BYU Football: BYU vs UCONN Preview and Prediction

Week 5: BYU vs UCONN 10/2/15 The UCONN Huskies are making the trip to Provo to take on the Cougars on Friday night. This will be their first trip to Provo and only the 2nd time these two teams have ever played one another. BYU won the first meeting between the two schools last season. Here are a few things that I will be watching during the game Friday night: BYU RB Battle BYU...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Least Expensive Game UConn Game Remaining This Weekend Against Navy

Head coach Bob Diaco had some sky-high expectations heading into the 2015 season for the Connecticut Huskies, giving some notable quotes that were turned into punchlines at some media outlets. But it appears Diaco might be getting the last laugh as the Huskies have had a strong start to the season thus far, and almost pulled off a major upset win over an SEC team this past weekend...
Via Sox and Dawgs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UnManning The Game TV: Meet Marisa Moseley, UCONN Lady Huskies’ Assistant Coach

  The University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team is the sports dynasty no one discusses.  They have five NCAA titles in seven seasons, and as many trips to the White House during President Obama’s two terms.  While Lady Huskies’ fans are spoiled by these championship wins, the highest ranking women’s college basketball program knows there are no guarantees...
Via All Sports Everything
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn picks up first down on fake punt

Earlier in the game, the Missouri Tigers scored their only points of the game with a blocked Justin Wain punt that rolled out the back of the endzone for a safety. Wain has now made up for it. The Huskies were faced with a 4th down and three when they got a little tricky. Wain found room to his left and he raced for fourteen yards and the first down. Unfortunately, the Huskies couldn’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Unveil New Football Uniforms for 2015

While peeking over at the American’s Twitter (@American_FB) timeline I saw they retweeted the Connecticut Huskies new all grey uniforms. I personally had no idea Nike was hooking up UConn’s football team with any new gear. At first glance I like them, I really like the helmet with the Huskie outlined in chrome. I wonder which games UConn will be rocking the new gear in? Do you...
Via The Front Office News
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Diaco thinks UConn can win College Football Playoff

Given how the Connecticut Huskies went 2-10 (1-7 AAC) in their first season under former Notre Dame assistant Bob Diaco, one would not even think about putting the team in the College Football Playoff picture. But Diaco apparently feels otherwise. Speaking to Ed Daigneault of The Republican-American, Diaco made it clear that he not only thinks that his team can make the College...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn TE Sean McQuillan hopes to land with NFL team

Connecticut Huskies tight end Sean McQuillan watched his college football career come to an end following a fight with his roommate. However, he still has an opportunity to watch his NFL dreams become a reality during the 2015 NFL Supplemental Draft. In order to be selected, McQuillan knows that he will need to prove himself to the pro teams. The good news for McQuillan, however...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Exploring the Paths of Three Transfer UConn Linebackers

Whether you are a college student or student-athlete, transferring to a different school may not have been in your original plans or it may have been the plan coming out of high school. Transferring allows college athletes to fulfill their dreams of playing at a collegiate level and allowing players to choose what and where the best fit for them is, in accordance with all NCAA transfer...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Connecticut linebacker transfers to Maryland

Maryland has added a veteran defensive player to the lineup with the announcement Jefferson Ashiru has transferred from Connecticut.  Ashiru is a graduate transfer, so he is eligible immediately and has one year of eligibility remaining. He will join a defense that lost seven starters from last season, including three starting linebackers, and is moving to a 4-3 from a 3-4.  In...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Terps lands UConn transfer Jefferson Ashiru

The Maryland Terrapins have added a player on the defensive side of the ball who will be able to come in and contribute from day one. Late Friday night, the university announced the addition of former UConn Huskies linebacker Jefferson Ashiru, who will be joining the Terrapins as a graduate transfer. It is a natural fit, considering Maryland head coach Randy Edsall is the man responsible...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn’s Diaco fires shots, seeks rivalry with UCF

The Connecticut Huskies and Central Florida Knights both play in the American Athletic Conference, but they aren’t exactly considered major rivals. According to Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant, UConn head football coach Bob Diaco wants that to change. The two teams met in East Hartford last season, with UConn pulling off the upset and getting its second and last win of...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Too Early Preview: UConn vs BYU

Will BYU give UConn another beating or will the Huskies exact revenge on the Cougars?  Last year Taysom Hill opened the year with an impressive passing and rushing performance in Connecticut.   Taysom threw for 308 yards and ran for 97 yards.  It was a showcase of how good Taysom can be when healthy. Last year’s UConn team only won 2 games and had the worst record in the American...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UCF and UConn create ‘The Civil Conflict’ trophy

