Joe D's Notebook: The Cincy Recaphe UConn Huskies picked the perfect time to play their best game of the season Saturday. Not perfect by any stretch but certainly good enough to beat Cincinnati 20-9 for the Huskies first AAC win of the season. There was a lot to like about this one, not the least of which was the performance of the defense in the second quarter. Three times the Bearcats had the ball in the red zone and three times UConn held them to field goals. It’s a lot easier to come back from 9-0 down rather than
Joe D's Notebook: The Houston RecapFor the better part of 12 ½ minutes on Thursday night, the UConn Huskies played the 6th ranked football team in the country dead even. The Huskies managed three first downs, held Houston to one and forced a three and an out on the Cougars second possession. But then reality kicked in. The reality that Greg Ward Jr is one of the best quarterbacks in the country and has a lot of weapons at his disposal. The Cougars scored on their next six possessions and steam rolled the Huskies 42-14 to avenge the only loss of the Tom Herman era.
QB Ward Leads No. 6 Houston Over UConn 42-14
Joe D's Notebook: The Syracuse RecapThis was a game that the Huskies should have won, could have won but let slip through their hands.
5 Biggest Gut-Punch Losses in UConn HistoryAs exhilarating as Saturday's comeback was, it made UConn's defeat hurt that much more. In the still-short FBS history of UConn football, it joins the ranks of these games as the biggest gut-punch losses ever.
Joe D's Notebook: Game OneFirst off, it’s good to be back at it with year #25 calling UConn football and basketball. The summer was a great one but it’s time to get back to work. And it started Thursday night with a closer than anyone expected win over Maine. First off, let’s give the Black Bears credit. First year head coach Joe Harasymiak had his team ready to play and they executed their game plan to near perfection. They put pressure on Bryant Shirreffs ,shut down Arkiel Newsome and quarterback Dan Collins was given all day to throw the ball.
2016 AAC East Preview: Willie Taggart Has USF Ready To ContendThe Bulls have improved in each season under Taggart. Does that mean a title game appearance is on the docket this year?
Ranking UConn Football’s 2016 OpponentsWith a dozen regular season games to look towards, here are the rankings of UConn’s 2016 opponents, from worst to best.
Top Geno Auriemma QuipsWhat’s not to love about Geno Auriemma? Aside from the numbers – 11 national championships, 955 wins, etc. – Auriemma is always good for a quote. Here's the top Auriemma quips over the years.
Geno Auriemma On Pat Summitt's LegacyUConn Womens Basketball head coach Geno Auriemma, the late Pat Summitt's fiercest rival, reacted to news of her passing.
Greatest UConn Women’s Players EverInstead of ranking who is “better”, we’ll take superlatives of sorts to go through the ever-growing list of who could be the greatest players in UConn women’s basketball history
Joe D's Notebook: The End Of The RoadFor all but one team in the NCAA tournament, the season ends with disappointment. The end for the UConn Huskies came Saturday night in Des Moines when they were knocked out by Kansas 73-61 in Round Two of the South Region.