NEW YORK (AP) — Jermaine Samuels tossed up off-balance shots that fluttered through the net and 3s that had Villanova rocking. Brandon Slater may as well had his name in lights on the marquee with a block that will live in Big East lore.
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova guard Collin Gillespie was the only unanimous pick for the all-Big East team Sunday, and St. John's forward Julian Champagnie joined him as a repeat selection.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Adama Sanogo was not pleased with his recent performance, and the UConn center decided to take out his frustrations on DePaul.
Sanogo scored 26 points as No. 18 UConn beat DePaul 75-68 Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
WASHINGTON (AP) — R.J. Cole scored 18 points and No. 21 UConn excelled from behind the arc while sending Georgetown to its school-record 18th straight loss, 86-77 on Sunday.
Connecticut (21-7, 12-5 Big East) shot 11 of 20 on 3-pointers.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — R.J. Cole hit a driving floater with 5.9 seconds left and then took a charge at the other end of the court to rally No. 21 UConn to a 71-69 win over No. 8 Villanova on Tuesday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn’s first win over Villanova during the Dan Hurley era came with the head coach watching the game on television in the back of the arena.
R.J. Cole hit a driving floater with 5.9 seconds left and then took a charge from Collin Gillespie at the other end of the court to rally No.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn star James Bouknight of the Charlotte Hornets was tossed from his courtside side by a game official in the second half Saturday as the No. 24 Huskies held off Xavier 72-61.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Adama Sanogo had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 24 UConn beat Seton Hall 70-65 on Wednesday night.
It was the sixth double-double of the season for Sanogo, the Huskies’ sophomore center.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn had a players' meeting after dropping back-to-back games to Creighton and Villanova to talk about getting back its identity as an aggressive, passionate team that outmuscles its opponents.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley likes the way his team's offense has rounded into form after getting healthy and weathering a pandemic-related pause that stretched from December into January.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley had been waiting to see Tyrese Martin catch fire.
Martin scored 25 of his career-high 27 points in the second half, and No. 25 UConn beat Butler for the second time this week, 75-56 on Thursday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley thought Adama Sanogo had an off night.
The 6-foot-9 sophomore scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds on Tuesday in the No. 25 Huskies' 76-59 win over Butler, the first of two games this week between the programs.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Tyrese Martin tossed in a career-high 25 points, R.J. Cole scored 20 and Connecticut turned back Marquette 78-70 in Big East Conference play on Tuesday night.
Martin sank 9 of 16 shots from the floor and added six rebounds for the Huskies (10-3, 1-1).
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Providence made its case for inclusion in the Top 25 with an impressive road victory over No. 20 UConn.
A.J. Reeves scored 16 points and the Friars (11-1) held off the Huskies 57-53 on Saturday in the Big East opener for both teams.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Tyler Polley scored a career-high 24 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:58 left in the second overtime to help No. 22 UConn beat No. 19 Auburn 115-109 in Wednesday’s first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 23 UConn is looking forward to playing in next week's Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
Maybe a little too much.
Tyrese Martin had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Huskies shook off a slow start during an 87-63 victory over Binghamton on Saturday.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As long as UConn is playing up to its defensive standards, the Huskies say they aren't going to worry about a slow offensive start.
No. 23 Connecticut hit just three of its first 12 shots on Wednesday, but held an overmatched Long Island University to just 14 field goals for the entire game in a 93-40 rout of the Sharks.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn has a rather simple approach on offense this season: go low to Adama Sanogo.
“When in doubt, just give Adama the ball at this point,” UConn forward Tyrese Martin said.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley wants his offense to run through Adama Sanogo in the low post this season.
The 6-foot-9 sophomore from Mali ran through, past and around Central Connecticut on Tuesday, scoring 20 points and leading the Huskies to a season-opening 99-48 rout of the Blue Devils.