UConn men’s basketball takes on Providence in Big East Tournament

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Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 8:30 AM EST
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NEW YORK, NY (WFSB) - The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team is poised to take on Providence College in Big East Tournament action on Thursday afternoon.

The Huskies face off against the Friars at 2:30 p.m. at Madison Square Garden in New York.

No. 11 UConn finished the regular season strong with a 71-59 weekend win over Villanova.

The team went 13 and 7 versus Big East opponents this season; however, so did Providence. The Huskies were seeded 4th in the Big East Tournament. The Friars were 5th.

The difference may come down to momentum. UConn went 8-2 in its last 10 games where Providence was 5-5.

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