Get the latest news and information for the Connecticut Huskies. "We still had enough time and talent to win the game, but we put ourselves in a position we didn't need to be in.". 21 Times (Preseason), 16 Times (Final), 345 Weeks (Total). Are you a Stathead, too? "We kept feeding him, and he got super hot." But the Huskies, led by standout guard Kemba Walker, won five games in five days to win the Big East tournament, earned a No. "I'm just happy we won, and to get the MVP, this is the best moment of my life." 7 Villanova in this top-10 matchup. The Huskies' top three scorers — Khalid El-Amin (28 points), Richard Hamilton (25) and Kevin Freeman (12) — outscored Quinnipiac by five points. A great city.". "UConn had had my number. 3 seed UConn pulled away from Washington after halftime, when Shabazz Napier scored 15 of his 20 points. The Huskies became the first 7-seed to win a championship in tournament history while also playing in a championship game with the highest seed total of all time (15). "I got to the lane, I made a couple layups and that was important. Walker made half of his 16 shots, plus 14-of-15 free throws. "It would have been a lot different with one more play by them or one less play by us. We present them here for purely educational purposes. ", Jamal Coombs-McDaniel surprisingly was UConn's leading scorer in the game with a career-high 25 points, while Kemba Walker added 22. "Every time we play hard, great things always happen to us," Walker said, according to the AP. "We are just an experienced group. "I'm disappointed because I didn't see character and spirit in the second half," Tom Izzo said, according to the Hartford Courant. "We obviously have more talent and we're bigger and stronger," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. ", In UConn's closest game of the NCAA tournament, the Huskies needed a 12-0 run late in the game to beat No. 12 – Hilton Armstrong, New Orleans Hornets, No. 8 seed Alabama both made the Elite Eight. UConn held Army to 15 points in the first half, while freshman Charlie Villanueva made his college debut and scored 16 points and Emeka Okafor had the fourth triple-double in school history with 18 points, 15 rebounds and a school-record-tying 10 blocks. "I thought it was hard for us to get up over them," Harvard coach Tommy Amaker said, according to the AP. When I see somebody as talented as him, I see that as a challenge." "The triple-double by Emeka was a long time coming," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. "We basically had to act like we had something to prove," Shabazz Napier said, according to the AP. "If you're not moved by his competitive instincts, then you're dead or you don't know what you're watching.". ", Kemba Walker sent UConn to the Big East tournament semifinals on a stepback jumper at the buzzer to knock off No. As a program, they showed incredible efficiency, winning four national championships in five Final Four appearances, including a perfect 4-for-4 record in the national championship game. "I did challenge them on the sidelines a couple of times, really challenged them about what they were doing or not doing and the effort they were not giving," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. The loss ended UConn's 19-game winning streak at the Hartford Civic Center. Shabazz Napier and Lasan Kromah each had 17 points and seven rebounds, while DeAndre Daniels had 16 points and seven rebounds, as the Huskies took a 17-point edge into halftime. ", Four Huskies scored in double figures, led by Kemba Walker's 21, while freshman Roscoe Smith had a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double. The Bulldogs beat No. "That's a great challenge for me. Six UConn players scored in double figures, led by Kevin Freeman and Richard Hamilton with 17 points apiece. UConn held South Florida to just 40 points, including 14 in the first half, as the Huskies more than doubled up their competition. They played without leading scorer Richard Hamilton and they never trailed," wrote the Hartford Courant's Michael Arace. Syracuse just couldn't match us." ", After scoring just 19 points combined in UConn's first three games, forward DeAndre Daniels had 24 points against Boston University. ", After losing to Georgia Tech, No. "They are really an outstanding team with their length and the size up front, and their ability to change shots. Houston led by as many as 21 points, then hung on as the Huskies outscored the Cougars 43-29 in the second half. "As a senior, you've got to work with those emotions. ", In