Local college roundup: Coast Guard men's basketball wins a Classic

Most Valuable Player Kevin Alvarez finished with career highs of 18 points and nine rebounds Saturday , leading the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team to a 59-47 win over Regis in the Moe’s Queso Classic championship game.

Local roundup: Alvarez, Anderson lead Coast Guard men's hoop to win

Junior Kevin Alvarez hit a game-winning basket from the corner with 12.9 seconds left as the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team edged Roger Williams 55-54 in Wednesday’s home opener.

Local college notes

A weekly look back at our local colleges and local athletes playing at schools outside the region.

Cattanach, the comeback kid, earns trip to nationals

New London's Lee Cattanach added another chapter in his remarkable comeback on Saturday, becoming Eastern Connecticut State University's first runner in 38 years to qualify for the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.

End comes all too suddenly for Conn women's soccer

On the verge of heading to a penalty kick shootout to decide the outcome of the scoreless double-overtime game, the Conn College women's soccer team watched Montclair State University senior Kaila Fasano deliver a devastating game-winning strike...



He's back to the Kris Dunn we remember

Mohegan - His last official act in this building before Saturday...


Alabama rolls to No. 1 in college football playoff rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.

Florida State back at No. 1 in college football poll

Florida State is No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll in another comeback of sorts for a team with a season full of remarkable rallies.

Defending champ UConn field hockey returns to the Final Four

For the third time in four seasons, the No. 3 UConn field hockey team will play in the national semifinals after defeating No. 8 Stanford 3-1 in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal game Sunday afternoon at the George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex.

Conn overcomes some early nerves to win NCAA opener

An opportunistic Connecticut College is moving on in the NCAA Division III Womenís Soccer Championship tournament.


UConn football hits rock bottom in 41-0 rout

Forget about trying to take any positives from UConn’s dismal performance Saturday night.

Huskies still trying to clean up the mess

When the season ends in a few weeks, UConn should be closer to where it wants to ultimately be.


UConn women back in action today after rare loss

UConnís had nearly a week to digest a rare defeat, an overtime loss at Stanford on Monday that ended a 47-game winning streak.

NCAAs headed to Bridgeport in 2016-17

Bridgeport - UConn will join Fairfield University to as co-hosts of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament in 2016 and 2017 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, it was announced on Thursday. The 2016 tourney will host...

Stanford was up to challenge

Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play UConn when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in womenís basketball.

No. 6 Stanford stuns No. 1 UConn 88-86 in OT

Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies' 47-game winning streak...


Sunday's schedule

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Federer, Wawrinka give Swiss lead

Lille, France - Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to...

Price, Canadiens beat Bruins for third time

Boston - Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night.


Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from United Arab Emirates.


Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Florida State vs. Massachusetts from Mohegan Sun.

1 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: Creighton at UConn.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico vs. Texas A&M in Puerto Rico Tip-Off fifth-place game from San Juan.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Notre Dame vs. Providence from Mohegan Sun.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: South Florida at North Carolina State.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: North Carolina Central at Creighton.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Boston College vs. Dayton in Puerto Rico Tip-Off third-place game from San Juan.

6 p.m., CSN - NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Boston Celtics.

6 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Massachusetts-Lowell at Fordham.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: South Carolina vs. Akron in Charleston (S.C.) Classic third-place game.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: UConn vs. West Virginia in Puerto Rico Tip-Off final from San Juan.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Miami (Fla.) vs. Charlotte in Charleston (S.C.) Classic final.


11 a.m., ESPNU - NCAA: FCS Championship Selection Show from Charlotte, N.C.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Tennessee Titans at Philadelphia Eagles.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL: Detroit Lions at New England Patriots.

1 p.m., ESPN - CFL playoffs: Montreal Alouettes at Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) - NFL: Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NCAA: Louisville at Notre Dame.


1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.


7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins.

10:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames.


10:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Tottenham at Hull City.

1:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - MLS playoffs: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls.

5 p.m., ESPN - MLS playoffs: Seattle Sounders at Los Angeles Galaxy.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.