Sophomore Tage Thompson, who led UConn in scoring (19 goals, 13 assists for 32 points), is leaving the Huskies for the NHL and the St. Louis Blues. ... What, you again? Yale has its work cut out for it this weekend. The hockey team plays at Harvard, ranked No. 2 in the nation, in a best-of-three ECAC Hockey playoff series starting Friday. The rivals meet for the 255th time. In men's basketball, Yale and Harvard hook up Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Palestra in Philly for the inaugural Ivy League Tournament. Harvard won both regular-season games. ... No one could have asked for more from Jalen Adams in his sophomore season at UConn. His 14.1 points, 6.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds a game landed him on the all-AAC first team. No one in the AAC averaged five assists, never mind six ... AD Greg Amodio was asking for more from Tom Moore, who had plenty of fine seasons as Quinnipiac men's basketball coach but won just 19 games the past two seasons and was fired Tuesday. ... Hartford will bring back men's basketball coach John Gallagher, despite a 19-46 record the past two seasons. Last chance? ... Deb Antonelli will be the first woman to work an NCAA Tournament men's basketball game as an analyst since Ann Meyers Drysdale in 1995. She knows what she faces, as unfair as it is: "It always feels like there's a constant need to prove you know the game." Antonelli knows the game well, having experience as a broadcaster for both women's and men's games, just not this high profile on the men's side. Richard Pitino is the Big Ten men's basketball coach of the year. Minnesota is 23-8. Last season the Gophers were 8-23. ... Baseball season is around the corner and Bovada has the Red Sox at 9-4 to win the AL and get to the World Series, which would be against the Cubs, who are 7-4 to make it. The Yankees are 12-1 to win the ALCS and the Mets are 8-1 in the NL. ... Vikings free agent running back Adrian Peterson could end up with the Patriots. The Boston Herald says he might take a pay cut to go to New England for a chance to win a Super Bowl. ... There's a new film on the Patriots winning the Super Bowl by NFL Films, which has to work on a film on both Super Bowl participants at the same time. It sure seemed like it would be a Falcons film, but as NFL Films senior producer Todd Schmidt says, "There is an Atlanta Falcons film that will never see the light of day."