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  • UConn Hosts Arizona State In NIT Opener

    UConn Hosts Arizona State In NIT Opener
    HARTFORD — The Huskies will be going to the NIT. It's hardly what they wanted, but it does offer a chance to finish their season on a happy note. "It's UConn. This is Connecticut," Ryan Boatright said, "and no matter what we're playing in or what...
  • Girls' Soccer: CdM's Brown commits to SMU

    Girls' Soccer: CdM's Brown commits to SMU
    Corona del Mar High girls' soccer senior Shelby Brown has committed to Southern Methodist University, CdM Coach Bryan Middleton confirmed Saturday. "Just extremely proud that she continued her pursuit in playing at the next level," Middleton wrote in...
  • Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final

    Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final
    HARTFORD — The last time the SMU Mustangs competed in the NCAA Tournament, Larry Brown was occupying the seventh of what would be his 13 head coaching jobs. Brown was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers in the spring of 1993. He was off to the...
  • SMU wins, pins Temple on tourney bubble

    HARTFORD, Conn. Now comes the hard part for Temple. The wait until the NCAA tournament selection show Sunday evening is assured to be tense following Saturday's 69-56 loss to top-seeded Southern Methodist in the American Athletic Conference semifinals at...
  • Kennedy leads SMU into American finals, 69-56 over Temple

    Kennedy leads SMU into American finals, 69-56 over Temple
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Markus Kennedy scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half to lead No. 20 SMU into the finals of the American Athletic Conference tournament with a 69-56 win over Temple. Cannen Cunningham and Yanick Moreira each added 11...
  • UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step

    UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step
    HARTFORD – Ryan Boatright has said all season that he did not come back to UConn for his senior year to play in the NIT, but when he missed a free throw with 25 seconds left on Friday night, it looked as if that small consolation prize would be his,...
  • UConn Men's Insider: AAC's Aresco In Town Talking Present, Future

    UConn Men's Insider: AAC's Aresco In Town Talking Present, Future
    HARTFORD — Major events are a good time for a commissioner to make a state of the league address. With the American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament at the XL Center, commissioner Mike Aresco talked with The Courant for about 15...
  • SMU Holds Off ECU; Dunphy Wins No. 500 As Temple Advances

    SMU Holds Off ECU; Dunphy Wins No. 500 As Temple Advances
    HARTFORD — One after another, the three-point attempts fell and the underdog East Carolina Pirates chased the No. 1 seed into a corner. SMU, the favorite to win the American Athletic Conference Tournament, was struggling to put the No. 8 seed...
  • Temple outlasts Memphis, moves on to face SMU

    HARTFORD, Conn. In these times when there is no margin for error for the growing list of bubble teams, Temple basketball coach Fran Dunphy drew heavily on his depth to keep his team's NCAA hopes alive. The Owls bench outscored Memphis' reserves 20-5...
  • Ollie Has Been Impressed With Nolan's Hard Work

    Ollie Has Been Impressed With  Nolan's Hard Work
    HARTFORD – It's easy, perhaps, to forget about Phil Nolan. But to his coaches and teammates, he's an indispensable man. "He's a great teammate," Ryan Boatright said earlier this season. "He does what's asked of him, he works hard and he does what...
  • Tulsa Tops Houston To Reach AAC Semifinals

    HARTFORD — With their NCAA Tournament resume in need of a boost, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are a desperate team this weekend. Tulsa is the No. 2 seed in the American Athletic Conference Tournament, but it has been identified as a "bubble" team...