At The WBZ Water Cooler: Northeastern University Athletic Director Peter Roby says former Northeastern Huskies coach and now former UConn Huskies coach, Jim Calhoun, ‘was always appreciative of Northeastern for giving him his start in college coaching.’
Assistant coach Kevin Ollie was expected to replace Calhoun, the person who spoke to the AP said. The school scheduled a 2 p.m. news conference “to address the future of the men’s basketball program.”
UMass head coach Charley Molnar joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Marc Bertrand for their weekly chat to discuss last week’s loss to UConn, their upcoming matchup with Indiana, and playing home games at Gillette Stadium.
Connecticut’s defense dominated the game, holding UMass to just 59 yards of offense and limiting the Minutemen to three first downs.
Massachusetts and Connecticut are set to take their old football rivalry to a new level.
A UConn student who hit and killed a classmate while driving a bus on campus has made a deal with prosecutors.
Connecticut beat No. 25 Harvard 67-53 on Thursday night, spoiling the Crimson’s first game ever as a ranked team.
Defending national champion Connecticut being in the Top 25 isn’t surprising.
Harvard Freshman forward Jonah Travis has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after helping the Crimson improve to 8-0 with a pair of victories last week.
Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen says he’s ready to give up the season if necessary to the NBA lockout.