Joe D's Notebook: Temple Of Dome, Chapter TwoIt looked for the longest time on Thursday night that the UConn men would get their biggest four game stretch of the season off to a successful start. But then, it changed and in the end, it was a demoralizing 63-58 loss.
Joe D's Notebook: Pirate TreasureFor the first time in a month, the UConn men were back in the friendly confines on Gampel Pavilion on Sunday. And like the last time, the offense was in high gear in an 85-67 win over East Carolina to continue the recent upswing in their play.
Joe D's Notebook: Taming The TigersWhat changed? UConn attacked, attacked, attacked.
Joe D's Notebook: The Return Of The Big FellaThe most significant moment of UConn’s 67-41 demolition of UCF on Sunday came just 3 ½ minutes in. That’s when Amida Brimah returned to action for the first time since December 12th. Whether it was a coincidence or not, lots of the Huskies moving pieces looked better.
Joe D's Notebook: Cats and DogsShockingly, it wasn’t the Huskies who came out victoriously but the Bearcats, taking a 58-57 decision at the XL Center. I just watched a replay of the two plays at the end of the game that drew the ire of Kevin Ollie.
Joe D's Notebook: Handling The HoyasSaturday had an old time feel to it at the XL Center, and like many of those old UConn games in the building, the Huskies emerged victorious, knocking off Georgetown 68-62.
Joe D's Notebook: The Temple Of DoomSo much for momentum.
Joe D's Notebook: Clearing Out The Mind Before Exams
Tuck Helps UConn Women Stay PerfectMorgan Tuck scored 18 points to lead a balanced offense and help No. 1 UConn beat 11th-ranked Florida State 73-49 on Friday night in the Hall of Fame Showcase for their 45th straight victory.
UConn Women Take Care of IrishBreanna Stewart scored 28 points and Morgan Tuck added 21 to help No. 1 UConn beat third-ranked Notre Dame 91-81 on Saturday night in the Jimmy V Classic.
No. 2 UConn Women Beat No. 10 Duke 83-52Moriah Jefferson scored 18 points to lead No. 2 Connecticut to an 83-52 win over No. 10 Duke on Monday night.
No. 3 UConn Cruises To A 89-53 VictoryNo. 3 Connecticut beat Wisconsin-Green Bay 89-53 Sunday night in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Showcase.