Local college roundup: UConn wins baseball opener

Tim Cate pitched seven strong innings as UConn opened its baseball season with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Friday night.

Coast Guard baseball opens season on Saturday

The Coast Guard baseball team that opens its season on Saturday will be a veteran group.

Top 25 men's and women's college basketball roundup

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and No. 1 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday, extending the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games

No. 25 SMU snaps No. 11 Cincinnati's 15-game win streak

Ben Emelogu hit two 3-pointers and made the tiebreaking free throw in the game-deciding 15-0 run for No. 25 SMU, which beat No. 11 Cincinnati 60-51 on Sunday to end the Bearcats' 15-game winning streak.

No. 1 Gonzaga beats No. 20 Saint Mary's 74-64

Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points and No. 1 Gonzaga survived its toughest remaining obstacle to an undefeated regular season by beating No. 20 Saint Mary's 74-64 on Saturday night.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

NFA two-sport athlete Maura Sanchi always figures out a way

when you meet Norwich Free Academy's Maura Sanchi, it's not the hand or the arm you notice. It's...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Local roundup: New London girls ranked No. 1 in state poll again

New London High School has returned to the top of this week's GameTimeCT/New Haven Register state girls' basketball media poll.

Syracuse's Carrier Dome success bolstering NCAA resume

Syracuse entered January looking headed to a season of disappointment and possibly missing the NCAA Tournament a year after an unexpected Final Four run.

East Lyme's McNamara enjoying a successful senior season at Union

East Lyme's Wade McNamara has enjoyed tremendous growth and success with the Union College basketball team.

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Grayson Allen scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke beat No. 8 North Carolina 86-78 on Thursday night

UCONN FOOTBALL

Edsall raves about his UConn football recruiting class

New UConn coach Randy Edsall didn't let a late start to the football recruiting season prevent him from completing his checklist.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

No. 1 UConn escapes Tulane with 101st straight win

Napheesa Collier had 26 points and 12 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut held off Tulane 63-60 on Saturday night to push its record winning streak to 101 games

Collier's relentless style getting results for the Huskies

Fast forward several years and there was a photo of Moore with a young basketball prodigy from Jefferson City named Napheesa Collier. Years later Collier would follow a similar path to Moore first by moving out of Jefferson City and then heading to...

Auriemma and UConn turn attention to winning another title

As faux $100 bills adorned with coach Geno Auriemma's face rained down on the sellout crowd at UConn after the team's 100th consecutive win, the Hall of Fame coach waxed poetic about the Huskies' past and present

UConn women hit the century mark with 66-55 win over No. 6 South Carolina

Gabby Williams scored a career-high 26 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as top-ranked UConn earned its historic 100th consecutive victory with a 66-55 win over No. 6 South Carolina on Monday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves' defense not up to the task in 16-15 loss to Buffalo

The New England Black Wolves couldn't beat the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday despite scoring 15 goals, leading to a rant by coach Glenn Clark.

Local roundup: Conn finishes fourth at NESCAC men's swimming

Connecticut College finished fourth at the New England Small College Athletic Conference men's swimming championships on Sunday.

Local college roundup: Conn women earn No. 2 seed for NESCAC hockey tourney

Connecticut College ended its regular season with a 5-1 win over Hamilton on Saturday and will be the No. 2 seed in upcoming NESCAC women's hockey tournament.

PROFESSIONAL

Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench

Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Miami at Virginia.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Maryland at Ohio State.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Boston College at Florida State.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Texas at West Virginia.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Baylor at Texas.

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

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Arsenal at Sutton United.

Tennis

2:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.