1989-90 Connecticut Huskies Men's Basketball Team
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1989%E2%80%9390 Connecticut Huskies Men's Basketball Team
1989-90 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Big East Tournament Champions
Big East Regular Season Co-Champions
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 4
1989-90 record31-6 (12-4 Big East)
Head coachJim Calhoun (4th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Howie Dickenman
  • Dave Leitao
  • Glen Miller
  • Scott Wissell
Home arenaHugh S. Greer Field House
Hartford Civic Center
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Seasons
← 1988-89
1990-91 →
1989-90 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Connecticut+ 12 4   .750     31 6   .838
#6 Syracuse 12 4   .750     26 7   .788
#8 Georgetown 11 5   .688     24 7   .774
St. John's 10 6   .625     24 10   .706
Villanova 8 8   .500     18 15   .545
Providence 8 8   .500     17 12   .586
Seton Hall 5 11   .313     12 16   .429
Pittsburgh 5 11   .313     12 17   .414
Boston College 1 15   .063     8 20   .286
+ 1990 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 2, 1990[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989-90 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1989-90 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 31-6 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with a 12-4 record. They made it to the Elite Eight in the 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. Many consider this season the one where UConn broke out and became a national power, consistently being at the top of the conference in the 1990s and winning their first of four National Titles in 1999. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House and Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Connecticut as well as the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and they were led by fourth-year head coach Jim Calhoun.[2][3]

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
*

L   0-1
(4,620)
*

W   1-1
(3,202)
*

W   2-1
(3,179)
*
W   3-1
(4,604)
*
W   4-1
(4,604)
*

W   5-1
(10,174)
*
W   6-1
(13,102)
*
W   7-1
(4,604)

L   7-2 (0-1)
(14,947)
*
W   8-2
(4,604)
*

W   9-2
(13,682)
*

W   10-2
(14,115)

L   10-3 (0-2)
(6,008)

W   11-3 (1-2)
(16,294)

W   12-3 (2-2)
(6,500)

W   13-3 (3-2)
(13,621)


W   14-3 (4-2)
(16,294)


W   15-3 (5-2)
(16,294)
*
W   16-3
(4,604)

W   17-3 (6-2)
(8,241)
*
W   18-3
(4,024)

W   19-3 (7-2)
(13,160)
*
W   20-3
(8,148)


L   20-4 (7-3)
(32,820)

W   21-4 (8-3)
(6,798)

W   22-4 (9-3)
(8,302)

W  OT 23-4 (10-3)
(8,302)

W   24-4 (11-3)
(8,302)


L   24-5 (11-4)
(19,035)

W   25-5 (12-4)
(8,604)
Big East Tournament


W   26-5
(18,212)


W   27-5
(18,212)


W   28-5
(18,212)
NCAA Tournament
*

W   29-5
(15,937)
*

W   30-5
(16,011)
*

W   31-5
(19,502)
*

L   31-6
(19,546)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[2][4]

References

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1989-90 Big East Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ a b 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035.
  4. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 2016.

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