Boatright to the rescue


Senior Ryan Boatright sat on the bench with a towel draped around his neck, watching UConn struggle in the second half on Sunday.

UConn's Hamilton has his game back on track

Daniel Hamilton ran into the freshman wall a couple of weeks ago.

Huskies earn a victory they desperately need

These are desperate days for UConn.\n

Boatright leads UConn past Central Florida

STORRS — Ryan Boatright scored 18 points and had seven assists to lead UConn to a 67-60 win over Central Florida on Thursday. 

Huskies know they must clean up their act

A frustrated Ryan Boatright is sick of losing. And he plans on doing something about it.

COLUMNS

Football zebras need new stripes

The howls of laughter never really stopped that night, at least not until it was time to go home.

UCONN

Huskies continue their roll

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. 2 UConn picked up its 17th straight victory on Sunday, 96-31 over Cincinnati and former Huskies star Jamelle Elliott.

Huskies' Jefferson has found her shot

During a three-game stretch in December, it all caught up to Moriah Jefferson.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at local college athletes and local athletes who have continued their college careers outside the region.

HIGH SCHOOL

Monday Game Day broadcast is off

Monday's high school girls’ basketball game between St. Bernard and Old Lyme, which was scheduled to be broadcast live on theday.com, has been postponed. No rescheduling date has been announced.

High school boys' basketball: Volkerts powers Fitch past Killingly

Eddie Volkerts had 21 points, 18 rebounds, five assists and five steals as Fitch High School beat Killingly on Friday, 66-51, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference interdivision game.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

BASKETBALLCollege menSt. Thomas More at Navy Prep, ppd., TBA

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

NBA roundup

Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Nebraska at Michigan.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: West Virginia at Kansas State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech.

7 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Tulsa at Tulane.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Xavier at Georgetown.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: St. Joseph's at La Salle.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Florida at Alabama.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Tennessee at Arkansas.

9 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Baylor at Oklahoma State.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colorado State at Boise State.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes.

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel - Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

3:30 a.m. (Wednesday), ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

11:30 p.m., NBCSN - FIS Skiing from Schladming, Austria. (taped today)