No. 2 Duke holds off UConn 66-56


UConn possessed the effort, energy and tenacity to secure a signature victory on Thursday. The Huskies lacked the offensive firepower to pull it off.\n

UConn falls to Duke

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national...

For Huskies, a daunting challenge vs. No. 2 Duke

Whether UConn and Duke are true rivals depends on your point of view.

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.

COLUMNS

Duke plays role of villain perfectly

East Rutherford, N.J. It was on this patch of real estate, here off Exit 16W, that...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

UCONN

Huskies roll past DePaul

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night.

UConn women roll past DePaul

BRIDGEPORT — Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night. 

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.

HIGH SCHOOL

Durkee is a steadying presence for Vikes

In soccer, East Lyme High School junior Theresa Durkee is a Division I recruit, giving a verbal commitment earlier this fall to play beginning in 2016 for the women’s team at Providence College.

Local roundup: Sawyer leads Whalers to season-opening win

Collin Sawyer scored 29 points as New London opened its season with a 102-45 win over Killingly in a Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division boys’ basketblal game on Friday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

The Black Wolves are already starting to show some fight

It is his first teleconference heading into a brand new season in a brand new city. The New England Black Wolves of the National Lacrosse League, coached by the engaging Blane Harrison, open their schedule Jan. 2 against Buffalo at Mohegan Sun Arena.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and Mathieu Perreault broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets' 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night.

NBA roundup

Celtics coach Brad Stevens was curious how his team would play in its first game without Rajon Rondo. Boston did just fine. Moving the ball crisply one day after the NBA assists leader was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics beat the...

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Southern Methodist at Michigan.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth at Cincinnati.

Noon, FS1 - NCAA men: Louisville at Western Kentucky.

Noon, YES - NCAA men: UNC Charlotte at Georgetown.

1 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Ohio State from Chicago.

1 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA men: Syracuse at Villanova.

2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Missouri vs. Illinois from St. Louis.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Butler vs. Indiana from Indianapolis.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NCAA men: UCLA vs. Kentucky from Chicago.

4 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: Oakland at Pittsburgh.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas Southern at Michigan State.

5 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Wake Forest vs. Florida from Sunrise, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas A&M vs. Kansas State from Kansas City, Mo.

7 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Iona at George Mason.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Boston University at Dayton.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. Washington from Las Vegas.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: North Carolina State vs. West Virginia from New York.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Stanford at Brigham Young.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Utah at UNLV.

Football

11 a.m., ESPN - NCAA: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette in New Orleans Bowl.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Illinois State at New Hampshire in Football Championship Subdivision semifinal.

2:20 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Utah State vs. Texas-El Paso in New Mexico Bowl from Albuquerque.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Utah vs. Colorado State in Las Vegas Bowl.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Minnesota State-Mankato vs. Colorado State-Pueblo in Division II championship from Kansas City, Kansas.

4:30 p.m., NFL Network - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins.

5:45 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Western Michigan vs. Air Force in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl from Boise.

8:25 p.m., Ch. 3, NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers.

9:15 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: South Alabama vs. Bowling Green in Camellia Bowl from Montgomery, Ala.

Hockey

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

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester City.

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

Volleyball

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Brigham Young vs. Penn State in Division I tournament final from Oklahoma City.