UConn Basketball

Athlete Spotlight: Christyn Williams

Athlete Spotlight: Christyn Williams

Williams averaged 11.7 points and 3.2 rebounds, as well as played a huge role in the Huskies’ appearance in the Final Four. The Daily Campus caught up with the Little Rock, Arkansas, native for our Athlete Spotlight series, in which we aimed to get to know her better.

Colby Dunlop reemerges as a weekday weapon for the Huskies

Colby Dunlop reemerges as a weekday weapon for the Huskies

Fast forward to UConn’s Week Four series at Texas State and he was sitting at home on the couch. He started against Louisville and gave up eight hits and nine earned runs in a blowout loss, then faced College of Charleston and gave up six hits and was pulled after just three innings.

Top Husky Performances of the Weekend: Carlton and Collier carry UConn basketball to victories

Top Husky Performances of the Weekend: Carlton and Collier carry UConn basketball to victories

Sophomore big man Carlton provided a spark for the UConn men’s basketball team in its 60-58 win over USF. He dropped 16 points, nine rebounds, three assists, three steals and blocked one shot in UConn’s (14-15, 5-11) first win in six games.

UConn in the NBA: Walker selected to start this year’s All-Star Game

UConn in the NBA: Walker selected to start this year’s All-Star Game

Walker is one of the only bright spots in the Hornets abysmal offense thus far in the season. The team sits at 24-25, good enough for eighth in the Eastern Conference, but that hasn’t stopped Walker from having a career year of his own with totals of 24.7 points, 5.6 assists, 4.3 rebounds and a career high 3.2 3-pointers made per game.

Column: Danny’s can’t-miss games of the week

Column: Danny’s can’t-miss games of the week

Let’s face it, the Pro Bowl is definitely the worst of the professional all-star games, and the NHL All-Star Game isn’t much better. Since both are this weekend, there is little or no action in either of their respective leagues this week.

But fear not, as I have a list of basketball games that you will not want to miss in the upcoming days, both for college and the NBA.

Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

With disappointing seasons for both basketball programs, perhaps the worst football team in program history, and, well, zero national championships, it was a generally rough 2018 for UConn athletics.

Women’s Basketball: Relentless defense and fast-paced offense doom SMU

Women’s Basketball: Relentless defense and fast-paced offense doom SMU

“It’s so fun when the students are there and they have the big ‘LOOOOUUU’ thing and the fatheads and they just bring so much more energy to it,” senior Napheesa Collier said. “We love when the students are there and it was a really great turnout. Like I always say, our fans are the best in the nation. So the support we get here is amazing and they make every game here really fun.”

Men’s Basketball: Huskies drop fifth of last six, come up short at Tulsa

Men’s Basketball: Huskies drop fifth of last six, come up short at Tulsa

“Listen, some things need to be done from the league office on this one,” Hurley said. “When I’m wrong, I’ll take it, I’ll take my technicals, I’ll take my ejection at the Garden, I was wrong then. But [tonight] was a complete overreaction, and then escalation.”

Basketball: First Night is back

Basketball: First Night is back

First Night will make its return after a one-year absence due to renovations at Gampel Pavilion. This will be Husky fans’ first opportunity to catch the new-look basketball teams before the season starts. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the game begins at 7 p.m. and is free.