1984–85 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1984–85 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Conference Big East Conference
1984–85 record 13–15 (6–10 Big East)
Head coach Dom Perno (8th season)
Assistant coach Greg Ashford
Assistant coach Howie Dickenman
Assistant coach Steve Siegrist
Home arena Hugh S. Greer Field House
Hartford Civic Center
New Haven Coliseum
Seasons
1984–85 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 St. John's 15 1   .938     31 4   .886
#1 Georgetown 14 2   .875     35 3   .921
#15 Syracuse 9 7   .563     22 9   .710
Villanova 9 7   .563     25 10   .714
Pittsburgh 8 8   .500     17 12   .586
Boston College 7 9   .438     20 11   .645
Connecticut 6 10   .375     13 15   .464
Providence 3 13   .188     11 20   .355
Seton Hall 1 15   .063     10 18   .357
† 1985 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 1, 1985[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984–85 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1984–85 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 13–15 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with a 6–10 record. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut and the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut and they were led by eighth-year head coach Dom Perno.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/28/1984*
at Minnesota L 60–61  0–1
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, Minnesota
12/4/1984*
at Yale W 95–77  1–1
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, Connecticut
12/6/1984*
Massachusetts W 64–52  2–1
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
12/8/1984*
Ohio State L 65–72  2–2
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
12/11/1984*
Fairfield L 74–81  2–3
New Haven Coliseum 
New Haven, Connecticut
12/15/1984*
Rhode Island W 93–63  3–3
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
12/28/1984*
New Hampshire
Connecticut Mutual Classic
W 81–57  4–3
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
12/29/1984*
Iona
Connecticut Mutual Classic
L 54–55  4–4
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/2/1985
St. John's L 51–57  4–5 (0–1)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
1/5/1985
at Villanova L 59–70 OT 4–6 (0–2)
Jake Nevin Field House 
Villanova, Pennsylvania
1/9/1985
at Providence L 66–75  4–7 (0–3)
Providence Civic Center 
Providence, Rhode Island
1/12/1985
Pittsburgh W 76–74  5–7 (1–3)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/19/1985
at Syracuse
Rivalry
W 70–68  6–7 (2–3)
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, New York
1/23/1985
at Georgetown
Rivalry
L 66–79  6–8 (2–4)
Capital Centre 
Landover, Maryland
1/26/1985
Boston College L 77–78 OT 6–9 (2–5)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/28/1985*
U.S. International W 90–65  7–9
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
1/30/1985
Seton Hall W 81–76  8–9 (3–5)
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
2/2/1985
at St. Johns L 64–97  8–10 (3–6)
Carnesecca Arena 
New York City
2/5/1985
Villanova L 71–79  8–11 (3–7)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
2/9/1985
Providence W 84–70  9–11 (4–7)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
2/13/1985
at Pittsburgh L 71–78  9–12 (4–8)
Fitzgerald Field House 
Pittsburgh
2/16/1985*
Delaware State W 74–68  10–12
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
2/18/1985*
Holy Cross W 71–58  11–12
Hugh S. Greer Field House 
Storrs, Connecticut
2/20/1985
Syracuse
Rivalry
W 71–69  12–12 (5–8)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
2/23/1985
Georgetown
Rivalry
L 47–68  12–13 (5–9)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
2/25/1985
at Boston College W 74–68  13–13 (6–9)
Roberts Center 
Boston
3/2/1985
at Seton Hall L 80–85  13–14 (6–10)
Brendan Byrne Arena 
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Big East Tournament
3/6/1985
vs. Georgetown
Quarterfinals/Rivalry
L 62–93  13–15
Madison Square Garden 
New York
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1984-85 Big East Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ a b 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035. 
  4. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 20 January 2016.