No. 11 Marquette (22-4, 11-2) vs. Providence (15-12, 5-9)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Backes didn't know what to think when Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy called his number in the sixth round of a shootout Wednesday night against the Vegas Golden Knights.
STONINGTON — Stonington High will host Weaver in the first round of the Class M girls basketball tournament on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
WESTERLY — Westerly High’s boys basketball team shook off a sluggish opening eight minutes, receiving a spark off the bench from Jawarie Hamelin, for a 90-51 Senior Night win against North Providence on Tuesday.
BARRINGTON — Chariho High's Luke Fusaro and John Pellegrino hit huge 3-pointers in the final two minutes as the Chargers topped Barrington, 69-60, in a Division II boys basketball game Tuesday night.
WESTERLY — Matt Appleton made 13 3-pointers and scored 41 points as Anderson Law Firm romped past Performance Compounding Inc., 133-34, in Week 6 of the Ocean Community YMCA 18-Plus Basketball League on Sunday.
The Boston Bruins acquired center Charlie Coyle from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night for center Ryan Donato and a conditional fifth-round pick that would become a fourth-round choice if the Bruins win a playoff round.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — There is not much UConn All-American Katie Lou Samuelson can't do, and that apparently that includes coaching the Huskies.
PLAINFIELD, Conn. — Junior guard Zach Scott scored 25 points and the Stonington High boys basketball team surged past Plainfield, 59-50, on Monday to clinch a share of the ECC Division III regular-season title.
Westerly High's Josh Lacerte has been named a Golden Dozen recipient by the Emo DiNitto/Rhode Island Football Foundation.
WESTERLY — Registration for the 2019 spring season of Westerly Area Youth Lacrosse is open to boys and girls in grades 1-8. More information is available at westerlylacrosse.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Financial aid is available.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Santos-Silva tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds to lift VCU to a 76-42 win over Rhode Island on Tuesday night, the team's seventh consecutive victory.
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to support two children he had outside his marriage.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Tajuan Agee had 27 points plus 12 rebounds as Iona edged past Quinnipiac 81-77 on Tuesday night. Rickey McGill added 21 points for the Gaels, while E.J. Crawford chipped in 20. Crawford also had 10 rebounds for the Gaels.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A controversial non-call helped the Boston Bruins avoid what would have been a dispiriting loss. Then an unexpected source extended their winning streak.
PROVIDENCE — When Westerly High's Helena Hall-Thomsen passed three runners on the final lap of the 4x200 relay early in Saturday's state indoor track championships, she had a suspicion it might turn out to be a good day.
BRISTOL — Two school records were broken, and a lot of personal records were set by the Westerly High girls swim team on Saturday at the Division II championships at Roger Williams University.
PLAINFIELD — Bacon Academy made five free throws down the stretch and turned back Stonington High, 44-40, in the semifinals of the ECC Division I girls basketball tournament Saturday.
NEW HAVEN — Stonington High's Rhys Hammond and Joey Hinckley placed third in their respective events at the boys State Open indoor track championship Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.
NARRAGANSETT — Chariho High rallied from 10 points down to force overtime, but fell to Narragansett, 65-62, in a Division II boys basketball game Saturday night.
WILLIMANTIC — Stonington High's Sam Light finished second at 138 pounds in the Class S state wrestling championships at Windham High on Saturday.
BRISTOL — Westerly High's Rhys Johnstone finished first in the 100-yard backstroke at the Division I boys swimming championship meet on Sunday at Roger Williams University.
COVENTRY — Westerly High's Xavier Webster finished first in the 160-pound freshman weight class at the JV/freshman state wrestling tournament on Saturday.
POMFRET CENTER, Conn. — Will Cannella and Evan Tower each scored two goals and assisted on another as the Eastern Connecticut Eagles hockey team defeated Woodstock Academy, 7-3, Saturday night at the Jahn Hockey Rink at the Pomfret School.
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Young had a record-setting game in scoring 55 points to lead Quinnipiac to a 107-100 triple-overtime win against Siena on Sunday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has given provisional third division sanctioning to the proposed National Independent Soccer Association.
STONINGTON — For the Stonington High boys basketball team, Friday's big victory over ECC Division III rival St. Bernard, 51-50, revolved around one theme — perseverance.
TIVERTON — Bereket Janat filled up the stat sheet and Westerly High's defense stifled Tiverton in a 60-35 Division II boys basketball victory Friday.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Spencer Shiels hit two quick 3-pointers in overtime and Chariho High went on to defeat West Warwick, 73-65, in a Division II girls basketball game Friday.
NORWICH — Molly Butremovic had 11 points and five rebounds to help the Wheeler High girls basketball team top Norwich Tech, 35-30, in a nonleague contest Friday, the season finale for the Lions.
PUTNAM, Conn. — Putnam pulled away in the second half to post a 60-43 win over Wheeler High in an ECC Division IV boys basketball game Friday.
GROTON — Keegan Reck and his younger brother, Aaron Reck, each finished first in two races for the Fitch/Stonington/Ledyard/Norwich Tech co-op swim team in a 95-57 win over New London on Friday at UConn-Avery Point.
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Atkinson scored 23 points, Jordan Bruner added 22 and Miye Oni 20 as Yale battled past Cornell 98-92 Saturday night, surviving a 107-point second half, for its fifth straight win.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kerry Adamowicz hoped that a meeting with Hartford Yard Goats officials might lead to a few peanut-free days or maybe a peanut-free section at the Double-A baseball team's stadium, so her son and other children with food allergies could enjoy a game.