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UConn, Tennessee and the Gamesmanship of Auriemma and Summitt

UConn, Tennessee and the Gamesmanship of Auriemma and Summitt

Geno Auriemma, the UConn coach, has said he doesn’t see why the two-year resumption of its Tennessee rivalry is “such a big deal.” Tennessee Coach Kellie Harper sees past that. Let the games begin
Week of Upsets Shakes Up Women’s Basketball

Week of Upsets Shakes Up Women’s Basketball

The Nos. 1, 2 and 3 teams all lost, pushing South Carolina to the top of the poll.
Arizona State Completes Oregon Sweep

Arizona State Completes Oregon Sweep

The unranked Sun Devils took down No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State this weekend.
UConn Loses to Baylor, and Home Winning Streak Ends at 98

UConn Loses to Baylor, and Home Winning Streak Ends at 98

It was the second consecutive year that the Bears (12-1) ended a long UConn run. Last season, Baylor stopped the Huskies’ 126-game regular-season winning streak.
The Sages of College Basketball: Older Coaches Helping Glory Day Hires

The Sages of College Basketball: Older Coaches Helping Glory Day Hires

Juwan Howard, Patrick Ewing and Aaron McKie were big players in college and the N.B.A. Now, as coaches, they have help from assistants who were hired for their coaching experience.
The Sages of College Basketball: Older Coaches Helping Glory Day Hires

The Sages of College Basketball: Older Coaches Helping Glory Day Hires

Juwan Howard, Patrick Ewing and Aaron McKie were big players in college and the N.B.A. Now, as coaches, they have help from assistants who were hired for their coaching experience.
Tighten Those Laces: It’s Time for League Play

Tighten Those Laces: It’s Time for League Play

It’s been a wide-open college basketball season and now the pace picks up for the six power conferences.
UConn Who? In Women’s Basketball, the West Emerges From the Shadows

UConn Who? In Women’s Basketball, the West Emerges From the Shadows

In a shift of power, four of the top 10 teams in the Associated Press poll are from the Pac-12. That includes No. 1 Stanford, one spot ahead of long-dominant Connecticut.
UConn Who? In Women’s Basketball, the West Emerges From the Shadows

UConn Who? In Women’s Basketball, the West Emerges From the Shadows

In a shift of power, four of the top 10 teams in the Associated Press poll are from the Pac-12. That includes No. 1 Stanford, one spot ahead of long-dominant Connecticut.
College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

Four of the top five top-ranked men’s teams lost last week.
College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

Four of the top five top-ranked men’s teams lost last week.
College Teams Tout Stars. They Need Early Matchups to Brag About, Too.

College Teams Tout Stars. They Need Early Matchups to Brag About, Too.

Teams are looking for good nonconference games in November and December so when N.C.A.A. tournament selection time comes, they can say they deserve to be in.
For UConn, a Transition Year to the Big East Helps Recruiting

For UConn, a Transition Year to the Big East Helps Recruiting

The Huskies’ final year in the American Athletic Conference comes as the men’s basketball team, which won four national titles from 1999 to 2014, has struggled of late.
For UConn, a Transition Year to the Big East Helps Recruiting

For UConn, a Transition Year to the Big East Helps Recruiting

The Huskies’ final year in the American Athletic Conference comes as the men’s basketball team, which won four national titles from 1999 to 2014, has struggled of late.
Louisville and Ohio State Start to Rise Above Other Teams

Louisville and Ohio State Start to Rise Above Other Teams

The men’s college basketball season started without any truly dominant teams. But the Cardinals’ defense and the Buckeyes’ impressive wins have them among an emerging top tier.
Virginia Is the National Champion. But It Can’t Seem to Make a Shot

Virginia Is the National Champion. But It Can’t Seem to Make a Shot

Despite playing at a slow pace, Virginia has always had an effective offense. Not this season.
Kentucky and Michigan to Play a Game in London Next Season

Kentucky and Michigan to Play a Game in London Next Season

The deal comes as more American college sports teams play in Europe.