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  • New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF

    New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF
    STORRS — UConn can't erase its record. Only the calendar can do that, and the college basketball calendar says it's time to start over. "The slate's clean, it's zero and zero," Ryan Boatright said. "What you did, how you did individually during...
  • Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?

    Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?
    HARTFORD — The good news for UConn is that the Huskies are hosting their conference tournament for the first time since 1982. And in many ways, that is also the bad news. The last time UConn's league rivals gathered in Hartford was 1982, the Big...
  • Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team

    Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team
    HARTFORD — Next to the faithful in Storrs, the biggest fans of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team this week might well be downtown's restaurants and bars. Beginning Thursday, the American Athletic Conference's championship...
  • DePaul loses to Creighton in first round of Big East tournament

    DePaul loses to Creighton in first round of Big East tournament
    NEW YORK — James Milliken scored 22 points and Creighton took charge of a tight game in the second half for a 78-63 victory over DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night. Devin Brooks added 12 points and senior guard...
  • Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format

    Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format
    Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call. But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...
  • Big Ten facing crucial decisions about its TV future

    Big Ten facing crucial decisions about its TV future
    The Big Ten Tournament has a nifty network threesome when it comes to television this week. Three networks -- CBS, ESPN, and the Big Ten Network -- will provide extensive coverage. The more, the merrier from the perspective of Commissioner Jim Delany....
  • Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week

    Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week
    Former UConn coach and current ESPN analyst Jim Calhoun appeared on “SportsCenter” Thursday morning to discuss championship week, the sixth anniversary of the Huskies’ six-overtime loss to Syracuse in the Big East Tournament and his...
  • Hilliard, No. 4 Villanova routs Marquette 84-49 in Big East quarters

    Hilliard, No. 4 Villanova routs Marquette 84-49 in Big East quarters
    NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova called timeout and inserted Big East Sixth Man of the Year Josh Hart into the lineup. Just like that, a close game turned into a rout. Hart scored 20 points, including 11 straight to spark a huge first-half run, and...
  • On The Fly: More Big East Honors For PC's Kris Dunn

    On The Fly: More Big East Honors For PC's Kris Dunn
    It has been a breakout season for Providence guard Kris Dunn, the former New London High standout who has battled a shoulder injury in college. The sophomore has averaged 15.5 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 7.4 assists, emerging as one of the best...
  • UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender

    UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender
    STORRS — UConn's Amida Brimah was voted the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year in a vote of league coaches. Brimah, who had 101 blocks, averaged 3.4, second to Memphis' Austin Nichols for the league lead and third in NCAA...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/11 log (updated Wednesday AM with last matchups)

    9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: N.Y. Yankees vs. Baltimore (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Basketball: ACC second round: Florida State vs. Clemson, then Boston College vs. North Carolina at 2:30.--WGNT 27, WUPV 65, (also ESPN where not blacked out) Noon  ...