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Why UConn Basketball needs a new conference

The American Athletic Conference particularly in basketball is a massive downgrade from the Huskies former conference, the Big East. Clearly, in the eyes of the selection committee for the tournament the AAC is considered one of the least desirable and competitive. The conference only had two teams selected to the tournament in 2015. This tells me that the committee views the AAC...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Why the Huskies will win the AAC Championship game

UConn Basketball has sent shock waves through the American Athletic Conference this weekend with their unexpected success. The Huskies upset Cincinnati on Friday night with a buzzer beater by senior guard Ryan Boatright. On Saturday, UConn upset Tulsa after being dominated for nearly the entire game. The Huskies were struggling to get rebounds all game. Tulsa finished with 12 more...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A Pair of Dramatic Finishes Highlight this Fun Night

Instead of posting these separately, here are a pair of dramatic finishes from this great night of basketball. We start in Hartford, Connecticut. The UConn Huskies were tied with Cincinnati in the AAC quarterfinals. Everyone who knows anything about college basketball knew that Ryan Boatright would take UConn’s final shot. And take it he did: Ryan Boatright just, don’t, care...
Via The Student Section
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies advance to quarterfinals to take on Cincinnati

The sixth seeded UConn Huskies defeated the eleventh seeded University of South Florida Bulls last night 69-43 in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference Championship at the XL Center in Hartford. On their home court, UConn dominated the entire way. The Huskies got off to a quick 17-2 lead. The game seemed out of reach for South Florida from thereon out. The Huskies...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Uconn Basketball: Four Huskies Receive AAC Honors

Ryan Boatright Uconn Basketball saw four of its players receive American Athletic Conference honors this week, including senior Ryan Boatright’s unanimous selection to the All-AAC First team as well as Amida Brimah being named AAC Defensive Player of the Year. Their teammates Daniel Hamilton and Pat Lenehan also received awards. Boatright led the American Athletic Conference in...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UConn Star Ryan Boatright Injured in Scuffle With Memphis Players

UConn fans got a scare Thirsday night that they were not expecting to ever get. During the first half Ryan Boatright and a few other guys ended up getting in a scuffle with a few Memphis players near the Memphis bench. Not a whole lot actually went on, but it appears that Huskies guard Ryan Boatright caught the worst of what did.Ouch. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Boatright Injured During Scuffle Between Memphis And UConn

Things got very chippy midway through the first half between Memphis and UConn, and a brief shoving match led to Huskies star Ryan Boatright leaving the game for a chunk of the game. Boatright and a few UConn teammates got into it with a group of Tigers near the Memphis bench, and the Huskies’ star guard caught a blow to the face during the brief scuffle.  Boatright has reentered...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn's Ryan Boatright Completes the Sweetest Pass of the Tournament to Set Up the Slam

UConn's Ryan Boatright had the look of someone that really wanted to score on this play. He had the drive, he put on the moves, threw down with a spin, but the St. Joseph's defense converged on him anyway. Was he worried? Absolutely not.He had Amida Brimah wide open for the dunk!@cjzero/TwitterThe two teams ended up going to overtime where the No. 7 seed Huskies took down No....
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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