Connecticut Huskies Basketball Schedule
In their first season in the American Athletic Conference after leaving
the Big East, UCONN has clearly made their mark. They currently have a 21-5 record (9-4 in the AAC) and are ranked #21 in
the country. So far the Huskies have defeated two highly ranked teams in Florida and Memphis (who they beat twice) and are
looking to be a real threat in the postseason after being banned from the Tournament last year. In only his second season
head coach Kevin Ollie is beginning to show that he could be more than capable of filling the enormous shoes of Jim Calhoun.
With five games left on the season there is definitely more work for the Huskies to do before the post season arrives and
you have the chance to be in the stands to show your support.
On March 1st the conference leading, and seventh ranked,
Cincinnati Bearcats come to Connecticut in a heavyweight clash that could have serious postseason seeding implications. The
Huskies will close out their home schedule this season with the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers on March 5th. UCONN lost a squeaker
at Cincinnati less than a month before this match up and will definitely be looking to exact some revenge on one of their
most difficult American Athletic Conference foes.The Huskies will look to run and get out to an early lead in this one to
capitalize on the always-electric atmosphere at the final home game of the season. Fans always come out in a big way for the
last home game, as they know it's their last chance to see the Huskies on their home court until the following season. The
Huskies will surely be eyeing a win in this contest, as well as momentum heading into the conference tournament and the NCAA
Tournament as well. Make sure to be there at this game to see the Huskies finish out their regular season at home.
Connecticut Huskies History
The Connecticut Huskies college basketball program dates all the way back to 1901,
when the team played its first game. In the more than 100 years since then, the Huskies have formed a powerhouse program that
is known by college hoops fans on a national scale. The Huskies have made countless appearances in the NCAA Tournament and
won many conference championships. Connecticut has been to five Final Fours and won the National Championship three times.
This truly is one of the most respected and revered college basketball programs in the country. The Huskies play in the American
Athletic Conference, a new college hoops league that features some of the top programs on the college basketball landscape.
The Huskies are looking to quickly establish themselves as top dog in this conference, and they're going to have to take down
some of their toughest conference foes in order to do so.
Connecticut Huskies Basketball Trivia
the last time the Connecticut Huskies basketball team won the National Title?
The answer is 2011.
Players for the Connecticut Huskies
The Connecticut Huskies have seen some truly amazing players hit the court for
the team over the years. One of the greatest players in the program's history was Ray Allen, a sweet-shooting two guard that
led the team to several big seasons during his tenure with the team. Allen went on to star in the National Basketball Association
and win multiple NBA Championships. He also set the pro record for the most three point field goals made in a career. Other
notable UConn alum include Kemba Walker, Richard Hamilton and Rudy Gay.
Proving time and
time again that they are one of the most talented and ferocious teams out there, the UCONN Huskies have made a habit of making
their fans and supporters proud by taking their games to a whole new level of professionalism. These games are filled to the
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