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Men's Basketball

  • Alex Oriakhi

    Oriakhi will take on different role

    Alex Oriakhi begins the 2011 season in an uncertain position. For the first time since he was 14 years old, Oriakhi will be playing on a team without Jamal Coombs-McDaniel.

  • Jeremy Lamb and Shabazz Napier

    Lamb and Napier look to celebrate again

    When Jeremy Lamb came away with the rebound off a Matt Howard miss with eight seconds left in the 2011 NCAA national championship game, the freshman was about to fulfill a childhood dream.

  • Andre Drummond

    Drummond headlines freshman class

    When Tropical Storm Irene hit the Storrs campus, so did Andre Drummond.

  • Mac Cerullo

    Column: Walking the walk without Walker

    Tonight the men's basketball team will officially begin its title defense. The championship banner will be unveiled, tributes will be paid and the Huskies will take the court for the first time in a meaningful game since winning the championship in Houston.

Women's Basketball

  • Tiffany Hayes

    Lone senior Hayes hopes to go out on top

    When Tiffany Hayes arrived at UConn in the summer of 2008, she was part of a loaded four-member recruiting class that included top-ranked prospect Elena Delle Donne, No. 10 Caroline Doty and No. 31 Heather Buck.

  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis

    Freshman has massive shoes to fill

    The expectations for 2011 ESPNU's highest-ranked recruit, who will be coming to women's basketball's most successful program of the last 10 years, were already high enough. Those expectations increased exponentially when she took UConn legend and recent graduate Maya Moore's number, 23.

  • Caroline Doty

    Doty to make long-awaited return

    After missing all of last season with ACL injury, junior guard ready to make up for lost time

    On Sunday, shooting guard Caroline Doty will return to the court for the first time in a year and a half. After three ACL tears, she'll put her rehab, attitude and body to the test.

  • Andrew Callahan

    Column: Huskies are out of the spotlight

    Pressure is a funny thing. Physics tells us it's a matter of force and area, yet the growing pit we all get in our stomachs as the clock ticks tells us something entirely different.


  • Baseball: Marzi’s pitching lifted UConn past Temple

    Senior pitcher Anthony Marzi became the seventh player in UConn baseball history to reach 200 career strikeouts as the Huskies topped Temple 4-1 Thursday at J.O. Christian Field.

  • Baseball Baseball: Marzi stays humble after 200 strike outs at UConn

    April 18, 2011 is a day that UConn pitcher Anthony Marzi will probably remember for the rest of his life. It was the day he made his first collegiate appearance, throwing three innings in relief in an 18-3 win over UMass. It was also the day he threw his first collegiate strikeout.

  • Softball: UConn looks to continue their hot streak agaisnt Temple

    After putting up a season-high 12 runs against Hartford on Wednesday, the UConn softball team will resume conference play in a three-game homestand at Burrill Family Field against the Temple Owls.

  • Men's track: UConn to compete in last home meet of the season

    The UConn men’s track will be competing in a home meet Saturday at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs.

  • Lacrosse: UConn looks to bounce back against Cincinnati after tough loss

    The UConn lacrosse team lost on the road to No. 18 Louisville Thursday by a final score of 12-7.

  • NBA Western Conference year-end awards

    The NBA season is coming to an end. So before the playoffs begin, here are some predications for the NBA regular season awards.

  • Column: NBA Eastern Conference season takeaways

    The NBA regular season came to a close last night and this year the Eastern Conference was rather disappointing. The bottom half of the league was just not competitive, especially compared to the Western Conference. Although the competitiveness was down, this season was not lacking in storylines. Let’s take a look at the three of the biggest takeaways from this season.

  • Baseball takes on Temple after early-week rainout

    The UConn baseball team will welcome the Temple Owls to J.O. Christian Field in an American Athletic Conference matchup. Both teams sit in the middle of the conference standings and are looking to make a move up to better their positions.

  • Women's tennis travels to Tampa

    The UConn women’s tennis team will travel to the University of South Florida this Thursday, as they compete in the first-ever American Athletic Conference women’s tennis championships. UConn, entering as the ninth seed, faces off against the eighth-seeded University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the first round. The match is set to begin at 9 a.m.

  • Men's tennis heads to first AAC Championships

    The UConn men’s tennis team will travel to Memphis this Friday to take part in the first-ever American Athletic Conference men’s tennis championships. UConn, entering as the seventh seed, takes on the second-seeded University of South Florida Bulls in their first round match-up. The match is set to begin at 9 a.m.

