2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
8th in American
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13hAdam Finkelstein

Hurley, UConn land No. 87 recruit Bouknight

Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.

UConn basketball pulls off awesome pool dunk (0:21)
Accusations flying between UConn, Ollie (3:50)
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83dMyron Medcalf

Ollie demands retraction from UConn, may sue

Fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie might pursue a claim against UConn after the school released transcripts related to an NCAA investigation. Ollie says his reputation was damaged by unsubstantiated claims and he demanded a retraction.

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90d

UConn: Ollie violated multiple NCAA rules

UConn's investigation into former coach Kevin Ollie's tenure concluded that he violated multiple NCAA rules, thereby justifying his termination without receiving the remaining $10 million on his contract.

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123dDavid Purdum and Darren Rovell

Colleges looking into betting compensation

Representatives from Missouri, Rutgers and UConn participated in a conference call with MLB to evaluate how they can be compensated for increased compliance costs caused by sports betting.

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153dMyron Medcalf

Ollie accuses UConn of violating his rights

Kevin Ollie is accusing UConn of violating his constitutional rights by firing him for cause, thereby avoiding the eight-figure payout that a termination without cause would have demanded.

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174d

Moore returns to UConn as assistant to Hurley

Tom Moore joined UConn coach Dan Hurley's staff as an assistant, a position he held for 13 years on Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun's staff.

Hurley: Coaching UConn 'a dream come true' (1:09)
Greenberg: Dan Hurley a 'very good' hire for UConn (1:37)
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181dJeff Goodman

Hurley named coach at UConn, replacing Ollie

Dan Hurley, who guided Rhode Island to the NCAA tournament in each of the past two years, is the new men's basketball coach at UConn. He received a six-year deal.

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183dJeff Goodman

Source: URI's Hurley taking time on next move

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has emerged as the top target by both UConn and Pittsburgh, but he is "not close" to deciding whether he'll leave the Rams, sources tell ESPN.

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185dJeff Goodman

URI's Hurley not talking job future after defeat

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, who sources say is the front-runner for the UConn job, had no interest in addressing speculation about potential openings after his team's loss to Duke, saying, "I could give a crap about who's got an opening anywhere."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 point guard James Akinjo has decommitted from UConn, sources confirm to ESPN.

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192dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Whom should UConn hire to replace Kevin Ollie?

It wasn't that long ago that Kevin Ollie won a national title at UConn. It just feels like a lifetime ago. With Ollie now out, who can bring the program back to prominence?

Goodman on Ollie firing: 'They don't want to pay him' (1:53)
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193dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

UConn parts ways with Ollie, cites just cause

UConn has parted ways with Kevin Ollie, as the school announced it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to fire the coach who helped lead the program to a national title in his second season at the helm in 2014.

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.2300th
Rebounds Per Game34.3Tied-231st
Assists Per Game10.4342nd
Points Allowed73.1193rd

Tournament History

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