1976–77 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1976–77 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Conference Independent
1976–77 record 17–10
Head coach Dee Rowe (8th season)
Assistant coach Dom Perno
Assistant coach Arthur A. Perry
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Hartford Civic Center
Seasons
1976–77 NCAA Division I men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 UNLV       29 3   .906
#6 Syracuse       26 4   .867
#12 Detroit       25 4   .862
Old Dominion       25 4   .862
Providence       24 5   .828
Holy Cross       23 6   .793
St. Bonaventure       23 6   .793
#7 Marquette       25 7   .781
North Texas State       21 6   .778
Illinois State       22 7   .759
#10 Notre Dame       22 7   .759
Oral Roberts       21 7   .750
Army       20 8   .714
Milwaukee       19 8   .704
Georgetown       19 9   .679
Virginia Tech       19 10   .655
James Madison       17 9   .654
Northwestern State       17 9   .654
Texas–Pan American       17 9   .654
Connecticut       17 10   .630
UNC Wilmington       16 10   .615
Portland State       16 10   .615
Iona       15 10   .600
Dayton       16 11   .593
Fairfield       16 11   .593
Georgia Southern       16 11   .593
Richmond       15 11   .577
Saint Francis (PA)       15 11   .577
DePaul       15 12   .556
Northeast Louisiana       15 12   .556
Stetson       15 12   .556
Utah State       15 12   .556
Colgate       13 11   .542
Navy       13 11   .542
Oklahoma City       14 12   .538
South Carolina       14 12   .538
Valparaiso       13 12   .520
Catholic       13 13   .500
Fairleigh Dickinson       13 13   .500
Loyola (IL)       13 13   .500
Maine       13 13   .500
Niagara       13 13   .500
Rhode Island       13 13   .500
Saint Peter's       13 13   .500
VCU       13 13   .500
Butler       13 14   .481
New Hampshire       12 14   .462
Northeastern       12 14   .462
St. Francis (NY)       12 14   .462
Air Force       12 15   .444
Denver       12 15   .444
Southern Mississippi       11 16   .407
Siena       9 15   .375
Cleveland State       10 17   .370
Xavier       10 17   .370
Centenary (LA)       11 19   .367
Long Island       9 16   .360
Hawaii       9 18   .333
Vermont       8 17   .320
Boston College       8 18   .308
Charleston Southern       8 19   .296
Boston University       7 19   .269
Robert Morris       7 19   .269
Samford       7 19   .269
Mercer       6 19   .240
Hardin–Simmons       6 21   .222
Houston Baptist       6 23   .207
Buffalo       5 21   .192
Wagner       3 21   .125
Canisius       3 22   .120
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976–77 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1976–77 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 17–10 overall record. The Huskies were an NCAA Division I Independent school for men's basketball this year, after the Yankee Conference became a football only conference. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut and the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and were led by eighth-year head coach Dee Rowe.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/1/1976*
Boston University W 73–69 OT 1–0
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
12/4/1976*
at Yale W 56–50  2–0
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, Connecticut
12/7/1976*
at Columbia L 71–72  2–1
 
Columbia, Missouri
12/11/1976*
George Washington W 72–70  3–1
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
12/14/1976*
vs. Duke L 59–64 OT 3–2
Madison Square Garden 
New York City
12/16/1976*
at New Hampshire W 65–51  4–2
Lundholm Gym 
Durham, New Hampshire
12/28/1976*
Colgate
UConn Classic
W 73–66  5–2
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
12/29/1976*
Illinois State
UConn Classic
L 77–88  5–3
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/4/1977*
Maine W 79–63  6–3
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/6/1977*
St. Peter's W 52–50  7–3
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/8/1977*
Rutgers L 77–84 OT 7–4
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/11/1977*
at Providence L 71–86  7–5
Providence Civic Center 
Providence, Rhode Island
1/13/1977*
Massachusetts L 80–81  7–6
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/15/1977*
Harvard W 68–64  8–6
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/18/1977*
New Hampshire W 76–56  9–6
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/21/1977*
Rhode Island W 67–65  10–6
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/24/1977*
at Boston University W 67–65  11–6
Case Gym 
Boston
1/27/1977*
at Boston College W 83–66  12–6
Roberts Center 
Boston, Massachusetts
1/29/1977*
at Massachusetts L 64–65  12–7
Curry Hicks Cage 
Amherst, Massachusetts
2/10/1977*
at Manhattan L 69–72 OT 12–8
Draddy Gymnasium 
New York
2/12/1977*
Vermont W 70–64  13–8
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
2/16/1977*
Holy Cross W 89–85  14–8
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
2/19/1977*
at Vermont L 77–85  14–9
Patrick Gym 
Burlington, Vermont
2/26/1977*
at Rhode Island W 90–89  15–9
Keaney Gymnasium 
Kingston, Rhode Island
3/1/1977*
Fairfield W 87–75  16–9
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
ECAC Tournament
3/3/1977*
Holy Cross
Semifinals
L 77–89  16–10
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
3/5/1977*
Fairfield
Third Place Game
W 72–66  17–10
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
*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 28 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035. 
  3. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 28 December 2015.