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 Huskies’ 12-game schedule includes eight league games and six home contests at Rentschler Field. Kickoff times and...

Diaco trusts in Verducci to jump start the Huskies' offense

Offensive coordinator Frank Verducci is the latest addition to a UConn football staff comprised almost entirely of friends who have coached with Bob Diaco in the past.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

It's that time of the season

Something about March brings out the beast in UConn.

Purvis lifts UConn past No. 21 SMU, 81-73

HARTFORD — Rodney Purvis scored a career-high 28 points and UConn upset No. 21 SMU 81-73 on Sunday, knocking the Mustangs out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. 

NO. 21 SMU AT UCONN

Location: XL Center, Hartford Tip: 2 p.m. (Ch. 3) Records: SMU 23-5, 14-2; UConn 16-11, 9-6 Last game: SMU won at Memphis, 66-57, Thursday; UConn won at East Carolina, 60-49,...

Redemption must start now for UConn men

This is redemption week for the UConn basketball team.

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...

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn women close out regular season tonight

The top-ranked UConn women’s 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.

Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes get their senior moment today in Storrs

Perhaps as they are standing on the same Gampel Pavilion floor that has been the scene of some of their most memorable moments, UConn seniors Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes will recall images of those nervous early meetings that must seem...

UConn women earn share of AAC title

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 21 points and moved into eighth place on UConn’s career scoring list as the top-ranked Huskies cruised to a 94-47 victory over Tulane on Monday night in an American Athletic Conference women’s basketball...

COLLEGES

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.

NCAA basketball roundup/Top 25

LaDontae Henton's experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday.

College basketball roundup

Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points and BYU beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and likely costing them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

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...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Monday's Schedule

Monday's local college and high school games.

PROFESSIONAL

Curry powers Warriors by the Celtics

When you’re sitting on the NBA’s best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don’t have to stress over every single game.

NBA roundup

James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

Johnson cruises to victory

The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: UConn at South Florida.

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

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Baylor at Texas.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets.

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

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Boston College at Virginia Tech.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.