UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn's Dangerfield set to move forward as WNBA Draft approaches

UConn's Crystal Dangerfield reacts during the AAC tournament quarterfinal game against Temple on March 7 at Mohegan Sun Arena. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn senior point guard Crystal Dangerfield is caught between the past, a past unfinished with the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA tournament due to COVID-19, and the future.

UConn commit Ducharme following Bent's delayed path to Storrs

Molly Bent has never regretted her decision to repeat her sophomore year of high school when she transferred to Tabor Academy, saying she would have never been a part of the UConn women’s basketball team without doing it.

Massachusetts guard Ducharme commits to UConn women

Caroline Ducharme, a 6-foot-1 junior guard from Milton, Mass., has made an oral commitment to join the UConn women's basketball program, the Huskies' third member of the Class of 2021.

UConn's Walker earns WBCA All-America honors

UConn's Megan Walker (3) guards Cincinnati's Angel Rizor (4) as they watch for the rebound during the AAC women's basketball tournament final on March 9 at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

UConn junior forward Megan Walker was named to the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Division I All-America team on Thursday.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men land Rhode Island transfer Tyrese Martin

Tyrese Martin, a 6-foot-6 swingman who played two seasons at Rhode Island, announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will transfer to UConn, picking the Huskies over Seton Hall, Oregon, Georgia and Mississippi.

Top title games: UConn's '99 win vs. Duke a program changer

In this March 29, 1999, file photo, UConn's Khalid El-Amin celebrates in the final seconds the Huskies' 77-74 victory over Duke in the NCAA championship game in St. Petersburg, Fla. UConn made itself a national power by holding off the favored Blue Devils in one of the greatest championship games in NCAA Tournament history. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)

Khalid El-Amin remembers UConn's resolve to win a program-changing national championship.

Andre Jackson getting ready for first season at UConn

Andre Jackson of Albany Academy (N.Y.), warms up with teammates prior to a  game against Murry Bergtraum of New York City. Jackson, a 6-foot-7 swingman and UConn commit, has been working out at home on his own during the coronavirus pandemic to prepare for this first season in Storrs. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Andre Jackson is doing whatever he can under challenging circumstances to prepare for his first season at UConn.

Wilson leaving UConn men's basketball program

UConn forward Sidney Wilson (15), a redshirt sophomore, announced Friday that he has entered the NCAA transfer portal and is leaving the program. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Reserve forward Sidney Wilson, who's promising career never took off at UConn, is planning to transfer.

COLLEGES

Bentley coach Barbara Stevens inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

In this Jan. 17, 2018 file photo, Bentley women's basketball coach Barbara Stevens, center, is congratulated during a team photo after winning her 1000th career game after beating Adelphi in Waltham, Mass.  (Christopher Evans/The Boston Herald via AP)

Bentley coach Barbara Stevens inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

AP top tourney one-and-done players

In this June 28, 2012, file photo, Kentucky's Anthony Davis, left, is congratulated by former teammate Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, right, after Davis was selected as the No. 1 overall draft pick by the New Orleans Hornets at the NBA Draft in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis didn’t need to score big to control a game

Stonington's Arruda finds her way to Seton Hall softball

Miranda Arruda, a 2019 Stonington High School graduate and three-sport athlete for the Bears, is a freshman this year at Seton Hall. She walked on to the softball team, going from manager to practice player to a fell-fledged member of the team, appearing in 18 games for the Pirates as both pinch runner and outfielder. (Gabe Rhodes/Seton Hall athletics)

Among the things former Stonington High School center fielder Miranda Arruda has learned so far during her freshman year at Seton Hall University: that she's fast, that she's a Division I softball player and how to negotiate an airport security line.

Ivy League denies graduate eligibility for spring-sport athletes

In this May 28, 2018, file photo, Yale's Jackson Morrill (15), left, is defended by Duke's Kevin McDonough during the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament championship game in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The Ivy League has decided not to allow its spring-sport athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility as graduates

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Local colleges: Avery Point's Sanders earns All-American honors

UConn Avery Point's Rebekah Sanders has been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-America women's basketball team.

NLL cancels remainder of regular season

The National Lacrosse League announced Wednesaday that it is canceling the remainder of the regular season.

PROFESSIONAL

Rhule: Bridgewater was 'right fit' because he knows offense

Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule speaks during a press conference at the NFL scouting combine on Feb. 25 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

First-year head coach Matt Rhule said Teddy Bridgewater’s familiarity with the team’s offensive scheme made him the “right fit” at quarterback for the Panthers and ultimately led to Cam Newton’s release

Fan sues Woods, caddie, claiming he was pushed 2 years ago

A Florida man is suing Tiger Woods and his caddie, claiming Joe LaCava pushed him during the Valspar Championship two years ago

Kevin Garnett talks SuperSonics, Kobe, Hall of Fame

In this July 18, 2013 file photo, Kevin Garnett smiles as he speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Kevin Garnett recently found out that he's going into the Basketball Hall of Fame later this year

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