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  • 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...
  • No. 6 Villanova tops Marquette 87-76

    No. 6 Villanova tops Marquette 87-76
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darrun Hilliard scored 17 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 16 and No. 6 Villanova beat Marquette 87-76 on Saturday. Dylan Ennis and JayVaughn Pinkston each had 14 as Villanova (25-2, 12-2 Big East) extended its winning streak to...
  • Villanova puts away pesky Marquette

    MILWAUKEE Sixth-ranked Villanova competed Saturday against an undermanned Marquette team that had only six scholarship players available, and 'Nova spent two-plus hours playing one of its worst defensive games of the season. Fortunately for the Wildcats,...
  • 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'...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Talk About UConn Women? That's What Culmo Continues To Do

    Talk About UConn Women? That's What Culmo Continues To Do
    After her playing career at UConn ended following the 1991-92 season, the one after the Huskies' first Final Four appearance, Meghan Culmo (then Meghan Pattyson) wasn't quite ready to head back to Doylestown, Pa. There was more she wanted to do in...