| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:25 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Mullin considers trying to turn around the St. John's University basketball program an "obligation."
The school's all-time leading scorer was introduced as its new coach Wednesday in front of an adoring audience of several...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past.
Chris Mullin, St. John's all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades after his career ended, has agreed to coach...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Carson Cross of UConn is having a great season. He is 6-1 with a 1.49 ERA, 65 strikeouts, and teams are batting .178 against him. He was named AAC pitcher of the week for the second time this season. And Vinny Siena of Woodbridge had nine RBI and scored...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Before the Miami Hurricanes took the court against Richmond last week, with a trip to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals on the line, Miami coach Jim Larrañaga had a simple request.
"My wife wants to go to New York," Larrañaga, a Bronx...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:11 PM
Chris Mullin, St. John's all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades after his career ended, has agreed to coach the Red Storm, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday.
| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:46 PM
ALBANY — On Friday, Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was taking nothing for granted as his team prepared for underdog Dayton.
Walz's team has staged upsets in the NCAA Tournament, so he's aware that favorites are sometimes caught looking ahead....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Steve Lavin's coaching days at St. John's are over.
The former UCLA men's basketball coach has mutually parted ways with St. John's after five seasons with the Queens, N.Y.-based school, the university announced Friday.
Lavin posted an 81-55 record ...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release.
Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The late, great Frank Sinatra once had a hit song called "It was a very good year," and for a basketball fan living in Allentown 70 years ago in 1945 that is exactly what it was — a very good year.
For the basketball season of 1944-45 one could...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:58 PM
UConn (13-8) split a doubleheader at Seton Hall (7-10), losing 1-0 and then winning 6-3 on Sunday in South Orange, N.J. The contest clinched the weekend series with the Pirates, and the Huskies have now won their last five weekend series....
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:13 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.
HAMDEN — A play was drawn up,...