COLUMNS

Saturday provided inspiration, hope and wonder throughout New London

Dr. King would have reveled in the 06320 this past Saturday. He would have seen scarves delivered...

UCONN

Huskies' Adams responding to expanded role

With season-ending injuries to three players, including two starters, UConn coach Kevin Ollie has turned to Jalen Adams to carry a heavy load. Adams has responded with an All-American Athletic Conference type season.

UConn wins 92nd straight behind Samuelson's career-high 34 points

Katie Lou Samuelson scored a career-high 34 points to help No. 1 UConn beat Tulsa 98-58 on Tuesday night for the Huskies' 92nd consecutive victory

COLLEGES

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Kristian Doolittle scored six of his 12 points in overtime and Jordan Woodard's layup with 2.2 seconds left lifted Oklahoma to an 89-87 victory over No. 7 West Virginia on Wednesday night

No. 7 Creighton's goals intact even with Maurice Watson out

Creighton returned to practice Wednesday with the same aspirations it had before Maurice Watson Jr. was lost with a season-ending knee injury

HIGH SCHOOL

Whalers stage huge comeback to beat East Lyme boys 62-56

New London finished the game on a 26-7 run, completing a wild rally that secured a 62-56 win over East Lyme in an ECC Division I boys' basketball game on Tuesday night.

Dittman's big second half lifts St. Bernard past Lyman Memorial in Div. III showdown

Senior Caitlyn Dittman scored 21 of her game-high 24 points in the second half, as St. Bernard beat Lyman Memorial, 41-30, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division III girls' basketball game on Tuesday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

CGA lacrosse welcomes 13-year-old Joe Kolashuk as its newest teammate

Thirteen-year-old Joe Kolashuk of Oakdale, involved in a serious biking accident last year which left him in a coma, became a member of the Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse team Wednesday through an organization called Team IMPACT.

Local roundup: Gerton helps Coast Guard women snap 12-game losing streak

Gill Gerton scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half as Coast Guard beat Wheaton on Wednesday, 68-57, to snap a 12-game losing streak and win its first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference women’s basketball...

Local roundup: East Lyme swimmers beat rival Fitch/Stonington

Eain Goolsbey won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team as East Lyme defeated rival Fitch/Stonington 114-64 in an early-season meeting between Eastern Connecticut Conference swimming unbeatens.

PROFESSIONAL

Red Wings' Vanek, Nielsen score in 6-5 SO win over Bruins

Thomas Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout, lifting Detroit to a comeback 6-5 win over Boston on Wednesday night

Rose powers slumping Knicks past Celtics 117-106

Derrick Rose matched his season high with 30 points, leading the slumping New York Knicks to a 117-106 win against the Boston Celtics

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Maryland at Iowa.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn at Southern Methodist.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Richmond at Dayton.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Davidson at La Salle.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: North Carolina Wilmington at College of Charleston.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: Washington Wizards at New York Knicks.

8 p.m., YES — NCAA women: Wake Forest at North Carolina. (taped today)

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Clemson at Louisville.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: California at Oregon.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: North Carolina Asheville at Winthrop.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Clippers.

11 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Gonzaga at Santa Clara.

11 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Arizona State at UCLA.

Figure Skating

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — U.S. Championships pairs short program from Kansas City, Mo.

9:30 p.m., NBCSN — U.S. Championships ladies short program from Kansas City, Mo.

Golf

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: CareerBuilders Challenge from La Quinta, Calif.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Mitsubishi Electric Championship from Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii.

10 p.m., Golf Channel — Asian Tour: Singapore Open.

3:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — European PGA: HSBC Championship from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 

Hockey

7 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Dallas Stars at New York Islanders.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs.

Tennis

11 p.m., ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Friday), ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.