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  • Providence blows out DePaul

    Providence blows out DePaul
    The Providence Friars ended their three-game losing streak in style on Saturday. Guard Bryce Cotton scored 22 points, dished out six assists and added four rebounds to lead Providence to an 84-61 Big East blowout of DePaul. Forward Kadeem Batts...
  • UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs

    UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie was talking about his team's unremitting effort. He easily could have been talking about the entire afternoon. "They kept looking through the mud," Ollie said after Shabazz Napier and No. 24 UConn outlasted No. 20 Memphis...
  • Saturday's men's college basketball roundup: No. 12 Saint Louis staves off VCU

    Atlantic 10: Dwayne Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Saint Louis extended its winning streak to 17, holding off visiting VCU 64-62 and taking total command in their bid to repeat as the Atlantic 10 regular-season champs. VCU overcame a 49-...
  • Teel Time: Will Virginia and/or Syracuse stumble before their showdown?

    Virginia and Syracuse are 12 days and three games each from a rare, late-season basketball clash that the architects of the new-look ACC could not have fathomed. The 14th-ranked Cavaliers (21-5, 12-1) are in the midst of their best conference stretch...
  • Teel Time: Expanded ACC could be relegated to five NCAA bids

    Six of the ACC’s eight basketball teams reached the NCAA tournament in 1986, unsurpassed depth and representation that the league repeated in three subsequent seasons. This year, the conference might well send only five of its 15 teams to the...
  • Wally Szczerbiak of CBS Sports Network answers five good hoops questions

    Wally Szczerbiak of CBS Sports Network answers five good hoops questions
    Wally Szczerbiak was an All-American forward at Miami University before moving on to a successful career in the NBA. After a decade on the hardwood, Szczerbiak transitioned into broadcasting and is now a college basketball studio analyst for CBS Sports...
  • UConn To Honor 1999 Champs At Halftime Of SMU Game Sunday

    PHILADELPHIA – It may be hard to believe that 15 years have passed since UConn's first men's basketball championship, but Kevin Freeman doesn't see it that way. "It seems even longer," said Freeman, a forward on the 1998-99 Huskies — who will...
  • Teel Time: In second part of Q&A, Hokies AD Babcock talks ACC football schedule

    Teel Time: In second part of Q&A, Hokies AD Babcock talks ACC football schedule
    BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech is Whit Babcock’s sixth job in college sports administration, his first in the ACC. But the Hokies’ new athletic director grew up an ACC fan in Harrisonburg, knows all his league colleagues and re-established...
  • 1,000 Reasons Geno Will Always Have A Place In Their Hearts

    To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted: The Guarding Of...
  • Five questions with Bob Leffler, president of the Leffler Agency

    Five questions with Bob Leffler, president of the Leffler Agency
    As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next. A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
  • UConn Gets Encouraging News On KML

    HOUSTON — Sidelined with mononucleosis since before UConn's game at South Florida on Feb. 16, junior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is not with the team on its five-day trip to Texas. But coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that her scheduled checkup on...