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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…

  • University of Connecticut Jan 15

    UConn Puts Value to Connecticut at $5.3 Billion Per Year

    The University of Connecticut, one of many public research schools across the country facing lower government funding, released a report Tuesday saying it generates about $5.3 billion for the state of Connecticut each year. The internal economic impact study looked at everything from the jobs and new businesses spawned by the school’s research, to the medical care provided at UConn…

  • UConn Jan 15

    Students Charged After Shouting Racial Slurs Sue UConn

    The lawsuit argues the students’ First Amendment rights were violated during UConn’s disciplinary process.

  • UConn Jan 15

    Students Charged After Shouting Racial Slurs Sue UConn

    Two University of Connecticut students arrested for shouting a racial slur while walking through campus are suing the university, its president and certain administrators, claiming their First Amendment rights were violated.

  • UConn Jan 10

    UConn Football to Play Series With Utah State, Buffalo

    UConn Athletics announced Friday the football team has agreed to a series of games with Utah State and Buffalo. The two-game series with the Aggies will mark only the second and third times the teams have ever met. UConn lost to Utah State 38-31 in their only meeting back in 2001. UConn has matched up against the Buffalo Bulls many…

  • UConn Jan 10

    Baylor Ends No. 1 UConn’s 98-Game Home Win Streak

    Kim Mulkey and Baylor are making a habit of ending UConn’s streaks. Teá Cooper scored 27 points and No. 6 Baylor used a dominant fourth quarter to beat top-ranked UConn 74-58 on Thursday night, ending the Huskies’ 98-game home winning streak. It was the second consecutive year that the Lady Bears ended a long UConn run. Last season, Baylor stopped…

  • UConn Jan 8

    UConn Student Gets Probation in Racial Slur Case

    One of the two University of Connecticut students caught on video shouting a racial slur outside a campus apartment complex has been granted a special form of probation that could result in dismissal of the charge. A judge on Tuesday accepted Jarred Karal’s application for accelerated rehabilitation. Karal, 21, of Plainville, was placed on six months of probation and ordered…

  • 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…

  • dog house Dec 30, 2019

    UConn Ends Decade Where it Began: No. 1 in Women’s Top 25

    UConn finished off the decade in the same spot where it began — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Huskies received 19 first-place votes on Monday, beating No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State, which both got five first-place votes. South Carolina and Stanford round out the top five. With few games this week…

  • 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…

  • Health Dec 28, 2019

    Mumps Cases Reported in Connecticut

    Three students at UConn’s Storrs campus contracted mumps and three employees at the Hospital of Central Connecticut were exposed, officials said Friday.

  • UConn Dec 28, 2019

    Mumps Cases Reported in Connecticut

    Three students have been diagnosed with mumps at the University of Connecticut during the fall 2019 semester, and three employees at the Hospital of Central Connecticut were also exposed, though officials said the cases are not related. Authorities said the UConn cases were reported at the Storrs campus and there is no increased risk for students at any of the…

  • UConn Dec 23, 2019

    UConn Moves to No. 1 in AP Women’s Basketball Poll

    UConn is back in a familiar spot — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. The Huskies moved up to the top position in the poll Monday after previous No. 1 Stanford lost at Texas on Sunday. UConn has spent more time at No. 1 than any other team in the history of the sport. This is the…

  • UConn Dec 23, 2019

    UConn Wins With Dailey at Helm, Routs Oklahoma 97-53

    Chris Dailey remained perfect filling in for Geno Auriemma as head coach as No. 2 UConn stated its case to move up to the top of the poll. Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks and the Huskies — without Auriemma — routed Oklahoma 97-53 on Sunday in the Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Showcase. The 65-year-old…

  • UConn Dec 23, 2019

    UConn Jets Past New Hampshire 88-62

    Point guard Alterique Gilbert scored 21 points to lead UConn over the University of New Hampshire 88-62 on Sunday. Gilbert, who had scored a combined nine points over the previous two games, took over early in the second half with his own 9-0 run to make it 52-37 with 15:57 remaining. The red-shirt junior shot 6-for-12 from the field, 3-for-5…

  • UConn Dec 17, 2019

    UConn Sends Non-Essential Employees Home at 2 P.M.

    UConn is sending its non-essential employees home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday due to the weather. Officials said due to the slick roads and difficult travel conditions, non-essential employees are excused starting at 2 p.m., except at UConn Health. “UConn students finished final exams at Storrs and the regional campuses last week, so the student and faculty population was already…

  • Geno Auriemma Dec 17, 2019

    Geno Auriemma to Undergo Surgery on Wednesday

    He has been suffering symptoms of diverticulitis, according to UConn Athletics.

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