a national championship game between a No. "That was the only time we ran that the whole game," North Carolina coach Roy Williams said, according to the AP. He's been up early to lift weights. SMU held UConn to 16 made field goals and just shy of 30-percent shooting. And today he went and got the basketball – a lot. Visit ESPN to view the UConn Huskies team stats for the 2020-21 season. The Friars have posted a 14-17 mark all-time versus UConn in Providence, an 11-24 record versus the Huskies at UConn and a 3-3 mark on neutral courts. Toughness is fighting through a screen. "We're missing shots, we're missing free throws. Height: 6-5 Avg. Brandon Knight made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cut a four-point deficit to one. Conference: Big East Coach: Jim Calhoun Albert Mouring made a fadeaway, 22-footer and Khalid El-Amin sank a bucket in the lane to rip the victory from the jaws of Pitt, whose students were already celebrating, according to the AP. "Whether it's scoring, talking, getting their confidence up or giving an assist, I'm just trying to do whatever is possible to enhance this team. This will make the team stronger. "With about two minutes left I was gassed. They just stayed and they were resilient, and they played hard.". We gutted out a win. ", UConn doubled up Coppin State on the boards 58-29, which was necessary for the win after the Huskies made just 41 percent of their shots. "We kind of got real laid back and stopped playing defense," Ben Gordon said, according to the AP. That saved us. 7 in the AP poll. "Shabazz (Napier) told me the middle of their zone was wide open, so I kept going to the middle and they kept leaving me wide open. "Their perimeter guys dominated the basketball game," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. And then they did it. "If he is going to make 3-point shots, we can live with that. The Huskies had a 20-10 record, but were ineligible for any postseason play due to low APR scores between 2007 and 2011. "But I think they also got caught up playing our game. He hit it first. No. ), NCAA Tournament: 10 Wildcats to a 68-60 victory over UConn on Saturday. I can't even remember, and I don't forget many basketball games. "I wanted to get Niels out there so he can spread the floor and give more space to our guards," Kevin Ollie said, according to the AP. NEW YORK -- After win No. "They ask why I love him so much as a competitor," Jim Calhoun said, according to the Hartford Courant. "I know one thing: We're guaranteed another championship," Jim Calhoun said, according to the Hartford Courant. It ended his streak of 11 games with at least 20 points. ", Playing Boston College for the first time in eight years, UConn won by two, thanks to Ryan Boatright's free throws in the last eight seconds, then he blocked a shot at the buzzer to secure the win. Shabazz Napier scored 25 points for the Huskies. Guard Ricky Moore scored nine of UConn's first 15 points, while Richard Hamilton made 10-of-22 attempts to score a game-high 27 points and Khalid El-Amin hit what proved to be the game-winning shot. UConn's starters combined to score just 21 points as the top-ranked Huskies lost for the first time of the season. "The guys decided they didn't want to go home," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. Rowe's combined 21-year head coaching record at Worcester Academy and UConn was 300-132, including 120-88 at Connecticut. In its 10th game of the season, No. UConn and Kentucky were two of five teams seeded seventh or lower to reach the Sweet 16 along with No. As a result, the season was over for the Huskies. UConn had won a record 18 straight Big East games and 27 straight games at home. It is the first meeting of the season between the two teams as a December matchup was postponed until March because of COVID-19 issues within the UConn â¦ UConn opened the game on a 17-0 run in the first seven minutes. "Niels made me look like I was a good coach.". "That's the most special feeling ever." Shabazz Napier was just 2-for-11 from the field at one point early in the second half but he finished with 26 points after scoring 20 after halftime. "We are ahead of schedule I think. 10 nationally in terms of adjusted efficiency. 