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UConn vs. NJIT
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AP
December 29, 2019 - 9:10 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley let out a big exhale after the Huskies final game of 2019. Christian Vital scored 23 points and Connecticut ended the mid-major portion of its 2019-20 schedule on Sunday with a 69-47 rout of NJIT. “You feel relief getting through this last ‘buy’ game...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
John Silva
December 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery on Wednesday. The university says Auriemma was treated at John Dempsey Hospital for symptoms caused by diverticulitis. The Hall of Fame coach will spend the next 2-3 days in the...
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UConn Board of Trustees meets at Wilbur Cross Building, Storrs, 12/11/19
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
December 11, 2019 - 11:52 pm
With a unanimous vote, the UConn Board of Trustees approved a five year run of tuition increases that start in the 2020-21 school year. In developing their "Five-Year Tuition Plan," top UConn officials say they attempted to balance the fiscal needs of the university with students' concerns about...
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AP
December 10, 2019 - 4:11 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a plan to increase undergraduate tuition by more than $3,200 over the next five years. The plan would raise tuition by $608 next fall and by another $625; $642; $660; and $679 in the ensuing...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
December 09, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By DOUG FEINBERG= ^AP Basketball Writer= Connecticut jumped to No. 2 behind Stanford in The Associated Press women's Top 25 rankings released Monday after another week filled with upsets. The Cardinal garnered 27 of the 30 first-place votes Monday from the national media panel. UConn jumped up two...
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AP
December 08, 2019 - 11:10 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut athletic director David Benedict gave football coach Randy Edsall a vote of confidence Sunday and said it would not be fair to evaluate his program after three losing seasons. Edsall, who is in his second stint as head coach at UConn, led the Huskies to a 2-10...
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UConn vs. Notre Dame.
Photo By Stephen Slade.
AP
December 08, 2019 - 6:31 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 26 points and pulled down 13 rebounds Sunday to lead No. 4 UConn to an 81-57 rout of rival Notre Dame. Walker hit 10 of her 18 shots for the Huskies (8-0) . Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Christyn Williams had 12 points and Crystal...
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AP
November 24, 2019 - 10:28 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — UConn needed a pick-me-up after its double overtime loss to No. 18 Xavier on Friday night, perhaps no one more than junior point guard Alterique Gilbert. Huskies coach Danny Hurley said the whole team was down Saturday and especially Gilbert, the target of social media after...
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AP
November 24, 2019 - 10:21 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield and Christyn Williams stepped up down the stretch when No. 4 UConn finally was able to pull away from Ohio State. Dangerfield scored 23 points and Williams added 20 to lift UConn (5-0) over Ohio State 73-62 on Sunday. Megan Walker added 19 for the Huskies,...
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