Stories tagged: UConn Huskies
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie says the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a $17 million exit fee to the American Athletic Conference so the school can rejoin the Big East next year. The Huskies …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco says the league has no plans to add a member to replace Connecticut when the school leaves to join the Big East. UConn’s return …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach. An …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted to accept an invitation to move its basketball and most other teams from the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to get back into the Big East for basketball and other sports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
The Irish will face Baylor for the crown Sunday night, trying to become the fourth school to win consecutive championships — UConn, Tennessee and Southern California have done it.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Jeff Walz and Louisville hope to beat UConn twice in season, Oregon seeks first Final Four apperance
Jeff Walz knows that it’s extremely rare for a team to beat UConn twice in a season. Only one school has done it over the past decade and that’s Notre …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11 p.m.
Asia Durr scored 14 of her 24 points in the second quarter, Dana Evans added 20 points and No. 3 Louisville held No. 2 UConn to 38 percent shooting in …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
Napheesa Collier had a season-high 30 points and 12 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield set a career high with 26 points to lead No. 2 UConn to an 88-67 victory over …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
Katie Lou Samuelson had 19 points, Napheesa Collier added 18 points and the top-ranked UConn Huskies rebounded from a rare regular-season loss with an 81-61 win over Houston on Sunday, …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
The University of Connecticut asked a judge Friday to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who contends his firing was in part racially motivated.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
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Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
Jalen Adams and Alterique Gilbert scored 16 points each to lead Connecticut to a 83-76 upset of No. 15 Syracuse in the first game of the 2K Classic Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
McKenzie Milton threw for 346 yards and five touchdowns and No. 21 UCF routed UConn 56-17 to extend the longest winning streak in the nation to 14 games. The reigning …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
Don’t tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program. Calhoun says the program inherited by Dan Hurley is still the same one …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale’s jumper from the corner with 1 second left lifted Notre Dame to a 91-89 overtime victory over UConn on Friday night in the national semifinals.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place – the Elite Eight.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 3:14 p.m.
Dan Hurley became a hot commodity after coaching Rhode Island to two straight NCAA Tournaments. On Thursday, he left for a bigger name in New England basketball. Hurley jumped across …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Gabby Williams wasn’t going to let a hip injury sideline her from the American Athletic Conference title game.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
Azura Stevens scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to a 75-21 rout of Cincinnati in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Mercer is back in the women’s rankings for the first time in 38 years. The Bears, riding a 24-game winning streak, entered The Associated Press women’s Top 25 at No. …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Katie Lou Samuelson scored 23 points and top-ranked UConn wrapped up its fifth consecutive American Athletic Conference regular-season championship, using a 43-0 first-half run to rout SMU 80-36 on Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Napheesa Collier scored 26 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 22 to lead UConn to a 124-43 rout of Wichita State on Saturday, for the second-most lopsided win in Huskies’ …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Azura Stevens had 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead four players in double-figures scoring, and top-ranked UConn used a strong defensive effort to rout Houston 95-35 …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
One week after seeing its 17-year run in the poll end, Stanford is back in the Top 25. The Cardinal re-entered the poll at No. 24 on Monday after beating …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Tennessee moves back into the top 10 after a big win while UConn continues to be No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Harry Perretta has Villanova back in the Top 25. The Wildcats (5-0) entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday for the first time in 13 years.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 8 p.m.
Oregon coach Kelly Graves planned a trip with his family in January to watch the men’s Final Four next week. It couldn’t have worked out better for the Ducks women’s …