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Wichita State's Dexter Dennis, left and teammate Wichita State's Erik Stevenson, far right react at the end of a double overtime an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 23 Wichita State holds off UConn 89-86 in 2 OTs

Jan. 12, 2020 5:23 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wichita State gave up a nine-point point lead in just over a minute at the end of regulation and had two key players foul out during two overtimes. But the Shockers found a way to get their ninth consecutive win, and eighth straight on the road dating to last season, as they held off...

Connecticut's Josh Carlton, left, and Tulane's Jordan Walker, right, battle for a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

UConn beats Tulane 67-61 for season's first conference win

Jan. 9, 2020 12:37 AM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's upperclassmen heard the talk that after two straight losses in conference it might be time to give younger players more time on the court. The juniors and seniors responded by scoring 56 points to lead the Huskies to a 67-61 win over Tulane on Wednesday night. Junior Tyler...

Connecticut forward Akok Akok (23) blocks a shot by Indiana guard Devonte Green (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Jimmy V Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hoosiers rebound from 1st loss of season to top UConn at MSG

Dec. 11, 2019 12:58 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana struggled to score, make a string of stops or even rely on its trusty free-throw shooting. Somehow, a game after a crushing first loss of the season, the Hoosiers were headed back home winners. Indiana failed to have a double-digit scorer and still rebounded from its first loss of...

Connecticut's Brendan Adams, left, pressures Iona's Niksa Nikolic in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn beats Iona 80-62 for third straight win

Dec. 4, 2019 10:49 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Josh Carlton isn't the most demonstrative of players. So after UConn's 6-foot-8 post made a particularly strong move to the basket Wednesday night, it was his coach who jumped off the bench and flexed in front of the team. Carlton scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, both...

Carlton leads UConn to 80-55 win over Miami in Charleston

Nov. 24, 2019 3:46 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — UConn needed a pick-me-up after its double overtime loss to No. 18 Xavier on Friday night, perhaps no one more than junior point guard Alterique Gilbert. Huskies coach Danny Hurley said the whole team was down Saturday and especially Gilbert, the target of social media after he lost...

Adams’ 20 lead UConn over Buffalo 79-68 in Charleston

Nov. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Brendan Adams wasn’t afraid of the moment, not when he had to come in and take over for UConn’s injured point guard Alterique Gilbert and not when Buffalo was slicing deep into the Huskies lead at the Charleston Classic. Adams had a career-high 20 points and played...