| Apr 3, 2011
| 7:24 PM
The season will end Monday night. The 41st game in this remarkable run will be the last. There is just another two-plus hours, 40 minutes of game time, for the 2010-11 Huskies to scramble around the court with the joy and passion that has defined a...
| Apr 5, 2011
HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999.
"The UConn Huskies won the national...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:39 AM
It didn’t take much to get Florida starting pitcher Alex Panteliodis fired up for Sunday’s NCAA regional game at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.
He just looked at the tourney schedule, which read Florida vs. Miami.
“Something sparks me...
| May 26, 2011
| 1:12 PM
GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Pope John Paul II senior
Events/times: 1,600-meter run, 4:54.98; 800, 2:12.65
Season's highlights: Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row, she put the exclamation mark to a superlative high...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Unlike the 24-7-365 bracketologists who populate cyberspace, I refrain from serious NCAA tournament field projections until late February or early March.
More for sanity and domestic bliss than anything. A double-feature of "The Fighter" and "The King'...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Eight minutes into Friday's ACC tournament quarterfinal against Miami, North Carolina coach Roy Williams jerked his starters in favor of five walk-ons.
And why not? The scrubs surely couldn't do any worse.
The Tar Heels had nine turnovers, three field...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
They bathed in ice, exuded confidence and never backed down.
But Virginia Tech's Hokies had little hope in Saturday's ACC tournament semifinal versus Duke.
Not after Friday night's late theatrics. Not with just six players in the rotation. Not against...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 6:32 PM
Virginia Tech's previous NCAA tournament snubs were debatable. Sunday's was outrageous.
UAB and Clemson instead of the Hokies? Please.
The 10 selection committee members are supposed to know basketball. They're athletic directors and conference...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 12:39 PM
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:13 PM