Men's Basketball Day 1 in Buffalo 2014 NCAA
Ricky Moore, co-captain of UConn’s first national championship men’s team in 1999, is in his third season as a UConn Assistant Coach after serving as the program’s Assistant Director of Basketball Administration in 2012-13.
Moore, a 1999 UConn graduate with a degree in community program development, came back to Storrs after serving as an assistant basketball coach at Dartmouth College from 2010-2012, following his retirement from an 11-year career in professional basketball. Moore played professionally for 11 years in five countries --- Austria, Ukraine, Sweden, Turkey, and Germany --- as well as in the Continental Basketball Association and the NBA Developmental League.
During Moore’s four seasons at UConn (1995-99), the Huskies compiled an overall record of 114-24 and a Big East Conference mark of 55-17, winning three Big East regular-season championships, three Big East Tournament championships, and reaching the 1996 NCAA Sweet 16, the 1998 NCAA Elite, and capturing the 1999 NCAA Championship. He was a three-time co-captain and his 510 assists still rank seventh on the all-time list.
Moore was named to the 1999 Final Four and West Regional All-Tournament Teams and Basketball News Magazine selected him as the National Defensive Player of the Year. In 2001, he was named to UConn’s All-Century Team.Originally from Augusta, Ga., Moore was born April 10, 1976. He and wife Heather are the parents of two children, daughter Kendyll and son R.J.