Mitchell loses to Div. I Sacred Heart

Evan Kelley scored 21 points and four other Sacred Heart players reached double figures Sunday in a 104-68 victory over Division III Mitchell College.

Local colleges: Conn women outlast rival Coast Guard 74-65

Sophomore Liz Malman had a big night with 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Connecticut College women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 74-65 victory over Rte. 32 rival Coast Guard Academy on Tuesday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at local college teams and local athletes playing collegiately outside the region.

Local roundup: Conn's Kempainen make All-American team

Connecticut College’s Astrid Kempainen earned another honor on Sunday when she was named a first team Division III All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Local roundup: Conn advances to final of Camel/Cadet Classic

Zuri Pavlin scored 12 points and had 12 rebounds as the Connecticut College men’s basketball team beat St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn 60-54 on Saturday night in the Camel/Cadet Classic at Coast Guard.

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The best seat in the houses

It was happenstance. Complete happenstance. But because of it, I considered giving the Lou Gehrig...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

NCAA football roundup

Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night in Boise.

Top 25 men's college basketball roundup

No. 1 Kentucky 83, UCLA 44Devin Booker had 19 points and Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in a rout over UCLA on Saturday.

Colorado State-Pueblo earns a shutout in Div. II football final

Colorado State-Pueblo didn't have a football program seven years ago. Now, there is none better in Division II.

No. 11 Tennessee tops No. 7 Stanford

Tennessee is starting to play the kind of defense its coach has wanted to see from the Lady Volunteers.

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn's 2015 home football schedule includes Navy

With Navy joining the American Athletic Conference next season, the league announced its new scheduling format for the 2015-18 football seasons on Thursday as it AAC moves to a 12-team, two-division format.

A happy ending for SMU, not Huskies

East Hartford - SMU took two penalties Saturday while trying to line up in victory formation and run out the clock.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn’s Stewart, Williams honored by ACC

UConn women’s basketball junior forward Breanna Stewart was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, while teammate Gabby Williams was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday.\n

Fun at the Sun

With the first part of their season finished, Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies aren’t as good yet as the teams that won the last two national championships. But they are getting better.

UConn women meet UCLA today at Mohegan Sun Arena

No. 2 UConn meets UCLA at 5 p.m. today at Mohegan Sun Arena in the Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, the first regular-season game in history for the Huskies at the Sun.

Huskies roll past DePaul

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night.

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PROFESSIONAL

Business as usual for Pats

The New England Patriots wore pads as they practiced hard in the rain inside their stadium Wednesday.

Cavaliers’ Varejao out for season with torn tendon

Anderson Varejao’s season has ended, dealing a major blow to the Cavaliers’ NBA title hopes.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN - NBA: Washington Wizards at New York Knicks.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Ohio University vs. Nebraska in Diamond Head Classic fifth-place game from Honolulu.

5 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colorado vs. Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic third-place game from Honolulu.

8 p.m., TNT - NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: George Washington vs. Wichita State in Diamond Head Classic final from Honolulu.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA: Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers.