Alterique Gilbert says his relationship with UConn coach Kevin Ollie clinched his decision. (Getty Images)

Alterique Gilbert, top 25 in Class of 2016, commits to UConn

By Jon Rothstein | CBS Sports Alterique Gilbert, a top-25 prospect in the Class of 2016, has committed to Connecticut, he told CBSSports.com on Saturday morning. The 6-foot-1 point guard joins VCU transfer Terry Larrier […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–07/04/2015

(David Surowiecki/Getty Images)

UConn Trustees Approve Budget

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees has approved a $1.3 billion budget for the main campus in Storrs and five regional campuses for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, including a previously […]


UConn Cheerleaders with banners (Courtesy Robert Stowell/UConn)

UConn Men’s Basketball Announces Non-conference Schedule

The Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas is also on the schedule for Huskies. The November tournament includes Syracuse, Michigan, Gonzaga, and Texas.


(David Surowioecki/Getty Images)

New Research Institute Coming To UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ University of Connecticut scientists researching everything from speech to genomics are coming together to become part of a new institute for the study of the brain. The Connecticut Institute for Brain […]


(Jenneen Lee/WTIC Phone)

Chemical Spill At UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – A chemical spill at the University of Connecticut forced the evacuation of a building on the Storrs campus, but officials say no one was injured. UConn officials say a liter of […]


UConn Cheerleaders with banners (Courtesy Robert Stowell/UConn)

UConn Men’s Basketball Reports Perfect Academic Score

UConn today announced that the men’s basketball had a perfect Academic Progress Rate for the 2013-2014 academic year.


(David Surowioecki/Getty Images)

Study: Uconn Rejects 20 Percent Of Credits From Community Colleges

A study shows the University of Connecticut is rejecting about 20 percent of the transfer credits from students coming into the school from the state’s community college system.


Periodic Cicada ("17-year locust") (Courtesy Chris T. Maier/DEEP)

UConn Scientist Asks Illinois Residents To Help Track Cicada Swarm

A researcher from the University of Connecticut is asking southern Illinois residents to help document the 13-year swarm of cicadas that’s expected to hit later this month.


(David Surowiecki/Getty Images)

First Labor Contract For UCONN Grad Assistants

According to Graduate Employee Union-United Auto Workers Local 6950, this marks the first contract at UConn where gender identity or expression is a protected category.


UConn President Susan Herbst at the site of new Hartford branch campus. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

UConn Approves $115 Million Plan For Hartford Campus Move

UConn’s Board of Trustees has approved a $115 million development plan to relocate its satellite campus in West Hartford to downtown Hartford.