UConn makes bold statement with hiring of Auburn OC

It has been written that Rhett Lashlee and Gus Malzahn have been “nearly inseparable” since 1996 when Malzahn was hired as head coach at Shiloh Christian High School in Arkansas. And when Malzahn hired Lashlee as Auburn’s offensive coordinator in December 2012, he called Lashlee his “right-hand man.” As of Wednesday night, they are now […]

Huskies head back to future with re-hiring of Edsall

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Six years between visits to the Connecticut football family, Randy Edsall began his day Friday the way a grown child would start a trip home for the holidays. He checked out the old neighborhood. Edsall and his wife, Eileen, drove around Rentschler Field, noticing one subtle change, the renaming that has […]

UConn welcomes Edsall back with open press conference

Connecticut will welcome Randy Edsall back as head coach of the Huskies football program Friday morning at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. It is free and open to the public. It has been a surprising and eventful week in Storrs. With everyone assuming that Bob Diaco would […]

Purvis playing with a heavy heart tonight in Maui

Today was supposed to be the happy day. Maui sunshine. Surf and sand. All the glorious advantages of island life in Hawaii and basketball at the Lahaina Civic Center. UConn plays Oklahoma State Monday night in the first round of the 2016 event. UConn’s Rodney Purvis and Oklahoma State’s Tyrek Coger couldn’t wait. Just imagine […]

UConn men selected for high-profile, 16-team tournament in 2017

The UConn men will participate in one of the largest regular-season tournaments in college basketball history in November 2017, it was announced Wednesday.The PK80  has been created to honor Nike-co founder Phil Knight in advance of 80th birthday. The other teams participating are Arkansas, Butler, Connecticut, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Gonzaga, Michigan State, North Carolina, Ohio State, […]

UConn men to open AAC schedule at home against Houston

The American Athletic Conference has completed its work on the 2016-17 men’s basketball league schedule. All the dates, times and television schedules have been finanalized and plugged into place. That allowed UConn to release its complete schedule for the upcoming season on Thursday. UConn’s non-conference schedule, highlighted by the Maui Invitational,  was released in July. […]

UConn schedule features Maui, Syracuse, Ohio State, Georgetown

UConn announced its men’s basketball non-conference schedule Thursday and, in addition to the Maui Invitational, the Huskies will face some interesting challenges. There were no surprises in the press release. Most of the matchups  had trickled out in the news over recent months. A stop in Los Angeles to play  Loyola Marymount of the West […]

Ollie’s search for new UConn assistant coach ends at Temple

It took a little longer than expected, but the UConn men’s basketball program has hired a fulltime assistant coach to fill the spot vacated when Karl Hobbs left in the spring to join the staff at Rutgers. UConn coach Kevin Ollie announced Wednesday that Dwayne Killings, an assistant at Temple since 2011, will join the […]

Huskies face uphill climb after loss to Florida

Huskies Magic has been strong for the UConn baseball team the past month. Saturday night in Gainesville, Fla., there simply wasn’t enough elixir remaining to take down No. 1 Florida. The Huskies were close. They chased Gators starter A.J. Puk, the possible No. 1 pick in next week’s MLB Draft, after five innings, rallied from […]

Huskies headed to Gator territory, but play Georgia Tech first

STORRS, Conn. – The Connecticut Huskies are headed to Gainesville, Fla., to open play in the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Here are the basics you need to know about the tournament bracket and field of 64 teams. The Huskies, an automatic qualifier after winning the American Athletic Conference championship on Sunday, received the […]