CONNECTICUT HUSKIES NEWS

Purvis leads UConn over Columbia 80-65

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Rodney Purvis tied a career-high with 21 points to lead UConn over Columbia 80-65 on Monday. Ryan Boatright added 20 and the two guards combined to go 6 of 8 from 3-point range for UConn (5-4). The Huskies came in shooting just 29 percent from 3-point range this season but made nine of 16 from behind the arc. Maodo Lo had 24 points to lead Columbia (6-4)...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies Can't Look Past Columbia

BRIDGEPORT — The Huskies have some idea how this works. Niels Giffey, after he spent a summer with the German national team, returned to Storrs a different, more assertive player last season, and that should still be fresh in their minds.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
4 days ago

UConn’s Ryan Boatright With Filthy Crossover on Duke’s Tyus Jones (Video)

Duke came up with the win, but Ryan Boatright left bodies all over the court for the Huskies with some nifty ball handling.  No bucket from Boatright was nastier than this ‘Iverson’ like killer crossover. Boatright came back for his senior to step out of the shadow of Shabazz Napier.  He’s off to a great start. h/t TBL
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn’s Ryan Boatright With Filthy Crossover on Tyus Jones (Video)

Duke came up with the win, but Ryan Boatright left bodies all over the court for the Huskies with some nifty ball handling.  No bucket from Boatright was nastier than this ‘Iverson’ like killer crossover. Boatright came back for his senior to step out of the shadow of Shabazz Napier.  He’s off to a great start. h/t TBL
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brimah’s Career Day Ends UConn Men’s Losing Streak

UConn C Amida Brimah (35) slams home an alley-oop pass from Daniel Hamilton (5) over Coppin State F Arnold Fripp (3) in the second half at the XL Center on December 12, 2014. The UConn Huskies men’s basketball team went into their final exam break last week having lost three straight games, two of them coming on last second shots. Some way, some how, they needed to break that...
Via Sox and Dawgs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 12/9/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 12/8/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs at Connecticut Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the SMU Mustangs and Connecticut Huskies will face off against one another in a American Athletic Conference game. SMU (0-11) is winless on the season but could give Connecticut (2-9) a run for their money in this one. Coverage of this game will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. The Odds: Connecticut is a...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn WR Deshon Foxx Hopes For Chance At NFL

UConn PR Deshon Foxx (4) looks for the end zone ahead of him in the third quarter against the Stony Brook Seawolves on September 6, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. Foxx would return the kick for a 72 yard touchdown. UConn Huskies wide receiver Deshon Foxx isn’t likely to get taken in the 2015 NFL Draft. But he’s hoping to get a chance. That’s all he wants. Foxx...
Via Sox and Dawgs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Live Blog: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Connecticut Huskies

The UMass Lowell River Hawks will play a rare midweek game against the newest member of Hockey East, the University of Connecticut Huskies. This conference matchup will take place on Wednesday, December 3 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. Puck is set to drop at 7:00 p.m. eastern. UConn is in the inaugural season as a member of the...
Via Mill City Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 12/3/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Diaco “Crushed” By Tayo Ashiru Comments

UConn LB Jefferson Ashiru (32) stops Boise State RB Jay Ajayi (27)  for a loss in the second quarter at Rentschler Field on September 13, 2014. Last week, Brian Koonz of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group wrote a story entitled “UConn football player deserved better from Diaco“. In the article, Koonz spoke with Tayo Ashiru, the father of former UConn LB Jefferson Ashiru who...
Via Sox and Dawgs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn DT B.J. McBryde’s Basketball Starting Five From Team

There was a nice light moment today when UConn Huskies defensive tackle B.J. McBryde was asked by John Silver of the Journal Inquirer and SNY UConn about his starting five for basketball from the football team. If you didn’t know, McBryde was a basketball star in high school and didn’t start playing football until his senior year. Five years later, he’s ready to graduate and...
Via Sox and Dawgs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Connecticut Huskies

The UMass Lowell River Hawks will play a rare midweek game against the newest member of Hockey East, the University of Connecticut Huskies. This conference matchup will take place on Wednesday, December 3 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. Puck is set to drop at 7:00 p.m. eastern. UConn is in the inaugural season as a member of the...
Via Mill City Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Boatright Named To American Weekly Honor Roll

UConn G Ryan Boatright (11) shoots a jumper in the front of the UConn student section and his Fathead during the first half against Texas at Gampel Pavilion. There was some good news for UConn Huskies men’s basketball point guard Ryan Boatright on Monday. No, it’s not about his ankle. Boatright was named to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll after his performance...
Via Sox and Dawgs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos-MBB: UConn Huskies vs Texas Longhorns – 11/30/14

UConn G Ryan Boatright (11) flies through the air to make a pass against Texas in the second half at Gampel Pavilion. Here are photos from the Texas Longhorns’ 55-54 win over the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT on November 30, 2014. To see full size picture or slide show, please click on image(mobile/tablet users: to scroll through photos...
Via Sox and Dawgs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn QB Tim Boyle & Head Coach Bob Diaco on Highs and Lows of Football

Tim Boyle (14) completes a passing drill during UConn’s preseason practice. After the embarrassing 41-0 loss to the Cincinnati Bearcats last Saturday, UConn Huskies QB Tim Boyle talked about the highs and lows of football. He talked about seeing how the different people responded to the adversity the team is facing. And also how they handled the hardship. When asked about Boyle’s...
Via Sox and Dawgs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 11/29/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints – The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 11/25/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn suspends four players before Puerto Rico title game

  Connecticut has suspended four players in advance of its matchup with West Virginia in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The school announced Sunday that Omar Calhoun, Rakim Lubin and walk-ons Dan Guest, and Marcel Lewis have been suspended due to a violation of team rules. Their status will be re-evaluated following the game and the No. 17 Huskies' return home...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn LB Marquise Vann Happy To See His Family

UConn LB Marquise Vann (46) attempts to tackle BYU QB Taysom Hill (4) in the first quarter on August 29, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT We all know that UConn Huskies LB Marquise Vann will be ready to lead the defense against the Cincinnati Bearcats tonight. But you’ll have to forgive him if he’s happy about playing Cincinnati, his hometown team. With the Huskies...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn RB Ron Johnson Wants To Win For Seniors

UConn QB Deshon Foxx (4) fakes the handoff to RB Ron Johnson (3) against Army at Yankee Stadium on November 8, 2014. Not only does he have a great football acumen, UConn Huskies RB Ron Johnson gets it. What do I mean by that? He understands the importance of the football family, his brothers on and off the field. With three games left in the season, the UConn seniors won’t be...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sorry Whitmer, It’s Time For Boyle

Tim Boyle (14) completes a passing drill during UConn’s preseason practice. No offense to UConn Huskies QB Chandler Whitmer, who is a great guy, but it is time for head coach Bob Diaco to turn over the keys to the offense to Tim Boyle. Why? Boyle was supposed to spend the season learning the new offensive system while Casey Cochran and Whitmer ran the offense. Cochran’s retirement...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats at Connecticut Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two schools from the American Athletic Conference will face off against one another when the Cincinnati Bearcats and Connecticut Huskies face off against one another. Cincinnati (6-3) will look to move to 5-1 in conference play when they take on Connecticut (2-7) in this one. Coverage of this one will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Rentschler Field in East...
Via Tireball.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 UConn holds off Charleston 65-57

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and No. 17 Connecticut held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday. Amida Brimah added 14 points for the Huskies (2-0), despite struggling down the stretch with foul trouble. Charleston (1-2) got within four in the final minute, but couldn't get any closer...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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