Adama Sanogo leaving UConn for NBA draftApril 13, 2023 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn center Adama Sanogo announced Thursday he will leave the national champions and make himself eligible for the NBA draft.
The 6-foot-9 junior from Mali, who was named Most Outstanding Player at this year's Final Four, made his decision public in an Instagram post, thanking his family and coaches for their support.
Sanogo snags ball, MOP honors for UConn in NCAA title winApril 4, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Adama Sanogo stood on the sideline watching his UConn teammates dribble out the final seconds to secure the program's fifth NCAA championship.
UConn wins March Madness with 76-59 smothering of SDSUApril 4, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — After six games and 240 minutes of pure dominance that ran through March, then part of April, it finally became clear there was only one thing that could stop the UConn Huskies.
UConn players navigate Ramadan fast during Final FourMarch 31, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — For UConn players Adama Sanogo, Samson Johnson and Hassan Diarra, a traditional pregame meal before Saturday night’s Final Four matchup against Miami won’t be possible.
Still room for bigs like Sanogo, Timme in college basketballMarch 18, 2023 GMT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — UConn center Adama Sanogo punctuated one of the best games of his career by nailing a jumper from around the top of the 3-point line that brought a roar from Huskies fans.
After a review, it only counted as a 2, but the points weren't really the point.
Sanogo, UConn send Pitino, Iona packing from March MadnessMarch 18, 2023 GMT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With a dominant performance from its best player in the second half, UConn took the next step toward returning to its championship past.
Adama Sanogo scored 10 of his season-high 28 points in the first five minutes of the second half as the fourth-seeded Huskies seized control and beat Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels 87-63 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
No. 14 UConn routs DePaul 88-59 in Huskies’ final home gameMarch 2, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 14 UConn, which started its season with 14 straight wins, is rolling again as the postseason approaches.
Adama Sanogo scored 26 points to lead five Connecticut players in double figures and the Huskies closed out their home schedule in emphatic style Wednesday night with an 88-59 win over DePaul.
No. 18 UConn rolls to 95-86 win over St. John’s at MSGFebruary 25, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — “Joey California” looked right at home in the heart of New York City as No. 18 UConn knocked off another Big East rival on its self-described "revenge tour.”
Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points, Adama Sanogo added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Huskies topped St.
No. 18 UConn uses big second half to down No. 20 ProvidenceFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — With a rowdy crowd behind them on $2 beer night, No. 18 UConn used a big second half to beat No. 20 Providence on Wednesday night.
Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points to lead Connecticut to the 87-69 win and a split of the regular-season series between the New England rivals.
No. 23 Creighton holds off No. 21 UConn for 8th win in rowFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The season's second meeting between Creighton and UConn was billed as Round Two between big men Ryan Kalkbrenner and Adama Sanogo.
It turned out the main attraction Saturday was Trey Alexander versus Jordan Hawkins.
Newton has triple-double, No. 21 UConn tops No. 10 MarquetteFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn appears to have its mojo back.
Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points and Tristen Newton recorded his second triple-double of the season as No. 21 Connecticut ran away from No.
No. 24 UConn uses late rally to beat last-place GeorgetownFebruary 4, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a team ranked as high as No. 2 this season, it was a freshman who saved the day for UConn.
Adama Sanogo and Tristen Newton each scored 15 and Alex Karaban knocked down two late 3-pointers as No.
Hawkins, Sanogo lead No. 24 UConn past DePaul, 90-76February 1, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Hawkins, Adama Sanogo and Tristen Newton took turns coming up with big plays for No. 24 UConn.
It was a nice night for the Huskies after one rough stretch.
Hawkins scored 26 points and Sanogo had 25, leading UConn to a 90-76 victory over DePaul on Tuesday.
Hawkins, Sanogo lead No. 15 UConn to 86-56 rout of ButlerJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA championship trophy made a visit to UConn this weekend, providing just the inspiration the struggling Huskies needed.
Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points and No. 15 UConn snapped a three-game losing streak in emphatic fashion by routing Butler 86-56 on Sunday.
Seton Hall rallies from 17 down, beats No. 15 UConn 67-66January 19, 2023 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — KC Ndefo grabbed a rebound and made a follow-up layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give Seton Hall a 67-66 come-from-behind win over No. 15 UConn on Wednesday night.
Ndefo grabbed his eighth rebound of the game and scored the decisive points as he was fouled on the play.
St. John’s gives No. 6 UConn its 4th loss in 5 gamesJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Joel Soriano scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in St. John’s win over No. 6 UConn 85-74 on Sunday — its first victory in Hartford since 1988.
The double-double was the 16th of the season for Soriano.
Adama Sanogo leads No. 4 UConn to 69-60 win over CreightonJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley said Adama Sanogo was seething coming into the Huskies' game against Creighton.
The Big East's preseason player of the year, upset over comments made about him by Creighton's Ryan Kalkbrenner last summer, channeled that anger into 26 points and No.
No. 22 Xavier breaks No. 2 UConn’s undefeated startJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Zach Freemantle scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Colby Jones also scored 16, helping No. 22 Xavier hand No. 2 UConn its first loss of the season, 83-73, on Saturday.
Jack Nunge started the game for Xavier (12-3, 4-0 Big East) despite an illness that limited him during warmups, and sat out some of the second half.
Calcaterra, No. 2 UConn pull away in 2nd half to beat HoyasDecember 21, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Joey Calcaterra scored all of his 14 points in the second half to help second-ranked UConn rally from its first second-half deficit of the season for an 84-73 victory over Georgetown on Tuesday night.
No. 2 UConn rallies past Georgetown 84-73 to remain unbeatenDecember 21, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Trailing in the second half for the first time this season, second-ranked UConn got contributions from unlikely sources to overcome Georgetown.
Joey Calceterra scored all of his 14 points in the final 11 minutes, while Hassan Diarra had the tying and go-ahead baskets as the Huskies rallied for an 84-73 victory on Tuesday night.
Purdue holds top spot in AP poll as UConn climbs to No. 2December 19, 2022 GMT
Purdue maintained its grasp on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll on Monday.
Another unbeaten is closing the gap, though.
The Boilermakers received 40 of the 60 first-place votes from a national media panel after knocking off Davidson in their only game last week, allowing them to hold the top spot for a second consecutive week.
Adama Sanogo shines as No. 3 UConn stays unbeatenDecember 18, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adama Sanogo had 27 points and 14 rebounds, helping No. 3 Connecticut beat Butler 68-46 on Saturday night.
Jordan Hawkins added 12 points as the Huskies (12-0, 1-0 Big East) extended the program’s fourth-longest winning streak to start a season.
No. 5 UConn tops LIU, is unbeaten ahead of Big East playDecember 10, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Freshman Donovan Clingan keeps raising the bar with each game in his first season with UConn.
The 7-foot-2 center had a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 5 UConn over Long Island University 114-61 on Saturday.
No. 5 UConn handles Florida 75-54 on road, remains unbeatenDecember 8, 2022 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — UConn's first true road test looked a lot like every other game the Huskies have played this season: not much of a contest.
Adama Sanogo scored 17 points, Donovan Clingan added 16 and No.
Hawkins leads unbeaten No. 8 UConn past Okla St 74-64December 2, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Hawkins scored a career-high 26 points to lead unbeaten No. 8 UConn past Oklahoma State 74-64 on Thursday night in the Big East-Big 12 Battle.
Adama Sanogo added 20 points and Andre Jackson scored 11 for the Huskies (9-0).
Adama Sanogo leads No. 20 UConn past No. 18 Alabama 82-67November 26, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dan Hurley is ready for his UConn team to graduate from stockpiling victories and start winning some titles, even in early season tournaments.
