Surprising Dayton earns spot against UConn in Elite 8


Hoover scores 26 and Dayton reaches first regional final with 82-66 win over Louisville.

Unbeaten Kentucky survives upset bid by Notre Dame 68-66

Kentucky stays unbeaten, holds off Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament to make Final Four

Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona

Sharpshooting Wisconsin beats Arizona 85-78 in West Regional final; earns repeat Final 4 trip

Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

Valentine leads Spartans 2nd half rally in 62-58 win over Sooners in East semifinal

Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57

Coach K and Duke 1 win from another Final 4, after 63-57 Sweet 16 win over revived Utah

COLUMNS

UConn's excellence is wrapped around simplicity

They were just two of UConn's 39 made baskets Saturday afternoon. You won't see them on any...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

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

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Gonzaga's first regional final in 16 years vs top-seeded Duke

Gonzaga deep into March this time, have Duke in way of getting to 1st NCAA Final Four

NCAA Tournament roundup/Women

Mitchell's late basket helps South Carolina hold off North Carolina 67-65 in NCAA Sweet 16

Cardinals end a storybook run for N.C. State

Louisville beats NC State 75-65 in East; on to NCAA Tournament's Elite 8

Finally, Gonzaga returns to the Elite Eight

Karnowski scores 18 to lead Gonzaga to 74-62 win over UCLA and a spot in the Elite Eight

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn women dominate Texas 105-54 in Sweet 16

The UConn women, often precise, were magnificent Saturday in the Sweet 16, turning Texas into a flaming portrait of burnt orange. The top-seeded Huskies shot 56 percent as two of their best scored career-highs in the tournament. Their reward was a...

Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16

Morgan Tuck and the top-seeded UConn women's basketball team continue their path through the NCAA tournament today in the regional semifinals against No. 5 Texas (noon, ESPN).

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.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

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

NBA roundup

NBA Capsules

NHL roundup

NHL Capsules

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 from Martinsville, Va.

2 p.m., ESPN — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals from Concord, N.C. (taped today)

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg from Florida.

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — Exhibition: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox at Fort Myers, Fla.

1:05 p.m., WOR (710-AM) — Exhibition: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals from Jupiter, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Seattle Mariners at San Diego Padres from Peoria, Ariz.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA women: South Carolina vs. Florida State in Division I Tournament regional final from Greensboro, N.C.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA: Houston Rockets at Washington Wizards.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Louisville vs. Michigan State in Division I Tournament regional final from Syracuse, N.Y.

3:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets.

4:55 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Gonzaga vs. Duke in Division I Tournament regional final from Houston.

6 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Baylor vs. Notre Dame in Division I Tournament regional final from Oklahoma City.

Cycling

11:30 p.m., NBCSN — Criterium International final stage from Corsica. (taped today)

Football

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Arena: Philadelphia Soul at Orlando Predators.

Golf

8:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Agadir, Morocco.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic from Saucier, Miss.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

5 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes.

5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Denver at Providence in Division I Tournament.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Rochester Institute of Technology winner vs. Nebraska-Omaha in Division I Tournament from South Bend, Ind.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — UEFA European qualifier: Portugal vs. Serbia from Lisbon, Portugal.

4:50 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.