UConn will try to find its groove against defensive Columbia

During one painfully hard to watch offensive possession in Thursday's loss to Duke, a frustrated Kevin Ollie slammed his hand against his bench chair.

No. 2 Duke holds off UConn 66-56

UConn possessed the effort, energy and tenacity to secure a signature victory on Thursday. The Huskies lacked the offensive firepower to pull it off.\n

UConn falls to Duke

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national...

For Huskies, a daunting challenge vs. No. 2 Duke

Whether UConn and Duke are true rivals depends on your point of view.

History still follows ex-Husky Sellers

One day at work, someone recognized Rod Sellers. Sellers has been at his new sales job in the Atlanta area for only a few months.

COLUMNS

The best seat in the houses

It was happenstance. Complete happenstance. But because of it, I considered giving the Lou Gehrig...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

UCONN

Fun at the Sun

With the first part of their season finished, Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies arenít as good yet as the teams that won the last two national championships. But they are getting better.

UConn women meet UCLA today at Mohegan Sun Arena

No. 2 UConn meets UCLA at 5 p.m. today at Mohegan Sun Arena in the Hall of Fame Womenís Challenge, the first regular-season game in history for the Huskies at the Sun.

COLLEGES

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break in a 76-27 romp on Sunday.

NCAA football roundup

Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night in Boise.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Pats rewarded with some time off

Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs.

NBA roundup

Luol Deng had 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, 100-84, to end a five-game home losing streak.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

2:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Ohio University vs. George Washington in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: DePaul vs. Colorado in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas at Temple.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colgate at Syracuse.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Tennessee-Martin at Butler.

7:30 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: Columbia at UConn from Bridgeport.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Wisconsin at California.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Milwaukee at Arkansas.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Providence vs. Miami from New York.

9 p.m., YES - NCAA men: North Dakota at Marquette.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Loyola Marymount vs. Wichita State in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

1:30 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPNU - NCAA men: Nebraska vs. Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

Football

2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Brigham Young vs. Memphis in Miami Beach Bowl.

8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Chelsea at Stoke City.