2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
4-4, 1st in American
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2dPaul Sabin

UConn still must climb big mountain to make NCAA case

UConn got off the early-season mat with a quality win over Syracuse at Madison Square Garden Monday night. But strength-of-record metrics are still likely to leave them wanting for an NCAA bid.

Connecticut squeaks by Syracuse (1:12)

UConn nips Syracuse at Madison Square Garden

Christian Vital made two free throws with 2.2 seconds to play to give Connecticut a 52-50 victory over Syracuse on Monday night in the Tire Pro Classic at Madison Square Garden.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

The word that best describes a Kevin Ollie-coached UConn is resilient.

Purvis' 3 gives UConn first lead of second half (0:42)

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.4Tied-302nd
Rebounds Per Game37.1163rd
Assists Per Game13.0Tied-219th
Points Allowed68.9123rd

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Tournament History

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