UConnís Stewart, Williams honored by ACC

UConn womenís basketball junior forward Breanna Stewart was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, while teammate Gabby Williams was selected as the leagueís 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 arenít 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 Womenís 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.

UConn women roll past DePaul

BRIDGEPORT — 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. 

COLUMNS

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...

UCONN

Onward and upward: UConn men respond to Duke loss with top shooting performance of the year

The UConn men's basketball team had its best shooting game of the season, hitting season highs in field goal percentage (.571), 3-point field goal percentage (.563) and 3-pointers made (nine) while posting a much-needed 80-65 victory.

UConn will try to find its groove against defensive Columbia

During one painfully hard to watch offensive possession in Thursday's loss to Duke, a frustrated Kevin Ollie slammed his hand against his bench chair.

COLLEGES

TCU's Patterson honored by the AP again

TCU coach Gary Patterson embraced changed and joined an exclusive club.

Mariota named AP's top player

The only thing left for Marcus Mariota to win at Oregon is the national championship. The Ducks’ star quarterback is The Associated Press college football player of the year, adding yet another honor to his spectacular season.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local calendar

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PROFESSIONAL

Wall and the Wizards are too much for the reeling Knicks

John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.

Smith feels he's the Jets' QB of the future

Geno Smith is unfazed by all the critics and doubters.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

1 p.m., CSN, YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics.

Football

1 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech in Heart of Dallas Bowl.

4:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) - NCAA: Rutgers vs. North Carolina in Quick Lane Bowl from Detroit.

8 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: North Carolina State vs. Central Florida in St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Ham at Chelsea.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Newcastle at Manchester United.

12:25 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Queens Park at Arsenal.