These guys - UConn's Ollie, Central's Dickenman - know each other well


Today, Howie Dickenman will coach against Kevin Ollie for the first time when the Central Connecticut State University men’s basketball team visits UConn at 1 p.m. at the XL Center in Hartford.

Onward and upward: UConn men respond to Duke loss with top shooting performance of the year

The UConn men's basketball team had its best shooting game of the season, hitting season highs in field goal percentage (.571), 3-point field goal percentage (.563) and 3-pointers made (nine) while posting a much-needed 80-65 victory.

UConn will try to find its groove against defensive Columbia

During one painfully hard to watch offensive possession in Thursday's loss to Duke, a frustrated Kevin Ollie slammed his hand against his bench chair.

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...

COLUMNS

In Gwudz they trust ... for a little while longer

Waterford - His road not taken belied the flowery prose 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

UConn’s Auriemma becomes all-time leader in winning percentage

UConn’s Geno Auriemma moved to the top of another list Saturday. The Huskies' 96-45 win over SMU gave the Hall of Fame coach a career record of 888-134, and a winning percentage of .86888. That’s the best in women’s college...

It's another milestone for Auriemma should UConn win

A win today in the American Athletic Conference season-opener for the UConn women’s basketball team will mean another milestone for Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma.

COLLEGES

NCAA football bowl roundup

Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night.

NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points and lead top-ranked Kentucky to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over No. 4 Louisville on Saturday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Giants look to finish season strong

The New York Giants never gave themselves a chance in 2014, losing nine of their first 12 games.

Ryan and Jets finish disappointing season at Dolphins

For the second year in a row, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan comes to Miami for the finale of a disappointing season, his job in jeopardy

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, FS1 - NCAA men: Tulane at St. John's.

1 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: Central Connecticut at UConn from Hartford.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Beach State at Syracuse.

2 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Morgan State at Marquette.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Florida Gulf Coast at Xavier.

4 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Wake Forest at Richmond.

6 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Belmont at Butler.

6 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Howard at Fordham.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: UCLA at Alabama.

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 3, WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 61 - NFL: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers.

Hockey

3 p.m., CPTV Sports - NCAA men: Union vs. Sacred Heart in Frozen Holiday Classic consolation from Bridgeport.

6 p.m., CPTV Sports - NCAA men: Massachusetts-Lowell vs. UConn in Frozen Holiday Classic final from Bridgeport.

Soccer

6:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Manchester United at Tottenham.

9 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Chelsea at Southampton.

11:10 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Everton at Newcastle.