Latest Dan Hurley News

Luke Murray rejoins Dan Hurley as assistant coach at UConn

May. 03, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley has turned to a familiar face to fill an assistant coaching vacancy. Luke Murray, who has been a coach for 13 years, including two stints under Hurley at Wagner and Rhode Island, will join Hurley’s UConn staff, the school...

Polley to explore pro options, but plans to return to UConn

Apr. 14, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn says swingman Tyler Polley plans to take advantage of an extra year of eligibility and return to the school but will put his name into the NBA draft pool for evaluation purposes. The decision will allow the 3-point specialist to continue...

Senior Isaiah Whaley to return to UConn for another year

Apr. 07, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn senior Isaiah Whaley has decided to take advantage of the extra year of eligibility being offered to athletes by the NCAA and will return for a fifth year with the Huskies, the school announced Tuesday. The Big East's co-defensive player of...

UConn's James Bouknight says he'll enter the NBA draft

Mar. 31, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn sophomore James Bouknight has announced his intention to enter the NBA draft. The 6-foot-5 guard made his decision public Wednesday on social media, writing that being in a position to be part of the league is “a dream come true.” ...

Ayala scores 23 to push No. 10 Maryland past UConn

Mar. 20, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Mark Turgeon has seen Maryland stifle its share of opponents this season but nothing like what his team did on a big stage. Eric Ayala scored 23 points and the 10th-seeded Terrapins clamped down on defense to snag a 63-54 victory over No. 7...

UConn returning to NCAA Tournament after a five-year absence

Mar. 18, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's climb back to national relevance took a major step forward when the Huskies were announced as a No. 7 seed in this year's NCAA Tournament. UConn (15-7), which has won four national titles since 1999, is returning to the tournament for the...

UConn returns to MSG and Big East Tournament with high hopes

Mar. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Connecticut returns to the Big East Tournament in a familiar position after an eight-year absence. Highly seeded and maybe the hottest team in the conference, the Huskies head to Madison Square Garden as one of the favorites to win it all. ...

UConn gives contract extensions to coaches Hurley, Edsall

Mar. 05, 2021 14:44 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it has agreed to two-year contract extensions for football coach Randy Edsall and men's basketball coach Dan Hurley. The terms of both deals remain the same, the school said. ...