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The UConn Fast Break - 12/21/20
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UConn women’s basketball opens Big East play with win over Seton Hall then wraps up busy week by beating Creighton and Xavier in convincing fashion
Hurley’s Huskies lose overtime heartbreaker to Creighton, compelling UConn’s floor general to take accountability for his costly miscues in crunchtime:
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U Gotta See This
This tasty jam earned Tyrese the #7 spot on Sportcenter’s Top 10:
UConn, Great Pic
Photos of UConn’s finest
In celebration of the holidays, Paige gave fans two free tickets to the gun show:
(Photo credit - David Butler II - USA TODAY Sports)
Find out what UConn coaches are up to on and off the court
Coach Hurley continues to say all the right things, in victory or defeat:
UConn men’s hockey coaches share excitement over ever-growing Russian recruiting pipeline, current players making Russia’s World Junior team:
Big League Buzz
Catch up on former UConn players working across the sports world
Kia Nurse has some words of advice for fellow-Canadian, Aaliyah Edwards:
Christian Vital signs with Grizzlies, primed to begin NBA ascension with Memphis Hustle:
Andre Drummond puts his arsenal of skills on display:
Revisit special moments in UConn sports history
Before James Bouknight dropped 40 on Sunday afternoon, the last UConn men’s basketball player to score 40 points was Amida Brimah in 2014:
As great as these highlights from UConn soccer’s 1981 national title are, it’s hard to disagree that the ESPN Soccer intro steals the show:
Back-to-back undefeated seasons in 2009 and 2010 place these teams firmly in the discussion as best squads in UConn women’s basketball history:
Cause We Care
Learn about non-profits and causes worthy of UConn Nation’s support
If you don’t already have an AmazonSmile charity of choice, please take a minute to change your AmazonSmile settings selection to the Husky Ticket Project. By doing so, you’ll be helping UConn fans who can’t afford tickets be able to attend games for free and keeping this great cause going!
For the third week in a row, we’re showcasing the incredible work of Foodshare! This time around, the TODAY Show’s Al Roker stopped by to see what their impactful operation is all about and provide a much-needed surprise for Connecticut residents struggling with food insecurity:
A parting sentiment from The UConn Fast Break team
Enjoy James while we can because the NBA will undoubtedly be calling: