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  • UConn Is The Star In New York, Beating A Determined St. John's

    UConn Is The Star In New York, Beating A Determined St. John's
    NEW YORK — Like when Sinatra played Carnegie Hall, game day had a special feel Sunday when UConn, chairman of the boards in women's basketball, returned to Madison Square Garden to play St. John's in the Maggie Dixon Classic. "It's a special...
  • On The Fly: UConn Women Could Put On A Clinic For MSG's Tenant

    On The Fly: UConn Women Could Put On A Clinic For MSG's Tenant
    There's been a lot of uninspiring basketball at the World's Most Famous Arena this season. The hapless Knicks were back on display at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, but the real show was in the afternoon. Geno Auriemma's UConn Huskies rolled...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Morgan Tuck A Rising Star

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Morgan Tuck A Rising Star
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 70-54 win over St. John’s at Madison Square Garden on Sunday: 1. Tuck's a star: It's about time the American Athletic...
  • Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach

     Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach
    Running off at the typewriter … The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped. Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
  • College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court

    College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court
    The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers. Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
  • OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top

    OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top
    Big-time college football never seemed farther away from Connecticut than on Monday night. The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was held in the same Texas Taj Mahal where UConn won its fourth NCAA basketball championship last...
  • Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak

    Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak
    VILLANOVA, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul's quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday. The Wildcats (15-1, 3-1 Big East) shot 53.6 percent from the field and 44.8...
  • DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown

    DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown
    First place in the Big East was there for the taking for DePaul on Tuesday night. But the Blue Demons' bid for their best start since joining the league fell short as D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to lead Georgetown to a 78-72...
  • Virginia Tech's trip to play No. 6 Louisville opens possible stretch of four straight games vs. ranked foes

    It’s been a while since coach Buzz Williams has seen a stretch like the one Virginia Tech is about to confront, but at least he’s no stranger to it. That’s more than can be said for his young team in Blacksburg. They’re about...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise
    Cincinnati and UConn were pushing and shoving their way through another basketball game, much the way teams did in the old Big East. The Huskies had to respond, match the physicality, and so they did, grinding out a 62-56 win. Here's what we learned: 1....
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: HU survives at Bethune-Cookman; Smart gains 150th win as No. 20 VCU whips Saint Joseph's

    Reginald Johnson scored 17 points as Hampton held off Bethune-Cookman 58-56 Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla., to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Quentin Brewer's jumper with 8:01 left drew B-CU within one at 41-40, but HU...