2013-14 UCONN BASKETBALL 2014 NCAA East Regional Championship Sun, March 30 Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. No. 7 seed UConn Huskies (29-8) No. 4 seed vs. NOVEMBER Fri 8 Mon 11 Thu Sun Opponent TV vs. Maryland (Barclays Center) ESPN2 Yale (XL) SNY 2K Sports Classic, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. 14 Detroit (GP) SNY 17 Boston University (GP) ESPNU (29-8) NCAA Elite 8 2013-14 UConn Men’s Basketball Date Michigan St. Spartans Time W, 78-77 W, 80-62 W, 101-55 W, 77-60 2K Sports Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. Thu 21 vs. Boston College ESPN2 W, 72-70 Fri 22 vs. ARV/#22 Indiana ESPN2 W, 59-58 Tue 26 Loyola (Md.) (XL) SNY W, 76-66 DECEMBER Mon 2 #15/13 Florida (GP) ESPN2 W, 65-64 Fri 6 Maine (XL) SNY W, 95-68 Wed 18 Stanford (XL) ESPN2 L, 51-53 Sun 22 at Washington ESPNU W, 82-70 Sat 28 Eastern Washington (WBA) SNY W, 82-65 Tue 31 *at Houston ESPN2 L, 71-75 JANUARY Sat 4 *at SMU ESPNU L, 65-74 Wed 8 Harvard (GP) ESPNU W, 61-56 Sat 11 *UCF (GP) ESPNU W, 84-61 Thu 16 *at #17/17 Memphis ESPN W, 83-73 Sat 18 *#18/14 Louisville (GP) ESPN L, 64-76 Tue 21 *Temple (XL) CBS SN W, 90-66 Sat 25 *at Rutgers ESPNU W, 82-71 Thu 30 *Houston (GP) CBS SN W, 80-43 FEBRUARY Thu 6 *at #7/7 Cincinnati ESPN L, 58-63 Sun 9 *at UCF ESPN2 W, 75-55 Wed 12 *USF (XL) ESPN2 W, 83-40 Sat 15 *#20/22 Memphis (XL) ESPN W, 86-81 ot Thu 20 *at Temple ESPN2 W, 68-55 Sun 23 *ARV/ARV SMU (GP) CBS SN L, 55-64 Wed 26 *at USF CBS SN W, 61-56 MARCH Sat 1 *#11/12 Cincinnati (XL) ESPN W, 51-45 Wed 5 *Rutgers (GP) ESPNU W, 69-63 Sat 8 *at #11/9 Louisville CBS L, 48-81 THE GAME: The (#18/19) University of Connecticut men’s basketball team makes its 11th appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight, meeting (#11/13) Iowa State in the 2014 NCAA East Regional championship game, on Sunday, March 30, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The game begins at 2:20 p.m. and will be televised by CBS. UConn (29-8), the No. 7 seed, is coming off an 81-76 East Regional semifinal victory over third-seeded Iowa State on Friday. It was UConn’s fifth win in its last six games. The Huskies are led by senior Shabazz Napier, who tops the team in scoring (17.9), rebounding (5.9), assists (4.9), and steals (1.8). Juniors DeAndre Daniels (13.0) and Ryan Boatright (12.1) also average in double figures. Michigan State (29-8), the No. 4 seed, is coming off a 61-59 semifinal win over top-seeded Virginia. The Spartans are led in scoring by guard Gary Harris (16.6) and in rebounding by Branden Dawson (8.3). BROADCAST INFORMATION TELEVISION CBS - 2:20 p.m. Verne Lundquist (pbp) Bill Raftery (analyst) Allie LaForce (sideline) RADIO UConn IMG Sports Radio Network WTIC-AM 1080 Joe D’Ambrosio (pbp) Wayne Norman (analyst) WTIC-Hartford, (1080-AM) WILI-Willimantic (1400-AM) WELI-New Haven (960-AM) WGCH-Greenwich (1490AM) Sirius-91, XM-91 HUSKY NOTABLES Kevin Ollie is in his second season as the 18th head coach of the UConn men’s basketball program after posting a 20-10 record last year. He is the only head coach in UConn history to post a 20-victory season in his first year and reach 49 wins in his first two years. American Athletic Conf. Championship, FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn. Thu 13 vs. #19/19 Memphis (quarterfinal) ESPNU W, 72-53 Fri 14 vs. #13/12 Cincinnati (semifinal) ESPN2 W, 58-56 Sat 15 vs. #5/5 Louisville (championship) ESPN L, 61-71 UConn is making its 32nd appearance in the NCAA Tournament, dating back 2014 NCAA Championship, East Regional, 2nd and 3rd Rounds First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Thu 20 vs. 10-seed Saint Joseph’s TBS W, 89-81 ot Sat 22 vs. 2-seed #6/7 Villanova TBS W, 77-65 UP NEXT: With a victory today against Michigan State, UConn would advance Fri Sun 28 30 2014 NCAA Championship, East Regional Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. vs. 3-seed #9/9 Iowa State TBS vs. 4-seed #11/13 Michigan State TBS * - American Athletic Conference game W, 81-76 2:20 pm to the 1950-51 season. The Huskies have an all-time record of 55-29 (.655) in NCAA games with national championships in 1999, 2004, and 2011. to its fifth Final Four overall and third in six years, meeting the champion of the South Regional, either Florida or Dayton, in the National Semifinals on April 5 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. FOR MORE INFO ON UCONN BASKETBALL PLEASE CONTACT: PHIL CHARDIS Assistant Director of Communications email@example.com; twitter: @UConnMBB Office-- 860-486-3531; Mobile-- 860-771-3314 2014 UConn NCAA Championship Media Notes March 30, 2014, East Regional Championship Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.