September 18, 2010
When: Saturday at noon. Where: Lincoln Financial Field. TV/Radio: 6ABC; WHAT-AM (1340). Records: Connecticut, 1-1; Temple, 2-0. Coaches: Connecticut, Randy Edsall (12th season, 67-66); Temple, Al Golden (fifth season, 21-30). Connecticut update: When the Huskies ran visiting Texas Southern off the field last week with a 62-3 rout, Edsall became the school's all-time winningest football coach. His team opened the season with a 30-10 loss at Michigan.
February 6, 2004 |
No matter who's ranked No. 1, Diana Taurasi and Connecticut know how to top Tennessee. The All-America guard scored 18 points to lead the No. 4 Huskies to an 81-67 victory last night at Tennessee, their fifth straight win over the top-ranked Lady Vols. Ann Strother added 17 points for Connecticut. Barbara Turner had 16 points and nine rebounds. Connecticut (17-2) improved to 12-6 all-time against Tennessee (18-2) in a rivalry that began in 1995. The series has included three national championship games - all won by the Huskies.
March 30, 1996 |
Michelle Marciniak's long quest for an NCAA women's basketball title is still alive, but Connecticut's dream of a repeat championship is over. Last night's opening national semifinal game, one of the most memorable confrontations in NCAA Women's Final Four history, came to a successful end for Marciniak and Tennessee, 88-83, in overtime, when senior guard Latina Davis blocked Jennifer Rizzotti's attempt at a game-tying three-pointer with 3.1...
March 14, 1988 |
Reaching the National Invitation Tournament marked the first major milestone in the University of Connecticut's climb back to college basketball respectability. It was announced last night that Connecticut (15-14), of the Big East Conference, will play West Virginia (18-13), of the Atlantic 10, in an opening-round game Thursday night in Morgantown, W.Va. The tournament will be held at campus sites until the semifinals and finals in New York's Madison Square Garden March 29 and 30. "Now we have something tangible," said coach Jim Calhoun, whose arrival on the Connecticut campus, along with that of athletic director Todd Turner in the spring of 1986, signaled the beginning of the program's turnaround.
November 10, 2012 |
Lyle McCombs ran for 120 yards and a touchdown Friday night as Connecticut beat Pittsburgh, 24-17, in East Hartford, Conn., for the Huskies' first Big East win. Chandler Whitmer threw for 213 yards and a score for the Huskies (4-6, 1-4 Big East), and Nick Williams returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown. Tino Sunseri threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns for Pitt (4-6, 1-4), which fell short in its attempt to overcome a 24-0 halftime deficit. McCombs, who ran for more than 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns as a freshman, had only 547 yards and four scores coming into the game.
March 2, 2010 |
Tina Charles had 18 points and eight rebounds to become top-ranked Connecticut's career leader in both categories in a 76-51 win over No. 6 Notre Dame last night in South Bend, Ind., leaving the Huskies one shy of tying their NCAA women's record for consecutive victories. Connecticut (30-0, 16-0) can match the record of 70 consecutive wins set by the Huskies from from 2001 to 2003 in the Big East tournament quarterfinals Sunday. It is the eighth time the Huskies have gone unbeaten in a Big East regular season.
March 3, 2009 |
Renee Montgomery scored 23 points as top-ranked Connecticut beat Rutgers, 69-59, last night in Piscataway, N.J. to finish off the fifth undefeated regular season in Huskies' history. UConn (30-0, 16-0 Big East) last went unbeaten in the regular season in 2002-03. The Huskies finished that year with their second straight national championship despite being stunned by Villanova in the Big East tournament. Last night's win also marked the seventh time Connecticut has run through the conference unbeaten.
October 21, 2006 |
Pat White ran for 102 yards and a touchdown and threw a scoring pass and Steve Slaton added 128 yards rushing to help No. 4 West Virginia extend its winning streak to 14 with a 37-11 win over host Connecticut last night. White led the Mountaineers (7-0, 2-0 Big East) on two one-play drives, running 45 yards for a touchdown in the first half, and throwing a 52-yard scoring pass to Rayshawn Bolden in the third quarter. White, who had 15 carries, was 9-for-14 for 156 yards, with one interception.
November 17, 2007 |
Chris Douglas-Roberts scored a career-high 33 points and No. 3 Memphis, after racing out to a big early lead, held on to beat Connecticut, 81-70, last night in the championship game of the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic at New York's Madison Square Garden. Freshman sensation Derrick Rose added a career-high 24 points for the Tigers, who opened an early 15-point lead but found themselves trailing by one at the half. Rose looked every bit the first-year player running the point, though, turning the ball over five times without an assist.