1967–68 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1967–68 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Conference Yankee Conference
1967–68 record 11–13 (7–3 YC)
Head coach Burr Carlson (1st season)
Assistant coach Jack Coniam
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1967–68 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Rhode Island 8 2   .800     15 11   .577
Massachusetts 8 2   .800     14 11   .560
Connecticut 7 3   .700     11 13   .458
Vermont 5 5   .500     12 12   .500
Maine 2 8   .200     7 17   .292
New Hampshire 0 10   .000     1 22   .043

The 1967–68 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1967–68 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with an 11–13 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 7–3 record. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by first-year head coach Burr Carlson.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/2/1967*
Yale W 70–62  1–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/5/1967*
at Boston University L 72–79  1–1
 
Boston, MA
12/9/1967*
Boston College L 60–76  1–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/13/1967*
at St. Francis (NY) L 62–82  1–3
69th Regiment Armory 
New York, NY
12/16/1967*
at Fordham L 48–57  1–4
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
New York, NY
12/28/1967*
William & Mary
Basketball Classic
W 51–49  2–4
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/29/1967*
Texas Christian
Basketball Classic
L 65–72  2–5
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/3/1968*
at Holy Cross L 77–83  2–6
 
Worcester, MA
1/6/1968
at Maine W 81–79  3–6 (1–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
1/10/1968
New Hampshire W 96–70  4–6 (2–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/13/1968
at Rhode Island L 65–78  4–7 (2–1)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
1/25/1968
at Vermont W 87–59  5–7 (3–1)
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, VT
1/27/1968*
at Syracuse
Rivalry
W 89–84  6–7
Manley Field House 
Syracuse, NY
1/31/1968
at Massachusetts L 63–65  6–8 (3–2)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
2/3/1968
Vermont W 82–62  7–8 (4–2)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/10/1968
Maine W 93–69  8–8 (5–2)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/13/1968*
at Rutgers L 66–71  8–9
College Avenue Gymnasium 
Newark, NJ
2/17/1968
Massachusetts L 44–56  8–10 (5–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/20/1968
at New Hampshire W 94–68  9–10 (6–3)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/22/1968*
Holy Cross L 85–86 OT 9–11
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/24/1968*
Long Island L 47–64  9–12
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/26/1968*
Seton Hall W 71–66  10–12
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/29/1968*
vs. Manhattan L 69–83  10–13
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
3/2/1968
Rhode Island W 62–58  11–13 (7–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
*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 December 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 December 2015.