Local roundup: Ledyard girls surprise Waterford 41-35

Tallie Williams scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Ledyard surprised Waterford 41-35 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II girls' basketball game on Tuesday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at The Day's local colleges and local athletes who have continued their careers at colleges outside the region:

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLSoftball umpire classes — Begin Wednesday, Jan. 29. For high school, middle school games. Contact: Joe Auwood, (860) 443-1523 or jauwood@snet.netECSU softball clinics — At ECSU’s Geissler...

Local roundup: NFA, Montville break top 4 at Griswold Invite

Norwich Free Academy finished third at the 14-team Griswold Mid-Season Invitational wrestling meet on Sunday and fellow Eastern Connecticut Conference member Montville was fourth.

T-More wins 11th straight Founder's Tournament title

St. Thomas More's Jared Garcia (25) goes up for a shot against Bridgton Academy's Myles Corey (5) and Chris Camille (24) with teammate Mosaku Oluwadamilola (5) following the play during the championship game of the St. Thomas More School Founder's Tournament on Saturday at Montville.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Playing their sixth game in nine days, St. Thomas More won its own tournament — the 29th annual Founder's Tournament — for the 11th straight year with an entertaining 80-67 rival over Bridgton Academy (Maine).

COLUMNS

UConn-Tennessee: drama, diatribe, Doral, choke signs and utter humanity

The residual effect of women's sports' greatest rivalry has been greater awareness for female...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Wolves go to 4-0 with overtime win over Wings

Callum Crawford delivered the game-winning goal 3 minutes, 47 seconds into sudden death overtime Saturday night to give the New England Black Wolves an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Wings before 4,084 fans at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLSoftball umpire classes — Begin Wednesday, Jan. 29. For high school, middle school games. Contact: Joe Auwood, (860) 443-1523 or jauwood@snet.netECSU softball clinics — At ECSU’s Geissler...

Local college roundup: Williams, Finke lead Mitchell to victory

Hasani Williams scored 28 points to help lead Mitchell College to an 86-73 win over Dean in an New England Collegiate Conference men's basketball game on Saturday.

UCONN

UConn's 1990 women's team holds 30-year reunion

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Gampel Pavilion, members of the 1989-90 UConn women's basketball team came back to be honored at halftime during of Sunday's game against Tulsa in Storrs. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

Stacey Wetzel was one of five UConn women’s basketball players from Pennsylvania to see action in the Huskies’ first game at Gampel Pavilion on Jan. 31, 1990.

UConn moves up to No. 3 in AP women's basketball poll

UConn's Megan Walker (3) heads downcourt during the first half of Sunday's game against Tulsa at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's college basketball poll with Baylor in second place

COLLEGES

Top 25 men's basketball roundup

Villanova forward Jermaine Samuels grabs a rebound away from Butler forward Jordan Tucker during the second half of Tuesday's game in Villanova, Pa. Ninth-ranked Villanova beat the No. 13 Bulldogs, 76-61. (Laurence Kesterson/AP Photo)

Saddiq Bey hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points and Jermaine Samuels had 20 points to lead No. 9 Villanova to a 76-61 win over No. 13 Butler

Jalen Hurts eyes NFL, with 'boulder' not chip on shoulder

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts scores a touchdown against LSU during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game in Atlanta. LSU won, 63-28. Hurts, the Heisman Trophy runner-up who once starred for Alabama, is hoping to improve his NFL draft stock at the Senior Bowl. (John Amis/AP Photo)

Quarterback Jalen Hurts is trying to prove himself as a legitimate NFL prospect after leading two elite college programs. The Oklahoma and one-time Alabama star is auditioning for scouts, executives and coaches at the Senior Bowl all week

CT SUN

Sun expect to benefit from WNBA's new CBA

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, right, shares a laugh with point guard Jasmine Thomas after she was hit in the face by an errant ball during warm ups prior to a game against Dallas on Sept. 4, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Eight of the Connecticut Sun's 12 players from last season are free agents, and the new CBA between the WNBA and its players gives the Sun more salary cap space.

Sun's 2020 schedule announced

The Connecticut Sun will play two of their four nationally televised games at the Washington Mystics in a rematch of last season's WNBA Finals, according to the league's regular-season schedule announced Thursday.

PROFESSIONAL

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

In this July 9, 2011, file photo, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter smiles as he speaks about his 3,000th career hit at a press conference at Yankee Stadium. Jeter was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, falling one vote shy of being a unanimous selection. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honor on Tuesday

Coco Gauff sets up Osaka showdown in Australia; Serena wins

Cori

Defending champion Naomi Osaka pulled it together in a swirling breeze on Margaret Court Arena to beat Zheng Saisai 6-2, 6-4 and advance to the third round of the Australian Open

Magic Johnson at Stern memorial: I'm going to miss my angel

David Stern, a member of the 2014 class of inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame, listens to a question during a Aug. 7, 2014 news conference in Springfield, Mass. A tribute to late NBA Commissioner Stern was Tuesday's at New York's Radio City. (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

David Stern was remembered at a memorial service as a mentor and a leader, a Little League parent and a loyal friend

Hunt family finally gets to see Chiefs back in Super Bowl

Norma Hunt, left, and her son Clark Hunt, center, owners of the Chiefs, and Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, second right, celebrate after Sunday's AFC championship game against Tennessee in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (Jeff Roberson/AP Photo)

The Kansas City Chiefs are headed to their first Super Bowl in 50 years and nobody is happier than the family that owns the franchise

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Georgetown at Xavier.

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors.

7 p.m., MSG — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: St. Bonaventure at Dayton.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Syracuse at Notre Dame.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: South Carolina at Auburn.

7 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA men: Cincinnati at Temple.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Navy at Boston University.

7 p.m., YES — NCAA men: Georgia Tech at Louisville.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Providence at Seton Hall.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Creighton at DePaul.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Tulsa.

9 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA men: Boston College at Pittsburgh.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at New Orleans Pelicans.

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: UNLV at Nevada.

Figure Skating

11:30 p.m., NBCSN — European Championships from Graz, Austria. (taped today)

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Korn Ferry: Great Abaco Classic from the Bahamas.

11 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Minnesota Wild.

Soccer

2:25 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Burnley at Manchester United. 

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.