| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:08 AM
The most interesting part of Sunday's 96-31 win at Cincinnati was gauging how uncomfortable it has become for Geno Auriemma to be asked to evaluate the state of American Athletic Conference women's basketball on a daily basis.
It's not fair, we...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:15 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
To make a Dream Season, to turn...
| Jan 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — Georgetown took over first place in the Big East on Monday night with an old-fashioned, push-and-shove win worthy of the conference's legacy of physical play, forcing 17 turnovers and holding Villanova to 34 percent shooting in a 78-...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:41 AM
It seems funny, but not really in the belly laugh way, to remember the manner the bully conferences of women's basketball once made fun of the old Big East.
Geno Auriemma had a very difficult time reconciling how little respect his old conference was...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:30 PM
NEWARK, N.J. — Perhaps the national ranking and everything that came with it was too much, too soon for Seton Hall to handle.
Billy Garrett Jr. scored 14 points before fouling out and Myke Henry also had 14 to help DePaul come from behind and edge...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Around the dinner table, the Garretts regularly exchange food for thought over the best basketball player ever.
Father thinks he knows best. The son isn't so sure.
Billy Garrett, a DePaul assistant coach, grew up in Indianapolis and attended Crispus...
| Dec 21, 2014
Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been.
He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:55 PM
VILLANOVA, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul's quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday.
The Wildcats (15-1, 3-1 Big East) shot 53.6 percent from the field and 44.8...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:32 PM
First place in the Big East was there for the taking for DePaul on Tuesday night.
But the Blue Demons' bid for their best start since joining the league fell short as D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to lead Georgetown to a 78-72...
| Jan 7, 2015
NEW YORK — Former Liberty High School star Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points and No. 8 Villanova rebounded nicely from its first defeat of the season, pulling away from No. 24 St. John's in the second half for a 90-72 victory Tuesday night.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Robert Mueller, the former FBI director looking into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident, says the league should have been more aggressive in its investigation before initially punishing Rice. There's a revelation. But he also found...