COLUMNS

Football zebras need new stripes

The howls of laughter never really stopped that night, at least not until it was time to go home.

UCONN

Boatright to the rescue

Senior Ryan Boatright sat on the bench with a towel draped around his neck, watching UConn struggle in the second half on Sunday.

Huskies continue their roll

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. 2 UConn picked up its 17th straight victory on Sunday, 96-31 over Cincinnati and former Huskies star Jamelle Elliott.

UConn's Hamilton has his game back on track

Daniel Hamilton ran into the freshman wall a couple of weeks ago.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at local college athletes and local athletes who have continued their college careers outside the region.

College basketball roundup

Justin Anderson scored eight of his 12 points during a late 12-0 run and No. 2 Virginia edged Virginia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL

Monday Game Day broadcast is off

Monday's high school girls’ basketball game between St. Bernard and Old Lyme, which was scheduled to be broadcast live on theday.com, has been postponed. No rescheduling date has been announced.

High school boys' basketball: Volkerts powers Fitch past Killingly

Eddie Volkerts had 21 points, 18 rebounds, five assists and five steals as Fitch High School beat Killingly on Friday, 66-51, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference interdivision game.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

BASKETBALLCollege menSt. Thomas More at Navy Prep, ppd., TBA

Local roundup: Coast Guard finishes third at New England Duals

Coast Guard’s Nate Giorgio (133 pounds) and Mike Shermot (174) each went 4-0 as the Bears went 3-1 and finished third at the New England Wrestling Association Duals on Sunday at Springfield College.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

NBA roundup

Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Nebraska at Michigan.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: West Virginia at Kansas State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech.

7 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Tulsa at Tulane.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Xavier at Georgetown.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: St. Joseph's at La Salle.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Florida at Alabama.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Tennessee at Arkansas.

9 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Baylor at Oklahoma State.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colorado State at Boise State.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes.

Tennis

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

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

3:30 a.m. (Wednesday), ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

11:30 p.m., NBCSN - FIS Skiing from Schladming, Austria. (taped today)