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  • 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...
  • DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown

    DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown
    First place in the Big East was there for the taking for DePaul on Tuesday night. But the Blue Demons' bid for their best start since joining the league fell short as D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to lead Georgetown to a 78-72...
  • Virginia Tech's trip to play No. 6 Louisville opens possible stretch of four straight games vs. ranked foes

    It’s been a while since coach Buzz Williams has seen a stretch like the one Virginia Tech is about to confront, but at least he’s no stranger to it. That’s more than can be said for his young team in Blacksburg. They’re about...
  • South Carolina, UConn hold strong atop AP women's poll; tough week for others in top 10

    South Carolina and UConn seem on a collision course for a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown Feb. 9. The top two teams in The Associated Press women's poll kept alive the chance of 54th matchup featuring No. 1 vs. No. 2 by winning their games this past week. The...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise
    Cincinnati and UConn were pushing and shoving their way through another basketball game, much the way teams did in the old Big East. The Huskies had to respond, match the physicality, and so they did, grinding out a 62-56 win. Here's what we learned: 1....
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: HU survives at Bethune-Cookman; Smart gains 150th win as No. 20 VCU whips Saint Joseph's

    Reginald Johnson scored 17 points as Hampton held off Bethune-Cookman 58-56 Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla., to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Quentin Brewer's jumper with 8:01 left drew B-CU within one at 41-40, but HU...
  • Hilliard, Arcidiacono help Villanova cruise by DePaul, 81-64

    VILLANOVA — DePaul made two of its first four shots in the opening three minutes Saturday against eighth-ranked Villanova and probably felt pretty good about proving it could compete with the best team in the Big East on the heels of a 3-0 start...
  • Larry Brown on success of SMU men's basketball: we're in a great city

    The toughest part of the UCF men's basketball has already begun. And it will definitely get more challenging Sunday when the Knights host SMU led by Hall of Famer coach Larry Brown. Brown, the only basketball coach to ever win a NCAA title and NBA...