Spring football: All eyes on the quarterbacks

Tim Boyle will vie for the starting quarterback job this spring for the Huskies, which opens up spring practice on Saturday in Storrs.

Tim Boyle will vie for the starting quarterback job this spring for the Huskies, which opens up spring practice on Saturday in Storrs.

John F. Silver

UConn head coach Bob Diaco wants to find a quarter for the 2015 Huskies.

If he can find one this first week or two of spring practice, even better.

UConn begins spring practice on Saturday with the spring game set for April 11th at Rentschler Field.

The big question, as it often is at UConn for seemingly the last decade, is who is going to be the quarterback for the Huskies. Tim Boyle’s the only quarterback who has ever taken a snap at UConn, transfer Bryant Shirreffs or true frosh Tyler Davis.

To read more of this story, click here

Geno Auriemma Show: 30 Years in Storrs

Take a look back at Geno Auriemma’s 30 years as UConn’s women’s basketball coach with comments from some of his current and former players.

KML selected as AAC Player of the Week

By Carl Adamec

What should be a busy awards week for the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team got under way Tuesday.

Senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the first time this season. The Anaheim Hills, California, native averaged 20.0 points on 63.9 percent shooting from the floor and 4.0 rebounds per game as the top-ranked Huskies clinched their second straight AAC outright regular season title and the No. 1 seed for the AAC tournament with wins over Tulane, Memphis, and South Florida.
To read more of this story, click here

Geno: Different set of rules for Stewart

By Carl Adamec

TAMPA, Fla. — Breanna Stewart doesn’t want any special treatment, though players past and present from around the country much less accomplished have received quite a bit.

If the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team’s All-American forward and the 2014 national Player of the Year would get the same calls that she seems to get called for, she’d never complain.

And she’d probably be unstoppable, like she was for long stretches in the top-ranked Huskies’ 88-65 American Athletic Conference win over South Florida before 5,565 at the Sun Dome Monday night.
To read more of this story, click here

GEICO SportsNite: UConn wins final AAC game

GEICO SportsNite has the highlights from the Huskies’ 88-65 victory over the University of South Florida on Monday night in their final conference game of the regular season.

Stewart, UConn finish run through AAC

By Carl Adamec

TAMPA, Fla. — The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team played its closest American Athletic Conference game in the regular season finale Monday night.

It was still decided by halftime.

All-American Breanna Stewart had a season high 29 points, along with 11 rebounds and seven blocked shots as the top-ranked Huskies completed a second consecutive perfect run through the AAC as they coasted past South Florida 88-65 before a crowd of 5,565 at the Sun Dome.
To read more of this story, click here

Huskies hope to stay hot at USF

By Carl Adamec

TAMPA, Fla. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis felt at home, some 2,000 miles from her native Anaheim Hills, California, and about 1,000 miles from her apartment at the University of Connecticut.

“Eighty degrees? Now that’s more like it,” Mosqueda-Lewis said with a smile.

For the third time in about three months, the Huskies have made their way to Florida. Sunny skies have greeted them each trip.

But this isn’t vacation. Top-ranked UConn closes out the regular season Monday night against South Florida in an American Athletic Conference game at the Sun Dome.
To read more of this story, click here