| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:41 PM
MEMPHIS — Louisville took home the trophies the Huskies had been eyeballing, and there is no substitute for that.
UConn brought back items less tangible — confidence, self-esteem, things that seemed lost a week ago. The Huskies, now, can...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs.
16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion)
Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
| Feb 21, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is going to modernize Virginia Tech athletics. Dramatically and subtly. Short- and long-term. He's going to push the department to promote, fundraise, recruit and win like never before.
Less than a week on the job, the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The conference season is less than half complete, but Virginia Tech’s place in the lower-tier of the ACC basketball standings is all but certain. A third consecutive last-place finish would not surprise, and the NCAA tournament seems light years...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:14 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Huskies left the cold and the snow behind in Cincinnati and, with their margin for error dwindling, needed to leave the disappointment of their loss to the Bearcats back there, too.
UConn's chances of catching Cincinnati in...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:07 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — DeAndre Daniels was walking better, feeling better after a full practice with his teammates on Saturday morning.
His ankle, his back, and his psyche have all been hurting.
"Last couple of games it's been killing me, watching my...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. – As they move into the last four weeks of the regular season, the Huskies are not only fighting their American Athletic Conference opponents, they face pain and fatigue as well.
And although they got DeAndre Daniels back for the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:24 PM
The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:24 PM
CINCINNATI — When Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis went to the free throw line with 10:58 to play Saturday at Cincinnati, it was noteworthy for a reason way beyond the score.
UConn was leading by 43 at the time, just like it has done so often this season...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:14 PM
STORRS — Some teams have thrown up a road block for UConn. The next opponent, South Florida, can put up a brick wall.
"They're big and rugged," coach Kevin Ollie said. "And they're going to throw it down there. We've got to protect the paint,...