Local college roundup: Conn women edge Wesleyan in OT

Cassie Hunter scored with eight seconds left in overtime to lift Connecticut College past Wesleyan, 3-2, in Saturday’s New England Small College Athletic Conference game women’s hockey game.

Local college basketball: CGA, Conn post key women's wins

Meghan Fornaro scored 21 points and Torie Sutherland recorded her second straight double-double as Coast Guard Academy defeated Wellesley 64-45 on Saturday in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference women’s basketball...

Local college roundup: Dunn leads Providence to OT win

Former New London High School star Kris Dunn scored 20 points as Providence College beat Xavier in overtime, 69-66, in a Big East Conference men's basketball game on Thursday night.

Stiff's role at ESPN vital to growth of women's athletics

Carol Stiff was ESPNís director of programming and acquisitions in 2001 when the Worldwide Leader agreed to terms with the NCAA that it would produce all 63 games of the Division I womenís basketball tournament, including 48 in the first four days.

Local college notes

A weekly update of local colleges and local athletes playing at colleges outside the region.

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Can Pats fans really handle the truth now?

This is, roughly, Day Seven of deflated footballs making national news. Now thereís some kind of...

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Coach K goes for 1,000th career win at St. John's

Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone. The Duke coach will become the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins on Sunday if his fifth-ranked Blue Devils beat St. John's.

Men's college basketball roundup

Brandon Taylor had 18 points and seven assists, and Delon Wright added 17 points and eight assists to help No. 12 Utah beat Washington State 86-64 on Wednesday night.

Men's college basketball roundup

Kentucky twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison combined for 11 points down the stretch that were key in helping the top-ranked Wildcats hold off pesky Vanderbilt 65-57 on Tuesday night.

Krzyzewski claims 999th win, No. 5 Duke beats Pitt 79-65

Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his career for the fifth-ranked Duke 79-65 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Huskies continue their roll

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. 2 UConn picked up its 17th straight victory on Sunday, 96-31 over Cincinnati and former Huskies star Jamelle Elliott.

Huskies' Jefferson has found her shot

During a three-game stretch in December, it all caught up to Moriah Jefferson.

Huskies continue their roll

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and second-ranked Connecticut won its 16th straight game by routing Central Florida 100-45 on Wednesday night.

Sparks fly with Stokes

It wasnít long ago that UConn was well on its way to yet another convincing victory. Coach Geno Auriemma was sitting comfortably on the bench and, other than making the occasional substitution, was pretty much done coaching for the day.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Coast Guard finishes third at New England Duals

Coast Guard’s Nate Giorgio (133 pounds) and Mike Shermot (174) each went 4-0 as the Bears went 3-1 and finished third at the New England Wrestling Association Duals on Sunday at Springfield College.

PROFESSIONAL

Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals at Australian Open

Venus Williams continued her resurgence at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 win over sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

NBA roundup

Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win.

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Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Syracuse at North Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Texas A&M at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Delaware State at North Carolina Central.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Texas at Iowa State.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Prairie View A&M at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Boxing

10 p.m., FS1 - KeAndre Gibson vs. Nelson Lara in a welterweight bout, Travell Maizon vs. Nestor Rosas in a welterweight bout and Rocky Juarez vs. Robinson Castellanos in a featherweight bout from San Antonio.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - AHL All-Star Game from Utica, N.Y.

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel - Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.