| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:12 PM
HARTFORD — Outside the UConn locker room, down the hall a few yards, the NCAA Tournament brackets were being unveiled on two large flat-screen televisions in the media area of the XL Center.
Oh, look, there's Villanova a No. 1 seed. And how...
| Jun 20, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Joe Morrone called the boys together maybe for the last time a few weeks ago. UConn soccer held a tournament fundraiser at Lake of Isles Golf Club. Morrone knew a number of his former players would be there, men who still support Ray Reid's program....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:34 PM
HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles.
But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:11 PM
HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year.
| Mar 10, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call.
But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 5:52 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Beryl Piper didn't want to talk about what a trip to the NCAA Tournament, the first in program history, would mean to her. There's an NEC Tournament semifinal Wednesday night against St. Francis Brooklyn at Detrick Gym, after all,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:44 PM
UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma's face lit up when we started talking about Yale's victory at Harvard on Friday night.
The hot, sold-out gym … the fans so close, so loud … the Harvard kids yelling "Safety School!" at the Yale kids …...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16.
Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please.
Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:40 PM
HARTFORD — Buoyed by the most important victory of the season, Kevin Ollie said nothing is more powerful than a changed mind. Then again, Ryan Boatright said Rodney Purvis played his finest game in a UConn uniform Sunday because he stopped thinking....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:15 PM
STORRS — He is a building block. To look at Ryan Tyson, all of 5 feet 9 and 187 pounds, calling him one might seem like a reach. To look at his numbers, one goal and nine points in 33 games this season, it might seem like an even bigger reach.
| Feb 25, 2015
Virginia Tech just concluded its second stretch of three consecutive ACC road games, a burden no other league team has shouldered this basketball season. This week figures to be more taxing.
For only the second time in program history, the Hokies face...