1969–70 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1969–70 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1969–70 record 14–9 (8–2 YC)
Head coach Dee Rowe (1st season)
Assistant coach Fred Barakat
Assistant coach Dick Stewart
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1969–70 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Massachusetts 8 2   .800     18 7   .720
Connecticut 8 2   .800     14 9   .609
Rhode Island 7 3   .700     16 10   .615
New Hampshire 3 7   .300     12 11   .522
Vermont 3 7   .300     8 16   .333
Maine 1 9   .100     7 17   .292

The 1969–70 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1969–70 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 14–9 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 8–2 record. They were the Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by first-year head coach Dee Rowe.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/3/1969*
Fairfield W 65–64  1–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/6/1969*
Yale W 91–77  2–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/10/1969
New Hampshire W 81–61  3–0 (1–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/13/1969*
Boston College W 77–72  4–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/16/1969
at Massachusetts W 88–71  5–0 (2–0)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
12/20/1969*
at Holy Cross L 104–122  5–1
 
Worcester, MA
12/23/1969*
Manhattan L 62–75  5–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/27/1969*
vs. Villanova
Quaker City Tournament
L 71–89  5–3
Spectrum 
Philadelphia, PA
12/29/1969*
vs. Wake Forest
Quaker City Tournament
L 77–103  5–4
Spectrum 
Philadelphia, PA
1/5/1970
at Maine W 83–75  6–4 (3–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
1/10/1970
at Rhode Island W 77–74 OT 7–4 (4–0)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
1/22/1970
at Vermont W 85–75  8–4 (5–0)
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, VT
1/24/1970*
at Dartmouth L 83–88  8–5
Alumni Gymnasium 
Hanover, NH
1/26/1970*
at Boston University W 90–81 OT 9–5
 
Boston, MA
1/31/1970
Vermont L 63–69  9–6 (5–1)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/3/1970*
at Fordham W 66–64  10–6
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
New York, NY
2/7/1970
Maine W 99–74  11–6 (6–1)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/11/1970*
at Syracuse
Rivalry
L 80–101  11–7
Manley Field House 
Syracuse, NY
2/14/1970
Massachusetts L 65–71  11–8 (6–2)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/18/1970
at New Hampshire W 80–69  12–8 (7–2)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/21/1970*
Colgate W 96–82  13–8
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/24/1970*
at Rutgers L 84–90 OT 13–9
College Avenue Gymnasium 
New Brunswick, NJ
2/28/1970
Rhode Island W 35–32  14–9 (8–2)
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 12 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 12 December 2015.