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A detail of a Connecticut Huskies uniform in the first half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Purcell Pavilion. Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports
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January 19, 2019 - 10:20 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won't rule out eliminating some sports to close a more than $40 million gap in its athletic department budget. Athletic director David Benedict, speaking before Saturday's men's basketball game with Tulane, said there remains a strong belief that UConn has become a...
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January 13, 2019 - 8:43 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma sent a message to his starters on Sunday, pulling the entire group 4 ½ minutes into what was expected to be an easy win over an injury-depleted South Florida team. The third-ranked Huskies, who trailed by as many as eight points in the first half,...
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January 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Chefs from different UConn dining halls will put their skills to the test in a cooking challenge similar to those on the popular TV shows "Iron Chef" and "Chopped." The school will hold its 19th annual Culinary Olympics on the Storrs campus Tuesday. The competition will include...
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January 06, 2019 - 9:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Following the first regular season loss in more than four years, UConn coach Geno Auriemma didn't know how his team was going to react. The Huskies came out with energy en route to a convincing win on Sunday. Katie Lou Samuelson had 19 points, Napheesa Collier added 18 points and the...
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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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December 22, 2018 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Eric Paschall scored 21 points, Phil Booth had 18 and the national champion Villanova Wildcats avoided their first three-game losing streak in nearly six years with an 81-58 win over Connecticut on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats (9-4) had been reeling with...
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December 18, 2018 - 8:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Former UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie is alleging that his firing was racially motivated. Ollie says in court documents filed Tuesday in federal court that he was treated differently from former coach Jim Calhoun, who wasn't fired despite incurring recruiting...
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December 17, 2018 - 5:40 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- The UConn Torrington campus is being sold to a local arts group. Five Points gallery plans to open an arts education center on the property. After UConn trustees approved the sale today, university spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said UConn has many great memories of the campus. "It is...
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