1964–65 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1964–65 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
1964–65 record 23–3 (10–0 YC)
Head coach Fred Shabel (2nd season)
Assistant coach Burr Carlson
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1964–65 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 10 0   1.000     23 3   .885
Massachusetts 8 2   .800     13 11   .542
Rhode Island 6 4   .600     15 11   .577
Maine 4 6   .400     13 10   .565
Vermont 1 9   .100     7 13   .350
New Hampshire 1 9   .100     2 19   .095

The 1964–65 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1964–65 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 23–3 overall record, the Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 10–0 record. They were the Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions and made it to the First Round in the 1965 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 second-year head coach Fred Shabel.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/1/1964*
American International W 98–67  1–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/5/1964*
at Yale W 68–47  2–0
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
12/9/1964*
Harvard W 78–30  3–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/12/1964*
at Boston College W 85–81 OT 4–0
Roberts Center 
Boston, MA
12/15/1964
Massachusetts W 77–67  5–0 (1–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/17/1964
at Maine W 89–62  6–0 (2–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
12/19/1964*
Fordham W 59–51  7–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/31/1964*
vs. Cornell
Queen City Tournament
W 75–63  8–0
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 
Buffalo, NY
1/2/1965*
vs. Virginia
Queen City Tournament
L 63–68  8–1
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 
Buffalo, NY
1/5/1965*
Holy Cross L 62–77  8–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/9/1965
Vermont W 111–66  9–2 (3–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/12/1965
at New Hampshire W 82–62  10–2 (4–0)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
1/16/1965
Rhode Island W 78–68  11–2 (5–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/27/1965*
Temple W 71–61  12–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/30/1965
at Vermont W 107–60  13–2 (6–0)
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, VT
2/3/1965*
Rutgers W 103–73  14–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/6/1965
Maine W 95–59  15–2 (7–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/9/1965
at Massachusetts W 70–63  16–2 (8–0)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
2/13/1965*
at Holy Cross W 87–76  17–2
 
Worcester, MA
2/16/1965*
Boston University W 87–86  18–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/20/1965*
American W 115–60  19–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/24/1965*
at Manhattan W 80–75 OT 20–2
 
New York, NY
2/27/1965
New Hampshire W 109–61  21–2 (9–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
3/3/1965*
at Colgate W 101–66  22–2
Cotterell Court 
Hamilton, NY
3/6/1965
at Rhode Island W 88–73  23–2 (10–0)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
NCAA Tournament
3/8/1965*
vs. St. Joseph's
First Round
L 61–67  23–3
 
Philadelphia, PA
*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 29 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 29 November 2015.