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2018 Schedule
14-18, 8th in American
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1dJeff Goodman

Source: URI's Hurley taking time on next move

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has emerged as the top target by both UConn and Pittsburgh, but he is "not close" to deciding whether he'll leave the Rams, sources tell ESPN.

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3dJeff Goodman

URI's Hurley not talking job future after defeat

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, who sources say is the front-runner for the UConn job, had no interest in addressing speculation about potential openings after his team's loss to Duke, saying, "I could give a crap about who's got an opening anywhere."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 point guard James Akinjo has decommitted from UConn, sources confirm to ESPN.

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10dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Whom should UConn hire to replace Kevin Ollie?

It wasn't that long ago that Kevin Ollie won a national title at UConn. It just feels like a lifetime ago. With Ollie now out, who can bring the program back to prominence?

Bilas on Ollie: 'You don't win, you're out' (2:22)
Goodman on Ollie firing: 'They don't want to pay him' (1:53)
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11dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

UConn parts ways with Ollie, cites just cause

UConn has parted ways with Kevin Ollie, as the school announced it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to fire the coach who helped lead the program to a national title in his second season at the helm in 2014.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UConn has parted ways with Kevin Ollie, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

UConn lost its opening round game in the American Athletic Conference tournament to finish with a losing record in consecutive seasons for the first time in 31 years. Afterward, coach Kevin Ollie was asked whether he expects to return for next season. Ollie had a simple answer: "Yes."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

SMU is without its best player, Shake Milton (hand), but has dominated UConn in the first half of their opening round game in the American Athletic Conference tournament. UConn has gotten nothing going offensively, and leading scorer Jalen Adams has two points.


Clark scores 17 as No. 11 Cincy rebounds, beats UConn 77-52

Gary Clark scored 10 of his 17 points during Cincinnati's decisive spurt, and the 11th-ranked Bearcats shook off consecutive losses by beating short-handed Connecticut 77-52 on Thursday night for their fifth straight win over the Huskies.

Broome's tough fight on defense leads to two-handed jam (0:20)
Wichita State too much for UConn (0:38)
Thompson: This is the Wichita State team we've been looking for (1:55)
Great pass sets up emphatic dunk for Shockers (0:16)

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.2300th
Rebounds Per Game34.3Tied-231st
Assists Per Game10.4342nd
Points Allowed73.1192nd

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record59-30
Championship Seasons1999, 2004, 2011, 2014
Tournament Appearances33