UConn Basketball: Keys to success in March

UConn basketball (17-11, 10-6 American) opened up March with their biggest win of the season over 21st ranked SMU (23-6, 14-3 American) at the XL Center in Hartford 81-73. The Huskies edged the Mustangs for the first time in school history and the Huskies finally inked a signature win over an AP top 25 opponent to bulk up their resume come time for selection Sunday on March 15th...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Analyzing Amida Brimah’s NBA draft stock

One of the more interesting players on UConn’s roster is the 7 foot tall center Amida Brimah. With great size, the sophomore from Accra, Ghana, has untapped potential that has yet to be exposed. Every game Amida Brimah showcases his talent in I notice that the sky is the limit for how good he can be. His height alone and shot blocking ability will draw a lot of attention from NBA...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Analyzing Daniel Hamilton’s NBA Draft stock

Freshman guard Daniel Hamilton has had a great start to his UConn career. He averages 10.6 points per game playing slightly over 30 minutes per game. While UConn basketball has struggled for much of the season, Hamilton has been a bright spot. He is a 6’7 shooting guard from Los Angeles, California, and was the Huskies top recruit from the class of 2014. Basketball runs in Hamilton...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Uconn Basketball: Brimah Elevates Uconn Over Tulane

Amida Brimah Uconn snapped a two game losing streak after defeating the Green Wave of Tulane 67-60 tonight at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. Coming off losses to both SMU and Memphis the win was crucial as the Huskies look ahead to next month’s conference tournament. It was promising early for the Uconn faithful who would see their team go on a 12-4 run to take an early advantage...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Can the Huskies still make the tournament?

UConn basketball (15-11, 8-6) got a conference win today 67-60 against Tulane at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies have had a disappointing season thus far after beginning the season ranked 17th in the AP preseason poll. The defending national champions have struggled to score the basketball. Offense has been their main problem averaging just 65.2 points per game. Defensively, they are...
11 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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn basketball: Looking ahead to March

UConn men’s basketball earned a big win Thursday night at the XL Center in Hartford. They dominated American Athletic Conference leader Tulsa 70-45. The Huskies earned a much needed upset over a quality opponent. Boatright led UConn with 23 points. However, for once this game wasn’t about Ryan Boatright. It was about playing team basketball. The Huskies played sound on both sides...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Analyzing Ryan Boatright’s NBA Draft stock

UConn Basketball’s only senior Ryan Boatright, will be graduating this May. He’s a point guard who has played in some big games throughout his college career with the Huskies. Boatright was highly touted form a young age. He was so talented with amazing ball handling skills that he verbally committed to the University of Southern California when he was just 14 years old and a...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Uconn Basketball: Monstrous 2nd Half Propels Boatright and Co. to Victory

Ryan Boatright The Uconn Huskies snapped a two game losing streak on Wednesday night in Storrs defeating the Pirates of ECU 65-52 thanks in large part to senior guard Ryan Boatright. It didn’t look good early on as another slow start from the Huskies saw them trailing 13-6 early in the first half. That was followed by an 11-3 Uconn scoring run that gave the home team a short-lived...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies come from behind on the road

UConn basketball (13-9, 6-4) topped Tulane (13-10, 4-7) on Saturday night 62-53 on the road at Devlin Fieldhouse. This was the first ever meeting between the two schools. The crowd in New Orleans was filled with UConn fans and barely felt like a road game for the Huskies. This matchup was a tale of two halves for the Huskies. They struggled early, but found their footing in the latter...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies snap losing skid

The UConn Huskies (12-9, 5-4) rallied after halftime to beat the East Carolina University Pirates (9-13, 2-7) 65-52 on Wednesday night in front of a rowdy crowd at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies earned a much needed win snapping a two game losing streak. Kevin Ollie The Huskies were coming off a demoralizing loss to the American Athletic Conference’s worst team, Houston. While...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies fall to Houston

UConn basketball is at a low point as the Huskies lost 70-68 on the road to the Houston Cougars on Sunday. The Huskies lost to the worst team in the American Athletic Conference. By beating UConn, Houston has earned their first win in conference this season. Houston is now 9-12 overall and just 1-8 in the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies have now lost two games in a row...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies set to take on Cincinnati

