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  • Notre Dame gets early start to ACC play vs. Florida State

    Even though Notre Dame will be playing at Purcell Pavilion on Saturday night, it will be entering strange territory. The 25th-ranked Irish (9-1) will be playing an Atlantic Coast Conference game Dec. 13 — the earliest they have played a...
  • Illinois State tops DePaul 78-72

    ROSEMONT. Ill. -- Paris Lee hit a desperation baseline 3-pointer and guard Daishon Knight picked up a loose ball and scored in a stunning seven-point turnaround as the Illinois State Redbirds overtook the host DePaul Blue Demons in the final minute in a...
  • Villanova on another level

    Last season,Villanova men's basketball swept its Big 5 games by a record 90 points. Early this month, the Wildcats won by 14 at La Salle. Three days later, they beat Saint Joseph's by twice that much on the Main Line. Yesterday afternoon, once again at...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Jim Abromaitis, Mike Gminski, And The 1976 Game

    UConn Men's Insider: Jim Abromaitis, Mike Gminski, And The 1976 Game
    Jim Abromaitis doesn't recall the hype when he and the Huskies played Duke at Madison Square Garden Dec. 14, 1976. There was no Big East, no real UConn-Duke rivalry as yet. No Christian Laettner or Jim Calhoun. For him, there was significance in...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • Orlando City selects goalkeeper Josh Ford in MLS re-entry draft

    Orlando City selects goalkeeper Josh Ford in MLS re-entry draft
    Orlando City selected goalkeeper Josh Ford in the second stage of the Major League Soccer re-entry draft on Thursday. Ford has not made any MLS appearances over four seasons with the Seattle Sounders. The former UConn goalkeeper started two MLS...
  • Capsule: No. 25 DePaul vs. No. 2 UConn

    Time: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport TV: ESPN (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 11-1 Last meeting: UConn, 94-61, March 10, 2013,...
  • Friendship Renewed When Bruno Brings DePaul To Face UConn, Geno

    Friendship Renewed When Bruno Brings DePaul To Face UConn, Geno
    STORRS — While assimilating into the established culture of USA Basketball's senior national team last autumn, Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve, one of two new assistants on Geno Auriemma's staff, noticed the dynamic between Auriemma and his top...
  • Calhoun, Out With Sprained Knee, Returns To Action

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Omar Calhoun was back in action for UConn on Thursday night. Calhoun, who has been out since Oct. 26 with a sprained right knee, was finally able to put in a complete week of practice, taking on full participation on Tuesday...
  • The Championship Path Clears For DePaul

    No program in the Big East Conference seemed to benefit more from the departure of Notre Dame and UConn before last season than DePaul.        After finishing the previous two conference seasons at 9-7, and being eliminated in the conference tournament...
  • Bruno Says DePaul Was Always In It To Win It

    Bruno Says DePaul Was Always In It To Win It
    BRIDGEPORT — No program in the Big East Conference seemed to benefit more from the departure of Notre Dame and UConn before last season than DePaul. But Blue Demons coach Doug Bruno doesn't look at it quite that way. "When we were living [the...