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  • Why Did Gabby Williams Sit Vs. South Carolina? She And Geno Explain

    Why Did Gabby Williams Sit Vs. South Carolina? She And Geno Explain
    HARTFORD — UConn's Gabby Williams has been a three-time selection as American Athletic Conference freshman of the week. And on Feb. 9 as the Huskies prepared to play undefeated South Carolina in the game of the year at Gampel Pavilion, she was...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: No. 25 VCU overcomes Saint Louis, goes alone into A-10 lead

    Treveon Graham doesn't need to be the focal point to have a big impact for No. 25 VCU. The senior scored 16 points and brought his savvy back to the Siegel Center on Tuesday night, playing just 22 minutes but leading the Rams to a 74-54 victory...
  • Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians

    Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians
    Bruce Chen is getting a chance to pitch for an 11th team in the majors. The well-traveled left-hander, who won a career-high 13 games with the Orioles in 2005, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the...
  • Seton Hall leading scorer Sterling Gibbs suspended 2 games

    Seton Hall leading scorer Sterling Gibbs suspended 2 games
    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- Seton Hall suspended leading scorer Sterling Gibbs for two games for delivering a forearm to the face of Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono in the second half of their Big East Conference game in Philadelphia on Monday night. Gibbs...
  • Hilliard leads No. 6 Villanova past Seton Hall

    Hilliard leads No. 6 Villanova past Seton Hall
    VILLANOVA — Liberty High School graduate Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Daniel Ochefu had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova cruised to an 80-54 victory over Seton Hall on Monday night. Dylan Ennis had 12 points and Ryan Arcidiacono...
  • Providence builds big 2nd-half lead to defeat Marquette

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. The road hasn't been kind to the Golden Eagles this season, and Sunday's tilt at Providence was no exception. Marquette (11-17, 3-13) started and finished the game shooting the lights out, but the middle left much to be desired. The No....
  • UConn Honors Seniors, Then Hammers Memphis, 87-24

    UConn Honors Seniors, Then Hammers Memphis, 87-24
    STORRS — There are your average game days. UConn has 30 of them this regular season. They carry the program purposely from November to March. But let's admit, it's been hard to tell one from the other since the predatory Huskysaurus started...
  • NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home

    NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home
    Richard "Rip" Hamilton's youngest son, 4-year-old Parker, has a pretty good handle with the basketball, and can and will take his father to the cup every now and then. Hamilton, the former UConn All-American, NCAA and NBA champion who officially...
  • Villanova beats Xavier 78-66 for its 10th straight win

    Villanova beats Xavier 78-66 for its 10th straight win
    CINCINNATI — Kris Jenkins' back-to-back 3-pointers started a late run that rallied No. 6 Villanova to its 10th straight victory on Saturday, 78-66 over Xavier. The Wildcats (27-2, 14-2 Big East) made five 3s — their specialty —...
  • 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...
  • Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA

    Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA
    Richard Hamilton, who won an NCAA title with UConn and an NBA title with the Detroit Pistons, officially announced his retirement Thursday. Hamilton has not played since being waived by the Bulls in the summer of 2013. He announced his decision on ESPN'...