Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.
By: John F. Silver Associated Press EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Gunner Kiel passed for 161 yards and three touchdowns and Cincinnati’s defense held Connecticut to 129 total yards in a 41-0 shutout on Saturday night. […]
Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday.
Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and No. 17 Connecticut held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.
Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies’ 47-game winning streak Monday night.
Defending national champion UConn has announced the signing of two recruits, including another guard from Roxbury, Massachusetts.
UConn remains ranked number 17, in the AP men’s basketball poll.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 30 points, making a career-high 10 3-pointers, and No. 1 Connecticut cruised to its 47th straight win with a 102-43 rout of UC Davis in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Ryan Boatright scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 17 UConn opened up defense of its national championship with a 66-53 win over Bryant University on Friday night.
UConn’s Rodney Purvis will miss the basketball season opener Friday against Bryant University.