During their current stretch of playing the top teams in the AAC, the Connecticut Huskies are faring well and are enjoying a five day break in between games. After beating Tulsa (who was in first place at the time) at home by 25 points on February 12th, the Huskies dropped a road game by 18 points at the first place SMU Mustangs on Valentine’s Day.

The Huskies had a five day break to gear up for their final stretch run. They cannot afford two losses in their final six games. At 14-10 overall with a 7-5 conference record, the Huskies can still pick up quality wins before the AAC tournament. They face Memphis twice, host the conference leading Mustangs at home and end the regular season schedule at Temple.

Connecticut kicks off the final stretch with two games this week. They face the Memphis Tigers on the road on Thursday, February 19th and go back home to play Tulane at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. According to TiqIQ.com, there are fewer than 100 Connecticut Huskies vs Memphis Tigers tickets at the Fedex Forum, with an average ticket price of $58 and a walk-in price of $13. On Sunday, February 22nd, Connecticut vs Tulane tickets are going for $62.28 on average, with a walk-in price of $42.

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College basketball would be in a better place if the Connecticut Huskies earn the chance to defend their 2014 NCAA Tournament championship. Fans are hoping they have enough in them to climb the standings in the AAC and be in the best position possible for at at-large bid if they cannot win the conference tournament.