1950–51 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1950–51 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1950–51 record 22–4 (6–1 YC)
Head coach Hugh Greer (5th season)
Home arena Hawley Armory
Seasons
1950–51 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 6 1   .857     22 4   .846
Vermont 4 1   .800     14 6   .700
Rhode Island 5 2   .714     13 15   .464
Maine 2 5   .286     5 13   .278
Massachusetts 1 3   .250     6 15   .286
New Hampshire 0 6   .000     4 12   .250

The 1950–51 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1950–51 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 22–4 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 6–1 record. They were the Yankee Conference regular season champions and made it to the first round of the 1951 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Hawley Armory in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by fifth-year head coach Hugh Greer.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/30/1950*
American International W 68–46  1–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/2/1950*
Springfield W 46–44  2–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/6/1950*
at Tufts W 68–59  3–0
 
New York, NY
12/9/1950*
at Brown W 64–58  4–0
Marvel Gymnasium 
Providence, RI
12/13/1950*
Yale W 71–65  5–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/15/1950*
at R.P.I. L 67–72  5–1
Houston Field House 
Troy, NY
12/16/1950*
at McGill W 50–41  6–1
 
Montreal, QC
12/21/1950*
Colby W 66–61  7–1
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/23/1950*
Boston College W 56–52  8–1
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/26/1950*
at Buffalo W 61–51  9–1
 
Buffalo, NY
1/5/1951
Maine W 68–52  10–1 (1–0)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/6/1951
Vermont W 71–43  11–1 (2–0)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/10/1951*
at Northeastern W 75–55  12–1
Matthews Arena 
Boston, MA
1/13/1951
Rhode Island L 72–77  12–2 (2–1)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/27/1951*
at Muhlenberg W 52–44  13–2
 
Allentown, PA
1/30/1951*
at American International W 66–55  14–2
 
Springfield, MA
2/3/1951*
at Springfield W 54–49  15–2
 
Springfield, MA
2/7/1951*
Brown L 58–60  15–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/10/1951*
Wesleyan W 74–51  16–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/13/1951*
Temple W 76–61  17–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/16/1951*
at New Hampshire W 85–54  18–3 (3–1)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/17/1951
at Maine W 83–62  19–3 (4–1)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/20/1951*
Boston University W 74–59  20–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/24/1951
at Rhode Island W 75–70  21–3 (5–1)
Rodman Hall 
Kingston, RI
2/28/1951
Massachusetts W 92–50  22–3 (6–1)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
NCAA Tournament
3/20/1951*
vs. St. John's
First Round
L 52–63  22–4
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2012 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 24 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. 
  3. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive 1950-1951 Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 25 October 2015.