All Time Above Their Heads Performances Against UConn

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That kid from Yale when we lost to them about 5 yrs ago. Jeremy Lin actually got on the map playing against UConn. He actually had a dunk. That’s all I got. Actually 30pts 2 dunks
I just watched the first half of this clip. What a master class in lazy-as-hell defense by Dyson lol.
 
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Freshman Scottie Reynolds dropping 40 points on UConn in Gampel.
IIRC, that night he set a scoring record for most points by any player in Gampel, and I believe that still stands today. The times Kemba hit 40, the games were in Hartford.
 
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Remember that game. NIT game in Hartford. Chuck Aleksinas was playing for us. Earl Kelly also.
Was there! Tucker, Breuer and they were big. Mark Hall was their 2nd leading scorer from Springfield MA and he was really good too. They were huge on the interior even without McHale.
 
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I think it was Robert Phelps who lit us up in the Big East T. We wanted him bad coming out of high school and he was a big get for PC. His career was mediocre, but he saved the best for last against us in that game
Yes it was Robert Phelps. 1994 Big East Tournament
 
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This one is easy and there is no other answer for the BEST:

1998 #2 UConn vs #15 Fairleigh Dickinson

Elijah Allen 14/17 over all, 6/7 from 3, 9/11 FTs 43 points

Amazing game by the young man made it very tough in the first round for our Huskies.
I was there. The kid played his butt off. It was insane. But FDU never had control of the game and I never thought we would lose.
 
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Freshman Scottie Reynolds dropping 40 points on UConn in Gampel.
That's the first one that came to mind. One of my roommates through college went to high school with him so I got reminded about it frequently
 
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Elijah Allen is the classic one... Still probably the best performance I've ever seen a college player have.

Others...

Novak dropped 41 on us
Darius Rice consistently killed us
Brian Tolbert who dropped 36 on us for Eastern Michigan in the tourney in 96.
I feel like Toby Bailey murdered us in 95 when he was a freshmen
Every undersized "4" in the 90s... Danya Abrams, Craig Smith, Da Meat Hook, Chevy Troutman
The entire Providence team that year when they dunked on us every, single possession of the 2nd half.
Ryan Gomes
His numbers weren't that impressive, but Royce White dunking on Drummond on the opening tip for Iowa St. previewed the absolute drubbing we would take in that half
Kittles had 36 against us in a blowout at home
Brandin Knight and that whole Pitt team (Blair, etc.)
 
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Forgot about it but I'm watching the game now, Dustin Hogue in the Iowa State S16 game is a good one
 
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I remember a game UConn played in the Maui Classic in the early /90s where we got knocked off by U of Ohio (not Ohio State) and Gary Trent went off for them. We had 5 future NBA players on our roster including Ray and Donyell. That sucked.
 
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Joe Alexander put up 32 on us in '08 and then 2 weeks later went for 34. He was a good player for sure but not that good. Both were career highs. He only had three 30 point games at WVU and 2 were against us in about 10 days. And we had Stix, Adrien, Thabeet and Edwards on that team who couldn't stop him.
 

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Tucker was about 20 years before Hunter. He was making 30 footers all night. It was sickest thing I ever saw in college.
Side note, that Minnesota team of 80-81 also Randy Breuer the 7ft 3 in center and Jim Petersen and Ben Coleman who all went onto the NBA. They had just lost Kevin McHale. And both years were in the NIT!!
 
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the article says there were 10,000 fans at the game, is that accurate? I had seasons tickets in the 200’s and was able to buy seats on the floor through the box office.
I remember Philips and the extreme disappointment at the loss.
I seem to recall Gampel being pretty full.

That Detroit team had a huge thug attitude and in the opening lineup, they put their hands behind their heads and got “frisked” like they were criminals as they got announced.
 
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Allen and Novak are mos def but one that still really stinks because it is so recent was Daley
 

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