11 Cincinnati to improve to 11-5 in the AAC. UConn never trailed in the national title game and led by as many as 15 points, before Kentucky cut the deficit to one with just over eight minutes left. 10 Villanova has been a powerhouse in college basketball ever since UConn the Big East left in 2013. In the opening round of the Preseason NIT, Yale took a 31-28 lead into halftime before "Connecticut needed 20 minutes to start looking like the No. "That was like an old BC-UConn rivalry," Kevin Ollie said, according to the AP. UConn quickly built a 7-0 lead in the opening minute but couldn't maintain that pace in an ugly first half. Swingman Mike McKay made a statement as a scorer even in the high-powered ranks of UConn guards. "We got (beat) physically and mentally," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. UConn defended its homecourt to give No. In the season opener and for the first of four times in UConn's non-conference schedule, the Huskies won by a single possession. "We always knew we had a lot of offensive weapons, but the thing we worry about most is defense," Gordon said, according to the AP. "About the best thing that can be said for Connecticut's 53-48 Big East victory over Seton Hall yesterday at the Meadowlands Arena is that the second-ranked Huskies have learned how to survive a worst-case scenario," wrote the Daily News' Dick Weiss. The duo had 30 points combined before halftime, including 11 points from Gordon in the first 11 minutes. Kemba Walker exploded for a career-high 42 points, turning a three-point halftime deficit into a 16-point win. Shabazz Napier missed three shots in the last 40 seconds, each with the chance to put his team ahead, and Omar Calhoun's potential game-winning three on UConn's last possession was off the mark. "Everybody is talking about Miami now," Kevin Freeman said, according to the Hartford Courant. And that's a nice combination. UConn nearly couldn't miss in the first half as the Huskies shot 71 percent in the opening 20 minutes en route to a 60-point half. UConn won its second national championship in four years in 2014, beating Kentucky 70-64 in the title game. Hamilton was out with a thigh bruise and in his absence, Khalid El-Amin scored 23 points with five assists and five steals. Click or tap here for a printable bracket. The 2011 NCAA tournament was the first to have 68 teams, as the First Four round saw eight teams play in Dayton. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. This week's poll has the Bluejays tabbed as the nation's No. 11 VCU). "We have some terrific bigs and Memphis has some terrific bigs, but at the end of the day, the guards can make so much happen on the perimeter and break defenses down.". 17 Memphis on the road behind a second-half spurt that saw the Huskies turn a one-point halftime deficit into a 10-point win. Scroll to the right to view the complete stats. "(We've) been working with him. 7 – Richard Hamilton, Washington Wizards, Tony Robertson, 6-2, guard: 9.8 ppg, 3.2 rpg, Mike Hayes, 6-8, forward: 2.3 ppg, 3.1 rpg, Justin Brown, 7-0, center: 1.0 ppg, 1.3 rpg, Mike Woodward, 6-5, guard: 0.0 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 2004 Big East Defensive Player of the Year, 2004 Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player, 2004 NCAA tournament leading scorer (127 points), No. ", UConn swept Memphis in the regular season thanks to Shabazz Napier scoring a career-high 34 points, while his backcourt running mate Ryan Boatright added 21, including eight in overtime. 1 team in the country," according to the AP. We're pretty good and Rutgers gave us everything we could handle. The Hurricanes had a shot, literally, at being the first team to knock off the No. Conference Finish: 3rd UConn finished the 2003-04 season ranked No. "Ben Gordon dominated the first 10 minutes and Rashad Anderson took over the next 10, making the second half a formality," reported the AP. UConn's Albert Mouring and Ricky Moore held Georgetown's Kevin Braswell to a 4-for-18 performance, while Mouring led the Huskies with 10 rebounds, along with 12 points. Kemba Walker scored 31 points on an inefficient 10-of-27 shooting and the Huskies shot just 31.7 percent from the field. ", Niels Giffey scored a career-high 16 points, while Shabazz Napier led the way with 26, including a career-best seven 3-pointers. "Growing up I wanted to be Superman," Napier said, according to the AP. The Huskies ran off a 14-2 run and led by as many as 17, while the AP Preseason Player of the Year Emeka Okafor had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the win. © 2021 NCAA | Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Monquencio Hardnett, guard: 5.