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Raphael Davis made one free throw with 4.6 seconds left to help No. 18 Purdue pull off a stunning 82-81 upset in overtime against No. 8 Michigan State

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

Washington, one of the big surprises in the Pac-12 this season, and is succeeding despite playing with foul trouble in nearly every game

Louisville's Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino says he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about allegations by an escort that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory

Top 25 basketball roundup

Madison Cable scored five straight points in the fourth period, including a big 3-pointer with two minutes remaining, as No. 3 Notre Dame rallied past No. 13 Louisville 66-61 for its 16th straight victory

What's new? Rivals BU, BC meet again for Beanpot

Boston College and Boston University both faced stiffer challenges to make it the Beanpot championship game this year

COLUMNS

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Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again

Louisville's Pitino: Fine schools, coaches for violations

Louisville coach Rick Pitino says schools and coaches should be fined for violations, and that players who had nothing to do with infractions should not be penalized

Even now, the 1946 Army-Navy game worth remembering

Teammates once, then rivals who've been friends for more than 70 years, Pete Williams and Arnold Tucker played key roles in the 1946 Army-Navy game

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

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night

Huskies, Gamecocks will contest 1-2 matchup in front of a sellout

The No. 1 UConn women's basketball team will play at No. 2 South Carolina on Monday in front of a sold-out Colonial Life Arena.

Nurse scores 20 as UConn women rout East Carolina 92-46

Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points at top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Norwich Tech boys qualify for state tournament

Jared Neal had 18 points and nine rebounds as Norwich Tech qualified for the Class M boys' basketball tournament with a 64-41 victory over Ellis Tech in a Constitution State Conference East Division game Tuesday.

PROFESSIONAL

Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller

The Denver Broncos enter the offseason focused on Peyton Manning and Von Miller

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Tulane at East Carolina.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisiana State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at George Washington.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Baylor at Kansas State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers.

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at Fresno State.

Golf

3:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: West Bromwich at Peterborough United.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Senegal from Miami.