1971–72 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1971–72 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Conference Yankee Conference
1971–72 record 8–17 (5–5 YC)
Head coach Dee Rowe (3rd season)
Assistant coach Bill Gaertner
Assistant coach Jim Valvano
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1971–72 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Rhode Island 8 2   .800     15 11   .577
Maine 6 4   .600     15 10   .600
Massachusetts 6 4   .600     14 12   .538
New Hampshire 5 5   .500     14 9   .609
Connecticut 5 5   .500     8 17   .320
Vermont 0 10   .000     5 19   .208

The 1971–72 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1971–72 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 8–17 overall record, the Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 5–5 record. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by third-year head coach Dee Rowe.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/1/1971*
at Dartmouth L 89–107  0–1
Alumni Gymnasium 
Hanover, NH
12/4/1971*
Yale W 66–44  1–1
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/8/1971*
Fairfield L 69–76  1–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/11/1971
Vermont W 98–61  2–2 (1–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/14/1971
at Massachusetts L 67–69  2–3 (1–1)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
12/18/1971*
at Holy Cross L 77–96  2–4
 
Worcester, MA
12/21/1971*
Columbia W 68–62  3–4
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/29/1971*
at Oral Roberts
Oral Roberts Classic
L 88–106  3–5
Mabee Center 
Tulsa, OK
12/30/1971*
vs. East Carolina
Oral Roberts Classic
L 64–74  3–6
Mabee Center 
Tulsa, OK
1/5/1972*
Colgate L 66–80  3–7
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/8/1972
at Rhode Island L 52–57  3–8 (1–2)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
1/12/1972*
Hawai'i L 71–77  3–9
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/15/1972
Maine W 72–69 OT 4–9 (2–2)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/25/1972*
Boston University L 67–70  4–10
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/29/1972
at Vermont W 63–52  5–10 (3–2)
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, VT
2/3/1972*
Georgetown
Rivalry
W 89–81  6–10
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/5/1972
at Maine L 51–52  6–11 (3–3)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/8/1972
at New Hampshire W 77–65  7–11 (4–3)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/12/1972
Massachusetts W 58–56  8–11 (5–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/16/1972
New Hampshire L 65–73  8–12 (5–4)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/19/1972*
at Syracuse
Rivalry
L 69–98  8–13
Manley Field House 
Syracuse, NY
2/22/1972*
at Rutgers L 86–89  8–14
College Avenue Gymnasium 
New Brunswick, NJ
2/26/1972
Rhode Island L 78–89  8–15 (5–5)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/29/1972*
Boston College L 39–41 OT 8–16
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
3/4/1972*
Manhattan L 71–83  8–17
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 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 19 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 19 December 2015.