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  • Men's roundup: UMBC falls to No. 13 Albany in America East final, 20-11

    For the second straight year, UMBC could not keep up with Albany in the America East men's lacrosse title game. The No. 13 Great Danes (11-5) outshot the Retrievers (8-7) by 26-13 in the first half to take an 8-4 lead at the break, then scored eight...
  • Rating UConn Football's Best NFL Picks: From Beatty To Torkelson

    Rating UConn Football's Best NFL Picks: From Beatty To Torkelson
    What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not as big as on the...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
  • 6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn

    6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn
    Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival. Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
  • Terps earn top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse tournament

    Terps earn top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse tournament
    The Atlantic Coast Conference, led by overall No. 1 seed Maryland, dominated the top spots in the NCAA Division I women's championship bracket announced Sunday night, with six teams among the eight seeded spots in the 26-team field. Also from the ACC...
  • Girls hoops | Podkowa enjoying DePaul's 'Sweet' ride

    Girls hoops | Podkowa enjoying DePaul's 'Sweet' ride
    The DePaul women's basketball team helped set an NCAA record for most combined points between two teams in Saturday's 104-100 first-round victory against Oklahoma at Duke University. The Blue Demons couldn't have done it without sophomore Megan Podkowa....
  • No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship

    No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship
    If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket. The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • Providence takes Big East title over Creighton

    Providence Friars coach Ed Cooley had a gut feeling that playing zone against the best 3-point shooting team in the country might just work in the Big East Conference tournament championship. He was right. Providence worked the zone to near perfection,...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • No. 2 Villanova blows out No. 15 Milwaukee

    Villanova 73, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 53: Darrun Hilliard II scored 16 points and JayVaughn Pinkston added 13 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats cruised past the Panthers in a second-round NCAA tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y.   James Bell...