UConn plays Dayton tonight for Final Four berth


It is difficult to quantify, this notion that the UConn women’s mere safe arrival in the arena is worth 20 points on the scoreboard. This is UConn: Emanate, intimidate, eradicate.

Practice, interviews day before UConn women compete in Elite Eight

The UConn women, often precise, were magnificent Saturday in the Sweet 16, turning Texas into a flaming portrait of burnt orange. Their reward was a 105-54 victory and a date in their 10th straight Elite Eight Monday night against No. 7 seed Dayton...

UConn women dominate Texas 105-54 in Sweet 16

The UConn women, often precise, were magnificent Saturday in the Sweet 16, turning Texas into a flaming portrait of burnt orange. The top-seeded Huskies shot 56 percent as two of their best scored career-highs in the tournament. Their reward was a...

Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16

Morgan Tuck and the top-seeded UConn women's basketball team continue their path through the NCAA tournament today in the regional semifinals against No. 5 Texas (noon, ESPN).

COLUMNS

Dayton looks a lot like a team we've seen before

It was 1991. Gampel Pavilion was still pristine. Rebecca Lobo was in high school. Stump Merrill was...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

UCONN

A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

COLLEGES

South Carolina women earn first Final Four berth

Tiffany Mitchell sends South Carolina women to 1st Final Four with 80-74 win over Florida St

Notre Dame women headed to fifth straight Final Four

Allen scored 23 as Notre Dame beats Baylor 77-68 to advance to 5th straight Final Four

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves fall to Swarm

A loss notwithstanding, New England Black Wolves coach Blane Harrison was in a more upbeat mood Sunday than he has been at times this season.

Local college roundup: Coast Guard sister act dominates on opening day

Freshman sisters Gabrielle and Alexia Troise led the Coast Guard Academy women’s track team to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the season-opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational.

Avery Point sweeps past Massasoit

Doug Domnarski pitched a two-hitter in the first game to help lead the Avery Point baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Massasoit on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Sunday's NBA Capsules

Hamlin wins at Martinsville

Hamlin's pass, Gordon's blunder allow Gibbs racer to claim fifth victory at Martinsville

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