UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Dangerfield's career day lifts No. 2 UConn women past Temple 88-67

UConn's Napheesa Collier leads the Huskies in transition during Saturday's 88-67 win over Temple in an AAC game in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Collier, Dangerfield lead No. 2 UConn past Temple 88-67

No. 2 UConn women face Temple in Philadelphia

UConn's Megan Walker (3) drives to the baseline around Cincinnati's Maya Benham during a Jan. 9 game at Gampel Pavilion. Walker scored a career-high 34 points during a 75-33 win over Tulane on Wednesday and will look for another strong performance on Saturday against Temple in Philadelphia. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

UConn's second-ranked women's basketball team looks to complete a perfect 3-0 week in the AAC when the Huskies visit Philadelphia on Saturday to play Temple at the Liacouras Center (noon, SNY).

UConn reports more than $40 million athletic deficit

The University of Connecticut is reporting that spending in its athletic division outpaced revenue by more than $40 million in 2018

Walker leads No. 2 UConn women to 75-33 rout of Tulane

UConn's Megan Walker, front, battles for a loose ball under the basket against Tulane guard Kaila Anderson in the first half of a women's college basketball game Wednesday in New Orleans. (Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)

Megan Walker scored a season-high 34 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 17 to power No. 2 UConn to a 75-33 victory over Tulane

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Self-imposed penalties could trigger Hurley contract extension

UConn athletic director David Benedict talks to the media during a news conference prior to Saturday's men's basketball game against Tulane at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn's recommended self-imposed penalties regarding NCAA violations in the men's basketball program could trigger a year's extension to coach Dan Hurley's contract.

UConn men roll past Tulane for rare convincing AAC win

UConn's Jalen Adams celebrates with head coach Dan Hurley during the second half of the Huskies' 87-71 AAC win over Tulane on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. Adams led UConn with 31 points. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn never trailed, fought off a second-half challenge and then pulled away for an 87-71 victory over Tulane, its most lopsided AAC win since thumping South Florida by 46 on Feb. 8, 2017.

Huskies can't seem to muster the fire, intensity of their coach

UConn, which has dropped five its last six games, plays another struggling team in Tulane on Saturday in an AAC men's basketball game at Gampel Pavilioni in Storrs.

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie

COLUMNS

Virtual 5K is latest creative gesture to support our CGA friends

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UCONN FOOTBALL

Coaching veteran Spanos hired as UConn defensive coordinator

When UConn football coach Randy Edsall started his search for a defensive coordinator, he had some specific requirements for the job.

UConn football receives $1 million gift

The UConn football program has received a $1 million commitment from UConn alumnus Chris Fraser, as announced on Thursday. Fraser graduated from the University of Connecticut with bachelor's degrees in chemistry and business administration in 1980.

COLLEGES

RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

Duke's Cam Reddish passes the ball while Virginia's Braxton Key and Kyle Guy defend during the second half of Saturday's game in Durham, N.C. The top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 4 Virginia, 72-70. (Gerry Broome/AP Photo)

RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the season

Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

Wisconsin's Ethan Happ dunks over Michigan's Jon Teske during the second half of Saturday's game in Madison, Wis. Happ had a game-high 26 points with 10 rebounds in Wisconsin's 64-54 upset win over No. 2 Michigan. (Andy Manis/AP Photo)

Ethan Happ scored 26 points and had 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed No. 2 Michigan its first loss of the season, 64-54

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Tennessee forward Grant Williams attempts a shot in between Alabama forwards Alex Reese and Galin Smith in the second half of Saturday's game in Knoxville, Tenn. Williams scored 21 in third-ranked Tennessee's 71-68 win. (Shawn Millsaps/AP Photo)

Grant Williams scored 21 points, and No. 3 Tennessee rallied past Alabama 71-68 for its 12th straight win and a chance to climb atop the AP Top 25

