| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:07 PM
With Notre Dame set to begin playing five ACC football teams per season in 2014, the most probable timetable for the Fighting Irish joining the conference for other sports was that same year. But the Big East’s impending breakup could fast-forward...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The seven non-BCS football schools made their anticipated getaway from the Big East Conference on Saturday, their presidents voting unanimously to leave and form their own basketball-oriented conference.
The exit of Georgetown, St. John's, Providence,...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Where Fred Hill goes, Jaren Sina follows.
Sina originally committed to Northwestern, where Hill was an assistant under Bill Carmody. On the same day Seton Hall announced that Hill would join head coach Kevin Willard’s staff, the 6-foot-1 combo...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The first sign that normalcy had returned to UConn was tied in a Windsor knot around Geno Auriemma's neck.
It was a tie, the accessory strangely excluded from Auriemma's business attire during the Big East tournament. And Saturday's was a birthday tie;...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Sometimes by chance, sometimes by design, but always because they keep score, basketball creates numbers that set records, start trends and stimulate conversation.
As the UConn women prepare for the 2012-13 season, here are a few that two decades of...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Last season: 33-5, 13-3
Coach: Geno Auriemma, 28th season
Top Players: G Bria Hartley, F Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, C Stefanie Dolson
Keep an eye on: C Breanna Stewart
The skinny: The Huskies have assembled one of the deepest rosters in their...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:18 PM
2: Indiana University (Pa.), exhibition, Gampel Pavilion, W, 105-28
7: Holy Family, exhibition, XL Center, W, 119-50
11: College of Charleston, Gampel Pavilion, W, 103-39
18: at Texas A&M, W, 81-50
22: Wake Forest at Paradise Jam, U.S....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:26 PM
— Kevin Ollie seems to be tired of talking about comebacks, especially when the deal is not ultimately closed.
The Huskies staged another one of them on the big stage Wednesday night, coming from 15 points behind to take the lead, but St. John's...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:16 PM
– The problem wasn't in starting the game. The Huskies had hit a lull in the middle, up by 13 points and now down seven when Kevin Ollie took a timeout.
"He put it on us," Ryan Boatright said. "He said, 'you know what you've got to do. Suck it up,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade smiled wryly when asked Saturday if someone might declare a cease-fire from college sports’ relentless conference realignment raids.
“If there is a call,” she said, “I haven't gotten...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...