COLUMNS

Your favorite COPT offers advice on spring cleaning

And now for another installment from Columnist Of The People (COTP). Today's topic: spring cleaning.

Could basketball be emerging as the sentimental favorite, after all?

I would be able to identify and analyze an infield fly much easier than I could a matchup zone. Not...

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UCONN

UConn rides another hot start and routs Oregon 90-52 in Bridgeport final

Top-seeded UConn turned away No. 10 Oregon 90-52 in the NCAA women's basketball tournament's Bridgeport Regional championship before a sold-out crowd of 8,978 fans at Webster Bank Arena, thwarting the magical Ducks' bid for a fourth straight upset.

UConn women beat Oregon, reach 10th straight Final Four

Bridgeport — Having watched from all the way across the nation, members of the University of Oregon women's basketball team were asked their impressions of the UConn women and what makes them so dominant. “Well,...

UConn notes: Huskies are looking forward to playing at Oregon next season

UConn and Oregon, opponents in Monday's NCAA women's basketball tournament Bridgeport Regional final, will also both be a part of Nike co-founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday celebration in November.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • Coast Guard Academy athletes captured four New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference weekly honors. Sophomore Anthony Wyler earned men's lacrosse offensive athlete...

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Roy Williams still has not watched the tape of the 2016 national championship game and likely never will

South Carolina: The surprise of the Final Four

Gonzaga is in its first Final Four but the Zags had knocked on the door a few times

HIGH SCHOOL

New London is the one in final state poll

The New London girls' basketball team were a unanimous number one in the final GameTimeCT/New Haven Register Top 10 poll, the site announced Tuesday.

CIAC basketball roundup

Gabby Egidio had 12 points and six steals as second-seeded Hand used 17 steals to rally and beat top-seeded Holy Cross on Sunday, 50-45, in the CIAC Class L girls' basketball final at Mohegan Sun Arena.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Prettitore leads Mitchell to a sweep

Francis Prettitore was 6-for-8 and drove in nine runs as Mitchell College swept Albertus Magnus in a nonleague baseball doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 18-2.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Viktor Arvidsson scored early in the second period, Jusse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Nashville Predators held on to beat the New York Islanders 3-1 for their fourth straight win

Knicks hand Pistons fourth straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., SNY, ESPN — Exhibition: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

6 p.m., NESN Plus — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Pittsburgh Pirates from Bradenton, Fla.

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Georgia Tech vs. Cal State Bakersfield in semifinal from New York.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Texas Christian vs. Central Florida in semifinal from New York.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Washington Wizards at Los Angeles Lakers.

Boxing

9 p.m., FS1 — Leduan Barthelemy vs. Reynaldo Blanco in a junior lightweight bout and Marcos Hernandez vs. Kyrone Davis in a junior middleweight bout from Nice, Calif.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Nashville Predators at Boston Bruins.

10:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at San Jose Sharks.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Spain at France from Saint-Denis.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.