1994–95 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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1994–95 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Big East Regular Season Champions
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 8
1994–95 record 28–5 (16–2 Big East)
Head coach Jim Calhoun (9th season)
Assistant coach Howie Dickenman
Assistant coach Karl Hobbs
Assistant coach Tom Moore
Home arena Hartford Civic Center
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Seasons
1994–95 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 Connecticut 16 2   .889     28 5   .848
#9 Villanova 14 4   .778     25 8   .758
#25 Syracuse 12 6   .667     20 10   .667
#22 Georgetown 11 7   .611     21 10   .677
Miami 9 9   .500     15 13   .536
Providence 7 11   .389     17 13   .567
Seton Hall 7 11   .389     16 14   .533
St. John's 7 11   .389     14 14   .500
Pittsburgh 5 13   .278     10 18   .357
Boston College 2 16   .111     9 19   .321
† 1995 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 1995[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994–95 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1994–95 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 28–5 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 Elite Eight in the 1995 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 ninth-year head coach Jim Calhoun.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/25/1994*
No. 16 Lafayette W 110–48  1–0
Hartford Civic Center (15,847)
Hartford, Connecticut
11/29/1994*
 ESPN
No. 16 vs. No. 8 Duke
Great Eight Basketball Tournament
W 90–86  2–0
The Palace (17,264)
Auburn Hills, Michigan
12/2/1994*
 WTNH
No. 16 Yale W 105–53  3–0
Hartford Civic Center (15,931)
Hartford, Connecticut
12/6/1994
 WTNH
No. 10 at Boston College W 74–70  4–0 (1–0)
Conte Forum (8,606)
Boston
12/23/1994*
No. 10 Fairfield W 85–68  5–0
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
12/27/1994*
 WTNH
No. 8 Illinois W 71–56  6–0
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
12/30/1994*
No. 6 Northeastern W 88–70  7–0
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/3/1995
 WTNH
No. 6 at Villanova W 77–62  8–0 (2–0)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, Pennsylvania
1/5/1995*
No. 6 Hartford W 102–77  9–0
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
1/8/1995
 CBS
No. 2 St. John's W 98–78  10–0 (3–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/11/1995
 WTNH
No. 2 at Pittsburgh W 85–76  11–0 (4–0)
Civic Arena (6,798)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1/13/1995
 WTNH
No. 2 Providence W 70–62  12–0 (5–0)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
1/16/1995
 ESPN
No. 2 No. 10 Georgetown
Rivalry
W 93–73  13–0 (6–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
1/21/1995
 WTNH
No. 2 at Seton Hall W 86–81  14–0 (7–0)
Brendan Byrne Arena (17,049)
East Rutherford, New Jersey
1/23/1995
 ESPN
No. 2 No. 6 Syracuse
Rivalry
W 86–75  15–0 (8–0)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
1/28/1995*
 CBS
No. 4 vs. No. 7 Kansas L 59–88  15–1
Kemper Arena (16,981)
Kansas City, Missouri
1/31/1995
 WTNH
No. 4 Miami W 82–57  16–1 (9–0)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
2/4/1995
 WTNH
No. 3 at St. John's W 99–82  17–1 (10–0)
Madison Square Garden (19,542)
New York City
2/6/1995
 ESPN
No. 3 Pittsburgh W 90–61  18–1 (11–0)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/12/1995
 CBS
No. 1 at No. 9 Syracuse
Rivalry
W 77–70  19–1 (12–0)
Carrier Dome (31,211)
Syracuse, New York
2/14/1995
 WTNH
No. 1 at No. 22 Georgetown
Rivalry
W 91–85  20–1 (13–0)
Capital Centre (17,690)
Landover, Maryland
2/18/1995
 CBS
No. 4 No. 15 Villanova L 73–96  20–2 (13–1)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/21/1995
 WTNH
No. 4 Boston College W 88–75  21–2 (14–1)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, Connecticut
2/25/1995
 WTNH
No. 4 Seton Hall W 75–61  22–2 (15–1)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (8,241)
Storrs, Connecticut
2/27/1995
 ESPN
No. 4 at Providence L 70–72  22–3 (15–2)
Providence Civic Center (13,106)
Providence, Rhode Island
3/4/1995
 WTNH
No. 6 at Miami W 75–67  23–3 (16–2)
Miami Arena (11,263)
Miami, Florida
Big East Tournament
3/10/1995
 WTNH
No. 6 vs. Pittsburgh
Quarterfinals
W 81–78  24–3
Madison Square Garden (19,544)
New York
3/11/1995
 CBS
No. 6 vs. No. 22 Georgetown
Semifinals/Rivalry
W 88–81  25–3
Madison Square Garden (19,544)
New York
3/12/1995
 CBS
No. 8 vs. No. 10 Villanova
Championship
L 78–94  25–4
Madison Square Garden (19,544)
New York
NCAA Tournament
3/16/1995*
 CBS
No. 8 (2) vs. No. (15) Chattanooga
First Round
W 100–71  26–4
Jon M. Huntsman Center (11,790)
Salt Lake City
3/18/1995*
 CBS
No. 8 (2) vs. No. (7) Cincinnati
Second Round
W 96–91  27–4
Jon M. Huntsman Center (13,521)
Salt Lake City
3/23/1995*
 CBS
No. 8 (2) vs. No. 10 (3) Maryland
Sweet Sixteen
W 99–89  28–4
Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena (14,399)
Oakland, California
3/25/1995*
 CBS
No. 8 (2) vs. No. 1 (1) UCLA
Elite Eight
L 96–102  28–5
Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena (14,399)
Oakland, California
*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 1994-95 Big East Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ a b 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 25 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 25 February 2016.