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UConn Coach Kevin Ollie, Post-Game SMU, Feb. 25, 2017

Final Score: UConn Men’s Basketball Falls at Home to SMU, 69-61

The Huskies weathered a hot Mustang start but could never get it closer than striking distance. The UConn Huskies have lost two straight after dropping a home contest to No. 17 SMU, 69-61, at the XL Center Saturday afternoon. A well-rounded team in the top tier of the American, SMU asserted itself early with a 13-0 run to take a 10-point lead less than five minutes into the game...
Via The UConn Blog
5 hours ago

UConn Men’s Hockey Defeats New Hampshire, 5-3

The Huskies chances of hosting in the Hockey East Tournament remain alive after the road win. UConn Men’s Hockey broke its six-game winless streak with a victory over New Hampshire Friday night, 5-3. Kasperi Ojanatakanen scored two goals and added an assist while Tage Thompson, Spencer Naas, and Philip Nyberg each netted one. Naas had two assists as well. It was a strong offensive...
Via The UConn Blog
22 hours ago

Time running short for Connecticut, which hosts SMU

It's still the regular season, but excuse the Connecticut Huskies for feeling that they are playing tournament games every time they take the court. A loss doesn't mean elimination or the end of the season. Not yet. But any loss is another opportunity slipping through their fingers. And in late February that can be devastating to a team trying to overcome a rough start back in...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 2/24/17

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn men's basketball, UConn women's basketball, UConn men's hockey and UConn football for the winter/spring 2017 season. To open the links up...
Via The UConn Blog
1 day ago

Adams leads UConn to 65-62 comeback win over Memphis

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jalen Adams scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half to rally UConn to a 65-62 win over Memphis on Thursday night. Christian Vital added 13 points for the Huskies (13-12, 8-5 American), who have a winning record for the first time this season. Craig Randall II and Markel Crawford each scored 13 for Memphis, which led by as many as 17 points in the first...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn responds to Big East rumors

The University of Connecticut says it has no intention of rejoining the Big East Conference.On Wednesday, a report from FanRag Sports claimed UConn has been having active discussions with the Big East about joining the conference. The Big East is supposedly willing to take UConn in all sports, though something would need to be done about the Huskies’ football team because the Big...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UConn has had discussions with Big East about joining conference

The University of Connecticut could be returning, in a sense, to the Big East.According to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports, UConn and the Big East are in active discussions regarding a move for the school, with the conference willing to take UConn on in all sports. In fact, the only holdup is the fact that the Big East does not have football, and thus a solution must be found as to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn picks up 100th-straight win, surprising even Geno Auriemma

The University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team winning is often expected, but their 100th win in a row is remarkable—especially considering the team that achieved it. No.1 UConn beat No. 6 South Carolina 66-55 Monday night at home to pick up that milestone win, but as Sports Illustrated‘s Richard Deitsch writes, even head coach Geno Auriemma didn’t expect that...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

It's time to appreciate everything the UConn Huskies have accomplished

For the first time ever, a Division I basketball team has won 100 games in a row as the No. 1 ranked UConn Huskies team topped No. 6 South Carolina, 66-55, in Storrs, Connecticut for their 100th straight win. On the surface, the win looks like just another night in the life of UConn's women's basketball, a seemingly never-ending streak of easy wins against overmatched foes. And...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Recruit has scholarship offer pulled by UConn at last second

January can be a very cruel time of year for college football recruits, and one high school player who has been verbally committed to UConn for seven months learned that the hard way this week. Ryan Dickens, a two-star linebacker recruit from Raritan High School (N.J.), received a phone call from UConn head coach Randy Edsall on Sunday night. With just over two weeks left until...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Geno Auriemma reflects on historic 91st straight win for UConn

UConn Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma reflects on his team's journey to 91 consecutive wins, which broke their own school and NCAA record.
Via SNY
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Can you guess the longest winning streaks in sports?

With the UConn Huskies tying their own 90-game winning streak record, SNY takes a look at the longest winning streaks in sports, as UConn looks to set a new record on Saturday at SMU.
Via SNY
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gabby Williams and Kia Nurse reflect on 90 straight wins for UConn

Gabby Williams and Kia Nurse reflect on the UConn Huskies' 90th consecutive win following their 102-37 victory over the UCF Knights.
Via SNY
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Geno Auriemma talks 90th straight win for UConn

Geno Auriemma meets the media after the UConn Huskies beat the USF Knights, 102-37, for their 90th straight win, which ties their own record.
Via SNY
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: UConn Huskies All Access: Weight of Expectations

SNY goes behind the scenes with Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies as they start the new season with a new team and new expectations.
Via SNY
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Randy Edsall and UConn reunite

At this point, Randy Edsall and the University of Connecticut are like a couple that breaks up to try and meet new people and realizes nobody else can stand either one of them so they get back together. Randy Edsall is going back to coach UConn. Welcome Back Randy Edsall! https://t.co/4Ojq2H3sYl #UConnNation pic.twitter.com/xFKUb0EyB3 — UConn Football (@UConnFootball) December...
Via The Comeback
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Randy Edsall’s potential return to UConn would make sense

Believe it or not, Randy Edsall’s potential return to UConn would make sense. That’s not to say that I agree with the school’s decision to dismiss Bob Diaco. I don’t. UConn should have given him another season before making a move. However, since the school did decide to make a leadership change, I’ll go on record as saying that I think Edsall would be the ideal candidate...
Via The Student Section
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn to fire head football coach Bob Diaco

After just three seasons as the head coach at UConn, Bob Diaco’s time in Storrs is about to end. On Jan. 2, Diaco will no longer be the head coach of the Huskies. He finishes with an 11-26 record at UConn and had the worst offense in college football this season. It was an uphill battle for Diaco as soon as he stepped on campus. The team went 2-10 in Diaco’s first season in...
Via The Comeback
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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