Big East News Articles
Saturday’s game will be the third meeting between Connecticut and Western Michigan and the first to be played in Kalamazoo.
- Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:30:00 AM
Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater and Connecticut’s Yawin Smallwood have embodied a new wave of BIG EAST players who are making their names on a national level.
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012 4:15:00 PM
Lyle McCombs and Scott McCummings both ran for touchdowns, and Nick Williams returned a punt for another score as Connecticut defeated Maryland 24-21 Saturday afternoon.
- Saturday, September 15, 2012 4:15:00 PM
Connecticut and Maryland meet for just the second time Saturday.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:40:00 AM
Mike Glennon threw a 46-yard third-quarter touchdown to receiver Bryan Underwood and North Carolina State held on to beat Connecticut 10-7 on Saturday.
- Saturday, September 08, 2012 3:45:00 PM
Connecticut and North Carolina State have met just once previously, as the Wolfpack took a 31-24 decision Oct. 11, 2003 , in Raleigh, N.C.
- Thursday, September 06, 2012 9:00:00 AM
The BIG EAST Conference has named Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib, Connecticut linebacker Yawin Smallwood and Temple kicker/punter Brandon McManus the winners of the conference's weekly football honors following the first week of the 2012 season
- Monday, September 03, 2012 10:00:00 AM
Chandler Whitmer threw for 219 yards and Connecticut scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams to beat Massachusetts 37-0 Thursday night, spoiling the Minutemen's debut as a bowl subdivision program.
- Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:30:00 PM
Though Thursday’s game will be the first meeting between Connecticut and Massachusetts as Football Bowl Subdivision members, the schools have a history on the gridiron that numbers 71 games and dates to 1897
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:00:00 AM
As a redshirt freshman in 2011, Lyle McCombs gave Husky fans reason to believe he might be the program’s next great running back. Since joining the BIG EAST in 2004, Connecticut has consistently turned out prolific runners including all-Americans Donald Brown and Jordan Todman.
- Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:00:00 AM
Connecticut saw a streak of four straight postseason appearances end with last year’s 5-7 season.
- Wednesday, August 22, 2012 8:00:00 AM
Check out this Storify recap of BIG EAST Football Summer Kickoff 2012
- Wednesday, August 01, 2012 11:00:00 AM
BIG EAST players appear on national preseason football award watch lists.
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012 11:00:00 AM
Bednarik Award (Top Defensive Player). Trevardo Williams, DE, Connecticut. Aaron Donald, DE, Pittsburgh. Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers. ...
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012 4:00:00 AM
Munchie Legaux threw a career-high three touchdown passes on Saturday, setting up a 35-27 victory over Connecticut that left the Bearcats one of three teams sharing the Big East title.
- Saturday, December 03, 2011 3:00:00 PM
Saturday’s game will be the eighth meeting between Cincinnati and Connecticut since the schools first met in 2004 … Cincinnati holds a 5-2 series lead, though Connecticut has won two of the last three
- Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00:00 PM
Running back Lyle McCombs and quarterback Scott McCummings each ran for two touchdowns as Connecticut upset Rutgers 40-22 on Saturday, ending the Scarlet Knights' hopes for a share of the Big East championship.
- Saturday, November 26, 2011 3:30:00 PM
The Connecticut-Rutgers series dates to the 1940 season with Saturday’s game the 31st meeting between the schools … Rutgers holds a 21-9 series lead and is 5-2 against the Huskies in BIG EAST games.
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011 9:00:00 AM
Saturday’s game will be the eighth meeting between Connecticut and Louisville in a series that began in 2000 … Louisville holds a 4-3 series lead after taking a 26-0 win last season at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011 12:00:00 PM
Quarterback Scott McCummings ran for two touchdowns and Lyle McCombs ran for 152 yards and a score to lead Connecticut to a 28-21 win over Syracuse on Saturday, keeping alive the Huskies hopes for a winning season.
- Saturday, November 05, 2011 3:30:00 PM