A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55


Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

UConn's first step is an easy one

It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night. The Huskies (33-1) provided the drama they usually do – none – and began their journey for title No. 10 with an...

UConn rolls to victory in NCAA tournament opener

Storrs – It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night.

Like it or not, UConn women are the face of the game

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women’s college basketball into their own showcase.

COLUMNS

Dayton looks a lot like a team we've seen before

It was 1991. Gampel Pavilion was still pristine. Rebecca Lobo was in high school. Stump Merrill was...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

UCONN

UConn earns eighth straight trip to Final Four

Finally, someone punched back. Finally. After the conga line of corpses the UConn women see nightly, the Huskies encountered Dayton, a team Geno Auriemma would call "one of the best teams we've played in the last five years."

UConn women earn eighth straight trip to Final Four

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points, setting the NCAA's career three-point record in the process, as No. 1 UConn earned its eighth straight trip to the NCAA Final Four with a 91-70 victory over Dayton in the Albany Regional final Monday night.

COLLEGES

Camp Cal the latest innovation in team building at Kentucky

One time, at basketball camp: Camp Cal builds a team and keeps NBA prospects alive

Michigan State back in Final Four a year later than expected

A year later than expected, Izzo's Spartans return to Final Four in surprising fashion

HIGH SCHOOL

Four locals named first team all-state in boys' basketball

New London's Collin Sawyer, who led the Whalers to an unbeaten regular season and the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship, was one of four local players to receive first-team all-state honors by the Connecticut High School Coaches...

Stonington Athletic Hall of Fame to add 10 members

The Stonington High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 10 new members on Saturday, April 25, at the high school.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local college notes

Around the region • Ledyard High School graduate Sean Curtin helped the St. Michael’s College men’s lacrosse team rally from a seven-goal deficit to beat Southern New Hampshire,...

Black Wolves fall to Swarm

A loss notwithstanding, New England Black Wolves coach Blane Harrison was in a more upbeat mood Sunday than he has been at times this season.

Local college roundup: Coast Guard sister act dominates on opening day

Freshman sisters Gabrielle and Alexia Troise led the Coast Guard Academy women’s track team to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the season-opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational.

PROFESSIONAL

Celtics keep beat Hornets to keep playoff hopes alive

Avery Bradley scores 30 points, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104

NBA roundup

Carroll scores 23 points, Korver hits 4 straight long jumpers to lead Hawks past Bucks, 101-88

ON THE AIR