Tag Archives: UConn

UConn is exactly what the Big East needed

Well, it’s finally official.  The ‘Board of Trustees’ at the University of Connecticut have voted on allowing the UConn Huskies to re-join the Big East Conference (minus their football team). While this news doesn’t really come as a shock, it does come in a moment where not a lot of people were expecting it.  After all, with Villanova taking home

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Week Two Takeaways

The college basketball season is off and running. Throughout the first two weeks there have been buzzer beaters, overtime games, shocking blowouts, and some amazing upsets. If one didn’t look at the calendar and see that it is only November 18 it could easily be mistaking for March. Feast week has made its way to the forefront and will stay

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Ranking the Top Programs of the 21st Century: The Top Ten

#10 Louisville Cardinals Record: 469-188 (.714) Regular Season Champions: 4 Conference Tournament Champions: 6 NCAA Tournament Appearances: 14 Average NCAA Tournament Seed: 4.5 Sweet 16 Appearances: 7 Elite Eight Appearances: 6 Final Four Appearances: 3 National Title Game Appearances: 1 National Titles: 1 Rating Score: 132.42 The Louisville Cardinals are all over the place and with the NCAA and FBI investigation

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Dan Hurley, Savior of UConn Basketball

The atmosphere surrounding the UConn Mens team for the past two years has been flat. The team started the 2016-2017 season ranked #18 and full of hype. They proceeded to lose to Wagner and Northeastern at Gampel Pavillion to start the season 0-2. Injuries plagued the team the rest of the season and they finished with a losing record of

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AAC Tournament Preview

The Favorites: Wichita State, Cincinnati, and Houston all split their regular season series against one another so there is no clear cut favorite. If I had to bet money, I would pick Cincinnati because they have an easier path to the finals as Wichita State and Houston have a potential showdown in the semifinals.   Quarterfinal matchups that the favorites want

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So What’s Changed?

If there’s one thing that is always the same in college sports, it’s that the landscape is always changing.  Coaches take new jobs, players transfer, and schools switch conferences.  Most of this seems to go under the radar due to summer baseball, and NBA free agency taking precedence.  However, come November, College Basketball will be center stage for 5 months.

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AAC Looks to Have Bigger Impact come March

Ryan Poutre, NCAAMReview Author The upcoming 2017-2018 basketball season for the American Athletic Conference should be an exciting one. The conference is still top heavy but there are at least 5 teams that have a real shot at making the tourney. These are the five teams. Locks: Wichita State, Cincinnati Shockers: The addition of Wichita State makes the conference worth

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