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  • Now A Veteran, Tom Verdi Leads UConn Baseball Team

    TOLLAND – As a freshman at UConn, Tom Verdi found himself in the middle of the diamond, surrounded by veteran players with expectations of a run to the NCAA Tournament. Nick Ahmed, UConn's starting shortstop, was in the hospital, recovering from...
  • UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs

    UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs
    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...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Tribe's Wednesday baseball game vs. U.Va. moved from Charlottesville to Williamsburg

    Colleges: Baseball: Because of poor field conditions in Charlottesville, William and Mary’s game against Virginia — the nation’s No. 1 team in some polls — was moved to Williamsburg’s Plumeri Park and was rescheduled for 6...
  • Wednesday's local college basketball roundup: College of Charleston clobbers W&M

    Men: The College of Charleston (14-14, 6-7 Colonial Athletic Association) rocked visiting William and Mary 87-54 Wednesday, shooting 14 of 22 from 3-point range and 64 percent overall from the field. Willis Hall had 21 points and nine rebounds for the...
  • 1,000 Reasons Geno Will Always Have A Place In Their Hearts

    To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted: The Guarding Of...
  • UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game

     UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game
    HOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona's tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how. And now 999 games later, UConn's Geno Auriemma's trip to intercollegiate athletic royalty reached...
  • UCF basketball falls 88-84 at Houston

    UCF basketball falls 88-84 at Houston
    UCF's slump continued in Houston Saturday. Danuel House went 8-of-8 from the foul line and scored 18 points to lead the Cougars an 88-84 win over the Knights. Jherrod Stiggers was 5-of-7 from beyond the 3-point arc and scored 17 points for the Cougars...
  • Co-Pilot For Geno Auriemma's UConn Milestone: Chris Dailey

    Co-Pilot For Geno Auriemma's UConn Milestone: Chris Dailey
    DALLAS — When Geno Auriemma coached his 1,000th game Saturday at Houston, another tidy 51-point win for No. 867 of his career, he did not do so alone. He was there with associate head coach Chris Dailey, who through better and worse has been there...
  • UConn Beats SMU, 81-48

    UConn Beats SMU, 81-48
    DALLAS — After coaching his 1,000th UConn game Saturday at Houston, Geno Auriemma warned his audience not to start planning the 2,000th celebration. And how could you blame him? It would take time and energy to get there, things he likely won't...
  • Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In

    Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Despite larger goals still to conquer, UConn did not just shrug Monday after wrapping up the first American Athletic Conference regular season championship. "We said to ourselves, let's just enjoy this moment," Bria Hartley said....
  • Inaugural AAC Women's Tourney: What To Know

    After years of unsuccessfully lobbying Big East administrators for the chance to host their women's basketball tournament, the Mohegan Sun Arena found the new American Athletic Conference willing to listen. And beginning with a doubleheader Friday night,...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Clemson edges Virginia Tech in baseball; Gomer pitches Apprentice past Division II Mary

    Colleges: Baseball: No. 19 Clemson beat Virginia Tech 7-6 Friday in an ACC opener. The visiting Hokies (6-5) came back from a 5-0 deficit to pull even, but the Tigers (7-5) won in the bottom of the ninth when Jay Baum doubled, then scored with two out...