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    Thursday, April 18, 2024
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    UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

    Storrs — The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced Wednesday that it will name its annual women’s national coach of the year award after UConn's Geno Auriemma. Th...
    Austin, Texas — UConn women’s basketball redshirt junior Paige Bueckers was named a 2023-24 College Sports Communicators First Team Academic All-American the organization...
    Just before she was drafted Monday night with the sixth pick in the WNBA Draft, UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards looked down for a moment and said a silent prayer, she recalled. ...
    Former UConn forward Dorka Juhasz used to room with teammate Amari DeBerry, once detailing all the random knowledge DeBerry possesses. “She knows every single life fact,...
    South Carolina can add another first to its perfect season: The national champion Gamecocks finished atop the first Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll to be ...

    UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

    UConn filled a huge hole in the frontcourt on Wednesday, receiving a commitment from Michigan transfer Tarris Reed, Jr. A 6-foot-10, 265-pound forward, Reed averaged 9.0 ...
    Hartford — Parade day means decision day is approaching for several members of the national championship-winning UConn men’s basketball team. Approximately 60,000 fans sh...
    UConn sophomore Donovan Clingan is forgoing his remaining college eligibility to pursue a lifelong dream of playing in the NBA. A former Bristol Central High School stand...
    Back-to-back national championship winning celebrations are underway. The UConn basketball team received a hero’s welcome home at Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday night after...
    When Tristen Newton decided to transfer to UConn almost exactly two years ago, his commitment made small waves. Nothing like the tsunami that he created during his two-ye...

    UConn hires Matt Brock as defensive coordinator for the football team

    Storrs — UConn head football coach Jim Mora announced the hiring of Matt Brock as the Huskies new defensive coordinator. Brock comes to Storrs after spending the past fou...

    UCONN FOOTBALL

    Storrs — The UConn football program finalized the dates for its 2024 schedule and for the first time since the 2016 season will play seven home games at Rentschler Field,...
    Storrs – UConn head football coach Jim Mora announced the Huskies have added 10 transfer student-athletes who will join the Huskies for the spring semester. The 10 new p...
    Storrs — UConn football coach Jim Mora announced the program has received National Letters of Intent from 12 student-athletes as well as the addition of four transfers, ...
    Amherst, Mass. — Cam Edwards ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns and Mumu Bin-Wahad opened the scoring with a 45-yard pick-six to lead the UConn football team to a 31-18...
    Location: McGuirk Alumni Stadium, Amherst, Mass. Kickoff: noon (ESPN+) Records: UConn 2-9, UMass 3-8 Last game: UConn beat Sacred Heart, 31-3, Saturday; U...
    Storrs — Ta’Quan Roberson threw four touchdown passes and the UConn football team ended a four-game losing streak with a 31-3 victory over FCS program Sacred Heart on Sa...

    Colleges

    Heat 100, Cavaliers 97 Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo added 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Miami Heat showed their experience down the stretch in a 10...
    Los Angeles — Charles White, the Southern California tailback who won the Heisman Trophy in 1979, died Wednesday. He was 64. USC announced the death of White, who is stil...
    El Segundo, Calif. — Georgia coach Kirby Smart was part of college football's greatest dynasty as an assistant for Nick Saban at Alabama and now is on the verge of launch...
    Frisco, Texas — Mark Gronowski threw three touchdowns passes and ran 51 yards for another score as South Dakota State won its first national championship with a 45-21 win...

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    The Day’s Winter All-Area teams to be announced beginning Saturday

    For nine days beginning with Saturday’s edition of The Day, we will celebrate the winter season with our All-Area coverage of nine winter sports, including, for the firs...

    Local roundup: Wheeler opens its golf season with a pair of wins

    Stonington — Wheeler, the defending Eastern Connecticut Conference Division IV boys’ golf champions, opened its season with a pair of wins. The Lions beat Stonington 5.5...

    Local high school notes: Old Lyme’s Rahr honored by U.S. star Keys with ‘Medal of Kindness’

    Old Lyme girls’ tennis coach Lauren Rahr wrote American tennis star Madison Keys a note. It was after Rahr had watched Keys lose in the semifinals of the 2023 U.S. Open ...