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Omar Calhoun, Shabazz Napier (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

UConn Drops One Spot In AP Poll, After Maryland Squeaker

Kentucky and Michigan State held the top spots in The Associated Press’ first regular-season college basketball poll, after just edging Maryland 78-77 Friday.

11/11/2013

UConn Women, 2013 National Champions (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn Women Top First AP Poll

Connecticut received all 36 votes Friday in The Associated Press’ women’s basketball poll marking the ninth time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason

11/01/2013

Ryan Boatright (Courtesy Bill Shettle/UConn)

UConn #18 In First AP Poll

The UConn Huskies rank 18th in the first Associated Press college basketball poll of the season. Kentucky was chosen on top, followed by Michigan State, Louisville, Duke and Kansas.

10/31/2013

Ryan Boatright (Bill Shettle/UConn)

Huskies Ready For Basketball Season, With Something To Play For

The UConn Huskies are once again eligible for postsearson play, after going 20-10 last season, but failing to qualify for the NCAA tournament because of poor academic progress rates that predated anyone on the current roster.

10/29/2013

Amber Cox (Barry Gossage/Getty Images)

Big East Names Associate Commissioner For Women’s Basketball

Phoenix Mercury President Amber Cox was hired on Tuesday by the Big East to be its associate commissioner for women’s basketball.

10/29/2013

Kentan Facey

NCAA Grants UConn’s Facey A Waiver To Play

Connecticut player Kentan Facey was granted a waiver to play this season and allowed four years of eligibility by the NCAA, which was looking into eligibility issues related to his schooling in Jamaica, the university said Friday.

10/25/2013

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Pomp And Pyrotechnics To Welcome Basketball Season At UConn

Connecticut’s “First Night” celebration no longer marks the opening of basketball season, but that isn’t stopping the school from holding the fan-friendly gathering at Gampel Pavilion.

10/18/2013

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament - Final Four - Championship

New AAC Has Defending National Champion And #2 As Women’s Basketball Season Begins

The new American Athletic Conference begins women’s college basketball season with the defending national champion and runner-up, UConn and Louisville. It’s only the third time in the last 15 years that a conference had the two teams that played in the NCAA title game.

10/14/2013

Shabazz Napier (Bob Stowell/UConn)

UConn Men To Host Eastern Washington; Women, Temple, In Home Games In Bridgeport

The University of Connecticut will play two home basketball games in Bridgeport in the coming season —  one men’s game and one women’s game.  It will be the first time since 1987 that either Husky […]

10/07/2013

Stefanie Dolson (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Sport)

Huskies Will Play One Men’s, One Women’s Basketball Game In Bridgeport

Connecticut fans and donors along the state’s Gold Coast are getting a chance to see the Husky basketball teams a little closer to home.

10/06/2013

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