UConn basketball notebook

UConn has announced that the Alumni Association will honor the men’s and women’s basketball national champions with “An Evening With Champions” on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, Conn. Tickets are $85 per person and table sponsorships are available. Former UConn star Rebecca Lobo will host the event. Here’s […]

Toner’s touch still on display in Storrs

STORRS – Reminders of John Toner’s influence on the University of Connecticut can still be found on a tour through the campus in Storrs. Start with Gampel Pavilion, the silver, domed arena that dominates the skyline. Walk from one end of campus to the other, making note of the new buildings and renovations that have […]

NCAA slaps Auriemma; UConn disagrees

The controversy over Geno Auriemma’s congratulatory phone call to Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis has resulted in the NCAA ruling that a secondary rules violation took place. UConn has accepted the decision but athletic director Warde Manuel said Thursday the school does not agree. Manuel issued a statement Thursday evening. Here is his take on […]

UConn star Stewart to train with national team

UConn forward Breanna Stewart has been invited to fall training with the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, it was announced Monday. Here’s the press release from USA Basketball: COLORADO SPRINGS –¬†Featuring 27 athletes, the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will begin training in defense of the USA’s FIBA World Championship title on Sept. […]

UConn’s dual champions headed to White House – again

The Huskies are headed back to the White House. The UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams will be welcomed by President Obama next Monday, June 9. The announcement came from the White House Wednesday. The date is still subject to change, based on the President’s schedule, but it is no longer tentative at this point. […]