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. […]

Rutgers reportedly plans to hire Steve Pikiell

What a week it was for Steve Pikiell, the Bristol, Conn., native who went on star for Jim Calhoun’s UConn basketball team and later served as Calhoun’s assistant coach. One week after winning his first America East tournament championship in 11 seasons at Stony Brook, Pikiell was selected to become the new head coach at […]

Tickets on sale for UConn vs. Maryland at Jimmy V Classic

THIS JUST RELEASED: Tickets go on sale today, Friday, Oct. 16, at noon ET for the 2015 Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic Presented by Corona scheduled to be played on Tuesday, Dec. 8, with proceeds benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Four storied college basketball programs headline the Classic: No. 20 West Virginia vs. No. 4 […]

UConn gets commitment from highly-ranked power forward

Kevin Ollie and the UConn basketball coaching staff are putting together a high-quality recruiting class for 2016. Power forward Juwan Durham, a top 30 or top 50 prospect depending on the ratings service, committed to Connecticut Tuesday. He made the announcement on Twitter after visiting the campus in Storrs last weekend. Durham is the third […]

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 […]

UConn’s Hamilton ready to keep rising

My latest story for Today’sU.com posted earlier today. To take a look ahead to Daniel Hamilton’s sophomore season at UConn, click on this link. Enjoy.

Renewal of Georgetown series highlights UConn schedule

Games against Georgetown, Maryland, Ohio State  and Texas  – in addition to the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament – highlight the 2015-16 non-conference schedule announced by the UConn men’s basketball program on Tuesday. The Huskies have set a 13-game non-conference schedule. UConn’s 18-game American Athletic Conference schedule will be released a later date. The return of […]

Ollie, UConn add another transfer to hoops roster

The Year of the Transfer continues at UConn, but the latest addition to the men’s basketball program won’t be eligible to play until the 2016-17 season. Terry Larrier, a wing player from the Bronx, N.Y., who considered UConn out of high school, said Thursday he has decided to transfer to Storrs from Virginia Commonwealth. Evan […]

UConn records 13 perfect APR scores, including men’s hoops

The University of Connecticut men’s basketball program continues to make an impressive bounce back from the academic difficulties that resulted in a ban from postseason play in 2013. The NCAA released its latest report on Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores Wednesday and for the second consecutive year, the men’s basketball team officially recorded its second-straight […]

UConn falls short in AAC baseball championship semis

The UConn baseball team fought to the end of the American Athletic Conference championship semifinals Saturday but left the bases loaded in the ninth inning and lost to East Carolina 4-2 at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The loss almost certainly killed any chance of a bid to the NCAA tournament. UConn, the No. […]