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One year ago, March 5, 2020: Vital, Huskies thrill raucous Gampel with win over No. 21 Houston

STORRS – For a variety of reasons, the final scene of UConn’s 2019-20 Senior Night, which saw the Huskies defeat No. 21 Houston, 77-71, with Christian Vital taking the mike for an impromptu postgame speech, was hard to envision. Two years ago this month, the Huskies wrapped up a miserable 14-18 season which included eight […]

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UConn earns first Big East win with rout of DePaul

STORRS – From Josh Carlton’s aggression in the paint to Tyrese Martin’s best game in his young UConn career to James Bouknight’s slam dunk competition-worthy windmill, the Huskies emphatically erased the memory of their overtime loss to Creighton 10 days earlier. The 82-61 blowout over DePaul, at a near-silent Gampel Pavilion, was UConn’s first Big

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Bouknight nearly carries Huskies to upset in Big East return

STORRS – It took 2,834 days to happen with some last-minute delays mixed in, but UConn’s long-anticipated return to the Big East finally took place at Gampel Pavilion. Was it perfect? Hardly. No fans were in attendance, the coronavirus still was lurking (UConn’s Tyler Polley missed the game as he is wrapping up protocol), and,

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UConn holds off Hartford in college basketball’s new world

STORRS – There are times when it’s easy to forget this “new” world exists. One of them was certainly the gridlock traffic caused by an accident in West Hartford on I-84 Saturday night. Been there, been stuck in that far too many times over the years. But then there are other times when this new

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