UConn Huskies

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UConn Snaps Two-Game Losing Streak, Beats Rutgers 66-54

UConn hasn’t lost at home to Rutgers in 36 years, and is 18-2 against the Scarlet Knights in Big East play.

01/27/2013

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Napier, UConn Beat No. 17 Notre Dame 65-58

Shabazz Napier scored 19 points, and Connecticut ended the game with a 7-0 run to beat No. 17 Notre Dame 65-58 Saturday.

01/12/2013

NCAA Basketball

UConn Beats Washington 61-53

Shabazz Napier scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Connecticut over Washington 61-53 on Saturday in the final nonconference game of the year for both teams.

12/29/2012

NCAA Basketball

UConn Women Rout No. 1 Stanford 61-35

The Huskies sure got a thrill from leaving with an unexpected rout and silencing a typically raucous crowd — and likely stealing away the No. 1 spot in the polls along with it.

12/29/2012

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UConn Gives Head Coach Kevin Ollie 5-Year Extension

Connecticut has given men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie a five-year contract extension.

12/29/2012

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Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only Conference

Seven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.

12/15/2012

Cincinnati v Connecticut

Cincinnati Beats UConn 34-17, Earns Share Of Big East Championship

Brendon Kay threw two touchdown passes to Travis Kelce, and caught one from the big tight end on a trick play as Cincinnati beat Connecticut 34-17 on Saturday.

12/01/2012

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UConn Rallies Past Stony Brook 73-62

No. 21 Connecticut rally for a 73-62 victory over Stony Brook on Sunday. Shabazz Napier had 15 of his 19 points in the second half for UConn.

11/25/2012

Damian Copeland #7 of the Louisville Cardinals is tackled by Dwayne Gratz #7 of the Connecticut Huskies during the game at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn Upsets No. 19 Louisville 23-20 In 3OTs

Wilson’s first interception of the season came in the third overtime Saturday and helped the Huskies upset No. 19 Louisville 23-20.

11/24/2012

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Legendary Coach Geno Auriemma Proposes That The Rim Be Lowered In Women’s Basketball

“What makes fans not want to watch women’s basketball is that some of the players can’t shoot and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down,” Auriemma said. “How do (we) help improve that? Lower the rim [from 10 feet].”

10/23/2012

PISCATAWAY, NJ - OCTOBER 6: Running back Jawan Jamison #23 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights fights off Blidi Wreh-Wilson #5 of the Connecticut Huskies during the second half in a game at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 6, 2012 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers defeated Connecticut 19-3. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers Beats UConn 19-3 To Remain Undefeated

Jawan Jamison ran for 110 yards and Wayne Warren returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown as No. 22 Rutgers suffocated Connecticut 19-3 Saturday.

10/06/2012

EAST HARTFORD, CT - NOVEMBER 26:  Lyle McCombs #43 of the Connecticut Huskies carries the ball in the first half against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on November 26, 2011 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn’s McCombs Arrested After Fight With Girlfriend

Lyle McCombs has been arrested and accused of yelling, pushing and spitting at his girlfriend during an argument outside a residential hall.

10/06/2012

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate with their fans after a win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on September 22, 2012. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dyer: Biggest Football Game This Weekend In The Tri-State? Rutgers Gets That Nod

Already off to their best start since the magical 2006 season — the year when Rutgers finished 11-2 and won the first bowl game in program history — the Scarlet Knights need this hot start to become credible again.

10/05/2012

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Western Michigan Beats UConn 30-24

It marks the second straight season the Broncos (2-2), from the Mid-American Conference, have defeated Connecticut (2-2), from the Big East.

09/22/2012

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26 Years And Three NCAA Titles Later, UConn Coach Jim Calhoun Retires

Jim Calhoun left Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles — on his terms. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer announced his retirement at a 2 p.m. news conference on Thursday.

09/13/2012

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