Both players will face UConn this season. Even for a program with title aspirations, it has the potential to be daunting. The American Athletic Conference schedule? Not so much.
UConn Huskies Schedule Nov. SNY Nov 13 at Vanderbilt, 7 p. TPD Nov. SNY Nov 19 vs. FS1 DEC 8 vs. FS1 DEC 22 vs. Oklahoma, Mohegan Sun Arena, 4 p. SNY Jan. ESPN Jan. SNY Feb.
ESPN2 Feb. UCF, Gampel Pavilion, 1 p. SNY March 2 vs.
Five most intriguing games Dec. Notre Dame, 4 p. All five starters graduated, leaving Muffet McGraw to basically rebuild on the fly. Still, the Fighting Irish should firmly be in the top Baylor, 7 p.
They still might have the best frontcourt in the country. Tennessee, 7 p. The Lady Vols — who have lost 13 of the 22 meetings in the series — now have a new coach, Kellie Harper, who played point guard for Pat Summitt in the s.
Oregon, 7 p. Gampel Pavilion : The best team in the country returns the best player in the country, point guard Sabrina Ionescu.
Boston, a five-star freshman from Worcester Academy Mass.
She ranked second in shooting percentage last year Ionescu, , G, Oregon: Ionescu was the overwhelming favorite to go No. Satou Sabally, , F, Oregon: The Germany native was one of only three players in the Pac to shoot above 50 percent on field goals, 40 percent on 3s and 70 percent from the free-throw line.
Toughest stretch The Huskies are slated to host national championship favorite Oregon the night after the Super Bowl, then will visit South Carolina a week later for their toughest road test of the season.
Easiest stretch AAC play. Need I say more?
By the numbers. Old Big East rival Seton Hall is the most common opponent of the group, with the Huskies holding a advantage in the series.
Only one of those games — at Tulane on Feb. Their last regular-season loss at home was to Baylor on Feb. The Huskies alone have won