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  • Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season

    Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season
    MEMPHIS – Visitors are accustomed to hearing the blues in Memphis, but it usually doesn't extend to basketball. "This is the toughest stretch for us," Memphis coach Josh Pastner said. "Other than the beginning of the season, when I over scheduled...
  • Providence cruises over DePaul 84-57

    Providence cruises over DePaul 84-57
    LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaulĀ in Rosemont on Wednesday night. Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2...
  • 1994-95 Revisited: Jamelle Elliott Got The Rebounds

    1994-95 Revisited: Jamelle Elliott Got The Rebounds
    Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).   Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • Jones' late layup lets No. 19 Butler escape Creighton 58-56

    With Roosevelt Jones holding the ball above the top of the key and time running down, there was only one thing for Butler to do. "The play is called, 'Get it to 'Rose' and get out of the way,'" Bulldogs coach Chris Holtmann said. Jones ran it to...
  • Late 3 sends No. 6 Villanova past No. 18 Butler 68-65

    When Villanova needed more out of Darrun Hilliard than usual Saturday, the senior guard thrived. He knocked down 3-pointers, got the ball to open teammates and rallied the Wildcats. Then, with the outcome in jeopardy, Hilliard took matters into his...
  • Seton Hall leading scorer Sterling Gibbs suspended 2 games

    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 will miss games at St. John'...
  • Hilliard leads No. 6 Villanova past Seton Hall 80-54

    Heading toward the best record in program history, Villanova coach Jay Wright sees room for improvement. 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...
  • 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...