Thursday 1 AIC (exhibition) Gampel Pavilion TBA
Sunday 4 UMass-Lowell XL Center TBA
Friday 9 Michigan State Rheinland-Pfalz,
Germany 5:30 p.m.
A homecoming for UConn’s three German-born players
(Giffey, Wolf, Tolksdorf) kicks off season
Tuesday 13 Vermont Gampel Pavilion 7 p.m.
Defending America East champs feature frosh Ethan O’Day
from Mansfield, E.O. Smith
Friday 16 Wake Forest St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 6:30 p.m.
Demon Deacons 4-12 in ACC last year; first time facing
UConn since 1991
Sat. or Sun. 17/18 TBD St.
Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands TBD
Huskies could face Quinnipiac if both teams win or lose
their first-round games.
Monday 19 TBD St.
Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands TBD
UConn will face either Mercer, UIC, New Mexico or …
Sunday 25 Stony Brook Gampel Pavilion TBD
Sea Wolves still piloted by former UConn player,
assistant coach Steve Pikiell
Thursday 29 New Hampshire XL Center 7:30
Third and final America East foe on UConn’s schedule this
Tuesday 4 North Carolina St. Madison Square Garden 9 p.m.
Preceded by Georgetown-Texas as part of 18th
annual Jimmy V Classic, benefitting cancer research
Friday 7 Harvard Gampel Pavilion 7 p.m.
Defending Ivy champions coming off first NCAA tournament
appearance in 66 years
Monday 17 Univ. of Maryland-ES XL Center 7 p.m.
Hawks went 7-23 last year, play in Mid-Eastern Athletic
Friday 21 Fordham XL Center 7
Rams are getting back on right track under coach Tom
Saturday 29 Washington XL Center 7:30
First of a true Husky home-and-home series; teams will
play in Seattle in 2013-14
Tuesday 1 Marquette Milwaukee 8
A sort of homecoming for UConn freshman forward Phil
Nolan, who hails from Suds City
Tuesday 8 DePaul Gampel Pavilion 7 p.m.
With Cleveland Melvin, Brandon Young, there is some
Saturday 12 Notre Dame South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m.
Big East will need to find a new Scholar-Athlete of Year
now that Tim Abromaitis is no longer eligible
Monday 14 Louisville XL Center 7 p.m.
ESPN’s first Big Monday game of year features Cardinals,
who’ll be a consensus national top-10 pick
Saturday 19 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh TBD
Pitt’s streak of NCAA tourney berths ended at 10 last
year … but they were CBI champions!
Sunday 27 Rutgers XL Center 2
Scarlet Knights seem to be on the right track under third-year
coach Mike Rice
Thursday 31 Providence Providence 7
Will New London’s Kris Dunn be back from injury by this
Sunday 3 South Florida Gampel Pavilion 2 p.m.
Bulls reached NCAA tourney for first time in 19 years
last year, but must replace three starters
Wednesday 6 St. John’s New York 7
Steve Lavin should be back at the helm after bout with
cancer last season
Sunday 10 Seton Hall Newark, N.J. Noon
Hillhouse product Freddie Wilson hopes to see more
playing time as a sohomore
Wednesday 13 Syracuse XL Center 7 p.m.
This will be the final time UConn plays Syracuse with the
latter a member of the Big East
Saturday 16 Villanova XL Center Noon
Jay Wright trying to bounce back from an uncharacteristically
poor season, as well
Thursday 21 Cincinnati XL Center 7
Bearcats went to Sweet 16 last year but will need to
adjust to life without Yancy Gates
Saturday 23 DePaul Rosemont, Ill. 8 p.m.
Around this time, we’ll remind you again that Melvin once
de-committed from UConn
Wednesday 27 Georgetown Gampel Pavlion 7 p.m.
Young Hoyas don’t have a single senior on their roster
Saturday 2 Cincinnati Cincinnati 2
Will Jim Calhoun accuse Mick Cronin of not voting a
UConn player for all-Big East again this year?
Wednesday 6 South Florida Tampa 9 p.m.
If nothing else, Huskies get a warm-weather respite
Saturday 9 Providence Gampel Pavilion 7 p.m.
With no postseason eligibility, this will be
UConn’s final game of the 2012-13 season.