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Baseball: Strong showing needed in final weeks of the season to secure NCAA tournament spot

Baseball: Strong showing needed in final weeks of the season to secure NCAA tournament spot

A look at UConn’s tournament chances in the home stretch

Even though Penders hasn’t take a class at UConn in 25 years, he still dreads exam week every time it rolls around.

“it’s one of my most miserable weeks of the year because you just can’t work with the team very much,” Penders said. “It’s important for them to get some work in on their own in between studying to address some weaknesses.”

Column: Include WAB in your bubble talk

Column: Include WAB in your bubble talk

This year, the NCAA accepted it was time to put its old evaluation measure of choice, the old and decrepit RPI, out to pasture. In replacement is the NET. The NCAA, like many powerful organizations, has chosen to be secretive about what makes up this concoction.

UConn will travel to Eastern Carolina this Saturday for a conference matchup under the lights

UConn will travel to Eastern Carolina this Saturday for a conference matchup under the lights

It’s a prospect that UConn football has become famiiar with and head coach Randy Edsall believes is unfair. All of UConn’s road America Athletic Conference games have been at night, and Edsall has said in the past that this is not in the best interests of the players.  

Point/Counterpoint: Should the NFL adopt college rules for overtime?

Point/Counterpoint: Should the NFL adopt college rules for overtime?

After an ugly start to the season, the Cleveland Browns tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Then, the very next week, a hobbled Aaron Rodgers-led Green Bay Packers tied with the Minnesota Vikings. It is not what the fans or the players want. So why continue to do it?

Women’s Basketball: UConn’s big first half leads to 13th consecutive Elite Eight berth

Women’s Basketball: UConn’s big first half leads to 13th consecutive Elite Eight berth

The UConn defense keyed in on Duke’s two leading scorers, guards Lexie Brown and Rebecca Greenwell, for the duration of the game. The pair of fifth-year seniors, known as the “Splash Sisters,” were held to a combined 16 points on 6-17 (35 percent) shooting. Brown and Greenwell were responsible for seven of the Blue Devils’ 10 turnovers.

Gabby Williams wows, draws comparisons to legendary Maya Moore

Gabby Williams wows, draws comparisons to legendary Maya Moore

The UConn women’s basketball team advanced to its 13th straight Elite Eight Saturday afternoon at the Times Union Center, defeating the Duke Blue Devils 72-59 in large part due to the play of one Gabby Williams.