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  • UConn's 1990 Dream Season: Smith Brought The Magic Up Court

    UConn's 1990 Dream Season: Smith Brought The Magic Up Court
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. To make a Dream Season, to turn...
  • DePaul comes backs, beats St. John's 71-67 in OT

    DePaul comes backs, beats St. John's 71-67 in OT
    Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday. Billy Garrett Jr. made 13 of 13 free throws and finished with a season-high 20 points for...
  • USF Unable To Rattle Huskies

    USF Unable To Rattle Huskies
    STORRS — The upheaval preceding this second season of American Athletic Conference women's basketball unearthed two realities for the teams now in the league. The first: UConn likely would not be upended, unless one of those earthquakes rattling...
  • No. 5 Villanova dominates late in 62-47 win over Penn

    PHILADELPHIA — Daniel Ochefu had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 5 Villanova pull away late and beat pesky Penn 62-47 on Saturday night. The Wildcats (17-1) took a breather from Big East play to play their final game of the season in...
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: No. 17 VCU turns back Duquesne; Captains drop heartbreaker to Marymount

    JeQuan Lewis scored a season-high 16 points as No. 17 VCU extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 70-64 victory over Duquesne on Saturday. Melvin Johnson added 14 points for the Rams (15-3, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who won despite missing leading...
  • Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach

     Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach
    Running off at the typewriter … The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped. Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
  • As NCAA enters new era, Emmert says Big 5 autonomy lets revenue, nonrevenue sports co-exist

    NCAA President Mark Emmert says giving the five wealthiest conferences in Division I the ability to make some of their own rules will allow revenue sports such as football and men's basketball to co-exist with the many nonrevenue programs that make up...
  • APNewsBreak: UConn men report second consecutive perfect academic progress rate

    Connecticut's national champion men's basketball team has submitted its second consecutive perfect academic progress rate score to the NCAA since being forced to sit out the 2013 postseason under academic sanctions. The score of 1,000, which covers the...
  • Villanova cruises to 88-75 victory vs. Xavier

    VILLANOVA, Pa. The only bad news coming out of the Pavilion Wednesday was that the game was on Jan. 14 and not on March 14. If, in 2 months, Villanova is still playing at the level it did against Xavier in the game's first 12 minutes, prepare for March...
  • OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top

    OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top
    Big-time college football never seemed farther away from Connecticut than on Monday night. The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was held in the same Texas Taj Mahal where UConn won its fourth NCAA basketball championship last...
  • Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak

    Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak
    VILLANOVA, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul's quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday. The Wildcats (15-1, 3-1 Big East) shot 53.6 percent from the field and 44.8...