Guard Eli Carter #1 of the Florida Gators drives up court in a file photo. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Florida Guard Eli Carter Cleared To Play Vs UConn

Minutes after coach Billy Donovan said Thursday that Eli Carter was doubtful for the Final Four rematch between two struggling teams, the 6-foot-2 junior practiced fully on his sprained left foot.


UConn's Daniel Hamilton on the line against Temple. Photo courtesy of Robert W Stowell Jr. ‏

Owls Defeat Huskies In OT In AAC Play

The Owls held the defending national champions to a single field goal in extra time and held on for a 57-53 win in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.


Moriah Jefferson, UConn (Photo Courtesy Robert Stowell, Jr./UCOnn)

UConn Women Beat East Carolina 89-38

Here is how high the standards are at No. 2 Connecticut: After what coach Geno Auriemma called the worst half in his 30 years with the Huskies, they still led East Carolina by 23 points.


UConn Presiden Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

UConn Trustees Approve Herbst Contract Extension

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – Trustees of the University of Connecticut have renewed President Susan Herbst’s contract to June 2019, increasing her annual pay to $585,000 from $525,000. Annual raises and performance awards could bring her […]


UConn President Susan Herbst (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Herbst To Stay On

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Monday extended President Susan Herbst’s contract until June 2019, increasing her annual pay from $500,000 to $585,000. Annual raises and performance awards could […]


L.J. Mazzilli (Courtesy UConnHuskies.com)

Former UConn Baseball Star Suspended Again

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Mets’ L.J. Mazzilli, a son of former major league All-Star and manager Lee Mazzilli, has been suspended for 50 games under baseball’s minor league drug program for his second positive […]


NCAA basketballs (Andy Lyons/;Getty Images)

Huskies Tame Lions In Second Half

By PAT EATON-ROBB  Associated Press     BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Rodney Purvis tied a career-high with 21 points to lead UConn over Columbia 80-65 on Monday. Ryan Boatright added 20 and the two guards […]


Ryan Boatright (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Boatright Receives Honors

(CBS Connecticut) – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly men’s basketball honors for this week. UCONN’s Ryan Boatright, a Senior, Guard made the list scoring 22 points with seven […]


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UConn Wins Gold For Going Green

 STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut is being recognized for building environmentally friendly buildings. Oak Hall, one of two new classroom buildings built to replace the aging Monteith and Arjona halls, has just […]


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Huskies Sharp Despite Long Break

By PAT EATON-ROBB  Associated Press   BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night. Kia Nurse […]





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