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg, No. Conference Champion: 29 Times (Reg. "I got right in his face," Ollie said, according to the AP. UConn became the first squad since Kentucky in 1996 to start the season ranked No. 2 seed "Before and during the games, friends and family were shouting my name. 10 Wildcats to a 68-60 victory over UConn on Saturday. "Guys were like, 'My man is not scoring and I'm not coming out of this game.'". ", Kemba Walker scored 22 points in the second half, finishing with 36, to put away No. He's a big-time player and I had to step up to the challenge," Emeka Okafor said, according to the AP. "The second half we got a little sloppy and complacent, but we composed ourselves, so overall I was pleased," Kevin Ollie said, according to the AP. Height: 6-5 Avg. "He's a competitive guy and I am, too. "It was just good timing, I guess," Boone said, according to the AP. UConn dropped from the AP Top 25 poll after losing two games in a row and three of its last five but the Huskies got back in the win column against the Crimson. 2 Duke and No. UConn broke the women's record with its ninth national title, and is the only school to win men's and women's titles in the same year for the second time. "It's a hard place to play," Providence coach Tim Welsh said, according to the AP. UConn finished just two games above .500 in the 2009-10 season, going 18-16 (7-11 Big East), and didn't qualify for the NCAA tournament. "I didn't come here to prove anything," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. The crowd at Gampel Pavilion started chanting "You can't stop him" as Ben Gordon exploded for 37 points. Luckily, Dropo was an incredible athlete and had three chances to go pro. The Rob Oliver Coaches’ Award is named in honor of the former Pointers’ assistant men’s basketball coach. Richard Hamilton made a jumper after the timeout to put UConn up 61-55 and "the Buckeyes never threatened again," according to the Tampa Bay Times. Here's everything you need to know about the 2003-04 UConn Huskies. ", Tennessee held Kemba Walker to 16 points, his lowest total so far in the season, but UConn turned a one-point halftime lead into an 11-point win. STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 22 points and hit a series of clutch baskets in the second half as Seton Hall held off UConn 80-73 on Saturday, earning its first win at Gampel Pavilion since 1997. ", UConn scored 50 points in the paint, just eight fewer points than Hartford scored as a team, as the Huskies won by 37 as coach Jim Calhoun was sidelined with an illness, leaving associate head coach Dave Leitao in charge. "Sometimes it's tough to know when to take the shot and when not to," Lamb said, according to the AP. The Huskies held the Cardinals to 35-percent shooting, giving their opponents a four-game average of 30 percent. "We were tough and we were good. "It was definitely a top-25 environment, so this was a great win," Smith said, according to the AP. "To win a regular-season championship and a tournament championship back-to-back is not easy," Louisville coach Rick Pitino said, according to the AP. DePaul missed its first 10 shots — two attempts from all five starters — as UConn nearly doubled up DePaul in the first half, 39-20. UConn went 20-10 in the 2013 season, finishing seventh in the final season of the old formation of the Big East. Any time we can play the game fullcourt, we're as good as anybody in the country." show tonight. Louisville beat UConn again, behind Gorgui Dieng's 13-point, 12-rebound double-double and Peyton Siva's 15 points. But I'm happy we got to the Sweet 16 and hopefully we'll get more wins. NCAA Tournament Seed: No. "A lot of us go back to the gym at night," Boatright said, according to the AP. "When we get here, I don't know — people just choke.". 2 seed San Diego State. UConn finished the 2014 season ranked No. Butler led 22-19 at halftime but the Huskies put the clamps on the Bulldogs after halftime, holding them to 19 points, while UConn scored 34 in the second half. 7 seed and a No. Providence's Ryan Gomes had 26 points and 12 rebounds to give the Friars a half-game lead over the Huskies in the Big East standings. ", In a game with 56 fouls, four technical fouls and a player ejected, UConn won in a landslide behind a school-record 39 free throws. "My biggest thing is I want to be an all-around player," Napier said, according to the AP. The Huskies made just one of their first 17 attempts after halftime and 0-foor-14 from behind the arc in the game, allowing the Pirates to take a six-point lead. Richard Hamilton scored 28 points and an 18-1 run late in the first half allowed the Huskies to score 52 points before halftime. ", UConn's Ricky Moore held