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  • Mazzante's return to Hershey for state finals brought back a lot of memories; and not all were good

    While playing at Penn State, Kelly Mazzante scored the most points by a male or female in Big Ten history — 2,919. She went on to play in the WNBA for parts of seven seasons and was a member of two WNBA title teams. She even played in Russia,...
  • Women's Sweet 16 Team Previews

    The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down. LINCOLN UConn: The Huskies will...
  • Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History

    Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History
    — Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time. "Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
  • Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards

    Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards
    NEW YORK — The names jump off the pages of the UConn record book, some from the distant past and some cashing NBA paychecks this season. There are prolific scorers such as Wes Bialosuknia in the 1960s, Tony Hanson in the 1970s, Ray Allen in the...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • BYU's Judkins, A Former Celtic, Says Geno Could Coach Men

    LINCOLN, Neb. – BYU coach Jeff Judkins was drafted by the Celtics in the second round of the 1978 NBA draft. You might remember their first-round pick that season: Larry Bird. And after his NBA playing career ended, he served the Utah men (and Rick...
  • Teel Time: Scouting report on future ACC tournament site Barclays Center

    Teel Time: Scouting report on future ACC tournament site Barclays Center
    NEW YORK – The B train rolled out of Herald Square shortly after noon Friday. One OMG, five stops and 21 minutes later, I stood in front of Barclays Center, home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and site of the 2017 and ’18 ACC basketball...
  • Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State

    Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State
    NEW YORK -- DeAndre Daniels scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half to help Connecticut hold off Iowa State, 81-76, on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament. Daniels hit six...
  • UConn Tops Iowa State, 81-76

    NEW YORK — As boisterous UConn fans turned Madison Square Garden into their home arena, the Huskies rewarded their followers in the NCAA East Regional semifinal game Friday night. The Huskies seized control early and maintained a strong grip on...
  • UConn Holds On Against Iowa State, Steps Into Elite Eight

    UConn Holds On Against Iowa State, Steps Into Elite Eight
    NEW YORK — It's one thing to have a majority of the fans rooting for you. It's another to truly have a home court advantage, to feel at home in a building. The Huskies worked the Big Room like they owned it Friday night, as if they knew every dead...
  • Notebook: Twin Elite Eights Another Chance To Be Noticed

    — There is only one athletic director in Division I with both basketball teams in the Elite Eight, and he arrived at Pinnacle Bank Arena about three hours before UConn's regional semifinal against BYU on Saturday. To say Warde Manuel is happy about...