1957–58 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1957–58 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1957–58 record 17–10 (9–1 YC)
Head coach Hugh Greer (12th season)
Assistant coach Nick Rodis
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1957–58 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 9 1   .900     17 10   .630
Vermont 5 5   .500     15 10   .600
Massachusetts 5 5   .500     13 12   .520
New Hampshire 4 6   .400     10 12   .455
Maine 4 6   .400     8 12   .400
Rhode Island 3 7   .300     4 17   .190

The 1957–58 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1957–58 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 17–10 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 9–1 record. They were the Yankee Conference regular season champions and made it to the first round in the 1958 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by twelve-year head coach Hugh Greer.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/2/1957*
American International W 84–55  1–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/4/1957
at Massachusetts W 99–57  2–0 (1–0)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
12/7/1957*
Yale L 74–79  2–1
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/9/1957
at New Hampshire W 90–50  3–1 (2–0)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
12/11/1957*
Rutgers W 73–63  4–1
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/14/1957*
Boston College L 68–82  4–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/18/1957*
Colgate W 82–61  5–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/26/1957*
vs. Seattle University
ECAC Holiday Festival
L 67–83  5–3
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/28/1957*
vs. NYU
ECAC Holiday Festival
W 74–68  6–3
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/30/1957*
vs. Pittsburgh
ECAC Holiday Festival
W 68–60  7–3
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
1/4/1958*
Manhattan L 57–62  7–4
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/11/1958*
Holy Cross W 77–68  8–4
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/14/1958
New Hampshire W 81–69  9–4 (3–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/18/1958
Vermont W 99–85  10–4 (4–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/30/1958
Maine W 84–62  11–4 (5–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/1/1958*
at Fordham L 70–86  11–5
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
New York, NY
2/4/1958*
Pittsburgh L 62–77  11–6
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/6/1958
at Vermont W 107–95  12–6 (6–0)
 
Burlington, VT
2/8/1958
at Maine W 103–62  13–6 (7–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/10/1958*
Boston University W 77–71  14–6
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/12/1958*
at Northeastern W 87–59  15–6
Matthews Arena 
Boston, MA
2/15/1958
at Rhode Island W 102–57  16–6 (8–0)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
2/18/1958
Massachusetts W 86–72  17–6 (9–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/25/1958*
at Holy Cross L 89–92  17–7
 
Worcester, MA
3/1/1958
Rhode Island L 81–85  17–8 (9–1)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
3/8/1958*
at Syracuse
Rivalry
L 70–75  17–9
Oncenter War Memorial Arena 
Syracuse, NY
NCAA Tournament
3/11/1958*
vs. Dartmouth
First Round
L 64–75  17–10
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 11 November 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 11 November 2015.