Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four


The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago.

South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

It's only right that South Carolina's first trip to Final Four was earned through its defense.

Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time

Familiar foes South Carolina, Florida meet in East final

There's no need for introductions in the East Regional final

North Carolina, Kentucky face off again for Final Four berth

Roy Williams wanted another chance at Kentucky after his North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Wildcats in December

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

This plan has a familiar, and nice, ring to it

This was Friday morning in the city’s de facto headquarters: The table by the window at...

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...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Indiana hires Archie Miller as new men's basketball coach

Indiana has hired Archie Miller as its new coach

Notre Dame, Stanford meet for third straight yeaer in NCAA tourney

Here they go again: Notre Dame, Stanford women meet for 3rd straight year in NCAAs

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years

South Carolina overwhelms Quinnipiac 100-58 in Sweet 16

Kaela Davis, A'ja Wilson and top-seeded South Carolina overpowered NCAA Tournament surprise Quinnipiac from the opening tip, scoring the first 16 points and advancing to the Stockton Regional final by beating the 12th-seeded Bobcats 100-58

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn football players, especially Melifonwu, showcase their skills on Pro Day

The analyzing eyes of 24 NFL scouts looked on Wednesday as UConn football players participated in Pro Day.

Edsall warmly welcomes back former Huskies

Spotting former UConn quarterback Dan Orlovsky at football practice Tuesday brought back memories for Tommy Myers.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Oregon doesn't figure to be intimidated by UConn

Top-seeded UConn will next face youthful Oregon, the No. 10 seed, in the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight round Monday in Bridgeport, with a trip to the Huskies' 10th straight Final Four on the line.

Chong's journey has been rewarding

UConn's Saniya Chong, who averaged 2.2 points in 10.2 minutes per game during the NCAA tournament in her career prior to Saturday, came up with 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and only two turnovers in 38 minutes of UConn's 86-71 victory...

UConn beats UCLA 86-71 to advance to regional final in Bridgeport

The top-seeded UConn women's basketball team dispatched No. 4 UCLA from the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 before 8,830 fans at Webster Bank Arena, hanging on for an 86-71 victory over the Bruins and advancing to Monday's regional final against...

Oregon's success comes as no surprise to UConn's Auriemma

UConn coach Geno Auriemma has been talking about Oregon coach Kelly Graves since Oregon's 71-70 victory over Temple and former UConn assistant coach Tonya Cardoza in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, March 18.

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.

Local roundup: Conn men beat Colby 11-9 in NESCAC lacrosse action

Connecticut College outscored Colby 6-1 in the third quarter and held on for an 11-9 win in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday.

Local roundup: Susi, Domnarski lead UConn to victory

Zac Susi's two-run double in the top of the eighth inning led UConn to a 2-1 win over Seton Hall in a nonleague baseball game on Friday.

PROFESSIONAL

Kyle Larson hangs on to win NASCAR race at Fontana

Kyle Larson persevered through four late restarts to win at Fontana, adding his second career victory to his overall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series points lead.

Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash

Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Auto Club 400 from Fontana, Calif.

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins from Fort Myers, Fla.

1 p.m., WCCT, MLB Network — Exhibition: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oklahoma State at Texas Christian.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: San Francisco Giants at Chicago White Sox from Glendale, Ariz.

Basketball

12:06 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Notre Dame vs. Stanford in Division I tournament from Lexington, Ky.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks.

2:20 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: South Carolina vs. Florida in Division I tournament from New York.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets.

5:05 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Kentucky in Division I tournament from Memphis, Tenn.

6 p.m., CSN — NBA: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics.

7:36 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Mississippi State vs. Baylor in Division I tournament from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers.

Golf

10 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Dell Match Play semifinals from Austin, Texas.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Puerto Rico Open from Rio Grande.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Dell Match Play final from Austin, Texas.

5:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Detroit Red Wings.

5:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Dallas Stars at New Jersey Devils.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

9 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at Anaheim Ducks.

Rugby

9:45 a.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Saracens.

Soccer

11:50 a.m., ESPN2 — Men: Germany at Azerbaijan in World Cup qualifier from Baku.

Softball

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Auburn at Florida.

Tennis

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

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