Newton leads No. 20 UConn past Oregon at Phil Knight tourneyNovember 25, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tristen Newton scored 23 points, leading No. 20 UConn to an 83-59 win over Oregon on Thursday night at the Phil Knight Legacy tournament.
Jordan Hawkins scored 18 points, Adama Sanogo added 12 and Joey Calcaterra came off the bench to score 11 for the unbeaten Huskies (6-0).
Sanogo leads unbeaten UConn past Delaware State 95-60November 21, 2022 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Adama Sanogo scored 26 points to lead No. 25 UConn to a 95-60 victory over Delaware State on Sunday.
Donovan Clingan had 16 points and three blocked shots, Jordan Hawkins finished 11 points and nine rebounds, Joe Calcaterra added 11 points, five rebounds and five assists and Alex Karaban scored 10 points for unbeaten UConn (5-0).
Sanogo scores 24, No. 25 UConn beats UNC-Wilmington 86-50November 19, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Junior Adama Sanogo scored 24 points to lead No. 25 UConn to an 86-50 victory over UNC-Wilmington on Friday night.
Sophomore Jordan Hawkins returned from concussion protocol to add a career-high 20 points for the unbeaten Huskies (4-0).
Newton’s triple-double leads No. 25 UConn past BuffaloNovember 16, 2022 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Tristen Newton had 22 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and No. 25 UConn beat Buffalo 84-64 on Tuesday night.
Joey Calcaterra came off the bench to score 15 points and Nahiem Alleyne added 12 for the Huskies (3-0).
UConn knocks off Boston University 86-57November 12, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Adama Sanogo scored 27 points as UConn beat Boston University 86-57 on Friday night.
Sanogo added 15 rebounds for the Huskies (2-0). Tristen Newton scored 11 points and added six rebounds.
No. 8 Villanova topples No. 20 UConn to make Big East finalMarch 12, 2022 GMT
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.
All-Big East: Gillespie unanimous, Champagnie honored againMarch 6, 2022 GMT
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.
Adama Sanogo scores 26, No. 18 UConn beats DePaul 75-68March 6, 2022 GMT
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.
No. 21 UConn sends Hoyas to school-record 18th loss in rowFebruary 27, 2022 GMT
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.
Cole rallies No. 21 UConn past No. 8 Villanova lateFebruary 23, 2022 GMT
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.
Cole’s drive, defense lift No. 21 UConn over No. 8 VillanovaFebruary 23, 2022 GMT
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.
Ex-Huskies star Bouknight tossed; No. 24 UConn tops XavierFebruary 19, 2022 GMT
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.
Sanogo scores 20 as No. 24 UConn beats Seton Hall 70-65February 17, 2022 GMT
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.
Sanogo, Martin lead No. 24 UConn over No. 18 MarquetteFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
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.
Sanogo leads No. 20 UConn to 96-73 win over GeorgetownJanuary 26, 2022 GMT
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.
Martin scores 27, No. 25 UConn tops Butler again, 75-56January 21, 2022 GMT
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.
No. 25 UConn beats Butler 76-59 in first of home-and-homeJanuary 19, 2022 GMT
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.
Martin, Cole propel UConn past Marquette 78-70December 22, 2021 GMT
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).
Reeves leads Providence to 57-53 win over No. 20 UConnDecember 19, 2021 GMT
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.
Sanogo, Polley lead No. 22 UConn past No. 19 Auburn in 2OTNovember 25, 2021 GMT
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.
Martin scores 15 as No. 23 UConn beats Binghamton 87-63November 20, 2021 GMT
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.
Tyler Polley scores 17 points, No. 23 UConn routs LIU 93-40November 18, 2021 GMT
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.
Sanogo scores 20, No. 24 UConn beats Coppin St 89-54November 13, 2021 GMT
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.
No. 24 UConn routs Central Connecticut 99-48 in openerNovember 10, 2021 GMT
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.