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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.


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.


Local roundup: Morgan lifts Wheeler girls past Griswold 28-26

Emma Morgan had a double-double, 11 points and 12 rebounds, as Wheeler ended a five-game losing streak with a 28-26 victory over Griswold in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division III girls' basketball game on Tuesday night.

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.


Jags 'threw a tantrum' when Marrone made changes

Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone talks with reporters following a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC divisional round on Sunday. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

The Jacksonville Jaguars "threw a tantrum" when coach Doug Marrone started making changes

NHL roundup

The Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist blocks a shot by Philadelphia during the third period of Tuesday's game at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won 5-1. (Julie Jacobson/AP Photo)

Rick Nash scored twice while New York notched five straight goals, and the Rangers rolled over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1



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.


Sun's Miller to serve on USA Basketball National Team player selection committee

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller has been chosen to be part of the selection committee by USA Women's Basketball that will help pick the 2018 World Cup team and the 2020 Olympic team. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee.

Sun still looking for that missing piece

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller gets fired up after a Rachel Banham 3-pointer during the Sun's 89-75 victory over the San Antonio Stars on July 16, 2017. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun are in a far, far better place than they were at this time last season, but head coach/general manager Curt Miller doesn't believe they have the pieces to compete for a WNBA title just yet.