Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and No. 17 Connecticut held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.
The University of Connecticut women dropped to fourth place in the USA Women’s Top 25 Poll, after Monday’s loss to Stanford, which moves up from sixth place a week ago.
Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play Connecticut when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in women’s basketball.
Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies’ 47-game winning streak Monday night.
Defending national champion UConn has announced the signing of two recruits, including another guard from Roxbury, Massachusetts.
UConn remains ranked number 17, in the AP men’s basketball poll.
By The Associated Press Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the 22nd straight week after easily winning its first game of the season. The Huskies will face No. 6 Stanford on […]
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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 30 points, making a career-high 10 3-pointers, and No. 1 Connecticut cruised to its 47th straight win with a 102-43 rout of UC Davis in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Ryan Boatright scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 17 UConn opened up defense of its national championship with a 66-53 win over Bryant University on Friday night.