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Ten days later, No. 3 UConn women get back to business vs. Butler

UConn guard Evina Westbrook (22) brings the ball up court during the No. 3 Huskies' 87-50 win over Providence on Jan. 9 in Storrs. UConn returns to action on Tuesday by hosting Butler in a Big East game. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

UConn's last game was Jan. 9 against Providence, an 87-50 victory but one in which not everything went particularly smoothly. Normally, those transgressions would have been addressed by now.

UConn women add Poffenbarger to roster for second semester

The UConn women's basketball program announced Friday morning that Saylor Poffenbarger has enrolled in classes and will join the team for the second semester.

UConn women reschedule two games

The Big East Conference announced an updated women's basketball schedule on Thursday, and two of the rescheduled games involve UConn.

Two UConn women's basketball games postponed, including Wednesday's

UConn Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma uses hand sanitizer as his team takes on the Providence Friars in the second half at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn, Jan 9, 2021. UConn defeated Providence 87-50. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

UConn coach Geno Auriemma spent a good amount of time after Saturday's victory over Providence speaking about inconsistency, his voice tinged with frustration and a note of seriousness.


St. John's surprises No. 23 UConn men 74-70

UConn guard Tyrese Martin (4) shoots against St. John's forward Josh Roberts (1) and guard Dylan Addae-Wusu (5) during the first half of the No. 23 Huskies' 74-70 loss to the Red Storm on Monday in Storrs. (David Butler II/Pool photo via AP)

St. John's overcame a 14-point first half deficit to snap No. 23 UConn's four-game winning streak, 74-70, in a Big East men's basketball game on Monday at Gampel Pavilion.

No. 25 UConn prepared for a battle with St. John's

UConn's R.J. Cole (1) drives against DePaul's Charlie Moore during the first half of a game on Jan. 11 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

UConn (7-1, 4-1) is on a roll, carrying a season-high four game winning streak into Monday's Big East game against St. John's (7-7, 2-6) at 2:30 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion.

Corey Floyd Jr. commits to play for UConn men

Corey Floyd, Jr. a Class of 2022 recruit out of Roselle Catholic High School in New Jersey, committed to the Huskies, making his announcement on Twitter.

UConn's Bouknight out indefinitely following left elbow surgery

UConn guard James Bouknight (2) drives to the basket during a Dec. 30 game against DePaul in Storrs. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

The UConn men's basketball program announced Wednesday afternoon that leading scorer James Bouknight underwent surgery on his left elbow on Tuesday and will be sidelined indefinitely.


Contradictory H.S. sports rules leave many of us befuddled

Spring football never had a real chance in Connecticut.

Hard-luck Friars have been on wrong side of fantastic finishes

Providence is one of frontrunners for the Big East's Hard Luck Team of the Year award. The Friars...


Louisville is No. 1 in women's AP Top 25 for first time

Louisville coach Jeff Walz gestures during the first half of a Jan. 7 game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

Louisville is No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll for the first time in school history

No. 1 Stanford women fall to Colorado

Colorado guard Mya Hollingshed, right, pulls in a rebound as Stanford guards Lexie Hull, left, and Haley Jones defend in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Frida Formann hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime to lead the Colorado Buffaloes to a 77-72 upset win over No. 1 Stanford

College basketball top 25 roundup: No. 2 Baylor improves to 12-0

Baylor's Jonathan Tchatchoua (23) dunks the ball during the second half of Saturday's Big 12 victory over Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Justin Rex)

Davion Mitchell had 19 points and Jared Butler finally scored late as No. 2 Baylor overcame No. 15 Texas Tech 68-60 on Saturday to stay undefeated after their closest game this season.

Butler erases 13-point deficit, upsets No. 8 Creighton in OT

Butler's Myles Tate (12) is defended by Creighton's Shereef Mitchell (4) during the first half of Saturday's Big East game in Indianapolis. The Bulldogs upset the No. 8 Bluejays 70-66 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Aaron Thompson scored 17 points and he found Bryce Nze for the go-ahead layup with 68 seconds left in overtime, leading Butler back from a 13-point deficit to upset No. 8 Creighton 70-66 in overtime


Pagan scores 1,000th point for Stony Brook women's basketball team

In this June 26, 2019, file photo, New London's Tai Pagan, left, and her sister, India Pagan, right, pose for a photo with former Stonington great Heather Buck at the conclusion of The Day High School Athlete of the Year Awards banquet at the Port 'N Starboard banquet hall at Ocean Beach Park.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

India Pagan of New London became the 18th 1,000-point scorer in Stony Brook University women's basketball history Sunday in the Seawolves' 64-41 America East Conference victory at New Hampshire.


Mets fire GM Porter after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

This screen grab from a Zoom call shows New York Mets general manager Jared Porter on Dec. 14, 2020. (Zoom via AP, File)

New York Mets general manager Jared Porter has been fired after sending sexually explicit, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs

Lockdown: Tennis players getting on with life in Australia

Italy's Simone Bolelli, left, and Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez are escorted to their training session in Melbourne, Australia, on Monday. The number of players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights bringing players, coaches, officials and media to Melbourne for the season-opening tennis major. (Luis Ascui/AAP Image via AP)

The number of elite tennis players in lockdown in Australia swelled to 72 after a fifth positive COVID-19 case emerged from the charter flights into Melbourne for the season-opening major

Barrett, Randle power Knicks past struggling Magic 91-84

Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) holds onto the ball before driving down court during the first half of Monday's 91-84 victory over the Orlando Magic in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, Pool)

Elfrid Payton's words at the podium Monday had to be sweet music to the ears of New York Knicks coaches and executives.



6:30 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: Butler at UConn.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Butler at DePaul.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Tennessee at Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Southern California at Oregon State.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Winthrop at Presbyterian.

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

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Colorado State at Utah State.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Duke at Pittsburgh.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Alabama at Louisiana State.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Seton Hall at Villanova.

9 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz.


7 p.m., MSG — NHL: New Jersey Devils at New York Rangers.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins.

10 p.m., NHL Network — NHL: Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings.


3:10 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Chelsea at Leicester City.