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No. 1 Baylor loses second straight home game, 61-54 to Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State guard Bryce Thompson is lifted up by teammates following their win over No. 1 Baylor on Saturday in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Bryce Thompson scored the game’s final six points and finished with 19 as Oklahoma State beat No. 1 Baylor 61-54 on Saturday, giving the Bears consecutive home losses for the first time in nearly six years

Top 25 men's basketball roundup

Oregon's Will Richardson drives to the basket while being defended by Southern California's Joshua Morgan, left, and Drew Peterson during the first half of Saturday's game in Los Angeles. Oregon upset the fifth-ranked Trojans, 79-69. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Ryan Young had 18 points and eight rebounds, helping Northwestern hold on to beat No. 10 Michigan State 64-62 for its first road win over a top 10 team in nearly five years

Top 25 women's basketball roundup

Endyia Rogers made a jump shot with 0.4 seconds left to lift Oregon to a 68-66 overtime win over No. 7 Arizona on Saturday

Joe B. Hall, who led Kentucky to 1978 NCAA title, dies at 93

Former Kentucky coach Joe B. Hall waves to the crowd during the first half of the team's game against UAB in on Nov. 29, 2019. Hall has died at age 93. The program announced Hall’s death in a social media post Saturday after the coach’s family notified current Wildcats coach John Calipari. (James Crisp/AP Photo)

Former Kentucky basketball coach Joe B

Graham resigns as Hawaii football coach amid controversy

In this Oct. 16, 2021, file photo, Hawaii head coach Todd Graham talks to his team on the sidelines against Nevada in a game in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

Todd Graham resigned as the University of Hawaii’s football coach Friday, stepping down amid controversy after completing the second-year of a five-year contract


St. Thomas More, Putnam Science: the best of enemies

Prep school programs compete at the highest level in the CT woods


ACC commissioner says CFP expansion should be put on hold

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner Jim Phillips says now is not the time for College Football Playoff expansion

No. 13 Wisconsin beats No. 16 Ohio State for sixth win a row

Wisconsin's Tyler Wahl signals after making a 3-pointer against Ohio State during the first half of Thurdsay's game in Madison, Wis. No. 13 Wisconsin beat the No. 16 Buckeyes, 78-68. (Andy Manis/AP Photo)

Brad Davison scored 23 points and No. 13 Wisconsin beat No. 16 Ohio State 78-68 on Thursday night for its sixth straight victory

Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina to 65-45 win over Aggies

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston drives to the hoop against Texas A&M forward Jada Malone during the first half of Thursday's game in Columbia, S.C. Top-ranked South Carolina won, 65-45. (Sean Rayford/AP Photo)

Aliyah Boston had 19 points and 15 rebounds for her 10th consecutive double-double and No. 1 South Carolina used a third-quarter surge to put away Texas A&M 65-45

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

DePaul's Javon Freeman-Liberty drives to the basket past Seton Hall's Tyrese Samuel during the first half of Thursday's game in Chicago. DePaul upset the No. 20 Pirates, 96-92. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)

Jalen Terry scored 28 points, David Jones added 24 and DePaul stunned No. 20 Seton Hall with a 96-92 victory


Clingan and Rosa excited about continuing journey to UConn

Bristol Central's Victor Rosa and Donovan Clingan have been best friends growing up and will continue their respective careers at UConn next season, Rosa in football and Clingan in basketball. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Donovan Clingan and Victor Rosa, two Bristol Central standouts who both will continue their athletic careers at UConn next season, have been by each other's side for every step of their journey.


No. 10 UConn women play at Oregon on Monday

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma watches play with player Paige Bueckers, right, in the second half of Saturday's game against Xavier at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The 10th-ranked UConn women's basketball team returns to non-conference action to face Oregon Monday at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore.

