Capital Prep upset North Branford on Saturday at Central Connecticut State University’s Arute Field to win the Class S small Connecticut championship–the school’s first such title.
UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering wildly seconds before, look stunned as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give 7th ranked Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday before 10,167 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion. With 2.2 seconds left and the Huskies in the lead, it was all over for Texas and the fans rejoiced. But they would be wrong. A clutch 3-pointer at the horn changed everything.
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The UConn women got a post-Thanksgiving respite from the chill of New England and traveled to the Sunshine State to steal some rays and some basketballs. After a cool start against the College of Charleston, the Huskies heated up and went on to dominate Vanderbilt and Wisconsin-Green Bay to claim the Gulf Coast Showcase title.
The Stanford Cardinal halted the Husky 47-game win streak in its tracks Monday night in Stanford, California. A masterful defensive effort against Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and a cool night shooting for UConn, dropped the Huskies to 1-1 for the season.
Stanford, CA – 11/17/14 – UConn forward Breanna Stewart (30) is tied up by Stanford forward Kailee Johnson (32) at Roscoe Maples Pavilion Monday night. The Huskies 47-game winning streak was snapped as Stanford bested UConn 88-86 in overtime. Photo by BRAD HORRIGAN | email@example.com
An election day that started early and went well into the next morning, gave us many visual moments of intrigue. Here are a few that the Courant photographers captured.