Connecticut Huskies Basketball Schedule in 2014-15
The Connecticut Huskies are ready to take to the court this
season to face some of the top teams on the college basketball landscape. This team is loaded with talent yet again, and looking
to follow up a banner 2013-14 campaign with an even more impressive season this time around. The Huskies were able to win
it all last season thanks to an incredible run in the NCAA Tournament. The Huskies may not have been one of the top seeds
in March Madness last year, but the team gelled at the right time and ran the gauntlet to secure the National Championship.
UConn calls the American Athletic Conference home, and it's a relatively new league in college hoops. The competition is fierce
in this conference, though, with tough teams dotting the standings. UConn was able to finished third in the conference standings
before going on their incredible postseason run, and the team will look to post a better mark against AAC opponents this season,
though their 2013-14 conference record of 12-6 was more than solid. The Huskies lost some key contributors in the offseason,
most notably point guard Shabazz Napier, who was an integral part of the team's title. However, head coach Kevin Ollie is
ready to lead these athletes to victory yet again as they face a bevy of tough games at home this season.
will certainly be looking forward to hosting the Louisville Cardinals this season. The Cardinals have one of the bets programs
in the entire country, and they're always a threat to contend for the National Championship. The Cardinals won it all just
a couple of years ago, and head coach Rick Pitino will certainly have his squad poised to make another move toward the top
of the national rankings. The Cardinals were able to secure the best record in the American last season, and the Huskies would
love to send them back to Louisville with a loss in 2014-15.
Connecticut will have another tough game on their hands
this season when the Cincinnati Bearcats come to town. Gampel Pavilion will surely be packed to the brim for this contest
as these two conference foes clash in a game that is sure to be one to remember. The Bearcats were able to notch the second-best
record in AAC play last season, so the Huskies know that a win against Cincy won't come easily. There are sure to be plenty
of other fantastic matchups on the docket for the Huskies this season, so check out the full schedule to see who is coming
to match up with UConn on the court.
Connecticut Huskies Basketball 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 a multitude of
Final Fours and won the National Championship four times. 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.
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.
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 brim with high-octane excitement
like you wouldn't believe, so make sure that you're there to root for this squad at Gampel Pavilion this season. You'll want
to make it out to this jaw-dropping arena that has a seating capacity of more than 10,000 to see your favorite team mop the
floor with their opponents. No matter if you're a fan of basketball in general or if you're looking for specific teams to
dominate, it's always great to be there when a top team hits the court. So instead of watching your favorite teams on tv from
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Connecticut Huskies Basketball Trivia
When was the first time that the Connecticut
Huskies reached the Final Four?
The answer is 1999, when the Huskies went on to win the first NCAA Championship in the
history of the program.
Connecticut Huskies Basketball Fans
Fans of the Connecticut Huskies basketball
program are some of the most committed and passionate fans you'll find in the sport of college hoops. The Huskies are often
one of the best teams in the nation, and that always makes for a fantastic experience out at the arena. Gampel Pavilion is
always packed to the max with screaming fans that want nothing more than to see the Huskies cruise to victory over a rival
opponent. The atmosphere at Gampel is electric each and every time this team takes to the floor, and for good reason. Join
some of the biggest basketball fans in the stands this season by heading out to see the Huskies in action at home.