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Highlights - UConn MBB dominates DePaul

Top takeaways from the Huskies’ obliteration of the Blue Demons.

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UConn basketball’s return to the Big East Tournament has inspired us to introduce a new, abbreviated version of The Fast Break called Highlights! In this occasional offering, we’ll quickly review what went on during UConn’s biggest wins so you can catch up on the Huskies without the need to carve out time in your calendar. We hope you enjoy Highlights and look forward to keeping you informed and entertained in an efficient fashion!


Final Score & More

Review the game’s end result along with a related tidbit or two

Big East Tournament Quarterfinal: UConn 94, DePaul 60

  • This win gives the Huskies their first Big East Tournament victory in 3,292 days
  • All twelve UConn players who played scored at least two points, including Coach Hurley’s son Andrew who sent the Huskies’ bench into a frenzy with his first points of the season:

Play of the Day

Watch the Huskies’ top highlight from the win

When he wasn’t busy showing off his dunk repertoire, Andre was dishing out dimes:


Fine Line

See which UConn player stuffed the stat sheet

Tyrese Martin got banged up early but bounced back to lead the Huskies with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and 1 block in 28 minutes of play. He also went 5-for-7 from the foul line to help the Huskies shoot 77.8% from the charity stripe.


Slick Pic

View the best photo from the Huskies’ victory

Despite sitting out most of the second half with colossal cramps, James Bouknight made his presence known in Madison Square Garden with this rim rocker:

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Quoteworthy

Read the most memorable remark from the game

“Our fanbase is one of the best in the country and we’re just happy that we’re giving them something to be excited about in March again. It’s been a while.”

- Dan Hurley (on what the program’s postseason success means for UConn fans)


On Deck

Find out who and when the Huskies play next

UConn will face Creighton on Friday, Mar. 12 @ 9:00 p.m. The game will be televised on FS1 with a trip to the Big East Tournament championship on the line:

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