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  • Purvis Right At Home In Leading UConn Against East Carolina

    Purvis Right At Home In Leading UConn Against East Carolina
    GREENVILLE, N.C. – It was a happy homecoming for Rodney Purvis, though not always a pleasant one. Purvis, from Raleigh, about 90 minutes from Greenville, originally went to NC State, then transferred to UConn and, for some reason, some folks in...
  • UConn Pours It On In Second Half To Defeat East Carolina

    UConn Pours It On In Second Half To Defeat East Carolina
    GREENVILLE, N.C. – It may have been the shortest halftime talk in UConn history. The Huskies, trailing by nine, were back on the floor within four minutes. "I said enough, let's leave it at that," coach Kevin Ollie said. "And they took it and...
  • Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season

    Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season
    Virginia Tech just concluded its second stretch of three consecutive ACC road games, a burden no other league team has shouldered this basketball season. This week figures to be more taxing. For only the second time in program history, the Hokies face...
  • Villanova clinches at least a share of Big East title with 89-61 rout of Providence

    VILLANOVA, Pa. Villanova hadn't lost at the Pavilion in a little over 2 years. The last team to beat the Wildcats on the Main Line was Providence, which happened to be their on-campus opponent Tuesday night, in the final game there for seniors...
  • Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard leads Villanova men's basketball team to Senior Night win

    Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard leads Villanova men's basketball team to Senior Night win
    VILLANOVA — Given a bit of space after a Villanova inbounds play, Darrun Hilliard's eyes grew wide. The senior guard with the lefty stroke had found his form after struggling through a 1-for-7 first half. Open on the wing, he wanted another chance...
  • Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction

    Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction
    NEW ORLEANS — It's not unusual to hear professional athletes admit how compelled they are to perform because there might be someone in the stands who has come just to see them and might never have the chance again. Joe DiMaggio said it, Derek Jeter,...
  • Huge games looming this week for Top 25 teams

    Kentucky faces perhaps its biggest obstacle on the road toward a perfect season during a huge week for teams in The Associated Press Top 25. The top-ranked Wildcats, the only undefeated team in Division I, start the penultimate week of the regular season...
  • UConn Women Beat Tulane, Clinch Share Of AAC Title

    UConn Women Beat Tulane, Clinch Share Of AAC Title
    NEW ORLEANS – More than a decade ago, Diana Taurasi punted a basketball to the roof of New Orleans Arena to celebrate winning UConn's third straight national championship and the end of her iconic career. That was very cool. Two years ago, another...
  • Notre Dame receives praise from Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim

    Jim Boeheim has been Syracuse's coach since 1976. The Hall of Famer knows a good team when he sees one. "We're getting ready to play one of best Notre Dame teams that we've faced since I've been at Syracuse," Boeheim said Monday. The No. 9 Irish have a...
  • UCF, Navy and SMU top our AAC spring football preview

      Spring football practice is in full swing for some schools across the country with others getting back to the gridiron over the next month. The Orlando Sentinel is taking a look at some of the key storylines for the Group of 5 conferences like the...
  • UConn 67, Tulane 60: Wrapping Things Up at Gampel

    STORRS – It’s not a late night, and I don’t have an early flight. So let’s wrap up this UConn win over Tulane. Home or away, wins are not easy in this American Conference. Tulane is scrappy, they haven’t packed it in for...