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Artists rendering of a planned UConn basketball practice facility. (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

UConn Faces Fundraising Challenge For Athletics

UConn is putting the final touches on a new $40 million basketball training center, the first of several major athletic department projects planned for the school over the next few years.

07/21/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Basketball player Breanna Stewart, winner of Best Female College Athlete, attends The 2014 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images For ESPYS)

UConn’s Stewart Wins Best College Athlete At ESPY Awards

UConn’s Breanna Stewart was among the winners at the 2014 ESPY Awards, taking home the trophy for Best Female College Athlete.

07/17/2014

Casey Cochran (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

UConn’s Cochran Nominated For “Good Works Team”

University of Connecticut redshirt sophomore quarterback Casey Cochran of “”Monroe has been nominated to the “Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.”

07/16/2014

UConn Parade (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

Manuel: Yes, To More Money For Student Athletes; No, To Union

UConn’s athletic director says he opposes the idea of unions for college athletes, but sees the need to provide students on athletic scholarships with additional money.

07/16/2014

Image courtesy UConn

UConn AD: No Need For Student Athlete Stipends

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn’s athletic director says he opposes the idea of unions for college athletes, but sees the need to provide students on athletic scholarships with additional money. Warde Manuel, in a wide-ranging […]

07/16/2014

Geremy Davis, UConn  Photo credit:  Bob  Stowell/UConn)

Geremy Davis Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List

UConn senior wide receiver Geremy Davis is among the candidates for this year’s Biletnikoff Award recognizing the outstanding receiver in college football.

07/15/2014

East Carolina Pirate, (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images,) Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images,) Tulane  Green Wave (Ryan Griffin/Getty Images)

AAC Makeup Changes, Effective Today

As of July 1, the American Athletic Conference has expanded.

07/01/2014

Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U-S Women’s National Team Will Play Sept. Exhibition In Bridgeport

The U.S. women’s basketball team will play Canada in an exhibition game Sept. 15 before the world championship in Turkey.

06/30/2014

DeAndre Daniels (Chris Steppig/Pool/Getty Images)

UConn’s Daniels Chosen #37th In NBA Draft, By Raptors

_ The Toronto Raptors selected Connecticut forward DeAndre Daniels with the No. 37 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.

06/27/2014

BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 26: L-R Elfrid Payton, TJ Warren, Marcus Smart, Noah Vonleh,Gary Harris,Jusuf Nurkic,Zach LaVine,Dario Saric, Doug McDermott,Adreian Payne, Andrew Wiggins,Julius Randle,Jabari Parker, Aaron Gordon,Tyler Ennis,James Young,Shabazz Napier, Rodney Hood,Nik Staukus,Dante Exum pose for a photo during the 2014 NBA Draft on June 26, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE /Getty Images)

Napier Chosen By Hornets, #24 In NBA Draft

The Charlotte Hornets chose Shabazz Napier 24th in the NBA draft Thursday, amid expectations that the Hornets would trade him to the Miami Heat.

06/26/2014

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