1952–53 Connecticut Huskies men’s basketball team

The 1952–53 Connecticut Huskies men’s basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1952–53 collegiate men’s basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 17–4 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Yankee Conference, where they ended the season with a 5–1 record. They were the Yankee Conference regular season champions. The Huskies played their home games at Hawley Armory in Storrs, Connecticut, and were led by seventh-year head coach Hugh Greer.[1][2]

American college basketball season
1952–53Connecticut Huskies men’s basketball
Yankee Conference Regular Season Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1952–53 record 17–4 (5–1 YC)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Stan Ward
  • Paul White
Home arena Hawley Armory
Seasons

1952–53 Yankee Conference men’s basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Connecticut 5 1   .833 17 4   .810
Rhode Island 6 2   .750 13 10   .565
Maine 3 4   .429 7 10   .412
Vermont 1 2   .333 11 10   .524
New Hampshire 2 5   .286 8 10   .444
Massachusetts 1 4   .200 4 15   .211

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
12/3/1952* American International W 73–55  1–0 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/6/1952* Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute W 78–48  2–0 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/9/1952* at Yale W 76–68  3–0 Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
12/13/1952* Boston College W 70–51  4–0 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/16/1952* at Brown W 81–62  5–0 Marvel Gymnasium 
Providence, RI
12/20/1952* Villanova W 75–71  6–0 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
12/30/1952* at Rutgers W 82–73  7–0 College Avenue Gymnasium 
Newark, NJ
1/3/1953 Maine W 87–66  8–0 (1–0) Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/7/1953* Holy Cross L 67–71  8–1 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/10/1953 Rhode Island W 80–74  9–1 (2–0) Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
1/14/1953* at Columbia L 59–71  9–2 University Heights Gymnasium 
New York, NY
1/16/1953* Colgate W 65–64  10–2 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/7/1953* at St. Joseph’s (PA) L 69–78  10–3 Hagan Arena 
Philadelphia, PA
2/9/1953* Wagner W 64–61  11–3 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/13/1953 at New Hampshire W 82–59  12–3 (3–0) Lundholm Gym 
Durham, NH
2/14/1953 at Maine W 76–66  13–3 (4–0) Memorial Gymnasium 
Orono, ME
2/18/1953* Brown W 91–59  14–3 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/21/1953 at Rhode Island L 80–82  14–4 (4–1) Rodman Hall 
Kingston, RI
2/26/1953 Massachusetts W 89–51  15–4 (5–1) Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
2/28/1953* Boston University W 105–73  16–4 Hawley Armory 
Storrs, CT
3/2/1953* at Tufts W 115–74  17–4  
Boston, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[1][3]

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