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. […]

AAC announces venues, TV plans for UConn men’s hoops schedule

The UConn men’s basketball schedule is almost complete for 2015-16. The version released Tuesday includes all but a few game times, which are still to be determined. Dates, venues and television coverage were released by the school and the American Athletic Conference. For all those interested in TV coverage, UConn will play two games, against Ohio […]

Nothing like UConn football to provide big laughs

Darn. That Bob Diaco is at it again. The second-year UConn coach has all of college football laughing. Not just chuckling, mind you. This is all-out, roll-into-the-end-zone laughing. Spike the ball, do a dance, point your finger and don’t worry about the penalty flag for excessive celebration. That Tweet was hilarious. We’re talking about that […]

Huskies take solid first step in AAC tournament

HARTFORD, Conn. – One down. Three to go. That’s the only way UConn can approach the task ahead. It’s tournament time, the turnaround from one night to another is quick, and game two promises to be another rock fight with an old foe from Big East Conference days. The defending national champion Huskies began their […]

UConn’s Hamilton, Lenehan earn AAC trophies

HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn might be the No. 6 seed in the American Athletic Conference championship tournament, but the Huskies certainly are walking away from the XL Center this week with plenty of hardware and awards. Before the games began Thursday, UConn players won two of the four major individual awards handed out by the […]

UConn running out of NCAA tournament options

STORRS, Conn. – During his four seasons at UConn, guard Ryan Boatright never has given up on any task. He is part dreamer and part competitor. But he also is a realist. Boatright faced the media after Thursday’s 54-53 loss to Memphis. Every answer to every question started with him shaking his head. In disbelief. […]

Tulsa WR heads AAC weekly football awards

From the AAC this morning: AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Keevan Lucas • So. • WR • Tulsa • Abilene, Texas Lucas helped Tulsa rally from a 21-7 deficit as the Golden Hurricane scored a 38-31 double-overtime win against Tulane in both teams’ American Athletic Conference debuts. Lucas had 13 receptions for […]