New London, NFA advance to ECC Division I tournament final

New London's Cora Sawyer (15) and Stonington's Kate Johnson dive for a loose ball after Johnson knocked the ball out of Sawyer's hand during the top-seeded Whalers' 63-33 win over the No. 4 Bears in Saturday's ECC Division I girls' basketball tournament final at NFA. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Eventually, in Saturday's Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I semifinals, the game's velocity favored unbeaten and top-seeded New London, with the Whalers outrunning No. 4 Stonington 63-33 to advance to Wednesday's championship game.

Ledyard's Mullaney survives while Montville's Caskey thrives at Class S wrestling tourney

Ledyard's Richard Mullaney, top, attempts to turn Windham's Jaden Malave to his back their 285-pound semifinal match in the Class S wrestling tournament on Saturday at Windham. Mullaney won, 4-0, avenging a loss to Malave in last week's ECC final, and went on to capture his first state title. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Ledyard's Richard Mullaney surprised himself by winning the CIAC Class S heavyweight championship on Saturday, while top seeds Noah Caskey (132 pounds) and Nick Tibbetts (220) won titles for Montville.

H.S. wrestling: Fitch's Kosman wins second straight Class L title

Fitch's Jarod Kosman captured his second straight state title at CIAC Class L wrestling tournament on Saturday at Bristol Central High School.

H.S. roundup: NFA's Allyson Lewis wins State Open indoor high jump title

Norwich Free Academy's Allyson Lewis captured the girls' high jump title during the CIAC State Open indoor track and field championships on Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Waterford outlasts NFA 80-77 before full house in Norwich

Waterford's Eric Pinch (1) moves the ball down court ahead of NFA's Alec Gomes during the Lancers' 80-77 win on Friday night before a full house at NFA's Alumni Hall. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

J.J. Brennan's five 3-pointers, the last of which snapped a 77-77 tie with 1:39 left, lifted Waterford to an entertaining 80-77 win over Norwich Free Academy before an in-full-throat sellout crowd at Alumni Hall.



We're talking baseball again ... with some help from 'Hawkeye'

Baseball — gone too long once again — returned to us Saturday morning. Ah, baseball.


UConn women rout Temple 106-45, win 77th straight at home

UConn's Napheesa Collier, left, drives to the basket as Temple's Mia Davis defends during the first half of Sunday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. UConn won 106-45. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Juniors Katie Lou Samuelson and Napheesa Collier have played 101 games for UConn and have won 100 of them.

UConn men hold off East Carolina, 84-80

Jalen Adams scored 26 points and UConn held on to beat East Carolina 84-80 on Sunday despite giving up a triple-double to the Pirates' Isaac Fleming.

Rested UConn women host Temple in Harford

Top-ranked UConn plays its third straight home game on Sunday when Temple visits the XL Center in Hartford at 2 p.m.


No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

Cincinnati's Cane Broome, left, and Wichita State's Darral Willis Jr. collide while going for the ball during the first half of Sunday's game in Highland Heights, Ky. Wichita State won, 76-72. (Gary Landers/AP Photo)

Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Clemson's Gabe DeVoe tries to maintain control of the ball while defended by Duke's Jordan Goldwire during the first half of Sunday's game in Clemson, S.C. Duke won, 66-57. (Richard Shiro/AP Photo)

Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good in a 66-57 win at No. 11 Clemson

Top 25 rewind: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

Michigan State's Cassius Winston, left, celebrates with Miles Bridges after scoring during the second half of Saturday's game against Northwestern in Rosemont, Ill. Michigan State rallied from a 27-point deficit and won, 65-60. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova both earned big road wins to highlight the week's AP Top 25 schedule


Black Wolves lose their third straight, falling to Colorado 19-11

Kevin Crowley of the New England Black Wolves, left, attempts to move past Brad Self of the Colorado Mammoth during Sunday's National Lacrosse League game at Mohegan Sun Arena. Colorado won 19-11. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The Colorado Mammoth scored on their first shot Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena and fended off a Black Wolves comeback for a 19-11 victory.

Black Wolves look to bounce back against Mammoth

The New England Black Wolves (4-3) will try to regain a measure of consistency Sunday when they meet the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) in a 2 p.m. game at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Local colleges: CGA's Mooney wins New England title in women's 3,000

Coast Guard Academy freshman Kaitlyn Mooney edged Brittany Bowman of Tufts by two-tenths of a second to capture the women's 3,000-meter race during Saturday's New England Division III indoor track and field championships at Springfield College.


Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

Team LeBron's LeBron James, left, of Cleveland, laughs as Team Stephen's Al Horford, of Boston, stands by during the second half of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. James scored 29 and was named MVP to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 win. (Chris Pizzello/AP Photo)

Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in All-Star Game

NHL roundup

The Rangers' Cody McLeod watches as Philadelphia's Alex Lyon makes a glove save in the second period of Sunday's game at Madison Square Garden. Philadelphia won, 7-4. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Travis Konecny scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon made 25 saves in relief and the Philadelphia Flyers went on to down the New York Rangers 7-4 on Sunday.



6 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Florida State at Duke.

7 p.m., YES — NCAA women: Syracuse at Pittsburgh.

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

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Howard at North Carolina Central.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Maryland at Northwestern.

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

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Kansas.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Alcorn State at Alabama State.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Minnesota at Wisconsin.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: UCLA at Oregon.


1 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Minnesota Wild at New York Islanders.

4 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames.


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

Winter Olympics

5 a.m., Olympic Channel — From Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Coverage begins on NBCSN at 7 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m.; CNBC at 5 p.m.).