Connecticut Rumors & News

  • UConn freshman Alterique Gilbert out the rest of 2016-17

    Fanrag Sports "The Connecticut Men’s basketball team received the worst possible news it could Tuesday afternoon. The university released a statement on Tuesday afternoon stating that freshman point guard Alterique Gilbert will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum and will miss the rest of the 2016-17..." November 29

  • No. 13 Oregon beats UConn in Maui consolation final

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- After a disappointing loss sent Oregon into the consolation bracket at the Maui Invitational, the 13th-ranked Ducks left the island on a two-game winning streak. Senior center Chris Boucher scored 21 points, including five three-pointers, to lead Oregon to a 79-69 win over..." November 23

  • PG Evans leads Oklahoma State past UConn in Maui

    The Sports Xchange "MAUI, Hawaii -- Oklahoma State found out how difficult life can be without point guard Jawun Evans a year ago. Life is good, again, with Evans healthy and having himself some kind of start to the season. Evans fueled a surge from the start for the Cowboys Monday night, finishing with..." November 22

  • UConn holds off Chaminade in Maui tournament

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Jalen Adams flirted with a triple-double, and Connecticut survived a 3-point barrage by Chaminade in a 93-82 win over the Silverswords on Tuesday at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii. Adams finished with 25 points, 11 assists and nine..." November 22

  • UConn's Alterique Gilbert suffers dislocated shoulder

    New Haven Register "UConn’s long-overdue first victory of the season might have also been a Pyrrhic one. It was hard-fought, even a bit gutsy. But the Huskies’ 65-62 win over Loyola Marymount at Gersten Pavilion Thursday night came with a price. With less than a minute left in the first half, point guard..." November 18

  • Wagner stuns No. 18 Connecticut

    The Sports Xchange "Wagner coach Bashir Mason had no problem with people calling his team's win over No. 18 Connecticut on Friday night an upset. "Absolutely it IS an upset," Mason said after the Seahawks of the Northeast Conference stunned the Huskies 67-58 in Storrs, Conn. "Probably nobody in the world..." November 12

  • Forward Tyler Polley, 4-Star Recruit, Says He's Coming To UConn

    Hartford Courant "Tyler Polley, a 6-foot-7 forward from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced his intention to play for UConn on Tuesday. Polley, who plays for the Sagemont School, is the Huskies' third commit from the Class of 2017, joining guard Makai Ashton-Langford and center Josh Carlton. Polley, who visited..." September 20

  • Josh Carlton Commits To UConn; Second Class Of 2017 Recruit

    Hartford Courant "UConn landed its second recruit from the Class of 2017. Josh Carlton, a 6-foot-9 center from North Carolina, was sold after visiting UConn on Aug. 26, and gave the Huskies his commitment on Wednesday. "I just loved it when I went up there for my visit," said Carlton, from Winterville, N.C.,..." September 15

  • UConn Lands Prized Recruit Makai Ashton-Langford

    Hartford Courant "Makai Ashton-Langford was a UConn fan growing up, but when it came to deciding on a college, he knew he had to take the emotional investment out of it. “UConn was one of my favorite schools,” said Langford, a point guard, considered a four-star recruit in the Class of 2017, “but when I started..." September 06