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John Silva
January 18, 2019 - 1:44 pm
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - Not wanting to take any chances with the winter storm expected to arrive Saturday night, UConn has announced the start time for the men's basketball game against Tulane at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs has been pushed up. The game was originally scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff...
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UConn football vs. Central Florida
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January 16, 2019 - 11:58 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn has hired Lou Spanos, a coach with experience in both college and the NFL, to fix its historically bad defense. Coach Randy Edsall announced Wednesday that Spanos has been hired as defensive coordinator, replacing Billy Crocker, who was fired after the Huskies' 1-11...
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January 13, 2019 - 9:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons backed up his tough talk with a big day. Simmons had 20 points, 22 rebounds and nine assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New York Knicks 108-105 on Sunday. Joel Embiid scored 26 points for the Sixers, who were coming off a 123-121 home loss against Atlanta on...
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January 13, 2019 - 9:25 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady recognizes that there are some who believe the Patriots are nearing the end of their run of unprecedented playoff success. New England took its first step toward possibly silencing those voices for a little longer. Sony Michel ran for 129 yards and had three...
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January 13, 2019 - 9:14 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 20 points with six rebounds and five assists and Quinnipiac held off Fairfield 80-78 on Sunday. The Bobcats (8-7, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic) took the lead for good when Tyrese Williams' layup made it 74-72 with two minutes left. Quinnipiac made six of its...
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January 13, 2019 - 8:43 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma sent a message to his starters on Sunday, pulling the entire group 4 ½ minutes into what was expected to be an easy win over an injury-depleted South Florida team. The third-ranked Huskies, who trailed by as many as eight points in the first half,...
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John Silva
January 10, 2019 - 11:40 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - The UConn football team is the recipient of a $1 million gift from a graduate. The gift comes by way of Chris Fraser, who graduated in 1980 with degrees in chemistry and business administration. The school's athletic department says the money will be used for new lockers and...
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January 06, 2019 - 9:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — D'Angelo Russell is on a roll, and so are the Brooklyn Nets. Russell scored 28 points, DeMarre Carroll had 20 points off the bench and the Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 117-100 on Sunday for their third straight victory. Jarrett Allen added 19 and six rebounds as the Nets improved to...
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January 06, 2019 - 9:38 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rookie Conor Garland was challenging for a roster spot before he broke a hand in training camp. Healthy again, he is making his mark. Garland was credited with two goals — the first appearing to just graze his uniform — and Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves for his first...
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