No. 10 UConn women roll past Xavier

UConn's Christyn Williams reacts in the first half of Saturday's game against Xavier at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Freshman Caroline Ducharme scored 20 points, Christyn Williams added 19 and No. 10 UConn routed Xavier 78-41 on Saturday to win its 165th straight conference game

Muhl brings a much-needed energy boost for No. 10 UConn women

UConn guard Nika Muhl looks to make a pass during Wednesday's 92-47 Big East win over Butler in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Nika Muhl substituted into her her first game in more than a month and within 24 seconds picked up her first of four fouls. It was perhaps the best indication of the amount of urgency Muhl brings for the UConn women's basketball team.

One positive for No. 10 UConn women: Breakthrough by transfer Dorka Juhasz

UConn coach Geno Auriemma talks to forward Dorka Juhasz (14) during the first half of a Dec. 9 game against Georgia Tech in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Prior to Dorka Juhasz's breakthrough on Dec. 11 against UCLA, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma saw no indication what Juhasz, the 6-foot-5 forward and a graduate transfer from Ohio State, was about to accomplish.


T-More basketball team has an international flavor

St. Thomas More´s Taku Youngblood (10) goes up for a shot against Springfield Commonwealth Academy´s Kanye Wavezwa (2) during the final of St. Thomas More's Founder's tournament in Montville on Jan. 9.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Taku Youngblood was 6,750 miles away from his family and friends in Yokohama, Japan.

Local roundup: Conn College men fall to No. 21 Wesleyan

Wesleyan placed five players in double figures and beat Connecticut College 84-64 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's basketball game on Sunday.

Local calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London Babe Ruth baseball clinics — Will be held on Sundays until and March 20 at the New London High School gymnasium. Ages 16-18 from 9-11 a.m.; ages 13-15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Must pre register...


Patriots, Jones end season with a dud in 47-17 loss to Bills

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) runs the ball under pressure from Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)

The New England Patriots have plenty to improve upon if they intend to close the gap on their AFC East rival Buffalo Bills

Buccaneers dominate Eagles 31-15

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, right, celebrates with wide receiver Mike Evans after Evans caught a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half of an NFL wild-card football game Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Tom Brady threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers launch their bid for a return to the Super Bowl with a dominating 31-15 NFC wild-card playoff victory over the Philadelphia Eagles



6 p.m., FS2 — Clemente PBL finals: Criollos de Caguas at Indios de Mayagüez in Game 2.


Noon, CBSSN — NCAA women: Saint Louis at Dayton.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Villanova.

1 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Cincinnati at Wichita State.

1 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA women: North Carolina at Notre Dame.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA women: Villanova at Marquette.

2 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Indiana at Purdue.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Kentucky at Tennessee.

3 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: South Florida at Central Florida.

3 p.m., NBA TV — NBAGL: Salt Lake City Stars at Birmingham Squadron.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: South Carolina at Arkansas.

4 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA women: American at Bucknell.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: Georgetown at St. John's.

5 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Michigan at Maryland.

6 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Loyola (Md.) at Lehigh.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — High school boys: Westtown (Pa.) vs. Gill St. Bernards (N.J.) in Geico Showcase from Springfield, Mass.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — High school boys: Compass Prep (Ariz.) vs. La Lumiere (Ind.) in Geico Showcase from Springfield, Mass.


1 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: Philadelphia Eagles at Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 3, Nickelodeon, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: San Francisco 49ers at Dallas Cowboys.

8:15 p.m., Ch. 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Australasia PGA: Australian PGA Championship from Brisbane. (taped today)

6 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Sony Open from Honolulu.


3 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA women: Alabama at Florida.


2 p.m., NHL Network — NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Washington Capitals.

Horse Racing

2:30 p.m., FS2 — Racing from New York.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — Racing from New York.


3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PBR: Tractor Supply Co. Invitational from Chicago.

8 p.m., CBSSN — PBR: Tractor Supply Co. Invitational from Chicago. (taped today)


3 p.m., CNBC — Champions Cup: Ulster at Northampton. (taped today)


9 a.m., USA — Premier League: Brentford at Liverpool.

9:30 a.m., CNBC — Women: Reading at Arsenal.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid vs. Athletic Bilbao in final from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


7 p.m., ESPN — Australian Open from Melbourne.


5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Rutgers at Penn State.