Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and local athletes now competing at colleges outside the region.

Local colleges: Coast Guard's Giorgio wins 133-pound title at Div. III Northeast meet

Coast Guard Academy’s Nate Giorgio continued his unbeaten season Sunday by winning the 133-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Northeast Regionals.

Conn men advance to NESCAC hockey semis

New London — Senior J.C. Cangelosi scored the game-winning goal in overtime, as Connecticut College rallied for a 4-3 victory over Hamilton College Saturday in the New England Small College Athletic Conference...

CGA women win their 12th straight

Not too long ago, Coast Guard Academy looked nothing like the inspired and unselfish basketball team that cruised to a convincing New England Womenís and Menís Athletic Conference quarterfinals victory on Wednesday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at the accomplishments of local colleges and former local athletes playing for colleges outside the region.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

The start of a new rivalry?

Surely, some of you will see this as contrived. SMU. Rivalry game. Ha. Good one. SMU. Not exactly...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

College basketball roundup

Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50 on Thursday night to clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

College basketball roundup

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track.

College basketball roundup

Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of...

Local colleges: CGA women win 11th straight

The Coast Guard Academy women's basketball team extended its school record winning streak to 11 straight with a 58-55 win over Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday in the regular season finale.

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn's Jones jumps into history at NFL Combine

UConn's Byron Jones might have made one giant leap up the NFL draft boards Monday. Actually, make it two big leaps.\n

UConn finalizes its football schedule

The UConn football schedule was finalized on Thursday with the American Athletic Conference announcing its league slate. The Huskiesí 12-game schedule includes eight league games and six home contests at Rentschler Field. Kickoff times and...

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn women rout USF in regular season finale

It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked UConn needed heading into the postseason.

UConn women rout USF 89-65 in regular season finale

Tampa, Fla. — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points while Morgan Tuck and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 18 apiece Monday night as top-ranked UConn beat South Florida 88-65 on Monday night for its 28th straight win.

UConn women close out regular season tonight

The top-ranked UConn womenís basketball team closes out its regular season tonight at South Florida.

Another rout, another title for UConn women

UConn’s two seniors hit career milestones in their final home game and helped their team to another one.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

Today's local high school games.

PROFESSIONAL

Zuccarello, Brassard help Rangers win in Yandle's debut

Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night.

NBA roundup

Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Stephen Curry's fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors 110-108 on Monday night.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network - Exhibition: Pittsburgh Pirates at Toronto Blue Jays from Dunedin, Fla.

Basketball

7 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Iowa at Indiana.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: North Carolina at Georgia Tech.

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

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Kentucky at Georgia.

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

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas A&M at Florida.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Villanova at Creighton.

9 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: North Carolina State at Clemson.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: Nashville Predators at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Soccer

2:40 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Aston Villa.