1952–53 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1952–53 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
ConferenceYankee Conference
1952–53 record17–4 (5–1 YC)
Head coachHugh Greer (7th season)
Assistant coachStan Ward
Assistant coachPaul White
Home arenaHawley Armory
Seasons
1952–53 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 5 1   .833     17 4   .810
Rhode Island 6 2   .750     13 10   .565
Maine 3 4   .429     7 10   .412
Vermont 1 2   .333     11 10   .524
New Hampshire 2 5   .286     8 10   .444
Massachusetts 1 4   .200     4 15   .211

The 1952–53 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1952–53 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 17–4 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 5–1 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 seventh-year head coach Hugh Greer.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/3/1952*
American International W 73–55  1–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/6/1952*
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute W 78–48  2–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/9/1952*
at Yale W 76–68  3–0
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
12/13/1952*
Boston College W 70–51  4–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/16/1952*
at Brown W 81–62  5–0
Marvel Gymnasium 
Providence, RI
12/20/1952*
Villanova W 75–71  6–0
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/30/1952*
at Rutgers W 82–73  7–0
College Avenue Gymnasium 
Newark, NJ
1/3/1953
Maine W 87–66  8–0 (1–0)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/7/1953*
Holy Cross L 67–71  8–1
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/10/1953
Rhode Island W 80–74  9–1 (2–0)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/14/1953*
at Columbia L 59–71  9–2
University Heights Gymnasium 
New York, NY
1/16/1953*
Colgate W 65–64  10–2
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/7/1953*
at St. Joseph's (PA) L 69–78  10–3
Hagan Arena 
Philadelphia, PA
2/9/1953*
Wagner W 64–61  11–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/13/1953
at New Hampshire W 82–59  12–3 (3–0)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/14/1953
at Maine W 76–66  13–3 (4–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/18/1953*
Brown W 91–59  14–3
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/21/1953
at Rhode Island L 80–82  14–4 (4–1)
Rodman Hall 
Kingston, RI
2/26/1953
Massachusetts W 89–51  15–4 (5–1)
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/28/1953*
Boston University W 105–73  16–4
Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
3/2/1953*
at Tufts W 115–74  17–4
 
Boston, MA
*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 30 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 Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 30 October 2015.