FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14: And so it begins again. The long, arduous college basketball season tips off tonight with both national champions in action on separate coasts. I will leave it to Bob Joyce to give […]

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UConn Opens Against Bryant

The defending National Champion University of Connecticut men’s basketball team opens its 2014-2015 season Friday night at home against Bryant University.


Rodney Purvis (Courtesy UConn Athletics)

Single-Game Suspension For UConn’s Purvis

UConn’s Rodney Purvis will miss the basketball season opener Friday against Bryant University.


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Three Recruits Sign Letters To Play For UConn

The national champion UConn women have signed three players to national letters of intent.


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College Basketball Preview

By JOHN MARSHALL,   AP Basketball Writer The 2013-14 college basketball season was known as the year of the freshman. With the likes of one-and-doners like Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Aaron Gordon, it lived up […]


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Biggest Wins in UConn History

As UConn athletics continue to bring national headlines to Storrs, the hockey team inspires a look back at the biggest wins other sports have had.


Geno Auriemma (Harry How, Getty Images Sport)

Auriemma Beginning 30th Season At UConn

Geno Auriemma is beginning his 30th season in charge of Connecticut and doesn’t plan on retiring anytime soon.


Noriana Radwan (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

Soccer Player Suspended After Obscene Gesture

The University of Connecticut has suspended a woman’s soccer player who made an obscene gesture to a television camera following the Huskies’ win in Sunday’s American Athletic Conference championship game.


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Religious, Civic Leaders Press Gun Manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor Bill […]


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UConn Women Over Post At XL Center

The University of Connecticut women wrapped up their exhibition season at the XL Center with a 117 to 44 win over Post.



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