COLUMNS

Will Huntington: This 'one of a kind' kid has left us too soon

Maybe this is where you start with Will Huntington. He was The Man. And everybody else at Montville...

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UCONN

UConn rolls past Memphis

Daniel Hamilton had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Shonn Miller scored 12 of his 14 points after halftime as UConn used a second-half burst to defeat Memphis 77-57 on Thursday night.

Stewart helps No. 1 UConn women overwhelm Tulane 96-38

Breanna Stewart made her first seven shots in a 20-point performance and No. 1 UConn easily remained unbeaten with a 96-38 victory over Tulane

COLLEGES

Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players

Top 25 basketball roundup

Alaina Coates has 27 points and 13 rebounds to lift No. 2 South Carolina to a 78-68 victory over No. 18 Kentucky on Thursday night

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Mitchell College names Tricinelli as softball coach

Keri Tricinelli has been named head coach of the Mitchell College softball team, as announced by interim Director of Athletics Dana Fulmer Garfield on Thursday.

Local roundup: Khoury sparks Fitch past Bacon

Hendrick Khoury had 21 points, five rebounds and five steals as Fitch rallied from a 12-point deficit after three quarters for a 48-45 win over Bacon Academy in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division boys' basketball game on Thursday night.

Local roundup: Saints' Dowler breaks state career record for pins

St. Bernard/Norwich Tech's Matthew Dowler broke the state record for career pins during the Saints' 52-27 loss to Waterford in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division wrestling match on Wednesday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Knicks rally from 27 down, but fall to the Pistons

Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Jackson made a trio of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Detroit Pistons avoided a colossal collapse, beating the New York Knicks 111-105 on Thursday.

Broncos' gamble on Kubiak pays off

Gary Kubiak wasn't a slam-dunk choice to coach any team, except for the Denver Broncos.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

5 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Columbia at Yale.

5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Quinnipiac at Siena.

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Atlanta Hawks.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Harvard at Princeton.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Pennsylvania at Harvard.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Sacramento Kings at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Central Michigan at Akron.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Providence at Xavier.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: St. Peter's at Siena.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Dallas Mavericks.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.

11 a.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Allianz Championship from Boca Raton, Fla.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Shot at Glory from Scottsdale, Ariz.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Coates Golf Championship from Ocala, Fla. (taped today)

4 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Cornell at Quinnipiac.

Skiing

Midnight, NBCSN — FIS World Cup men's downhill from Jeongseon, South Korea.

Soccer

10:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: United States vs. Canada from Carson, Calif.

CT SUN

Miller is settling in with the Sun

First-year Connecticut Sun head coach has had to deftly multitask - and get to know his new players - since being hired in late December.

Connecticut Sun trade Williams for No. 4 pick in 2016 draft

The Connecticut Sun acquired the fourth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for second-year center Elizabeth Williams.