1993–94 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1993–94 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Big East Regular Season Champions
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 4
1993–94 record 29–5 (16–2 Big East)
Head coach Jim Calhoun (8th season)
Assistant coach Howie Dickenman
Assistant coach Karl Hobbs
Assistant coach Dave Leitao
Home arena Hartford Civic Center
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Seasons
1993–94 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Connecticut 16 2   .889     29 5   .853
#15 Syracuse 13 5   .722     23 7   .767
Boston College 11 7   .611     23 11   .676
Providence 10 8   .556     20 10   .667
Villanova 10 8   .556     20 12   .625
Georgetown 10 8   .556     19 12   .613
Seton Hall 8 10   .444     17 13   .567
Pittsburgh 7 11   .389     13 14   .481
St. John's 5 13   .278     12 17   .414
Miami 0 18   .000     7 20   .259
† 1994 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 1994[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993–94 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1993–94 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 29–5 overall record, the Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with a 16–2 record and were the Regular Season Champions. They made it to the Sweet Sixteen in the 1994 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Connecticut and the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and they were led by eighth-year head coach Jim Calhoun.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/27/1993*
vs. Towson W 107–67  1–0
Hershey Arena (2,410)
Hershey, Pennsylvania
11/29/1993*
 WTNH
at No. 12 Virginia W 77–36  2–0
University Hall (8,457)
Charlottesville, Virginia
12/1/1993*
Yale W 81–64  3–0
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
12/8/1993
 WTNH
No. 21 at No. 20 Seton Hall W 82–66  4–0 (1–0)
Brendan Byrne Arena (13,908)
East Rutherford, New Jersey
12/11/1993*
No. 21 Central Connecticut W 117–63  5–0
Hartford Civic Center (15,785)
Hartford, Connecticut
12/15/1993*
 ESPN
No. 16 Texas W 96–86  6–0
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
12/23/1993*
No. 15 Fairfield W 75–57  7–0
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
12/28/1993*
No. 14 vs. Texas Arlington
Big Island Invitational
W 112–72  8–0
Civic Auditorium (2,350)
Hilo, HI
12/29/1993*
No. 14 vs. Ohio
Big Island Invitational
L 76–85  8–1
Civic Auditorium (750)
Hilo, HI
12/30/1993*
No. 14 vs. Tennessee Tech
Big Island Invitational
W 130–78  9–1
Civic Auditorium (1,800)
Hilo, HI
1/2/1994*
No. 14 Winthrop W 113–59  10–1
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
1/4/1994
 WTNH
No. 16 Georgetown
Rivalry
W 77–65  11–1 (2–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/8/1994
 WTNH
No. 16 Boston College W 77–71  12–1 (3–0)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
1/10/1994
 ESPN
No. 14 No. 16 Syracuse
Rivalry
W 75–67  13–1 (4–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/15/1994
 WTNH
No. 14 at St. John's W 85–81  14–1 (5–0)
Madison Square Garden (19,542)
New York City
1/17/1994*
No. 10 Hartford W 88–62  15–1
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/19/1994
 ESPN
No. 10 at Providence W 79–78  16–1 (6–0)
Providence Civic Center (13,106)
Providence, Rhode Island
1/25/1994
 NESN
No. 6 Villanova W 91–67  17–1 (7–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/29/1994
 WTNH
No. 6 at Pittsburgh W 88–67  18–1 (8–0)
Civic Arena (6,798)
Pittsburgh
2/1/1994
 WTNH
No. 5 at No. 15 Syracuse
Rivalry
L 95–105  18–2 (8–1)
Carrier Dome (24,540)
Syracuse, New York
2/5/1994
 WTNH
No. 5 Miami W 73–57  19–2 (9–1)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/9/1994
 ESPN
No. 6 at Boston College W 94–91 2OT 20–2 (10–1)
Conte Forum (8,706)
Boston
2/12/1994
 WTNH
No. 6 Seton Hall W 80–68  21–2 (11–1)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/15/1994
 WTNH
No. 3 at Villanova L 63–64  21–3 (11–2)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, Pennsylvania
2/19/1994
 WTNH
No. 3 Providence W 81–73  22–3 (12–2)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/22/1994
No. 5 at Miami W 74–49  23–3 (13–2)
Miami Arena (4,045)
Miami, Florida
2/26/1994
 WTNH
No. 5 Pittsburgh W 78–66  24–3 (14–2)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
2/28/1994
 ESPN
No. 4 at Georgetown
Rivalry
W 66–62  25–3 (15–2)
Capital Centre (12,013)
Landover, Maryland
3/5/1994
 CBS
No. 4 St. John's W 80–50  26–3 (16–2)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
Big East Tournament
3/11/1994
 WTNH
No. 2 vs. St. John's
Quarterfinals
W 97–77  27–3
Madison Square Garden (19,544)
New York
3/12/1994
 CBS
No. 2 vs. Providence
Semifinals
L 67–69  27–4
Madison Square Garden (19,544)
New York
NCAA Tournament
3/17/1994*
 CBS
No. 4 (2) vs. No. (15) Rider
First Round
W 64–46  28–4
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (16,204)
Uniondale, New York
3/19/1994*
 CBS
No. 4 (2) vs. No. (10) George Washington
Second Round
W 75–63  29–4
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (16,204)
Uniondale, New York
3/25/1994*
 CBS
No. 4 (2) vs. No. 14 (3) Florida
Sweet Sixteen
L 60–69 OT 29–5
Miami Arena (15,217)
Miami, Florida
*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 1993-94 Big East Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ a b 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 20 February 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 February 2016.