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  • UCF's defensive line motivated by Bitcoin Bowl loss to NC State

    UCF's defensive line motivated by Bitcoin Bowl loss to NC State
    UCF defensive lineman Demetris Anderson keeps his sparkling new American Athletic Conference championship ring tucked away in a secure location. "I put them in a safe in the bank . . . so I won't lose it because it's very valuable to me," said Anderson,...
  • AAC preview: Five conference games to watch in 2015

    AAC preview: Five conference games to watch in 2015
      The American Athletic Conference continues its evolution this season with the addition of Navy. The move finally allows the league to break into divisions while creating a much-needed conference championship game. Keeping that in mind, here are five...
  • UCF men's basketball looking to make huge strides next season, Donnie Jones said

    UCF men's basketball looking to make huge strides next season, Donnie Jones said
    With a host of young and inexperienced players on UCF's shallow roster, head coach Donnie Jones knew he was in for a challenging season.  The Knights struggled during their second season in the American Athletic Conference having posted a 12-18 record...
  • UConn Football: 22nd Toughest Schedule In Country

    UConn Football: 22nd Toughest Schedule In Country
    UConn will not only have the toughest football schedule in the American Athletic Conference in 2015 but the 22nd toughest in the nation, according to FBschedules.com. The Huskies are tied for No. 22 with Southeastern Conference member South Carolina....
  • UCF football features new faces, but old expectations on first day of spring drills

    UCF football features new faces, but old expectations on first day of spring drills
    Fans finally got their first glimpse at the new coaching faces peppering the UCF football sidelines Wednesday as spring drills kicked off. The voices and inflections were different, but the messaging carried the same intent: build another team to hunt...
  • Tribe's season comes to end at Tulsa in NIT; Thornton unsure of what's next

    Tribe's season comes to end at Tulsa in NIT; Thornton unsure of what's next
    When the final buzzer sounded on another painful defeat, Marcus Thornton didn't allow the sting to keep him from reflecting on the progress William and Mary's men's basketball program made throughout his four seasons. Thornton closed his college...
  • Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky

    Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky
    Hampton University basketball players had barely settled into their seats and turned their attention to the projection screen TV in the student center ballroom when they learned their NCAA destination. The 16th-seeded Pirates will face Manhattan on...
  • New UCF coaches headline Knights' top areas to address during spring football

    New UCF coaches headline Knights' top areas to address during spring football
    Four new coaches, two new coordinators, a host of seniors (and two non senior NFL bound players) gone, leaves a lot of fresh pages in the book for UCF football heading into the 2015 season. There will be a lot of new faces at spring workouts this year,...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Fall Short, But Give Fans A Ride

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Fall Short, But Give Fans A Ride
    HARTFORD – The Huskies gave it a run, and just about filled the XL Center, at times nearly bringing down the house. But in the end they fell short, lost the American Conference final to Southern Methodist on Sunday. They move on to the NIT. Here&...
  • Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener

    Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener
    STORRS — Ryan Boatright missed practice Tuesday. He was getting treatment on the painful left shoulder that could keep him out of UConn's NIT game against Arizona State. That left Rodney Purvis to speak for the Huskies, and that's something that...
  • UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes

    UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes
    HARTFORD — His 29 points were long forgotten. Rodney Purvis, like all of his UConn teammates, was curled up by his locker, staring downward, forced to digest the kind of loss that reaches the pit of one's stomach. "I just never want to witness...