Interim coach T.J. Weist took the red shirt off highly-touted freshman Tim Boyle Tuesday and announced that Boyle would start over Chandler Whitmer when the Huskies next play on Oct. 12 against South Florida (0-4).
The University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams will honor the victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre this week.
The 6-foot-4 freshman scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds and had four steals Sunday as No. 2 Connecticut routed the College of Charleston 103-39 to win its 17th consecutive season opener.
Sophomore Jeremy Lamb declared for the NBA draft on Tuesday, and now freshman center Andre Drummond is doing the same, according to CBSSports.com
Big East presidents have agreed on a policy that would bar Connecticut’s men’s basketball team from next season’s conference tournament because the Huskies haven’t qualified academically for the 2013 NCAA tournament.
Former Net Tate George was indicted on Friday on four counts of wire fraud and charges that he ran a $2 million dollar ‘Ponzi Scheme.’
Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can’t deny this simple fact: Heading into this week’s conference tournaments, there’s Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.
The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 70 in May, has been suffering for several months from spinal stenosis, a lower back condition that causes him severe pain and hampers mobility, according to the release.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.
Kemba Walker scored 33 points and the conference that was supposedly so powerful at last put a member into the NCAA tournament’s regional semifinals Saturday night when Connecticut knocked off league foe Cincinnati 69-58.
The Big East is just too big and too good to fit into the usual tidy constraints of the NCAA tournament bracket. So it will come about on Saturday that Connecticut and Cincinnati will meet in the round of 32, the first time in NCAA tournament history an intraconference game has been played before the round of 16.
After another great Friday night of Semi-Finals action, we are in for a special Big East Championship tonight at the Garden as Louisville takes on UConn.
Kemba Walker had 33 points and 12 rebounds in another phenomenal performance and the No. 21 Huskies held off No. 11 Syracuse 76-71 in overtime Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals.
Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament on Thursday.