University of Connecticut junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood has been named to football’s “Butkus Award 2013 Collegiate Watch List.”
Virginia Tech sent the UConn Huskies home Sunday in their second game at the NCAA baseball championship regional.
While former UConn star Sue Bird recovers from knee surgery, she’ll be sidelined for the WNBA season and will be doing some work for ESPN.
Longtime Boston College ice hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh is taking over a UConn program that will join the elite Hockey East Conference in 2014.
UConn’s Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels all will return to the Huskies for the 2013-2014 season instead of declaring for the NBA draft.
The UConn women’s basketball team has returned to the state with its eighth national championship trophy.
UConn’s freshmen are stepping up, just as the Huskies head for the Final Four.
The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, home of the NBA Brooklyn Nets, will host the opening game of the 2013-2014 UConn college basketball season.
Napier scored 28 points, Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun added 17 apiece, and Connecticut beat DePaul 81-69 on Saturday night.
Morgan Tuck scored 15 points and Stefanie Dolson added 14 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat Rutgers 65-45 on Saturday, denying coach C. Vivian Stringer of her 900th victory.