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Hoyas Vs. Huskies: 7 Great Hoop Games To Remember

Hoyas Vs. Huskies: 7 Great Hoop Games To Remember

When it became a big deal in the 1980s, Georgetown was the bully on the block, an obstacle that seemed insurmountable for UConn, an afterthought in the early Big East days.

But time passed and UConn passed Georgetown in conference and national prominence. But this never changed: When the Huskies and Hoyas got together, it was an event.

Georgetown has won 35, UConn 29. The series was suspended when the Big East broke up two years ago, fittingly with UConn and Georgetown playing a grueling OT game at Gampel Pavilion.

This Saturday, it is renewed. The Hoyas will be at the XL Center to play the Huskies in a game that, although not a conference game, is critical for both...

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