Hartford is expected to transition to Division III by Sept. 1, 2025. The news comes less than two months after the men's basketball team reached its first NCAA tournament.
Hartford women's basketball coach Morgan Valley has left the school to become an assistant at UConn, her alma mater.
Jada Lucas scored 20 points and Hartford -- which had been the only winless Division I program this season, women or men -- won its first game in its season finale, beating America East champion Stony Brook 73-70 on Wednesday night.
Hartford, which had been the only winless Division I program this season, men or women, beat American East champ Stony Brook 73-70 on Wednesday to win its first game in its season finale.
Taryn McCutcheon and Julia Ayrault had 14 points apiece, Kayla Belles had a double-double and No. 15 Michigan State cruised to a 79-34 win over Hartford on Sunday.
Hartford says women's basketball coach Kim McNeill has resigned to become the head coach at East Carolina.
On a night when Baylor and Kentucky understandably hogged headlines, Hartford outlasted Marist in one of the nation's top mid-major rivalries.