NFA girls win fourth straight ECC title


The look on Cebria Outlow’s face when she was named Most Valuable Player following Friday night’s Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship was one of astonishment.

Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes get their senior moment today in Storrs

Perhaps as they are standing on the same Gampel Pavilion floor that has been the scene of some of their most memorable moments, UConn seniors Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes will recall images of those nervous early meetings that must seem...

Local roundup: Montville advances four wrestlers to State Open quarters

Montville High School advanced four wrestlers to the quarterfinal round of the CIAC State Open tournament on Friday night at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.

HIGH SCHOOL

2014-15 ECC awards / girls' basketball

Following is the list of 2014-15 Eastern Connecticut Conference all-stars and sportsmanship award winners in girls’ basketball:\n

As expected, NFA and New London are last two standing

No. 1 NFA (21-1) will try to hold off No. 2-seeded New London (20-2) in tonight’s ECC girls' basketball tournament championship game at 7 p.m. at NFA. The teams are both ranked among the top 10 in the state.

ECC's future in doubt again

The future of the 18-school Eastern Connecticut Conference might be in jeopardy again, less than a month after its members put up a united front and voted to stay together.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Saturday's games

Today's local college and high school games.

Local roundup: St. Bernard boys win ECC tourney opener in OT

John Vogt banked home a short jumper with five seconds left in overtime to give seventh-seeded St. Bernard School a 61-60 victory over No. 10 Plainfield in the playdown round of the Eastern Connecticut Conference boys’ basketball tournament...

Friday's schedule

Today's local college and high school schedule.

UCONN

Ex-Husky Hamilton retires after 14 NBA seasons

Richard “Rip” Hamilton, one of a select number of basketball players to win both an NCAA and NBA championship, announced his retirement on Thursday.

Huskies hold off the Pirates

Ryan Boatright scored 16 points and freshman Daniel Hamilton grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds to lead UConn to a 60-49 victory over East Carolina on Wednesday night.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50 on Thursday night to clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

College basketball roundup

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track.

PROFESSIONAL

Celtics rally from big deficit to beat Hornets 106-98

Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points and the Boston Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 106-98 on Friday night.

NHL roundup

Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period lead.

CT SUN

Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 250 qualifying from Hampton, Ga.

10:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 qualifying from Hampton, Ga.

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup QuickTrip 500 final practice from Hampton, Ga.

2 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 250 from Hampton, Ga.

5:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 from Hampton, Ga.

Basketball

Noon, Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Georgetown at St. John's.

Noon, ESPN - NCAA men: Michigan at Maryland.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Louisville at Florida State.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA men: East Carolina at Central Florida.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Missouri at Georgia.

Noon, NESN - NCAA men: North Carolina State at Boston College.

Noon, WCCT - NCAA men: Georgia Tech at Clemson.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Rhode Island at La Salle.

2 p.m., CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: Memphis at UConn.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: North Carolina at Miami.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA men: Villanova at Xavier.

2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Northern Iowa at Wichita State.

2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Dayton at Virginia Commonwealth.

2 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Cincinnati at Tulane.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas Christian at Oklahoma.

2 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Drexel at William & Mary.

4 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Arkansas at Kentucky.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Iowa State at Kansas State.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Oklahoma State at Texas Tech.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: West Virginia at Baylor.

4 p.m., WCCT - NCAA men: Virginia Tech at Virginia.

4 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Hofstra at James Madison.

5 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Texas at Kansas.

6 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee at Florida.

6 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Iowa at Penn State.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Syracuse at Duke.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Richmond at Saint Joseph's.

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Boise State at San Diego State.

8 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Tulsa at Memphis.

8:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Dallas Mavericks.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Arizona at Utah.

10 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Brigham Young at Gonzaga.

10 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico at Fresno State.

Midnight, ESPN2 - NCAA men: UC Irvine at UC Santa Barbara.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Joburg Open from Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

1 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel - LPGA Thailand from Chonburi.

Hockey

5:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at at Columbus Blue Jackets.

5:30 p.m., NESN - NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Boston Bruins.

6 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Boston College at Notre Dame.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NHL: New York Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers.

8:30 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: Northeastern at Boston University. (time approximate, joined in progress)

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Crystal Palace at West Ham.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Sunderland at Manchester United.

Tennis

10 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Dubai Championship from United Arab Emirates; WTA: Qatar Total Open from Doha; ATP: Argentina Open from Buenos Aires.

10 p.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Abierto Mexicano Telcel from Acapulco, Mexico.

Track & Field

4 p.m., NBCSN - USA Indoor Championships from Boston.

Winter Sports

2:30 p.m., NBCSN - USSA Grand Prix from Park City, Utah.