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  • Why Virginia still could deserve a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed

    Why Virginia still could deserve a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed
    Amid all the chatter of whether ACC semifinal losses Friday might have cost Virginia and/or Duke No. 1 NCAA tournament seeds, more than one sage acquaintance asked the following: Other than prestige for the program and bragging rights for fans, is there...
  • UConn Tickets Available

    The UConn-South Florida game Thursday drew 5,400 to the XL Center, UConn-Cincinnati about 9,500. "I'd say we're satisfied with attendance," Aresco said, just before the start of the UConn-Tulsa semfinal game on Saturday, when it looked as if about 12,...
  • 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...
  • Wolters Was The Strength, And Personality, Of The 1995 Champs

    Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season). During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...
  • 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,...
  • Notre Dame takes down Duke 74-64 to advance to ACC tournament final

     Notre Dame takes down Duke 74-64 to advance to ACC tournament final
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Last season, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey stood in the corner of a dim hallway at Greensboro Coliseum after the ACC tournament quickly ushered the Irish out the door on the afternoon of the first day. Brey then summoned his...
  • NCAA tournament bubble watch

    NCAA tournament bubble watch
    In just four days, teams learn their fates. Some already are sealed. Others can change during conference tournaments. And a few hinge on the downfall of other teams. Conference tourneys this week could be the make-or-break moments for college...
  • UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards

    UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards
    HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles. But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...
  • No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis

    No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis
    NEW YORK — Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and fourth-ranked Villanova escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to return to the Big East title game for the first time since 1997. The...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/14 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open third round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 8:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park at Crystal Palace.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.  ...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Practice. FS1 12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Phoenix, Qualifying. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Final Practice. FS1 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR...