Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.
UConn’s Gampel Pavilion is one of the locations where the women’s NCAA tournament early rounds are getting underway.
Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
See the schedule for the big East Women’s Tournament at Hartford’s XL Center,
Organizers of the New Haven Open have announced 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been granted a wildcard into the tournament.
Big East presidents have agreed on a policy that would bar Connecticut’s men’s basketball team from next season’s conference tournament because the Huskies haven’t qualified academically for the 2013 NCAA tournament.
Gampel Pavilion has been chosen to host first-round and second-round action in next year’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
Changes in NCAA rules are expected to keep defending national-champion Connecticut from participating in the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says UConn’s ‘s win in the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden shows that a team can win in five games, and he’s among those pushing for all Big East Teams to take part in the conference tournament, even after the league expands to 17 teams.
The Atlanta Tipoff Club has named UConn junior guard Kemba Walker one of four finalists for the Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award.