Michigan State's Mateen Cleaves to six points on 2-of-15 shooting as Kevin Freeman and Khalid El-Amin combined for 23 points before halftime. Years Exp: 1.7 Averages weighted by minutes played High School Parade All-Americans: Ricky Moore, Richard Hamilton, Khalid El-Amin, Edmund Saunders 91.4% of minutes played and 92.8% of scoring return from 1997-98 roster ", Emeka Okafor didn't play in his team's first game in the Big East tournament due to back spasms but the Huskies still won in his absence thanks to Ben Gordon's 29 points. "I'd be lying to you if I said I saw 20 points and eight rebounds and five blocks in 20 minutes," Kevin Ollie said, according to the AP. And he played outstanding. "I try to emulate everything that he does. "We want that complete game, and so far we haven't had it. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels each added 11 points for the Wildcats (14-3, 9-2 Big East), who clamped down defensively in the second half. 39. "We had our chances to win," Kentucky coach John Calipari said, according to the AP. Copyright © 2000-2021 Sports Reference LLC. They're a deeper team and getting a guy like that in foul trouble may not be as big an effect as one would think. "We threw the ball away five times just to make sure the coach got his blood pressure up as high as he could," Jim Calhoun said, according to the AP. Ryan Boatright led the way wit 17, while DeAndre Daniels and Omar Calhoun had 16 apiece. Richard Hamilton had a tremendous performance with 32 points on 10-of-16 shooting, seven rebounds and six assists with five 3-pointers and a perfect 7-for-7 mark from the free-throw line. After not being ranked at the Maui Invitational, UConn climbed to No. They got a few layups out of that, but it also opened the game up. Santangelo then missed a game-tying 3-pointer and Gonzaga was forced to foul. 1 UConn returned to form, holding Utah to just 13 points in the first half and 44 for the game. Your complete schedule for UConn Huskies men’s basketball. The Bulls only made four shots in the first half, then UConn ran out to a 17-3 run to start the second half and the Huskies led by as many as 47 points. ", Shabazz Napier finished with a game-high 26 points, most importantly a game-winning jumper from the free throw line as the buzzer sounded. After losing to Notre Dame three games prior, UConn got revenge behind a dominant performance from Emeka Okafor, who finished with 14 points, a career-high 22 rebounds and seven blocks. UConn coach Kevin Ollie was ejected early in the second half. 17 team. Gordon scored a team-high 19 points with Rashad Anderson scoring 14 and Denham Brown adding 13. The UConn women's basketball team have topped the UCLA men's basketball team's 88-game winning steak by winning 89 straight games. The 2013–14 UConn Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 2013–2014 NCAA Division I basketball season. "The only thing they had was penetration to the basket. Benham Brown also set a career-high with 22 points. "The Mountaineers struggled to get their field-goal percentage close to 30. STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Donald “Dee” Rowe, who served for more than five decades as an ambassador for the school's athletic department and as a … Walker finished 8-for-23, including 0-for-5 from 3-point range. 3 UConn to win over No. It really feels good to play against Georgetown. It was the Panthers' Division I-best 40th win in a row at home, including 18-0 in the 2003-04 season and 34-0 at the Petersen Events Center. UConn women's basketball stats, records UConn is 22-3 all-time in No. "I could detect that they weren't sharp. Below is UConn's kenpom.com profile from 2014. UConn held South Florida scoreless for almost seven minutes. Swingman Mike McKay made a statement as a scorer even in the high-powered ranks of UConn guards. UConn went 23-10 in the 2002-03 season, which means the Huskies had a 10-win improvement the following year, as they finished second in their division in the Big East and earned a No. NCAA Tournament Seed: No. It was Calhoun's 650th win. 24 — Shabazz Napier, Charlotte Hornets, Keifer Lammi, 6-3, guard: 0.0 ppg, 0.5 rpg, Dave Vandal, 6-2, guard: 0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg, No. UConn ran out to an 18-3 lead and never looked back. 8 seed — was the lowest-seeded team to reach the Final Four, joined by No. It could be a decade. UConn women's basketball has won a record 11 national championships, including back-to-back titles in 2009-10, a three-peat from 2002-04 and four in a row from 