UCONN's men's basketball program used to be really, really good. Remember?
The Huskies were arguably the most-successful program of the 21st century up until a couple of years ago. From 1999-2014, the program won four national titles.
It's been rough since then. UCONN is about to have its second losing season in a row. The program has won just one NCAA Tournament game since 2014.
The program could undergo some serious changes in the coming months. Today, one of the Huskies' top players announced he would not be returning.
Terry Larrier announced that he'll be leaving the program after the season.
Larrier, a junior guard averaging 13.8 points a game, probably won't be the only player leaving the program. One report says a "mass exodus" is expected.
"As I said weeks ago on my podcast, a source told me a "mass exodus" was expected from the program this off-season. Assuming there is a new coach in place in the next few week's, that guy's No. 1 job will be to re-recruit most of the guys still on the roster," reports Aaron Torres.
Based on the state of the program, a "mass exodus" might not be the worst thing. We saw something similar happen with Ohio State's program over the last year or so.
The Buckeyes are now led by the Big Ten's coach of the year and the future looks really bright.
It'd be great for college basketball if something similar could happen with UCONN.