With the consolidation of several of college football’s top leagues, there became a need for new rivalries.  One of those new look match ups has pitted the University of Central Florida Knights against the University of Connecticut Huskies. The two teams have been among the American Athletic Conference finest and has developed into a highly competitive contest. Despite only meeting...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn point guard Samuel granted release, plans to transfer

STORRS, Conn. -- UConn says point guard Terrence Samuel has been granted his release from the team and plans to transfer. Samuel averaged just more than 20 minutes a game backing up Ryan Boatright for the Huskies, who went 20-15 last season and lost in the first round of the NIT. During his two years at UConn, Samuel appeared in 65 games, starting eight. He averaged 3 points, 1.7...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Connecticut Huskies show off new uniforms

The University of Connecticut Huskies struggled throughout the duration of the 2014 season falling to a 2-10 record.  As one would expect, they need a little bit of help and hope that their uniforms could be the trick to change their misfortune. The new digs are blue, white, and gray with a new helmet highlighted by a Husky logo. Hopefully, we will see the uniforms in game action...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

How will Bob Diaco handle Sean McQuillan’s assault arrest?

After UConn’s fifth practice of the spring, Bob Diaco spoke about Sean McQuillan and his rise to a leadership role on the offensive side of the ball. Now, McQuillan’s collegiate career at UConn could be done depending on the route of discipline Bob Diaco and co. decide on. According to UConn’s newspaper, the Daily Campus, McQuillan was arrested on April 17 following an on-campus...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn’s Kevin Ollie: ‘No plans to pursue’ other jobs

Take a deep breath, UCONN fans. There is some news you are going to want to hear. Connecticut Huskies head basketball coach Kevin Ollie has addressed rumors regarding a potential jump to the NBA. According to the latest buzz, Ollie is drawing interest from the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. While that would be a great opportunity for Ollie and one where he could work closely with...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

A New Look is On the Way for UConn

It will be a different scene when UConn hosts Villanova in the season opener at Rentschler Field later this fall. There will be new faces, new coaches and possibly… new uniforms? When UConn released the following video of what seems to be part one of a short film series, there were questions of what it really meant. However, it hinted at changes coming in the equipment room. Watch...
Via AAC Football Fever
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

#WCW: UCONN’s Lady Huskies Beat Lady Irish & Win 3rd Straight Title

10. The number of championships Geno Auriemma and the University of Connecticut’s Lady Huskies have won since 1995. Although Tuesday night’s highly anticipated rematch of the 2014 Women’s NCAA title game between Notre Dame and UCONN was more competitive than last year’s championship blowout, the outcome was the same.  The Lady Huskies defeated the Lady Irish, 63-53.  ...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Recruit Steven Enoch named Connecticut State Gatorade Player of Year

UConn Basketball commit Steven Enoch from Norwalk, Connecticut has recently been named the 2014-2015 Connecticut Boys Basketball Player of the Year. He is currently a senior at St. Thomas More School, the same school that former UConn Huskies Center Andre Drummond attended.  He previously attended Norwalk High School, a public school in his hometown. Transferring allowed him to...
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Uconn Basketball: First Round Exit Ends Huskies’ Season

Rodney Purvis battles for possession with ASU defenders Uconn basketball ended their season in disappointing fashion losing to Arizona State last night in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament, 68-61. Backcourt duo of Rodney Purvis and Daniel Hamilton combined for 35 points but it wasn’t enough to keep the Huskies’ season alive. Arizona State dominated the...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Many players have the ability to carry their team deep into the NCAA Tournament

Shabazz Napier was an electric guard that entertained the nation immensely on his way to taking his Connecticut Huskies to a championship last season. All of the buzz surrounding this tournament is centered around which player might be able to carry that torch this year and bring his team on a deep run. Unfortunately, players […]
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside the AAC: Tournament Title Game Set

Send to Kindle Customary cheers, designated gestures, and fan foolishness are all ingredients baked into the culture of college basketball. This culture, and its inhabitants were very much on display Saturday, as No. 2 Tulsa (22-10) battled No. 6 UConn (20-13) in the second of two American Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal games held at the XL Center in downtown Hartford...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Boatright Comes Through in the Clutch For UConn to Beat Cincinnati

The season did not go as well as the defending NCAA champion UConn Huskies would have hoped, but the great thing about tournament time is that it just doesn't matter. Records mean squat; it's all about who can win now. On Friday when the Huskies took on the Bearcats they proved just that.With the game tied up and the final seconds ticking off the clock Ryan Boatright decided he didn...
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March 14, 2015  |  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...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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