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March 27, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PROVIDENCE (AP) - American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco says the league's new media rights deal with ESPN gives the AAC a platform similar to having its own branded network. The American and ESPN announced a 12-year agreement that runs through the 2031-32 school year. Financial...
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March 20, 2019 - 10:56 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The American Athletic Conference and ESPN have reached agreement on a new 12-year television contract that will increase revenue to the league's schools but leaves them far behind their Power Five counterparts. An official with knowledge of the negotiations says the...
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March 02, 2019 - 3:54 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Napheesa Collier celebrated senior day by scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead No. 2 UConn over Houston 83-61 on Saturday. Fellow senior Katie Lou Samuelson scored 11 points for UConn (27-2, 15-0 American) before injuring her back diving for a loose ball in the...
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January 19, 2019 - 4:52 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Jalen Adams scored a season-high 31 points and UConn beat Tulane 87-71 on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference. Josh Carlton and Christian Vital each added 18 points for the Huskies (11-8, 2-4), who snapped a two-game losing skid. Vital reached 1,000 points for his...
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January 19, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Napheesa Collier had a season-high 30 points and 12 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield tied her career-high with 24 points to lead No. 2 UConn to an 88-67 victory over Temple on Saturday. The Huskies (16-1, 5-0 American) have won five in a row since their lone loss, 68-57 at...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The University of Connecticut is reporting that spending in its athletic division outpaced revenue by more than $40 million in 2018. The school, in an NCAA financial statement released Thursday, says total generated revenue from sports last year totaled $40.4 million, while...
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January 05, 2019 - 2:12 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Aubrey Dawkins scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half to lead UCF to its sixth straight win, a 65-53 victory over UConn on Saturday. B.J. Taylor added 12 points for the Knights (12-2, 2-0 American), who won on the Huskies home floor for the first time in program...
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March 11, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ben Emelogu scored 23 points and Akoy Agau added 21 to lift Southern Methodist to an 80-73 win over the University of Connecticut in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. Jahmal McMurray scored 19 points for the Mustangs (17-15), who...
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March 11, 2018 - 2:24 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Azura Stevens scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to a 75-21 rout of Cincinnati in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Monday night. Napheesa Collier added 13 points for the...
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