UConn Huskies

Geno Auriemma (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

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

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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

Jim Calhoun (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

AP: Legendary UConn Coach Jim Calhoun To Announce Retirement Thursday

Calhoun led the UConn program from obscurity to three national championships, but has struggled recently with health issues, including a fractured hip last month that has forced him to come to work on crutches.

09/12/2012

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Geno Auriemma Won’t Return For 2016 Olympics

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says he has no interest in returning as head coach of the United States national team for the 2016 Olympics.

08/16/2012

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn Quarterback Mike Nebrich Will Transfer

The University of Connecticut says sophomore quarterback Mike Nebrich has decided to transfer.

08/08/2012

(credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Calhoun’s Hip Surgery Likely Won’t Stop Him From A Return To Coaching

Jim Calhoun’s hip fracture could be a factor at the start of his 41st season on the bench, but likely would not prevent him from a return to coaching, a prominent orthopedic surgeon said Monday.

08/06/2012

(credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Calhoun Facing Uncharted Territory At UConn

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns Jim Calhoun has won three national championships and has a place in Basketball’s Hall of Fame. He’s a coaching deity whose built UConn into a national power and virtual factory […]

07/02/2012

(credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

UConn Among 10 Teams Banned From 2013 NCAA Tournament

UConn AD Warde Manuel said the school would continue to fight what it believes was an unfair process, but he does not believe the punishment will be overturned.

06/21/2012

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Calhoun Riding To Benefit Cancer Research

Several hundred bicycle riders and walkers are joining Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun in Simsbury for his annual charity ride to benefit cancer research.

06/09/2012

Jeremy Lamb (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn’s Jeremy Lamb Declares For NBA Draft

University of Connecticut sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb announced Tuesday that he has declared for the NBA draft.

04/10/2012

(credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NCAA Turns Down UConn Appeal Of Academic Sanctions

The NCAA has turned down what the University of Connecticut says is its final appeal for a waiver of academic requirements that would allow the Huskies to play in next season’s postseason tournament.

04/05/2012

more

previous