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  • UConn Baseball Hopes To Catch Magic Again This Postseason

    STORRS – Another game came down to the last pitch, the last swing. UConn, down a run, had the bases loaded and its best hitter, Bobby Melley, at bat. Melley got his pitch and took a good swing, but in a game of inches, it was a few inches off. The...
  • Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women

    Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women
    When Katie Lou Samuelson, the versatile 6-foot-3 wing from Huntington Beach, Calif., announced on Twitter Monday she will play for UConn, it put a exclamation point on a remarkable two-year recruiting run for the nine-time national champions.    And...
  • UConn Women 2015-16

    The commitment of Katie Lou Samuelson, California's Gatorade player of the year as a high school junior at Mater Dei last season, sets UConn up with a truly dynamic top 12 players for next season. Here's a look at the potential Husky roster on opening...
  • Geno Says Natalie Butler Can Be A 'Game-Changer'

    Geno Says Natalie Butler Can Be A 'Game-Changer'
    Natalie Butler's transfer to UConn was made official by the women's basketball program on Wednesday and Geno Auriemma said the 6-foot-5 center from Georgetown, in time, will be a great asset to his program. "Coming out of high school, Natalie was one of...
  • Men's roundup: UMBC falls to No. 13 Albany in America East final, 20-11

    For the second straight year, UMBC could not keep up with Albany in the America East men's lacrosse title game. The No. 13 Great Danes (11-5) outshot the Retrievers (8-7) by 26-13 in the first half to take an 8-4 lead at the break, then scored eight...
  • Women's roundup: Loyola Maryland falls to Syracuse in OT

    Even a three-goal performance from Kara Burke (Dulaney) wasn't enough for the No. 11 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team as No. 2 host Syracuse scored the last five goals and won in overtime, 14-12, on Saturday. The Greyhounds (15-5) trailed for...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
  • 6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn

    6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn
    Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival. Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
  • Terps earn top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse tournament

    Terps earn top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse tournament
    The Atlantic Coast Conference, led by overall No. 1 seed Maryland, dominated the top spots in the NCAA Division I women's championship bracket announced Sunday night, with six teams among the eight seeded spots in the 26-team field. Also from the ACC...
  • Rutgers says Eric LeGrand will speak at commencements after 'miscommunication'

    Rutgers says Eric LeGrand will speak at commencements after 'miscommunication'
    Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand apparently will speak at the school's commencement. Citing a 'miscommunication,' Rutgers President Robert Barchi said the university had always intended for LeGrand to speak, but he wouldn't be the only speaker....
  • Handing over the UCF beat after a thrilling two years

    Handing over the UCF beat after a thrilling two years
    I knew very little about UCF when I first considered the prospect of moving down to Orlando. What I did know is that I wanted an opportunity to cover college football, and more importantly, to cover stories that were unique to sports. I spoke to friends...