| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Whit Babcock was Cincinnati’s athletic director in 2012 when the Bearcats’ football team defeated Virginia Tech at FedEx Field in suburban Washington, D.C. Now the Hokies’ AD, Babcock is considering an opportunity for Tech to play West...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:59 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers.
The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
| Apr 10, 2014
Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech: That's how I ranked the ACC's basketball coaching vacancies this spring. Each has myriad issues, witness the involuntary exits of Jeff Bzdelik, Steve Donahue and James Johnson, but recent and historic success...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
STORRS — The Rutgers Athletic Center, known as "The RAC," has a reputation for being one of the tougher places to play.
It's a lot tougher, of course, when Rutgers has a good team. UConn has won 9 of 11 games it has played there since 1996 but...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock, an adept fundraiser accustomed to hiring a marquee coach, is Virginia Tech’s choice to guide the Hokies’ sports programs, sources said Friday.
An introductory news conference is planned next week....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:58 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers, like many teams before it, had found a way to contain UConn's Shabazz Napier — for a while.
"They were running pick-and-rolls and we were able to run another guy at him," coach Eddie Jordan said. "We were able to...
| Jan 30, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is a college coach's son. He played college baseball and has worked in college sports administration for most of his adult life.
"Indirectly or directly, I've been preparing to sit up here for 43 years," Babcock said...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Site: First Third Arena, Cincinnati
Time: Saturday, 2 p.m.
TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 9-0
Last meeting: UConn, 67-34, Dec. 29, 2013 at...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 PM
CINCINNATI — After UConn's 33-point win over Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion on Dec. 29, Bearcats coach Jamelle Elliott said that one of her team's goals was to force UConn into as many passes as possible before taking a shot. And it worked. The...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:06 PM
STORRS — Whatever UConn and Cincinnati do at the XL Center Saturday, it's unlikely that either team will surprise the other.
And however the game turns out, it's unlikely that it will be the result of pressure or jitters.
These are two of the...