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Jalen Adams Earns AAC Player of the Week

The sophomore guard was the catalyst for two comeback wins for UConn. UConn Men’s Basketball went 2-0 this week, making two second-half double-digit comebacks to get the best of Memphis at the XL Center and Temple on the road. Jalen Adams was the backbone of those come-from-behind victories, scoring 17 in the second half against Memphis and getting the game-winner on Sunday against...
Via The UConn Blog
1 day ago

UConn Baseball Drops One to UMass Lowell

The Huskies cannot overcome a four-run first inning by the River Hawks. UConn Baseball fell just short of a four-game sweep as they fall to UMass Lowell in the series finale, 10-7. Right fielder Isaac Feldstein (4-for-5), shortstop Anthony Prato (3-for-4) and second baseman Aaron Hill (3-for-6) had 10 of UConn’s 14 hits. Feldstein added two RBI while Prato was a triple short of...
Via The UConn Blog
2 days ago

UConn Baseball Defeats UMass Lowell in Game 1 of Doubleheader

The Huskies begin today’s doubleheader with a win over the River Hawks. UConn Baseball opened the season with its second consecutive win, prevailing 7-3 over UMass Lowell. Freshman shortstop Anthony Prato led the way offensively. He hit 2-for-3 with two RBI, scoring two runs and stealing two bases as well. He also worked a walk. Things did not start off well for Will Montgomerie...
Via The UConn Blog
3 days ago

UConn Men’s Hockey Loses to Northeastern, 0-3

The Huskies were shut out for the second time this season as they drop their third straight game. UConn Men’s Hockey struggled mightily in a home loss to Northeastern, 3-0. The Huskies’ last win came on January 27, when they beat No. 11 Vermont at home. Mike Cavanaugh’s squad simply did not play well with the puck. They had trouble on the breakout which prevented them from...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days 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
5 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
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What The NCAA’s Longest Win Streak Looks Like

The No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies beat the 6th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks 66-55 on Monday night for their NCAA-record 100th consecutive win. They last lost on Nov. 17, 2014, when they fell to the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal, 88-86 in overtime. That loss snapped a 47-game winning streak itself, meaning that, between March 13, 2013, and today, the Huskies have won four NCAA Championships...
Via FiveThirtyEight
7 days ago

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
7 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
7 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

A UConn Huskies-Boston College Eagles Battle Royale: Who’s The Better Grill Master?

The Boston College Eagles face the University of Connecticut Huskies on the football field on Saturday, but the Kenyon Grill tailgate is cooking up a different competition. NESN.com’s Courtney Cox, a proud BC alum, takes on Kenyon Grill’s Mike Williams, who hails from UConn. Check out the video above to see who makes a better steak quesadilla.  Filed under: Boston College, College...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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