UConn Women Defeat St. John's In Maggie Dixon ClassicBreanna Stewart had 18 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks to lead No. 2 UConn to a 70-54 win over St. John's on Sunday at the Maggie Dixon Classic.
Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know ItThe Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Huskies Streak Ends in New York
Huskies Have To Work For Win Over St. John'sKaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Kelly Faris added 17 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat St. John's 71-65 on Saturday.
Shifting Landscape Of College Athletics Leaves Big East Future UncertainThe Big East --a proud league built on basketball moments like the 1985 Villanova Wildcats stunning conference rival Georgetown in the national championship game --will soon become extinct, even if the name lives on in some unrecognizable form.
St. John's Women End UConn's Home Win Streak At 99
UConn Women Could Extend Home Win Streak To 100 The UConn women are on the verge of another milestone in women's college basketball. the chance to win their 100th consecutive home game. Tune in to WTIC NewsTalk 1080 at 6:30 Saturday for game action with Bob Joyce and Kara Wolters.
Huskies Win At-Large Bid To NCAA Baseball TournamentThe University of Connecticut Huskies, who won the Big East regular season baseball title, but lost in the conference tournament were chosen as second seed in the Clemson Regional. They'll face Coastal Carolina in their opening game.
Big East Rookie Coaches Adjust To Tough Conference SchedulesThe three New York area Big East schools all had new coaches to start the season, each trying to turn around a program in what is without argument the best conference in the country.