve been waiting for him to break out since…

  • UConn December 27, 2021 6:11 pm

    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 December 19, 2021 10:53 am

    Providence Beats No. 20 UConn 57-53

    Providence made its case for inclusion in the Top 25 with an impressive road victory over No. 20 UConn. A.J. Reeves scored 16 points and the Friars (11-1) held off the Huskies 57-53 on Saturday in the Big East opener for both teams. Ed Croswell had 11 points and Nate Watson added 10 and seven rebounds for the Friars, who…

  • UConn Huskies December 11, 2021 8:17 pm

    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 December 4, 2021 8:12 pm

    Cole Leads Shorthanded UConn in 88-59 Rout of Grambling St.

    No. 17 UConn got a chance to show its depth on Saturday, playing without two injured starters who will be sidelined for the next several weeks. R.J. Cole scored 18 points and freshman Jordan Hawkins added 15 to step up and help the Huskies rout Grambling State 88-59. Isaiah Whaley had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Akok Akok chipped…

  • UConn Huskies November 26, 2021 9:54 pm

    No. 22 UConn Beats VCU 70-63 in OT for 3rd at Atlantis

    Isaiah Whaley heard the whistle and saw the ball go through the basket, then turned to immediately punch the padded stanchion with each hand. Then, in rapid-fire succession, the UConn graduate forward twice slammed his forehead into the pads under the basket. The outburst of emotion followed a drama-filled few days at the Battle 4 Atlantis, both for the 22nd-ranked…

  • UConn Huskies July 29, 2021 6:28 pm

    Hurley, Young to Miss NBA Draft Over COVID-19 Concerns Among UConn Coaching Staff

    UConn basketball coaches Dan Hurley and Kimani Young will miss Thursday’s NBA draft because several staff members are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms despite being fully vaccinated, the men’s basketball team said in a statement. The university’s men’s basketball team said that multiple members of the UConn coaching staff, all of whom are fully vaccinated, either tested positive for coronavirus or...

  • UConn Huskies March 20, 2021 10:50 pm

    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…

  • UConn March 6, 2021 3:29 pm

    UConn Welcomes 200 Frontline Workers to Saturday's Game

    UConn Athletics is welcoming approximately 200 frontline workers to their men’s basketball game this Saturday. A spokesperson with UConn Athletics said they will accommodate a maximum of 200 frontline healthcare and public safety workers from the Storrs campus and UConn Health. UConn Athletics said all frontline workers coming to the game have been fully vaccinated and will be seated in…

  • UConn Huskies February 27, 2021 7:17 pm

    Bouknight Lifts UConn Over Marquette 80-62

    James Bouknight had 24 points as UConn beat Marquette 80-62 on Saturday. R.J. Cole added 21 points for the Huskies. Andre Jackson had eight rebounds for UConn (12-6, 9-6 Big East Conference). Tyrese Martin added eight rebounds. Dawson Garcia had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Eagles (11-13, 6-11). Justin Lewis added 14 points. Jamal Cain had seven…

  • UConn Huskies February 20, 2021 5:32 pm

    Gillespie, Robinson-Earl Lead No. 10 Villanova Past UConn

    Collin Gillespie scored 20 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the No. 10 Wildcats to a 68-60 victory over UConn on Saturday. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels each added 11 points for the Wildcats (14-3, 9-2 Big East), who clamped down defensively in the second half. James Bouknight, in his second game back after…

  • UConn Huskies February 6, 2021 8:12 pm

    Mamukelashvili Carries Seton Hall Over UConn 80-73

    Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 22 points and hit a series of clutch baskets in the second half as Seton Hall held off UConn 80-73 on Saturday, earning its first win at Gampel Pavilion since 1997. Myles Cale added 20 points, making three 3-pointers, for the Pirates, who were playing at UConn for the first time since 2010. The Huskies had won…

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