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  • Rutgers Goes Deep To Beat Seton Hall

    STORRS — The scouting report on the Rutgers women's basketball team was not complicated. The Scarlet Knights had good size and would score in the paint. The three-point shot was simply not part of their arsenal this season, so there was no reason...
  • Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever

    Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever
    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. HAMDEN — A play was drawn up,...
  • Dayton not at home this time, but might as well have been

    The game was 70 miles from Dayton's campus, but it might as well have been across the street. Cheered by a loud, partisan crowd from just down I-70, Dayton rolled past Providence 66-53 on Friday night to grab another NCAA Tournament victory and move on...
  • Just like home: Dayton beats Providence 66-53 in tournament

    Dayton never gets tired — of winning. Dyshawn Pierre scored 20 points and the Flyers rode a loud home-state advantage to another NCAA Tournament victory, beating Providence 66-53 Friday night. The 11th-seeded Flyers (27-8) will face Oklahoma on...
  • Favorites have a much better Day 2 of NCAA Tournament

    There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday's action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years. The Atlantic Coast...
  • Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help

    Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help
    PITTSBURGH — Saturday's NCAA Tournament third-round game between North Carolina State and Villanova matches up programs that won iconic men's basketball championship games in the 1980s. Villanova senior forward JayVaughn Pinkston has seen the...
  • Love or hate them, Auriemma and UConn women dominate sport

    Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women's college basketball into their own showcase. Over the past two decades, the Hall of Fame coach and his players have been the face of the sport, winning nine championships and poised to make a run...
  • The Other Game In Storrs: A Battle of New Jersey

    The Other Game In Storrs: A Battle of New Jersey
    STORRS —- C. Vivian Stringer first led Rutgers into Gampel Pavilion 19 years ago, during her first season as coach at New Jersey's state university. The bus rides from New Jersey to Connecticut were routine for Stringer and her players. UConn...
  • UConn Men's Insider: AAC Showing Some Signs Of Life Lately; Now Will Huskies?

    A funny thing happened on the way to oblivion – actually three funny things: Cincinnati was back in its old grind-it-out mold, took San Diego State to overtime and won, 71-62. They couldn't sustain it, though, losing to Virginia Commonwealth two...
  • NCAA faces empty seats at women's basketball tournament

    NCAA faces empty seats at women's basketball tournament
    University of Maryland sophomore Lexie Brown has visited dozens of basketball arenas but had never experienced a din like the one created by 14,000 bellowing, stomping, red-and-black-clad Louisville Cardinals fans who "made their floor shake" during an...
  • St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn

    St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn
    STORRS — Being a student athlete is tough enough for most kids without the added pressure placed on those who play women's basketball for UConn. Accomplishments considered historic by some, like Saturday's first NCAA Tournament game ever for St....