| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The seven non-BCS football schools made their anticipated getaway from the Big East Conference on Saturday, their presidents voting unanimously to leave and form their own basketball-oriented conference.
The exit of Georgetown, St. John's, Providence,...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
@Mount St. Mary's
Visiting UMBC forced 18 turnovers, including a season-high 14steals, but lost to DePaul, 69-61, in men's basketball at Allstate Arena on Saturday.
Freshman Aaron Morgan led the Retrievers (2-10) with a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A representative of USA Basketball was at DePaul to present venerable Blue Demons women’s coach Doug Bruno with a Tiffany ring before Sunday’s game with Notre Dame.
The bauble commemorated Bruno’s having been an assistant coach of the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:29 PM
STORRS — UConn had a week to mull over its loss at Marquette. Kevin Ollie had a week to think of new ways to get his team to play more aggressively under the basket, and DeAndre Daniels had a week to think about the minutes he did not play.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:39 PM
It may have been DePaul out there, as in near-the-bottom-of-the-Big-East DePaul. But it was still a Big East road game, and they're never easy to add to the collection.
So the UConn men's basketball team had to work for it. In a quick turnaround from...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...