2004–05 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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2004-05 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Connecticut Huskies wordmark.svg
Big East regular season co-champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 13
2004-05 record 23–8 (13–3 Big East)
Head coach Jim Calhoun (19th season)
Assistant coach George Blaney
Assistant coach Andre LaFleur
Assistant coach Tom Moore
Home arena Gampel Pavilion
Hartford Civic Center
Seasons
2004–05 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#14 Boston College 13 3   .813     25 5   .833
#13 Connecticut 13 3   .813     23 8   .742
#19 Villanova 11 5   .688     24 8   .750
Pittsburgh 10 6   .625     20 9   .690
Notre Dame 9 7   .563     17 12   .586
Georgetown 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
West Virginia 8 8   .500     24 11   .686
Providence 4 12   .250     14 17   .452
Seton Hall 4 12   .250     12 16   .429
Rutgers 2 14   .125     10 19   .345
St. John's* 3 13   .188     9 18   .333
#11 Syracuse†** 0 5   .000     12 7   .632
2005 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2005; Rankings from AP Poll
*Did not qualify for 2005 Big East Tournament.
**Syracuse had 15 regular season games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Syracuse′s disputed record was 27–7, 11–5.

The 2004–05 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 2004–05 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 23–8 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with a 13–3 record and were the regular season co-champions. They made it to the Second Round in the 2005 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 nineteenth-year head coach Jim Calhoun.[1][2]

Roster[edit]

Listed are the student athletes who were members of the 2004–2005 team.[3]

Name Position Year
Sami Ameziane FR
Rashad Anderson G JR
Hilton Armstrong C JR
Jason Baisch F SR
Josh Boone C SO
Denham Brown F JR
Nick Forostoski FR
Rudy Gay F FR
Antonio Kellogg G FR
Ed Nelson F JR
Ryan Thompson F JR
Charlie Villanueva F SO
Marcus White F SO
Marcus Williams G SO

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition games
November 4*
Bridgeport W 97–64 
Gampel Pavilion 
Storrs, CT
November 11*
Bryant W 90–65 
Hartford Civic Center (15,542)
Hartford, CT
Regular Season
November 20*
 WTXX
No. 8 Buffalo W 90–68  1-0
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
November 30*
 WTXX
No. 7 Florida International W 99–48  2-0
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
December 4*
 CBS
No. 7 Indiana W 74–69  3-0
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
December 6*
 WTIC
No. 7 Northeastern W 97–60  4-0
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
December 9*
 ESPN2
No. 7 at UMass L 59–61  4-1
Mullins Center (9,037)
Amherst, MA
December 19*
 WTXX
No. 11 Rice W 81–72  5-1
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
December 22*
 WTIC
No. 11 Central Connecticut W 87–59  6-1
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
December 28*
No. 11 Sacred Heart W 73–55  7-1
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
December 30*
 WTIC
No. 11 Quinnipiac W 123–71  8-1
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
January 5
 WTIC
No. 10 No. 25 Boston College L 70–75  8-2
(0-1)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
January 8
 WTIC
No. 10 at Georgetown
Rivalry
W 66–59  9-2
(1-1)
Verizon Center (11,363)
Washington, D.C.
January 10*
 ESPN
No. 12 at No. 25 Oklahoma L 65–77  9-3
Lloyd Noble Center (12,066)
Norman, OK
January 15
 WTXX
No. 12 Rutgers W 77–64  10-3
(2-1)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
January 17
 ESPN
No. 16 at Seton Hall W 77–68  11-3
(3-1)
Continental Airlines Arena (9,429)
East Rutherford, NJ
January 22
 ESPN
No. 16 No. 21 Pittsburgh L 66–76  11-4
(3-2)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
January 25
 WTXX
No. 19 at West Virginia W 68–58  12-4
(4-2)
WVU Coliseum (7,713)
Morgantown, WV
January 30
 CBS
No. 19 at Notre Dame L 74–78  12-5
(4-3)
Joyce Center (11,418)
South Bend, IN
February 2
 WTIC
No. 23 No. 24 Villanova W  81–76 13-5
(5-3)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
February 5
 WTXX
No. 23 St. John's W 68–46  14-5
(6-3)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
February 7
 ESPN
No. 19 at No. 5 Syracuse
Rivalry
W 74–66  15-5
(7-3)
Carrier Dome (27,651)
Syracuse, NY
February 13*
 CBS
No. 19 No. 2 North Carolina L 70–77  15-6
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
February 15
 ESPN2
No. 18 at Providence W 94–89 2OT 16-6
(8-3)
Dunkin' Donuts Center (12,993)
Providence, RI
February 19
 ESPN
No. 18 at Rutgers W 85–63  17-6
(9-3)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (8,011)
Piscataway, NJ
February 21
 ESPN
No. 17 Notre Dame W 88–74  18-6
(10-3)
Hartford Civic Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
February 26
 CBS
No. 17 at No. 18 Pittsburgh W 73–64  19-6
(11-3)
Petersen Events Center (12,508)
Pittsburgh, PA
March 2
 WTXX
No. 15 Georgetown
Rivalry
W 83–64  20-6
(12-3)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
March 5
 CBS
No. 15 No. 13 Syracuse
Rivalry
W 88–70  21-6
(13-3)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
Big East Tournament
March 10
 ESPN2
No. 12 vs. Georgetown
Second Round/Rivalry
W 66–62  22-6
Madison Square Garden (19,528)
New York, NY
March 11
 ESPN
No. 12 vs. No. 18 Syracuse
Semifinals/Rivalry
L 63–67  22-7
Madison Square Garden (19,528)
New York, NY
NCAA Tournament
March 18*
 CBS
(2 S) No. 13 vs. (15 S) Central Florida
First Round
W 77–71  23-7
DCU Center (13,009)
Worcester, MA
March 20*
 CBS
(2 S) No. 13 vs. (10 S) NC State
Second Round
L 62–65  23-8
DCU Center (13,009)
Worcester, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. S=Syracuse Region. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in EST.

Schedule Source:[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta, GA: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035. 
  3. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/schools/connecticut/2005.html
  4. ^ 2011-12 UCONN Men's Basketball Info Guide. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 2 April 2016.