UConn coaches travel the state to connect with fans

Football 05/23/19, 12:40

UConn basketball fan Audrey Quinlan said she wasn't expecting Geno Auriemma to be so personable.The 68-year-old Glastonbury resident got to meet the Hall of Fame coach Thursday as he crisscrossed the state with men's basketball coach Dan Hurley, football coach Randy Edsall and others on a three-day speaking tour dubbed ...

Mann scores 20 as No. 11 Florida State beats UConn 79-71

Sports 12/08/18, 21:32

Terance Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and No. 11 Florida State beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic.Mfiondu Kabengele added 15 points for Florida State (8-1), which has won three in a row. Christ Koumadje finished with ...

UConn coach returns to NJ for game honoring 9/11 victims

Sports 12/07/18, 14:12

UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley was teaching high school history at St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when he looked out the window and saw smoke rising from the World Trade Center across the Hudson River in New York.One of Hurley's friends would lose his brother, ...

Dan Hurley coaches first game at UConn

Basketball 11/02/18, 21:27

The Dan Hurley era of UConn basketball has begun.Hurley got his first standing ovation from the UConn student section as he walked to the bench for Friday's exhibition game against Division II Southern Connecticut.Connecticut coach Dan Hurley calls out to his team during the first half of the team's college ...

UConn unofficially opens basketball season with First Night

Basketball 10/12/18, 21:56

New coach Dan Hurley introduced himself to UConn's fans on Friday as the Huskies unofficially opened their basketball season with the annual "First Night" celebration inside Gampel Pavilion.UConn's version of "Midnight Madness" is now held at 7 p.m. and no longer marks the start of practice (for the men that ...

Villanova, Duke, Kentucky highlight MSG hoops schedule

Basketball 10/03/18, 09:13

Defending national champion Villanova will play at least three times at Madison Square Garden during the upcoming season, part of a 2018-19 college basketball schedule that also features Duke, Kentucky and Syracuse visiting what's been dubbed The World's Most Famous Arena.Florida, Maryland, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon and West Virginia are ...

UConn holds 1st practice day after NCAA violations announced

Basketball 09/29/18, 11:02

UConn held its first practice under new basketball coach Dan Hurley on Saturday, a day after receiving NCAA notification of alleged recruiting and other violations during Kevin Ollie's tenure at the school.Hurley said everyone is aware of the off-the-court issues. The school said the players won't comment on the allegations."I ...

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