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UConn has agreed to a home-and-home men's basketball series with non-conference powers Ohio State and Arizona.
The school annnounced the news today.
The Huskies will host Ohio State during the 2015-16 season and visit Columbus in 2016-17.
They will play Arizona in Tuscon during the 2017-18 season and serve as host in 2018-19. Both games will tentatively be played in December.
UConn owns a 2-3 overall record versus Ohio State, last meeting in the 1999 NCAA national semifinals in St. Petersburg, Fla., and winning 64-58. The Huskies went on to shock Duke for the program's first national title.
The Huskies are undefeated against Arizona, going 5-0. They won the last meeting, 65-63, in the 2011 NCAA West Regional Championship in Anaheim, Calif. They reached the national championship game, beating Butler in Houston.
Today’s American Athletic Conference Championship semifinal doubleheader is underway here at the XL Center in Hartford. A crowd in the 12,000-13,000 range is expected for the UConn-Tulsa game. Tip-off time is 5 p.m.