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The Fast Break - March 15, 2021

All the UConn sports news you need to know.

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Weekly Rewind

The latest UConn athletics news

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U Gotta See This

Video highlights

  • Paige Bueckers stays composed during postgame interview despite deliberate drenching by teammates:
  • Happiness overcomes UConn men’s basketball team on Selection Sunday:


UConn, Great Pic

Photos of UConn’s finest

  • UConn women’s basketball all smiles after winning Big East Tournament:
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Coach’s Corner

Find out what UConn coaches are up to on and off the court

  • Coach Cavanaugh in the running for Hockey East Coach of the Year:

Big League Buzz

Catch up on former UConn players working across the sports world



Memory Lane

Revisit special moments in UConn sports history

  • Let’s hope history repeats itself for this year’s Huskies:
  • The Big East brand was especially strong when these conference foes clashed:
  • Coach Calhoun shares a surprising story about Ray Allen’s recruitment:

Weekly Watchlist

Find out when and how to watch the Huskies in action this week

UConn Men’s Basketball:

*The NCAA Tournament begins on Thursday, Mar. 18 with the First Four play-in games; the First Round begins on Friday, Mar. 19 @ 12:15 p.m.; UConn enters as the 7 seed in the East Region and opens play on Saturday, Mar. 20 @ 7:10 p.m. against 10 seed Maryland, with the game televised on CBS; with a victory, the Huskies would play again on Monday, Mar. 22

UConn Women’s Basketball:

*The Selection Show for the NCAA Women’s Tournament is scheduled for Monday, Mar. 15 @ 7:00 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN; the First Round will be held Mar. 21-22 with coverage on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU


Final Play

A parting sentiment from The Fast Break team

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of Kemba’s infamous stepback that broke Gary McGhee’s ankles during the Big East Tournament, which means it’s the perfect time to pay homage to Cardiac Kemba and remind everyone of the insanity that ensued during UConn’s perfect postseason back in 2011:


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