The UConn men’s basketball team goes on the road to take on American Athletic Conference rival, the Cincinnati Bearcats at Fifth Third Arena at 8:00 PM Eastern Time Thursday. The bearcats have already fallen to the Huskies this season 62-56 at the XL Center in Hartford. The Huskies look to sweep the season series and improve their win streak to three games. Ryan Boatright Cincinnati...
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies top USF

The UConn Huskies beat the USF Bulls on Sunday at the XL Center 66-53. The Huskies added another American Athletic Conference win to improve to 11-7 overall and 4-2 in conference. The USF Bulls fell to 7-13 overall and 1-6 in the American. The Huskies have swept the Bulls for this season beating them on the road and at home. Senior guard Ryan Boatright scored a career high 28 points...
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies hold off UCF

The Huskies ended their two game losing streak at Gampel Pavilion on Thursday night with a 67-60 victory over the UCF Knights. UConn got off to a hot start against their American Athletic Conference rival. Despite winning by just seven points the Huskies led the entire game and dominated on the court. They dominated from start to finish. Senior guard Ryan Boatright was 4 of 6 from...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Men’s Basketball: 3-1 after loss to Duke

After a tough loss to the Duke Blue Devils, the UConn Huskies Men’s basketball team has bounced back for the most part. Although 2 out of 3 of the wins were against bad teams, they did end up knocking off a tough Florida team 63-59. The lone loss in this 4 game span was against a good Temple team. Temple is 11-4 on the season and 2-0 in their conference. Their strength is rebounding...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Men’s’ Basketball: 1 game over .500

We are 9 games into the season and the UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball team is 5-4 on the season. After starting with 3 straight wins, the Huskies lost the next 3, and then alternated 2 wins and 1 loss. Although the Huskies are still unranked on the season they did put up a fight in a 66-56 loss to #2 Duke. UConn against Duke The main weakness that was exposed in the Duke game was...
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball: Brimah explodes with 40, Duke preview

After suffering a disappointing loss to Yale the UConn Men’s Basketball team rebounded against Coppin State. The Huskies were surprising led by their 7-foot center Amida Brimah. Prior to this game Brimah had only scored 20 points at the most, so this outburst shocked Coppin State. Brimah did not miss shot all night going 13-13 from the field, which mostly came on dunks and alley...
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball off to a slow start this season

This is not the way the UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball team envisioned beginning their title defense. The Huskies recently suffered their 3rd straight loss on the season, and it was to the 8-2 Yale Bulldogs at home. Last season UConn had not lost more than 2 games in a row. Up until this game UConn had dominated their in-state rival for the past 28 years with 13 straight wins....
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball falls short in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

The returning champion UCONN Huskies Men’s Basketball team got out to a strong start to the 2014-2015 season. The Huskies have 3 wins and only one loss on the season and that only loss came to an undefeated West Virginia team in the finals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The team did suspend 4 players prior to the game, but the only player that would have played in the final was freshman...
November 24, 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

College Basketball 2014-15: UConn Huskies Team Preview

Here’s the burning question about the 2014-15 UConn Huskies: Are they still hungry? Shabazz Napier called his team the Hungry Huskies...
Via Athlon Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Pick Shabazz Napier to Lure LeBron Back

Napier led Uconn to the NCAA Championship last season as a Huskies senior. During the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday Night, there were many surprising picks and trades. One important one was the Heat’s trading up to pick Shabazz Napier, the raved-about point guard out of Uconn. It is understandable to pick Napier because of his talent, but that is not why the Heat picked him. Sure...
Via The League News
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Napier Ranks UConn Graduation Ahead Of NCAA Title, Draft Night

Shabazz Napier led the Connecticut Huskies to an unlikely NCAA title in April, but he also earned his degree from UConn this spring. Napier will be drafted into the NBA on Thursday. "I’ll tell you something that’s funny and people may think is weird -- I feel as though me walking across the stage for my graduation was more important than me winning a national championship,...
Via RealGM
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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