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Top-ranked UConn survives upset scare from No. 9 Texas 75-71

UConne's forward Azura Stevens (23) celebrates after the top-ranked Huskies outlasted No. 8 Texas 75-75 on Monday night in in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield made two free throws with 8 seconds left as top-ranked UConn beat No. 9 Texas 75-71

UConn men bring three-game win streak to Memphis

UConn guard Jalen Adams (4) has played a key role in the Huskies' current three-game winning streak. They will try to make it four straight on Tuesday against Memphis in an AAC road game. (A.J. Sisco/The Advocate via AP)

UConn and Memphis, two American Athletic Conference teams riding three-game winning streaks, meet at 9 p.m. Tuesday at FedExForum in Memphis.

UConn women ready for road test against No. 7 Texas

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma shouts instructions to his team as they play Oklahoma in the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase on Dec. 19 at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Two seasons before leading the UConn women's basketball team to the first of its 18 Final Four appearances, Geno Auriemma offered a glimpse into his scheduling philosophy.


East Lyme graduate Schumacher has embraced the journey at Amherst ... all of it

Amherst College's Jenna Schumacher, the former East Lyme High School standout, cheers on her team on Friday night at Connecticut College's Luce Field House in New London. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

East Lyme graduate Jenna Schumacher is a senior on the defending Division III national champion Amherst women's basketball team, but is forced to watch from the sidelines following a season-ending knee injury.

AP source: Arizona to hire Kevin Sumlin as football coach

A person familiar with the decision says Arizona will hire former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin.

NCAA women's basketball roundup

Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (23) drives downcourt during the first half of Sunday's game against Boston College at South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Jessica Shepard and the Irish quickly scored the first nine points of the game, and Notre Dame bounced back from its most-lopsided defeat in 16 seasons, routing Boston College 89-60.


NFA goes into a zone, nearly knocks off No. 6 Holy Cross

NFA's Alec Gomes, left, and Bret Wood defend as Holy Cross' Nyzair Rountree drives for a reverse layup during Monday's game at Alumni Gym in Norwich. The No. 6 Crusaders held on to beat the Wildcats 44-40. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Holy Cross boys' basketball team threatened to blow Monday's game wide open early and forced Norwich Free Academy to switch from man to zone defense. NFA rallied and had chances to win in its 44-40 loss.

H.S. roundup: NFA girls beat Glastonbury for third straight

Makalya Poirier–Vaughters scored nine points as Norwich Free Academy held Glastonbury scoreless in the first quarter and went on to defeat the Tomahawks 26-23 in a non-conference girls' basketball game on Saturday.


Local roundup: Bauman (30 points) paces East Lyme past Fitch

Megan Bauman made five 3-pointers for a game-high 30 points as East Lyme downed Fitch on Monday, 72-42, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I girls' basketball game.

Local roundup: LaFrance Boyce leads Avery Point to victory

Tatyana LaFrance Boyce scored 28 points as the Avery Point women's basketball team beat Genesee Community College 98-66 in the Community College of Rhode Island Invitational on Sunday.


Titans fire coach Mularkey despite win in AFC playoffs

Despite leading Tennessee to its first playoff win in 14 years against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Titans fired coach Mike Mularkey on Monday, less than 48 hours after losing to the Patriots in the AFC divisional round. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)

The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season outweighs the risk of change. They fired coach Mike Mularkey and want someone to help them chase a...

AP source: Colts closing in on deal to hire McDaniels

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Indianapolis Colts are "close" to reaching a deal to hire Josh McDaniels as their new coach



7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Cincinnati at Central Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Wisconsin at Purdue.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisville at Notre Dame.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Georgia at Louisiana State.

7 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA men: Clemson at North Carolina.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB, NBA TV — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Boston Celtics.

9 p.m., CBSSN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn at Memphis.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kentucky at South Carolina.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Kansas State.

9 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Syracuse.

10 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers.


7 p.m., NBCSN, MSG — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers.

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


2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Fleetwood Town at Leicester City in third round.


7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Australian Open from Melbourne.

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

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