ECC Div. I final: NFA, New London girls can't wait for Round 3


In what may prove to be the toughest matchup between the teams this season, top-seeded NFA (18-4) meets No. 2 New London (20-2) in the championship game of the ECC Division I girls' basketball tournament at 7:30 Wednesday night at NFA.

Hatajik takes home silver in boys' 300 at State Open indoor meet

East Lyme High School's Dylan Hatajik was second in the boys' 300 meters in a school record 36.22 seconds at Monday's State Open.

State Open wrestling: Fitch's Kosman, Waterford's Smith seeded 1-2 at 106 pounds

Following is a list of top seeds and local qualifiers for the State Open wrestling championships, which will be held Friday and Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven:

Ledyard captures Class S wrestling championship

Bo Nguyen and Mike Sullivan captured individual titles and Ledyard placed five wrestlers finals en route to winning the CIAC Class S tournament championship on Saturday night at Windham High School.

New London advances to ECC Division I girls' basketball final

Second-seeded New London rode a balanced effort to beat No. 3 Waterford in the semifinals of the ECC Division I girls' basketball tournament, avenging a semifinal loss to the Lancers last year.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

Youngest of the Roman siblings is charting her own path at New London

Meet New London's K.D. Spencer Roman, the youngest of the student-athletes in one of the most...

UCONN

UConn men attempt to extend winning streak at Houston

UConn, which has overcome double-digits deficits to defeat Memphis and Temple in its last two games, visits Houston on Wednesday night in search of its fifth straight victory.

NCAA reveal has Irish joining UConn, Baylor and Mississippi State as No. 1 women's seeds

UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame would be the top seeds if the NCAA Tournament began Monday

Adams hit game-winner as UConn rallies past Temple, 64-63

Jalen Adams scored 13 points and hit a driving layup with 2.9 seconds left as UConn rallied to beat Temple 64-63 on Sunday for its fourth straight win.

COLLEGES

Local college roundup: UConn wins baseball opener

Tim Cate pitched seven strong innings as UConn opened its baseball season with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Friday night.

Coast Guard baseball opens season on Saturday

The Coast Guard baseball team that opens its season on Saturday will be a veteran group.

Top 25 men's and women's college basketball roundup

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and No. 1 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday, extending the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Ledyard's Fletcher scores 1,000th career point

Steven Fletcher scored 25 points, including the 1,000th of his career, as Ledyard finished its regular season an 81-27 nonleague boys' basketball victory over St. Bernard on Monday night.

Black Wolves' defense not up to the task in 16-15 loss to Buffalo

The New England Black Wolves couldn't beat the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday despite scoring 15 goals, leading to a rant by coach Glenn Clark.

Local roundup: Conn finishes fourth at NESCAC men's swimming

Connecticut College finished fourth at the New England Small College Athletic Conference men's swimming championships on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

Captain David Wright likes Mets' character, clubhouse

Captain David Wright isn't sure how an intangible issue like character factors into wins and losses and the divisional race in the National League East, but the career-long Met is impressed by the leadership qualities in the clubhouse around him

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Rhode Island at La Salle.

7 p.m., theday.com — High school boys: Norwich Free Academy vs. New London from Waterford.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: South Carolina at Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Baylor.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Clemson at Virginia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Monmouth at Fairfield.

8 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Davidson at Richmond.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: St. John's at Marquette.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Indiana at Iowa.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Mississippi at Mississippi State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: East Carolina at Tulane.

10 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Colorado State at New Mexico.

Boxing

10 p.m., FS1 — Miguel Flores vs. Dat Nguyen in a junior lightweight bout from Houston.

Hockey

7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Ottawa Senators at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Minnesota Wild.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Monaco at Manchester City.

Tennis

12:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.

8:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.