Cross makes UConn history in win over Memphis

UConn pitcher Carson Cross enjoyed a milestone day Friday at J.O. Christian Field in Storrs. Cross recorded his 20th career victory in a UConn uniform and eclipsed the 200-career strikeout total as the Huskies defeated Memphis 10-1. For the Huskies (28-15, 7-6) it was a great start for an American Athletic Conference weekend series against […]

Big honor for UConn pitcher Anthony Kay

UConn sophomore Anthony Kay is making a big impact on the pitching mound for the Huskies this season. Now he is following the footsteps of UConn greats Matt Barnes and George Springer with his invitation to join the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer. Kay ranks among the top 15 pitchers in the nation […]

UConn’s Ollie says he isn’t looking to leave Huskies

The rumors swirling around Kevin Ollie’s future are nothing compared to last season, after the UConn Huskies won the NCAA men’s basketball championship. But the fact that his name has been mentioned recently as a possible candidate for the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job in the NBA, led to Ollie issuing a statement Wednesday morning. […]

UConn baseball hits homer with 5-year-old signee

Monday was a lousy day for baseball in Connecticut with constant rain. But UConn coach Jim Penders and his baseball program found a way to brighten things for a five-year-old boy battling leukemia. View the video from UConn here. And the UConn press release below tells the whole story. STORRS, Conn. – The UConn baseball team […]

Duke tops final power rankings; Kentucky falls to No. 3

  My final power rankings for the 2014-15 baksetball season were posted on on Tuesday morning after Duke beat Wisconsin in the national championship  game. My apologies for not posting here sooner. I’ve been traveling. Check them out here.

“Victory Lap” for UConn women on Wednesday

The UConn women are national champs again. Congrats to the Huskies and to coach Geno Auriemma on his 10th NCAA title. That’s amazing. The Huskies will return home from Tampa on Wednesday for a “Victory Lap” through campus in Storrs. UConn released the details Tuesday night. Here you go: STORRS, Conn. (April 7, 2015) –  The […]

Duke rallies for NCAA title, makes Coach K even happier

INDIANAPOLIS – With the national spotlight shining so brightly on Kentucky and John Calipari’s NBA-bound youngsters, there were times this season that Duke’s developing freshmen were not getting the credit they deserved. Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s kids have grown up. They were men Monday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, rallying from a nine-point deficit with 13 […]

Basketball Hall finally calls KU, Celtics great Jo Jo White

INDIANAPOLIS – Jo Jo White should have been in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame a long time ago. If that thought didn’t cross your mind on its own, he certainly would let you know that he was waiting . . .  and waiting. The waiting is over. The Class of 2015 was introduced at […]

UConn holding women’s title game watch at Gampel

UConn is holding a national championship game Tuesday night at Gampel Pavilion. Here are the details, from the UConn release: The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics will hold a NCAA National Championship Game Watch at Gampel Pavilion on Tuesday night, April 7The UConn women’s basketball team plays for the NCAA title on Tuesday against […]

Wisconsin’s Kaminsky gets best birthday present ever

INDIANAPOLIS – The national player of the year called it his best birthday present ever. “I got a [Nintendo]-64 once,” Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky said. “I don’t know what happened to it. My dad drove me to get my driver’s license when I was 16, so that was pretty cool too. Yeah, that’s about it.” […]