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Oregon's Satou Sabally, right, goes up for a shot ahead of Arizona State's Courtney Ekmark, left, Oregon's Oti Gildon and Arizona State's Kianna Ibis during the fourth quarter of Friday's game in Eugene, Ore. Fifth-ranked Oregon won, 77-71. (Chris Pietsch/AP Photo)

Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19 Arizona State 77-71 on Friday night

LOCAL ROUNDUP

St. Thomas More feels right at home in winning own Founder's tourney

St. Thomas More's Jared Garcia (25) glides to the basket past Knox School's Ador Athual (5) during Saturday's championship game in the Founder's tournament in Montville. The Chancellors won the title 90-70. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

St. Thomas More wins its own Founder's tournament, cruising to a 90-70 men's basketball victory over the Knox School of Long Island on Saturday afternoon.

Black Wolves win third straight, edging Georgia 13-12 on goal by Digby

Tyler Digby scored the game-winning goal for New England on a power play with 2 minutes, 52 seconds remaining, underhanding a shot on an assist from Reilly O'Connor, to give the Black Wolves a spirited 13-12 victory over Georgia.

Georgia's Lyle Thompson, a proud Native American, shaken by racist taunts

Georgia's Lyle Thompson was conducting an interview with NLL analyst Brian Shanahan this week and Shanahan asked him what would otherwise have been an easy question. What does lacrosse mean to him?

PROFESSIONAL

Child is father of the man: Federer loses to Tsistsipas, 20

Stefanos Tsitsipas, left, is congratulated by Roger Federer after winning their fourth round match 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the Australian Open on Sunday in Melbourne, Australia. (Andy Brownbill/AP Photo)

Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal

Chiefs are latest opponent to try and knock Patriots off their AFC perch

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks at the Lamar Hunt Trophy during a press conference earlier this week. Kansas City hosts the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium. (John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP)

Patriots eye 3rd straight Super Bowl trip, but Chiefs at Arrowhead are a daunting obstacle

Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay answers questions during a press conference on Friday at Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The ties between the Saints' Sean Payton and the Rams' Sean McVay go well beyond a shared name.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA men: Florida State at Boston College.

12:30 p.m., YES — NCAA women: Virginia Tech at North Carolina State.

1 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Delaware at Northeastern.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA women: Fordham at Dayton.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Penn State at Maryland.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Houston at Wichita State.

2:30 p.m., YES — NCAA women: North Carolina at Miami.

3 p.m., NBA TV — NBAGL: Santa Cruz Warriors at Oklahoma City Blue.

3 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Butler at Creighton.

4 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA women: La Salle at Saint Joseph's.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Texas A&M at Georgia.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Bradley at Southern Illinois.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NCAA men: Duquesne at George Washington.

5 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: West Virginia at Baylor.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Minnesota at Nebraska.

6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Colorado at Utah.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — High school boys: IMG Academy (Fla) vs. Oak Hill Academy (Va.) from Springfield, Mass.

Football

3 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints in NFC Championship.

6:40 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL playoffs: New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs in AFC Championship. 

Golf

11 a.m., ESPN2 — Latin America Amateur Championship from La Romana, Dominican Republic.

Noon, Golf Channel — Web.com: Great Abaco Classic from Bahamas.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Tournament of Champions from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — LPGA: Tournament of Champions from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Desert Classic from La Quinta, Calif.

Hockey

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Washington Capitals at Chicago Blackhawks.

7 p.m., NHL Network — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Toronto Maple Leafs.

Rugby

10:15 a.m., NBCSN — Heineken Cup: Leinster at Wasps.

Soccer

8:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester City at Huddersfield Town.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin at Nurnberg.

10:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Fulham.

Tennis

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

3 a.m. (Monday), ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Freestyle skiing aerials from Lake Placid, N.Y. (taped today)

6 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup biathlon from Ruhpolding, Germany. (taped today)

7 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup skiing men's downhill from Wengen, Switzerland. (taped today)

8 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup skiing women's downhill and super-G from Cortina d-Ampezzo, Italy. (taped today)

10 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup women's bobsled from Innsbruck, Austria. (taped today)