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  • Ranking the Big Ten basketball arenas

    The challenge of ranking college basketball venues is this: They're always changing. And, no, we're not talking about adding a Dippin' Dots station. Think of it like the scene from "Sideways" when Maya speaks of her love of vino: "I like how wine...
  • DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success

     DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success
    Jessica January came to DePaul in 2013 from suburban Minneapolis with an impressive array of athletic and classroom credentials. She was an all-state guard who had taken her Richfield High School basketball team to the state tournament for the first...
  • Billy Garrett Jr. gives DePaul more than slim chance to improve

    Eliminating sugar from his diet in the offseason was a revelation for DePaul sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. "I cut out all sugar for a month," said Garrett, who averaged 12.5 points as Big East rookie of the year. "I cut my body fat down to about 61/2, 7...
  • DePaul at a glance

    DePaul at a glance
    2013-14 record: 12-21, 3-15 Big East (10th). Big East tournament: Lost to Creighton in quarterfinals. NCAA: Did not appear. Key players: Returning starter Billy Garrett Jr. was Big East rookie of the year after averaging 12.4 points last season...
  • UConn Plays Kent State In NCAA Field Hockey Game

    STORRS – With five minutes left in the game against Temple on Nov. 1, the UConn field hockey team trailed by two goals. UConn was playing on the road. It was pouring rain and it was Temple's Senior Night. Undaunted, UConn coach Nancy Stevens...
  • DePaul women lose to Texas A&M 76-68 in opener

     DePaul women lose to Texas A&M 76-68 in opener
    DePaul coach Doug Bruno has demonstrated he hardly fears a challenging schedule. But with a tough slate comes responsibility to match it. The Blue Demons women hung tough against No. 5 Texas A&M for nearly 38 minutes — until the visiting Aggies...
  • Five Things We Learned From UConn's Loss To Stanford

    Five things we learned from Monday's 88-86 overtime loss to Stanford, one that ended the Huskies' 47-game winning streak: Guard play: Coach Geno Auriemma got right to the point with his opening comment after the loss, saying that his guards were badly...
  • What We Learned From The End Of A Winning Streak

    What We Learned From The End Of A Winning Streak
    What we learned from Monday’s 88-86 overtime loss to Stanford, one which ended the Huskies’ 47-game winning streak. Guard play:  Geno Auriemma got right to the point with his opening comment after the loss, saying his guards had been badly...
  • Boatright's Experience With West Virginia Not in Huggins' Rear-View Mirror

      SAN JUAN, P.R. –Passing along some notes and quotes from the Puerto Rico Tipoff ... Bob Huggins, West Virginia’s coach, took a few minutes to chat with Connecticut media following the Mountaineers practice on Wednesday. Four years ago,...
  • NCAA Field Hockey Semifinal: Rookie Veitner Leads Balanced Attack

    NCAA Field Hockey Semifinal: Rookie Veitner Leads Balanced Attack
    Charlotte Veitner knew that Niels Giffey of Germany played for the UConn men's basketball team. She knew that Anne Juete, another German, was a key member of the UConn field hockey team last year. She knew that both teams had won national titles last...
  • Upton, Davidson And Hungry UConn Field Hockey Team Want Another Title

    Upton, Davidson And Hungry UConn Field Hockey Team Want Another Title
    On that magical Sunday in Norfolk,Va., last November, Roisin Upton talked about fatigue and the cold and wind. The UConn field hockey team had gone 100 minutes a few nights earlier, with little substitution, to outlast North Carolina in an overtime...