| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 PM
CINCINNATI — After UConn's 33-point win over Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion on Dec. 29, Bearcats coach Jamelle Elliott said that one of her team's goals was to force UConn into as many passes as possible before taking a shot. And it worked. The...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:42 PM
After playing one of the best schedules in program history, UCF will face a decidedly less attractive conference slate in 2014.
The Knights will host SMU, Temple, Tulane and Tulsa this fall, while traveling to UConn, East Carolina, Houston and rival...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:46 AM
History says that two ACC teams likely will land in Raleigh for the NCAA basketball tournament’s opening weekend. But as selection committee chairman Ron Wellman indirectly reminded this week, new bracketing principles could bring that number to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:57 PM
HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie was talking about his team's unremitting effort. He easily could have been talking about the entire afternoon.
"They kept looking through the mud," Ollie said after Shabazz Napier and No. 24 UConn outlasted No. 20 Memphis...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA – It may be hard to believe that 15 years have passed since UConn's first men's basketball championship, but Kevin Freeman doesn't see it that way.
"It seems even longer," said Freeman, a forward on the 1998-99 Huskies — who will...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:36 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech is Whit Babcock’s sixth job in college sports administration, his first in the ACC. But the Hokies’ new athletic director grew up an ACC fan in Harrisonburg, knows all his league colleagues and re-established...