UConn Athletic Director Warde Manuel says Connecticut has earned the right to host the American Athletic Conference’s two basketball tournaments next year.
UConn coach Kevin Ollie says he’s listening to job offers, but isn’t looking to leave Connecticut.
According to Academic Progress Rate data released by the NCAA Wednesday, the UConn men’s basketball team scored a perfect 1,000 for the 2012-13 school year, Kevin Ollie’s first as head coach.
Bret McCormick of All-Star Girls Report says that the reigning freshman of the year in Big East women’s basketball is transferring to UConn.
Sophomore forward Leon Tolksdorf (Berlin, Germany) has decided to transfer from UConn and will continue his education and college basketball career at American University in Washington, D.C.
When some University of Connecticut teams have won national championships in the past, there’s been a highway sign in place at exit 68 on Interstate 84, even before the players got back to campus. So, where’s this year’s sign?
The NCAA’s Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.
UConn teammates Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley went with back-to-back picks during the WNBA Draft Monday night to Washington and Seattle. Hartley was later traded by the Storm to the Mystics to reconnect the Huskies.
Last year had the `Big Three’ with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it’s Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks.
Chandler Whitmer threw for 163 yards and a touchdown Saturday in Connecticut’s first Blue and White Spring game under new coach Bob Diaco.