1974–75 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1974–75 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
NIT, First Round
Conference Yankee Conference
1974–75 record 18–10 (9–3 YC)
Head coach Dee Rowe (6th season)
Assistant coach Steven F. Bell
Assistant coach Dom Perno
Assistant coach Dan Switchenko
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Seasons
1974–75 Yankee Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Massachusetts 10 2   .833     18 8   .692
Connecticut 9 3   .750     18 10   .643
Vermont 8 4   .667     16 10   .615
Boston University 7 4   .636     12 13   .480
Rhode Island 3 7   .300     5 20   .200
New Hampshire 2 10   .167     6 18   .250
Maine 1 10   .091     11 14   .440

The 1974–75 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1974–75 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with an 18–10 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 9–3 record. They made it to the first round in the 1975 National Invitation Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by sixth-year head coach Dee Rowe.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/30/1974*
at Yale W 88–73  1–0
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
12/3/1974*
Cal State Fullerton W 78–63  2–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/6/1974*
vs. Mississippi State
Show-Me Classic
L 87–89  2–1
Hearnes Center 
Columbia, MO
12/7/1974*
vs. Portland
Show-Me Classic
W 69–64  3–1
Hearnes Center 
Columbia, MO
12/10/1974
Vermont W 90–84  4–1 (1–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
12/14/1974
Rhode Island W 85–68  5–1 (2–0)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/4/1975
at New Hampshire L 56–57  5–2 (2–1)
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
1/10/1975*
Eastern Michigan
UConn Classic
W 76–60  6–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/11/1975*
East Carolina
UConn Classic
W 79–77  7–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/15/1975
New Hampshire W 73–67  8–2 (3–1)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/18/1975*
at Colgate W 80–65  9–2
Cotterell Court 
Hamilton, NY
1/22/1975*
Long Island W 85–83  10–2
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
1/25/1975
at Vermont L 69–70  10–3 (3–2)
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, VT
1/28/1975*
Fairfield W 87–78  11–3
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/2/1975
at Maine W 100–90 OT 12–3 (4–2)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/5/1975
Boston University W 106–85  13–3 (5–2)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/8/1975
at Massachusetts W 80–76 OT 14–3 (6–2)
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, MA
2/11/1975*
Rutgers W 90–89  15–3
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/13/1975*
at Manhattan L 69–77  15–4
 
New York, NY
2/15/1975
Massachusetts L 75–76  15–5 (6–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/19/1975
at Boston University W 94–79  16–5 (7–3)
Case Gym 
Boston, MA
2/22/1975
Maine W 80–71  17–5 (8–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
2/25/1975*
at Boston College L 67–68  17–6
Roberts Center 
Boston, MA
3/1/1975
at Rhode Island W 73–71  18–6 (9–3)
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, RI
3/4/1975*
Holy Cross L 69–81  18–7
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, CT
ECAC Tournament
3/6/1975*
vs. Boston College
Semifinals
L 56–58  18–8
Springfield Civic Center 
Springfield, MA
3/8/1975*
vs. Providence
Third Place Game
L 83–108  18–9
Springfield Civic Center 
Springfield, MA
NIT
3/16/1975*
vs. South Carolina
First Round
L 61–71  18–10
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 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 26 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 26 December 2015.