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  • UConn Women's Insider: Catching Up With Kelly Faris, Always A Geno Favorite

    UConn Women's Insider: Catching Up With Kelly Faris, Always A Geno Favorite
    Moments before the start of Sunday's game at Cincinnati, Geno Auriemma looked into the stands behind his bench and waved to one of his all-time favorite players, a kid who willingly gave him more than he could possibly have expected during her career....
  • Arch Of Triumphs: At 25, Gampel's Value To UConn Is Huge

    Arch Of Triumphs: At 25, Gampel's Value To UConn Is Huge
    STORRS – Long before the doors opened, Jim Calhoun liked what he saw. "I remember seeing the artist's renderings of it, and they had snow around it," Calhoun said. "I wanted UConn to have a special place, and it was. When you come up on it, on a...
  • Mount Saint Joseph graduate Charlie Jones works way into starting role for American

    Mount Saint Joseph graduate Charlie Jones works way into starting role for American
    Kyle Jakobe, a Timonium-based trainer who has worked with several local athletes, posted a series of blogs on his company’s website during the summer of 2013. The title? “The Legend of Charlie Jones,” a series of posts documenting...
  • There's Not Much More Geno Can Say

        The most interesting part of Sunday's 96-31 win at Cincinnati was gauging how uncomfortable it has become for Geno Auriemma to be asked to evaluate the state of American Athletic Conference women's basketball on a daily basis.    It's not fair, we...
  • Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU

    Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU
    On Wednesday at the XL Center, UConn will reach the midpoint of its second American Athletic Conference season when it completes a home-and-home with East Carolina. If the past is a predictor, it will not be as momentous as it will be inevitable. The...
  • DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down

    DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down
    Around the dinner table, the Garretts regularly exchange food for thought over the best basketball player ever. Father thinks he knows best. The son isn't so sure. Billy Garrett, a DePaul assistant coach, grew up in Indianapolis and attended Crispus...
  • Coach 1K: Mike Krzyzewski gets 1,000th career win as No. 5 Duke rallies past St. John's 77-68

    Coach 1K. How grand. Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden....
  • No. 4 Villanova grabs Big East victory over Creighton

    VILLANOVA, Pa. Jay Wright doesn't put a lot into extra motivation when it comes time to prepare his Villanova team for a game. But the fourth-ranked Wildcats may have had some Sunday night, having come off a 20-point drubbing at the hands of Georgetown...
  • Xavier rallies to defeat DePaul 89-76

    Xavier rallies to defeat DePaul 89-76
    CINCINNATI — Myles Davis scored 25 points and Trevon Bluiett 21, both career highs, and Xavier rallied in the second half for an 89-76 victory over DePaul on Saturday. Matt Stainbrook was 7 for 7 in adding 17 points for the Musketeers (13-7, 4-4...
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: Freshman leads CNU to romp, first-place tie in Capital conference

    Freshman Aaron McFarland scored 22 points Saturday as Christopher Newport routed Frostburg State 92-58 at Freeman Center and pulled into a three-way tie for first place in the Capital Athletic Conference. CNU (13-4, 8-2) is even with St. Mary's (Md.)...
  • Natalie Butler Biding Her Time On UConn's Sideline

    Natalie Butler Biding Her Time On UConn's Sideline
    STORRS — As UConn pursues a third straight national championship, there is other work going on geared to what it anticipates is coming in the future. The program is preparing Natalie Butler, the 6-foot-5 transfer from Georgetown, to step in after...