  • Lacrosse takes on Cardinals in conference matchup

    Coming off a weekend at home where they split two games, the UConn Huskies (8-5) are on the road to face off against the Louisville Cardinals (10-3) in their biggest conference game of the season.

  • Softball has offensive explosion against Hawks

    The UConn softball offense turned in their best performance of the season, in a 12-1 five inning mercy win over instate rival Hartford.

  • sb Softball beats Hartford in blowout fashion

    The UConn Softball team defeated the Hartford Hawks 12-1 yesterday in a non-league matchup.
    The Huskies offensive explosion was led by sophomore left fielder Heather Fyfe, who went two for three on the day with a grand slam and five RBIs.

  • Softball rained out, faces Hartford on Wednesday

    After UConn softball’s Tuesday matchup against the University of Rhode Island was cancelled due to inclement weather, the Huskies (9-29, 2-9 the American) look to start their week off with a home game against in state rival Hartford (7-21 overall, 1-8 in America East).
    After a weekend series in Louisville where UConn could only muster two runs in three games against the Cardinals, the Huskies will need a stronger offensive output in order to pick up their first win of the week against the Hawks.

  • Column: Rooting for good people

    Sports journalism is founded on one basic tenant: no cheering on press row.

  • Jess Condon Hartford wins bid to host 2015 AAC Tournament at XL Center

    The 2015 American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship will be played at the XL Center in Hartford, the conference announced Monday.

  • Dolson and Hartley to be teammates again in Washington

    UNCASVILLE – Geno Auriemma has joked that Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley were attached at the hip through four years at UConn. As it turns out, they won’t have to sever that bond to enter the pro ranks; both are joining the WNBA’s Washington Mystics after Monday night’s draft.

  • Lindsay Collier A star is born: The story behind UConn walk-on Pat Lenehan

    Ask any basketball fan and they will tell you the most boring games to watch are blowouts. We yearn for the excitement of a close ballgame, sitting on the edge of our seat as the hair on the back of our necks stands, as if it too is trying to get a glimpse of the action.

  • Baseball: Huskies look to improve .500 record on the road against Fairfield

    The UConn baseball team – fresh off a three-game road set against Cincinnati over the weekend in which the Huskies took two out of three and regained a .500 record – will travel to Fairfield today for an afternoon matchup against the Stags.

  • Column: Welcome to Hartford

    If you told me that my week could get better after covering half of a dual national championship, Boston College losing, covering my first MLS game, “Mean Girls” showing up on Netflix, seeing Bubba Watson choke up after winning the Masters and watching Joffrey do the same on his wedding day, I would find it hard to believe you.

  • Column: With playoffs looming, time to grow those beards out

    Last Monday, I found myself in Dallas for the National Championship game where, like many other UConn fans, I found myself doing whatever I could to push the Huskies to victory. I made sure to wear the same 1959 Jonathan the Husky shirt along with the same Hawaiian UConn hat that I had worn for the previous victory. I talked to the same kids, who had pushed their ways to the same spot that were praying, just praying, for the same result as the previous game.

  • Column: Pine tar use in baseball more common than not

    Thursday night began the four game series between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The long time rivalry always attracts fans not just from the two teams, but also across the MLB. This game in particular drew a lot of attention as Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda threw a no-hitter for the first five innings. Pineda had a season-ending shoulder injury in 2012 that also put him out for the 2013 season. His comeback seemed unlikely, until he proved himself this past spring. But Thursday night’s 4-1 Yankee’s victory brought up a lot of question about what was responsible for Pineda’s un-hittable pitches: his arm or pine tar?

  • Column: England seeks redemption in Rio this summer

    As the scorching temperatures are quickly upon those participating in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, England are likely doing their best to cool themselves down after recent World Cup disappointments. With no John Terry, David Beckham or Paul Scholes, the “Golden Generation” is quickly fading; however, as Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will likely feature in their final World Cup, expectations for the Three Lions are still high.

  • Softball: UConn hosts Rhode Island, looks to snap skid

    The UConn softball team will host the Rhode Island Ram’s today in Storrs in a one game non-league matchup as both teams are searching for a victory to help right the ship.

  • Softball Softball: Huskies' winning streak snapped, swept at Louisville

    After winning two home games against Providence and Fairfield, the UConn softball team was unable to continue their winning streak against Louisville, as the Huskies were swept in the weekend series by scores of 9-1, 6-0 and 9-1 in Louisville, Ky.