Mitchell loses to Div. I Sacred Heart

Evan Kelley scored 21 points and four other Sacred Heart players reached double figures Sunday in a 104-68 victory over Division III Mitchell College.

Local colleges: Conn women outlast rival Coast Guard 74-65

Sophomore Liz Malman had a big night with 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Connecticut College women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 74-65 victory over Rte. 32 rival Coast Guard Academy on Tuesday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at local college teams and local athletes playing collegiately outside the region.

Local roundup: Conn's Kempainen make All-American team

Connecticut College’s Astrid Kempainen earned another honor on Sunday when she was named a first team Division III All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Local roundup: Conn advances to final of Camel/Cadet Classic

Zuri Pavlin scored 12 points and had 12 rebounds as the Connecticut College men’s basketball team beat St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn 60-54 on Saturday night in the Camel/Cadet Classic at Coast Guard.

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They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

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NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday.

NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell each scored 19 points and played big roles down the stretch in helping No. 4 Louisville survive for a 68-57 win against UNC Wilmington on Sunday night.

Auburn's Mitchell killed in shooting

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sundayís fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two...

Virginia wins men's soccer title

Virginia is again the best in college soccer.

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn's 2015 home football schedule includes Navy

With Navy joining the American Athletic Conference next season, the league announced its new scheduling format for the 2015-18 football seasons on Thursday as it AAC moves to a 12-team, two-division format.

A happy ending for SMU, not Huskies

East Hartford - SMU took two penalties Saturday while trying to line up in victory formation and run out the clock.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

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. 

UConn women return from exam break to face DePaul in Bridgeport

Itís been 13 days since UConn played its best game of the young season, knocking off then-No. 2 Notre Dame 76-58 in an early-season matchup of womenís basketball powers.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Whalers remain unbeaten in girls' basketball at 5-0

Deanna McCarvell and India Pagan scored 16 points each as New London beat Bethel 56-31 in a nonleague girls’ basketball game Saturday.\n

PROFESSIONAL

To the end, Rex Ryan still vows to beat the Patriots

Rex Ryan still isn't backing down. Sure, his future with the New York Jets appears dim. But the coach is conceding nothing, and that means he has every intention of beating the New England Patriots today.

Novak's 40-yard field goal lifts Chargers past 49ers

Philip Rivers prevailed through a balky back and a sore chest to keep the San Diego Chargers' slim playoff chances alive, rallying his team to tie it in the final minute and setting up Nick Novak's 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime...

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Basketball

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Harvard at Virginia.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Maryland at Oklahoma State.

3 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Kentucky at Duke.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Southern California at Boston College.

5 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: UCLA at UConn from Mohegan Sun Arena.

6 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Miami Heat.

6 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) - NBA: Detroit Pistons at Brooklyn Nets.

6 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Seton Hall at Georgia.

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL: New England Patriots at New York Jets.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN - Youth: FBU National Championship from Naples, Fla.

4:05 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: New York Giants at St. Louis Rams.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Boston Bruins.

Soccer

8:25 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Sunderland at Newcastle.

10:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Arsenal at Liverpool.