Josh Carlton

Top Husky performances over the weekend

Top Husky performances over the weekend

The one-time UConn defensive back and NFL Combine killer did not play in the New England Patriots’ 13-3 Super Bowl victory, but was a team member nonetheless. The pride of Grafton, Massachusetts was signed by the Pats for their stretch run, and while he racked up several inactives, he did dress and play in their AFC Championship win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Melinfonwu has had an inauspicious start to his career, but now is a champion with a ring. Always good for a former Husky.

Men’s Basketball: Huskies travel to Temple seeking first road win in five tries

Men’s Basketball: Huskies travel to Temple seeking first road win in five tries

“We feel great about the way the young guys are playing,” head coach Dan Hurley told the media ahead of Wednesday’s game. “We’re excited about the guys coming in, excited about the culture we’re putting together. But if this team really wants to compete for something in March, we’ve got to win some of these road games.”

Men’s Basketball: UConn looks for more positive outcome this time around against Arizona

Men’s Basketball: UConn looks for more positive outcome this time around against Arizona

Time and Place: 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the XL Center in Hartford 

Where to Watch: ESPN2, 42.2 on the UConn TV listings  

Last Meeting: UConn lost 73-58 at the McKale Center in Tuscon, Arizona 

Men’s Basketball: Huskies return to Gampel to take on UMass Lowell

Men’s Basketball: Huskies return to Gampel to take on UMass Lowell

In game number three of a five-game homestand, the UConn men’s basketball team returns to Gampel Pavilion on Tuesday after a pair of victories at the XL Center. The Huskies welcome UMass Lowell, looking to win their third straight since falling to Iowa at Madison Square Garden.

Men's Basketball: The ship is sinking, but Kevin Ollie won't jump off

Men's Basketball: The ship is sinking, but Kevin Ollie won't jump off

The buzz of the sold-out crowd of 15,564 at the XL Center in Hartford was exciting. It’s been a while since the old Civic Center had seen its seats completely filled. No matter what UConn men’s basketball looks like, old Big East foe and 2016 national champions Villanova will bring people to the stands.

Men's Basketball: Huskies embarrassed at home by No. 1 Villanova

Men's Basketball: Huskies embarrassed at home by No. 1 Villanova

HARTFORD – A miracle was not in the cards Saturday afternoon in Connecticut.

In front of a sold-out crowd of 15,564 UConn fans desperate for something to cheer about, the Huskies fell 81-61 to No. 1 Villanova at the XL Center in a game that was never close.