1948–49 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1948–49 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1948–49 record 19–6 (7–1 YC)
Head coach Hugh Greer (3rd season)
Assistant coach Charles Hovarth
Home arena Hawley Armory
Seasons
1948–49 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 7 1   .875     19 6   .760
Rhode Island 5 1   .833     16 6   .727
Vermont 2 1   .667     15 5   .750
Massachusetts 2 2   .500     6 12   .333
New Hampshire 2 6   .250     7 10   .412
Maine 0 7   .000     4 14   .222

The 1948–49 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1948–49 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 19–6 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 7–1 record. They were the Yankee Conference regular season champions. The Huskies played their home games at Hawley Armory in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by third-year head coach Hugh Greer.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
*
American University L 47–50  0–1
 
 
*
Springfield W 55–45  1–1
 
 
*
Tufts W 75–63  2–1
 
 
*
Brown W 58–41  3–1
 
 
*
Yale L 44–61  3–2
 
 
*
Wesleyan W 42–38  4–2
 
 

Vermont W 72–48  5–2 (1–0)
 
 
*
Wayne W 44–39  6–2
 
 
*
Buffalo W 52–39  7–2
 
 
*
New York University L 51–70  7–3
 
 
*
Colby W 58–39  8–3
 
 

Maine W 63–43  9–3 (2–0)
 
 

Rhode Island W 58–48  10–3 (3–0)
 
 

Massachusetts W 80–48  11–3 (4–0)
 
 

New Hampshire W 66–37  12–3 (5–0)
 
 

Maine W 58–29  13–3 (6–0)
 
 
*
Coast Guard W 60–47  14–3
 
 
*
Boston University W 44–43  15–3
 
 
*
Wesleyan W 62–41  16–3
 
 

New Hampshire W 52–43  17–3 (7–0)
 
 
*
Brown L 45–57  17–4
 
 
*
Brooklyn College W 64–39  18–4
 
 

Rhode Island L 64–86  18–5 (7–1)
 
 
*
Yale L 55–71  18–6
 
 
*
M.I.T. W 91–52  19–6
 
 
*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 23 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.