2013-16. Syracuse University Basketball all time series results, showing the record of the Syracuse Orange versus each opponent, with links showing a â¦ Some freshmen on UConn's 2011 national championship team helped the school win another title as seniors, most notably guard Shabazz Napier. Those guys' confidence, it's hot now. We don't want to be just a team with a lot of good offensive players and can't lock people up. You've got to go to the second or third options.". "They just sat there in that [2-3] zone and we never shot the gaps, or got kickouts for shots, and we didn't get it down low, either," said Kevin Freeman, according to the Hartford Courant. Gonzaga cut UConn's lead from four points to one on Quentin Hall's off-balance 3-pointer in the final minute, before Khalid El-Amin made a pair of free throws. The game was tied 25-all at halftime but UConn's reserves struggled when Richard Hamilton and Jake Voskuhl went to the bench. -- The Creighton men's basketball team tied a program record on Monday as it was ranked in a 17th straight Associated Press poll. This was a good test for us on the road and we passed it. "I want to help our team rebounding, and that's our blueprint right there. "I want the ball in my hands being the leader of this team," Walker said, according to the AP. "If you want to be good, if you want to be great then you can't play like that. The Huskies posted a 41-17 rebounding advantage, while Vanderbilt's Matt Freije, the school's career scoring leader, made just 3-of-18 attempts from the field. I was a little careless with the ball and they were able to take those turnovers and make them into baskets. Coach: Kevin Ollie "Right now we're in a great situation. He was 91. At one point in the first half, Washington led by 14. "So Kemba, who's been our scorer, became our initiator. "I felt like I would get my shot and make it.". 5 UConn in Storrs. UConn's defense put the clamps on Houston, which didn't score more than 22 points in either half. Full Connecticut Huskies schedule for the 2020-21 season including dates, opponents, game time and game result information. 8 Pitt its first loss of the season, ending the Panthers' 18-0 start to the season. 10 seed Stanford and 11-seeds Dayton and Tennessee. "We all knew we had talent. Walker finished with 29 points as the Huskies scored 50 points in the first half, then hung on in the second half for a 17-point win. 2020 season schedule, scores, stats, and highlights. Conference Tournament Finish: Conference champion 18 Syracuse to 31-percent shooting and 56 points, while Emeka Okafor had 25 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks. UConn held New Mexico senior center Kenny Thomas, who finished his career as the school's second-leading scorer of all-time, to just one point — a free throw. "In the second half, they were able to take us out of our (transition) offense. Walker missed a potential game-winning 3-pionter in the final 10 seconds. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels each added 11 points for the Wildcats (14-3, 9-2 Big East), who clamped down defensively in the second half. Okafor finished with a 25-point, 15-rebound double-double while Ben Gordon added 23 points. DeAndre Daniels broke out for a career-high 31 points, while Shabazz Napier added 27, as the Huskies shot 53 percent from the floor, including 12-of-23 3-pointers. Double-digit seeds won just four games in the NCAA tournament, with only No. "I don't think any other program can think they have more than us," SMU coach Larry Brown said, according to the AP. "I should have known we were in trouble when Jim [Calhoun] told me before the game that they weren't playing well," Villanova coach Steve Lappas said, according to the Hartford Courant. Collin Gillespie scored 20 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the No. "I had to come in. Collin Gillespie scored 20 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the No. For many college basketball fans, one of the more memorable and unlikely national champions was UConn's 2011 team, which wasn't ranked in the preseason AP poll, finished 9th in the Big East with a 9-9 conference record and lost four of five games entering the Big East tournament. 1 in the AP poll and win the national championship. 1 seed Duke by one point. I got it and I knew another guy was going to come and I tried to go before he came, get by my man and get the shot off. It was a tough night for me ... Their game plan was great and they stayed with it. 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