The feat has also been accomplished by Duke, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan State and LSU. But UConn is the only school to do it more than once.
Music City is the next stop for a Connecticut women’s team that just keeps humming along in search of a record ninth national championship.
Friday night, Virginia meets Michigan State and Connecticut faces Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals.
The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.
Geremy Davis caught a school record 15 balls for 207 yards and a touchdown, becoming UConn’s first 1,000-yard receiver since 1998.
UConn AD would not say whether interim coach T.J. Weist, who took over after the firing of Paul Pasqualoni, would get an interview.
Connecticut beat Rutgers 28-17 on Saturday, in the final conference meeting between the two regional rivals.
Rutgers, which has lost two in a row, is looking for a sixth win that would make the Scarlet Knights (5-5, 2-4) bowl eligible.
UConn won despite getting just 20 points from its bench, which came in averaging more than 36 points this season.
Boyle was 22 of 39 for 310 yards with the three interceptions, one of them in the end zone.
Many still harbor resentment over the way Edsall departed Connecticut, taking a plane from the bowl game to Maryland.
Olander was pulled over Saturday near the Storrs campus and charged with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Geno Auriemma is set to return as head coach of the 2016 US Women’s Olympic basketball team.
Huskies debuted Weist’s offense in the Blue and White Spring football game Saturday at Rentschler Field with mixed results.
About 10,000 fans lined Hartford’s Bushnell Park on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon to cheer the national champion UConn women.