H.S. roundup: Ledyard wrestlers win Carl Snitkin Duals

Ledyard defeated host Norwich Free Academy 46-29 in the championship match of the Carl Snitkin Duals wrestling tournament on Saturday.

No. 9 NFA girls hand Bacon first loss

If a defense-first mentality is considered old school, as she hinted Friday night, then Courtney Gomez is just going to have to be old school

Lyman sinks Montville at the buzzer and hands Indians first loss

Lyman Memorial's Dylan Lucey made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Montville its first loss of the season, 39-36, and prevent the Indians from clinching the ECC Division IV boys' basketball title.

H.S. basketball: Vikings' Dubreuil scores 1,000th career point in win

East Lyme's Sophie Dubreuil (2), shown driving to the basket during a Class L state tournament game against Windsor last season, scored her 1,000th career point during the Vikings' 49-34 win over Fitch on Friday night. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Sophie Dubreuil scored 31 points, including the 1,000 of her career, as East Lyme rolled to a 49-34 girls' basketball victory over Fitch on Friday night.

East Lyme's Fiorillo resigns citing health, family concerns

East Lyme head coach Sal Fiorillo calls a play during a game last season against New London. Fiorillo, citing health and family reasons, resigned earlier this week during fourth season. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

East Lyme High School girls' basketball coach Sal Fiorillo, in his fourth season, resigned earlier this week to focus on his health and family, school athletic director Steve Hargis confirmed Friday.



If you think picking an all-decade girls' hoop team is easy, think again

So much for an all-decade team serving as an amusing distraction. This was hard. And also testimony...



Tulsa outlasts UConn 79-75 in overtime

UConn's James Bouknight (2) shoots over Tulsa's Jeriah Horne (41) in the second half of Sunday's game at Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

For the fourth straight game, the Huskies had an upset victory within reach and then watched it slip away, dropping a 79-75 overtime decision to AAC leader Tulsa before 10,509 fans at the XL Center.

Charles returns with Team USA, but also to celebrate her UConn days

Tina Charles, right, fights for a rebound with Japan's Ramu Tokashiki, left, during the quarterfinals of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Charles, the ex-UConn star who would go on to help the U.S. win the gold medal, returns to Hartford on Monday night with Team USA for an exhibition game against the No. 3 Huskies at the XL Center. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tina Charles is one of five former UConn women’s basketball greats selected for the U.S. national team’s roster to play in Monday’s exhibition against UConn at the XL Center.

UConn men suffer another painful loss

UConn battled back from a nine-point second-half deficit to force overtime only to fall to American Athletic Conference co-leader Tulsa, 79-75, Sunday at the XL Center.


No. 4 San Diego State remains unbeaten with 71-67 win over UNLV

San Diego State's Trey Pulliam goes for the layup against UNLV during the second half of Sunday's game in Las Vegas. No. 4 San Diego State won, 71-67. (Joe Buglewicz/AP Photo)

Malachi Flynn scored 21 points to lead No. 4 San Diego State to a 71-67 victory over UNLV

No. 4 Oregon beats No. 7 Oregon State 66-57

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu shoots despite defense from Oregon State's Mikayla Pivec during the first half of Sunday's game in Corvallis, Ore. The fourth-ranked Ducks beat No. 7 Oregon State 66-57. (Amanda Loman/AP Photo)

Sabrina Ionescu scored 19 points and Satou Sabally added 16 to help No. 4 Oregon beat seventh-ranked Oregon State 66-57 on Sunday, sweeping the two-game Civil War series

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Houston guard DeJon Jarreau shoots between South Florida guards Laquincy Rideau (3) and Ezacuras Dawson III during the second half of Sunday's game in Houston. No. 25 Houston won, 68-49. (Michael Wyke/AP Photo)

DeJon Jarreau had 12 points and six assists, Fabian White Jr. added 11 points, and No. 25 Houston defeated South Florida 68-49


Black Wolves fall in OT, suffering first loss

The Wolves give away a three-goal lead down the stretch, falling 11-10 to the Swarm on Sunday in sudden death overtime before 4,737 fans at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Local roundup: Pointers fall in OT

Avery Point's bid for a third straight win came up short, as the Pointers lost to Brookdale Community College 77-71 in overtime in a men's basketball game on Sunday.

Clark takes over role Lisk started as Black Wolves GM

Rich Lisk, left, outgoing general manager of the New England Black Wolves, talks with head coach Glenn Clark, who will also assume GM duties, prior to a recent game at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Photo courtesy of New England Black Wolves)

In October, the New England Black Wolves' two heads of state, general manager Rich Lisk and head coach Glenn Clark, vacationed together in Key West.


NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 killed in helicopter crash

In this March 2019 Day file photo, Former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna take a photo together as they watch UConn play Houston in the second half of American Athletic Conference women's college basketball action Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Gampel Pavilion. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Kobe Bryant, who became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career spent entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.

NBA roundup

Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots the ball over Indiana forward T.J. Warren, right, during the second half of Sunday's game in Portland, Ore. Lillard scored 50 as the Blazers won 139-129. (Steve Dykes/AP Photo)

Nikola Jokic turned in his ninth triple-double of the season, Jerami Grant scored a season-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets held off the Houston Rockets 117-110 on a melancholy day as players and fans learned about an hour before the game of...



7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women's exhibition: U.S. National Team at UConn from Hartford.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Florida A&M at Norfolk State.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Lehigh at American.

7 p.m., MSG — NBAGL: Raptors 905 at Westchester Knicks.

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

9 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz.


7 p.m., FS1, NFL Network — NFL: Super Bowl opening night from Miami.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Dallas Stars.

10 p.m., NHL Network — AHL All-Star Challenge from Ontario, Calif.


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

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