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  • DePaul women take Big East title

    DePaul women take Big East title
    The DePaul women’s basketball team clinched its first Big East regular-season title with an 80-65 win Saturday at St. John’s. The Blue Demons (23-6, 14-3 Big East) have one game left in the regular season, Tuesday against Georgetown at...
  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
  • UConn Vs. Louisville: Enjoying One Of The Last Rivalry Games

    UConn Vs. Louisville: Enjoying One Of The Last Rivalry Games
    STORRS — When Notre Dame left the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference after last season, it ended what was the most compelling series in women's college basketball. It also left UConn behind to fend for itself in the new American Athletic...
  • UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling

     UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie is demanding. He's an early riser, passionate about his physical fitness, nearly every minute of his day scheduled. Ollie expects the same of his players; when they don't perform well, he'll say it emphatically, and he...
  • UConn Women Beat Louisville; Wrap Up Unbeaten Regular Season

    UConn Women Beat Louisville; Wrap Up Unbeaten Regular Season
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Why risk raising a callous thumbing through the record book for the chapter UConn had failed to update lately? Here's what you need to know: The Huskies did not win the regular-season Big East championship in either of the past...
  • Shoni Schimmel's Bark Exceeds Louisville's Bite

    Shoni Schimmel's Bark Exceeds Louisville's Bite
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March. Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
  • Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In

    Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Despite larger goals still to conquer, UConn did not just shrug Monday after wrapping up the first American Athletic Conference regular season championship. "We said to ourselves, let's just enjoy this moment," Bria Hartley said....
  • Monday's local interest college roundup: Norfolk State men overcome Coppin State; Suffolk's Gardner leads Marquette past Hoyas in OT

    Men's basketball: Malcolm Hawkins scored 22 points and was one of five Spartans to reach double figures as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 83-71 Monday night at Echols Hall. Two days after watching their 23-game Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-...
  • UConn Routs Memphis, 83-49

     UConn Routs Memphis, 83-49
    HARTFORD — Perhaps it was too much to ask for. After all, UConn had just played two road games against ranked opponents that offered enough competition and suspense to at least get its heart rate up. These days, that's what constitutes a nail-...
  • UConn Ready For Showdown At Rutgers On Saturday

    UConn Ready For Showdown At Rutgers On Saturday
    STORRS — The Rutgers Athletic Center, known as "The RAC," has a reputation for being one of the tougher places to play. It's a lot tougher, of course, when Rutgers has a good team. UConn has won 9 of 11 games it has played there since 1996 but...
  • Pittsburgh and Syracuse have led an ACC takeover this season

    Considering the pedigree of their respective programs, it is no surprise that No. 2 Syracuse and No. 20 Pittsburgh have made nearly flawless transitions from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange won a national championship with...