Shumaker, Jean-Pierre are two of the state's best


Ledyard’s JoJo Shumaker and Chris Jean-Pierre of the Valley Regional/Old Lyme co-op were selected to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association all-state overall team, the association announced Tuesday.

High school boys' basketball / 2014-15 preview capsules

ECC LARGEEast LymeCoach: Jeff Bernardi (1st year)

Happy holiday for Blue Knights, named No. 1 in The Day's Top 10

The Southington High School football team finished 12-0 and as a near-unanimous choice at No. 1 in The Day's final Top 10 state coaches' poll.

High school wrestling / 2014-15 preview capsules

Following is a team-by-team look at the 2014-15 high school wrestling season.

The Day's final high school football Top 10 coaches' poll

First-place votes in parentheses, record, points tabulated on a 30-28- 26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis, and last week's ranking: 1. Southington (12) 12-0 388 1 KNOW THIS: Ansonia, Darien, Fairfield Prep...

COLUMNS

Pierre-Paul's hustle went unnoticed ... which is a real shame

Coaches of high school and youth sports must want to weep uncontrollably when concepts they teach,...

UCONN

History still follows ex-Husky Sellers

One day at work, someone recognized Rod Sellers. Sellers has been at his new sales job in the Atlanta area for only a few months.

Brimah leads the way in Huskies' rout

Amida Brimah’s engine races all the time. He never takes his foot off the accelerator.

UConn rolls past Coppin State

HARTFORD — Amida Brimah scored a career-high 40 points and UConn snapped a three-game losing streak with a 106-85 rout of Coppin State. 

COLLEGES

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.

NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday.

NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell each scored 19 points and played big roles down the stretch in helping No. 4 Louisville survive for a 68-57 win against UNC Wilmington on Sunday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Old Lyme girls keep rolling

Abby Stone had 21 points and five steals as the Old Lyme High School girls’ basketball team downed rival Old Saybrook on Tuesday night, 55-41, in a Shoreline Conference game.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

Patriots defense getting healthier, stingier

Chandler Jones is tackling the quarterback again, Vince Wilfork is stuffing the middle and Darrelle Revis is smothering receivers.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Hampton at Illinois.

7 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: North Florida at Florida State.

7:30 p.m., CSN - NBA: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., ESPN, YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Diego State at Cincinnati.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico State at Baylor.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Houston Rockets at Denver Nuggets.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: Ottawa Senators at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild.