[ABOVE] Men's basketball at UConn began in
1901 with a single game played by Connecticut Agricultural College
against Windham High School in January of that year. The college
team won, and by 1903, basketball was a varsity sport. Players on
the 1903 team (left to right) were: John Snow; Perry Cornwall;
Dwight Shurtleff; George Chapman (captain and manager); Stephen
Crowell; Ralph Tryon; and Fred Koenig.