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UConn football vs. Central Florida
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John Silva
October 24, 2019 - 10:28 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn has announced a partial list of opponents and dates for its football team next year, it's first as an FBS independent since 2003. UConn is leaving the American Athletic Conference at year's end. Nine opponents and dates have been scheduled for next year, with three more...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
October 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For the seventh and final time Geno Auriemma and UConn were the unanimous choice to win the American Athletic Conference in the preseason poll. Next year things will change as the Huskies head back to the Big East. The Huskies have simply dominated conference play, winning all...
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Rob Joyce
August 20, 2019 - 2:13 pm
The West Division includes three representatives in the four-year history of the AAC title game. And if all goes according to plan, similar names will be atop the standings this year once again.
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AP
August 01, 2019 - 1:41 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The top Republican in the Connecticut Senate wants private donors to pick up the cost of UConn's departure from the American Athletic Conference. Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano on Thursday wrote to the school's new president, Tom Katsouleas, urging him to have the UConn...
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UConn Trustees voted to move the school's athletic program from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
July 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
(WTIC-AM) -- UConn has agreed to pay a $17-million exit fee to get out of the Amercan Athletic Conference. The exit fee had previously been expected to be about $12-million, but UConn agreed to pay a higher fee to get out of the conference early. The deal means the season that starts this fall will...
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UConn football vs. Central Florida
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AP
July 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Central Florida has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference and face Memphis in the championship game for a third straight season. UCF is the top choice among media members to win the East Division and the league when the American released its preseason poll Tuesday...
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Matt Dwyer
June 27, 2019 - 5:12 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco said Thursday there is no chance the conference will keep the University of Connecticut as a football-only member. UConn this week agreed to rejoin the Big East Conference for basketball...
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UConn Trustees voted to move the school's athletic program from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
June 26, 2019 - 1:51 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn is heading back to the Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday accepted an invitation to move its basketball and most other athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference. University President Susan...
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