No. 1 UConn women visit Oklahoma after 11-day exam break

The top-ranked UConn women's basketball team returns from an 11-day break for final exams with a road game at Oklahoma on Wednesday night.

Samuelson leads No. 1 UConn to 99-61 rout of Seton Hall

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson, left, goes up for a shot and is fouled by Seton Hall's Shadeen Samuels in the second half of Saturday's college women's basketball game in Hartford. Samuelson finished with 26 points and 16 rebounds in UConn's 99-61 victory. (Stephen Dunn/AP Photo)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead No. 1 UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton Hall on Saturday

UConn to retire the numbers of Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo in March

Ray Allen speaks during induction ceremonies into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 7 in Springfield, Mass. UConn announced on Friday that it will retire Allen's No. 34 during a ceremony on March 3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

UConn announced on Friday that it will retire the numbers of former basketball greats Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo during games the first weekend of March at Gampel Pavilion.

Collier leads No. 1 UConn to easy win over Saint Louis

UConn's Napheesa Collier (24) heads to the basket as Saint Louis' Kendra Wilken (34) defends during the first half of the No. 1 Huskies' 98-42 win on Tuesday night in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Napheesa Collier had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20 points and top-ranked UConn beat Saint Louis 98-42


Will UConn men respond to Hurley's challenge against Drexel?

UConn coach Dan Hurley was critical of guards Christian Vital, left, Jalen Adams, second from right, and Alterique Gilbert, right, for their lackluster play during Saturday's win over Manattah in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Following a lackluster performance against Manhattan, UConn coach Dan Hurley is anxious to see how the Huskies respond on Tuesday night against Drexel in Hartford.

UConn men return from exam break eager to return to winning ways

Florida State guard Trent Forrest (3) attempts to split the defense of UConn guards Jalen Adams, left, and Tarin Smith during last Saturday's game against the No. 1 Seminoles in Newark, N.J. The Huskies return from their exam break on Saturday to host Manhattan at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Exams end this weekend for the UConn men's basketball team, which resumes non-conference play with an 8 p.m. game on Saturday against Manhattan at Gampel Pavilion.

UConn's Hurley infusing a competitive spirit as part of his rebuilding plan

UConn head coach Dan Hurley reacts from sideline durint the first half of the Huskies' 79-71 loss to Florida State in Saturday's Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Part One of Dan Hurley's master rebuilding plan is devoted to infusing passion and energy into his basketball program. If accomplishing that plan requires Hurley be a fire-breathing dragon, so be it.

Another painful, messy loss for UConn men

UConn guard Jalen Adams (4) attempts a shot as Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele (25) defends during the first half of a men's college basketball game Saturday in Newark, N.J. (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

UConn and Florida State's men's basketball teams combined for 41 turnovers. Fifty-five fouls were called, including two technical and two flagrant fouls on the Huskies. The Seminoles also were whistled for a flagrant foul.


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Pindell's MVP honor highlights UConn football team awards night

Senior quarterback David Pindell was honored as the team's Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year during UConn football's annual awards night on Sunday.


Local roundup: Waterford boys topple St. Bernard 79-63

JJ Brennan scored 25 points as Waterford rolled to a 79-63 boys' basketball victory over St. Bernard on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Rajai Davis signs minor league deal with Mets

Rajai Davis, the ex-New London High School and UConn-Avery Point star, signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets on Monday but has been invited to their major league training camp in February. (AP Photo/file)

The New York Mets announced Monday that they have agreed to a minor league contract with 38-year-old outfielder Rajai Davis, who will report to major league spring training.

Local roundup: Garcia leads T-More to victory

Jared Garcia scored 18 points to lead St. Thomas More to a 68-56 win over Montmorency College of Canada in a men's basketball game on Sunday.


Chargers lead Pro Bowl selections with 7 players

In this Nov. 25 file photo Los Angeles Chargers free safety Derwin James (33) gestures after intercepting a pass from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen during the game at Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

The Los Angeles Chargers placed seven players in the Pro Bowl, including safety Derwin James, one of six rookies across the league to make the game.

Source: Harvey, Angels agree to one-year, $11M deal

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Matt Harvey stands on the field prior to a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 10 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pitcher Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press

Halak gets third shutout as Bruins beat Canadiens 4-0

David Pastrnak (88) hugs goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) after the Bruins shut out the Canadiens 4-0 in Montreal on Monday night. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jaroslav Halak stopped 22 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0



6 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Princeton at Duke.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Appalachian State at Georgetown.

7 p.m., theday.com — High school boys: St. Bernard at Waterford.

7 p.m., SNY, WXLM (980-AM) — NCAA men: Drexel at UConn from Hartford.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Xavier at Missouri.

7:30 p.m., YES, NBA TV, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Buffalo at Syracuse.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Presbyterian at Butler.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Creighton at Oklahoma.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Mississippi State at Oregon.


7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Alabama-Birmingham vs. Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl from Florida.


7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at New York Rangers.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at Fortuna Dusseldorf.