Once Homeless, Former Downers North Star Says Football Saved His LifeNFL dreams will come true for hundreds of college football players starting a week from Thursday. Downers Grove native Vontae Diggs has been hard at work to make sure his name is called during the 2018 Draft.
Daniels Leads UConn Over DePaul 99-78DeAndre Daniels had a career-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Connecticut routed DePaul 99-78 on Tuesday.
Silverman: Second Round Studs Can Make A DifferenceThese players are often overlooked during the draft because most observers like to focus on the superstars, but successful drafting in the second round often provide teams with core players.
Notre Dame Women Beat UConn In OT To Reach Title GameNotre Dame gets another shot at Baylor and this time the stakes are much higher: the national championship.
DePaul's Season Ends With 1st Round Loss To UConnJeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East tournament.
Hoge: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch 1.0Selection Sunday is just a little over two weeks away. Here's the latest look at which teams are in good shape, which teams have work to do and which teams are in serious trouble:
Lamb Scores 18 And Connecticut Beats DePaul 80-54Shabazz Napier and Alex Oriakhi each put up double-doubles and Connecticut, playing its fourth straight game without ailing coach Jim Calhoun, beat DePaul 80-54 on Wednesday night.
Notre Dame Upsets No. 24 UConn 50-48Eric Atkins scored 13 points and Jerian Grant hit three key free throws late as Notre Dame beat No. 24 Connecticut 50-48 on Sunday, the third straight win for the Irish and the third straight loss for the Huskies.
No. 17 UConn Beats Notre Dame 67-53Notre Dame needed to hit more shots in the second half to keep pace with No. 17 Connecticut on Saturday to extend a 29-game home winning streak.
Notre Dame Holds Off Connecticut
DePaul's Losing Streak Extended To FiveDePaul hasn't won a game since Dec. 22 and most of those losses were by more than ten points. That was no different when DePaul faced the Connecticut Huskies.