Boatright shoulders unexpected ending to UConn career

STORRS, Conn. – It wasn’t the type of ending Ryan Boatright had imagined when he decided to return for his senior season at UConn. Remember, Boatright said he had his bags packed for the NBA last April, only to reconsider, return to Storrs and chase his dream of back-to-back national championships. The thought of cutting […]

UConn running out of NCAA tournament options

STORRS, Conn. – During his four seasons at UConn, guard Ryan Boatright never has given up on any task. He is part dreamer and part competitor. But he also is a realist. Boatright faced the media after Thursday’s 54-53 loss to Memphis. Every answer to every question started with him shaking his head. In disbelief. […]

Your guide to today’s best college hoops games

It’s Feb. 28 but it feels a bit like March. Check out today’s prime time games in college basketball. It’s a big-time appetizer for the main course that is just ahead. Here’s a guide to today’s agenda. Call is must-see TV. Bring all your flatscreen sets into the same room or least use picture-in-picture. Pour […]

Opinion: K-State fans disappointed everyone in college hoops

“YOU LET THE WHOLE TEAM DOWN!” That has become one of my favorite chants from student sections at college basketball games. Not sure of the origin. But under the category of home court advantage, it is fresh and to the point.┬áIt has some bite without being obscene. It is versatile and appropriate after a missed […]