1940–41 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1940–41 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
New England Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference New England Conference
1940–41 record 14–2 (7–1 NEC)
Head coach Don White (5th season)
Home arena Hawley Armory
Seasons
1940–41 New England Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 7 1   .875     14 2   .875
Rhode Island 7 1   .875     21 4   .840
New Hampshire 3 5   .375     10 8   .556
Maine 2 6   .250     4 8   .333
Northeastern 1 7   .125     3 13   .188

The 1940–41 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented University of Connecticut in the 1940–41 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 14–2 overall record. The Huskies were members of the New England Conference, where they ended the season with a 7–1 record. The Huskies played their home games at Hawley Armory in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by fifth-year head coach Don White.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
*
Springfield W 47–44  1–0
 
 
*
Brown W 42–36  2–0
 
 

Maine W 80–51  3–0 (1–0)
 
 
*
Coast Guard W 65–38  4–0
 
 

Rhode Island L 61–79  4–1 (1–1)
 
 
*
Villanova L 35–40  4–2
 
 

New Hampshire W 78–47  5–2 (2–1)
 
 

Maine W 53–46  6–2 (3–1)
 
 

Northeastern W 71–24  7–2 (4–1)
 
 

New Hampshire W 70–50  8–2 (5–1)
 
 
*
Maryland W 52–43  9–2
 
 
*
Massachusetts W 57–37  10–2
 
 

Rhode Island W 63–62  11–2 (6–1)
 
 
*
Worcester Polytech W 58–37  12–2
 
 

Northeastern W 79–36  13–2 (7–1)
 
 
*
Wesleyan W 57–42  14–2
 
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2012 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta, GA: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035.