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No. 5 UConn Huskies complete another perfect AAC season

Megan Walker scored 23 points and No. 5 UConn completed its seventh consecutive undefeated American Athletic Conference regular season with an 80-39 rout of South Florida on Monday night.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UConn beats Cincinnati 80-50, AAC win streak at 129

Crystal Dangerfield scored 24 points, Megan Walker added 21 points and 11 rebounds and No. 4 UConn beat Cincinnati 80-50 Thursday night to win its 129th straight American Athletic Conference …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

UConn vs Tennessee rivalry renewed in women’s hoops Thursday

The matchup of Connecticut versus Tennessee was a pivotal rivalry for women’s basketball for more than a decade.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Crystal Dangerfield, Megan Walker lead No. 1 UConn women past Wichita St.

Crystal Dangerfield scored 22 points and Megan Walker added 21 to lead top-ranked UConn to an 83-55 win over Wichita State Thursday night, giving the Huskies their 122nd win without …

NCAA denies UConn’s appeal for Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook

The NCAA has denied an appeal from UConn that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook to play for the Huskies this season.

UConn’s James Bouknight suspended 3 games for car crash

UConn freshman guard James Bouknight has received a three-game suspension over allegations he fled from a car crash. Coach Dan Hurley announced the discipline Thursday, calling it “appropriate.”

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

UConn, Louisville to host U.S. women’s team in exhibitions

UConn and Louisville will host the U.S. Women’s national basketball team in winter exhibition games in preparation for next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019

UConn men’s coach Dan Hurley back at work after spinal surgery

UConn coach Dan Hurley is back at work full time, less than two weeks after having surgery for a degenerative spinal condition that required replacing two disks in his neck …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Kevin Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing

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 …

UConn will pay $17M to leave the AAC for Big East

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

American Commissioner Mike Aresco: No plans to replace UConn

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

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Kevin Ollie

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

UConn rejoins Big East for hoops, other sports; not football

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

AP sources: UConn in talks to move back into Big East

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

Arike Ogunbowale, Notre Dame rally past UConn 81-76 to earn spot in national title game

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

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

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Louisville women beat cold-shooting No. 2 UConn

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 …

Women’s Top 25 capsules: Napheesa Collier scores 30, No. 2 UConn eases past Temple

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 …

Women’s Top 25 capsules: No. 1 UConn rebounds from loss to handle Houston 81-61

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, …

UConn asks court to dismiss complaint by ex-coach Kevin Ollie

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

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn rallies past Oklahoma

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Top 25 Capsules: UConn upsets No. 15 Syracuse at 2K Classic

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

No. 21 UCF extends winning streak to 14 with rout of UConn

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 …

UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status

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

Notre Dame beats UConn on last-second shot to earn spot in national championship game

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.

UConn tops Duke 72-59, advances to Elite Eight in Albany Region

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place – the Elite Eight.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Rhode Island’s Dan Hurley to coach UConn team under inquiry

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 …

Gabby Williams returns, No. 1 UConn tops S. Florida for AAC title

Gabby Williams wasn’t going to let a hip injury sideline her from the American Athletic Conference title game.