If you’re a devotee of roundball, you’re sure to enjoy the brand served up by the University of Connecticut. With accommodations at the Goodwin here in downtown Hartford, you’re within easy reach of the primo Husky basketball going down at the XL Center just a couple of miles away.
The UConn Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams are always a joy to watch, and they’re enjoying strong seasons thus far. As of November 27th, the Husky women, coached by Geno Auriemma, have racked up an impressive 10-1 record; the men’s team, helmed by head coach Kevin Ollie, stands at 6-3.
The University of Connecticut Huskies: Top-Caliber Basketball
The XL Center is the Huskies’ off-campus “kennel,” so to speak; their home turf is the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. Both men’s and women’s teams have a prestigious legacy: The Husky men, who first hit the court in 1901, have triumphed at four NCAA Tournament Championships (most recently in 2014), while the Husky women— a formidable force since 1974—are more decorated than any other women’s basketball outfit in the country: They’ve won the NCAA Division I National Championships a cool 11 times, and also claim the two longest winning streaks in college basketball regardless of gender—the most recent being 111 consecutive wins between November 23, 2014 and March 31, 2017.
Upcoming Husky Basketball Games at the XL Center
The men’s UConn Husky basketball team will hit the XL Center court for showdowns with Monmouth on December 2nd, Wichita State on December 30th, ECU on January 6th, and Villanova on January 20th, to name some upcoming Hartford games; eyeball the full schedule right here.
The women’s team, meanwhile, will be at the Hartford Center against Notre Dame on December 3rd, Memphis on December 31st, Cincinnati on February 4th, and Wichita State on February 20th; check out the complete calendar here.
Other Sports at the XL Center
Basketball’s not the only sporting action you can take in up-close and personal at the 16,000-plus-seat XL Center: You’ve also got ice hockey from the UConn Huskies as well as the Hartford Wolf Pack to savor. You’ll find the full calendar of XL Center events right here.
Enjoy UConn Husky Basketball With a Downtown Hartford Perch at the Goodwin
You’re within easy reach of that on-court (and on-ice) action with downtown Hartford lodgings at the Goodwin, so take a gander at the UConn Husky b-ball schedules and book your guestroom or suite with us so you’re perfectly poised to take in the game! And hey: Let’s go Huskies!