| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:21 PM
While snowflakes fell in Connecticut Saturday afternoon, UConn shined in the Sunshine state.
UConn overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to triumph at Florida 63-59. Put five stars next to this victory — the most important one of the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:28 AM
STORRS — In his role as director of men's basketball administration, Kevin Freeman looks for trouble.
“My job has to be visualization,” Freeman said. “I look for the problem that's going to happen.”
Whether its organizing...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Creighton (2-1), in its second year in the Big East, opened its home schedule with a 64-56 victory over Utah on Thursday in Omaha, Neb.
Junior Marissa Janning, the Big East’s reigning player of the year, led the Blue Jays with 15 points....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Hampton gained its first victory of the season on an opponent's court, overcoming Tennessee State 62-54 Tuesday night in Nashville.
Dwight Meikle scored 15 points and Ke’Ron Brown added 14 for HU. He Meikle also had seven rebounds and three...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:41 PM
STORRS — For just the 57th time since the end of the 1993 NCAA Tournament, Geno Auriemma convened practice this week with one foremost aspiration. It was time for the Huskies to move on.
Granted, Monday's overtime loss at Stanford was profound, as...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:48 PM
William and Mary extended its winning streak to five games and ended Wofford's five-game winning streak in defeating the Terriers 66-62 Saturday at Kaplan Arena.
The Tribe is 5-1 for the first time in 22 seasons.
After starting the game down 14-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:06 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — After winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday against Duke in Greensboro, Virginia's day got sweeter on the side of the road in Danville when it learned it earned a top seed in the NCAA tournament....