Kilpatrick out to prove a point against UConn, Napier

Emotion will certainly be running high Friday night when UConn plays Cincinnati in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference championship tournament. It’s always that way when the Huskies and Bearcats get together because the games are physical and it will be a major upset if the game isn’t tightly officiated. But the word out […]

UConn football to play seven home games in 2014

Bob Diaco’s debut as Connecticut football coach will come Friday, Aug. 29 at Rentschler Field against BYU. The 8 p.m. game will be televised by ESPN and is the first of three consecutive non-conference home games to start the season for the Huskies. The 2014 football schedule was released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference. […]

Napier one of three unanimous All-AAC first team picks

If you were awaiting the announcement of the American Athletic Conference all-conference teams for a clue to the Player of the Year race, forget about it. UConn guard Shabazz Napier, Louisville guard Russ Smith and Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick were all unanimous choices on the first team announced by the conference Tuesday. Louisville forward Montrezl […]

Change of plans for SMU vs. Rutgers

This just in from the American Athletic Conference (in case you are stuck at home on Valentine’s Day night and wanted to get a look at Larry Brown’s SMU nationally-ranked Mustangs). PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference men’s basketball game between SMU and Rutgers – originally scheduled for Feb. 13 – has been rescheduled for […]