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:
Andrew Hurley just canned a 3. It's the loudest UConn has been the entire night. And the cherry on top of the sundae has been placed. The Huskies have made an impressive opening statement.— John Fanta (@John_Fanta) March 12, 2021
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:
This pass by Andre Jackson lmao— The UConn Blog (@TheUConnBlog) March 12, 2021
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.
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:
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)
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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