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The parents of a UConn student suspected of murder plead for the search to end in his surrender

23-year-old Peter Manfredonia is suspected of killing a man and seriously injuring another in Willington on Friday morning, the Connecticut state police said in a press release. He is also a suspect in the murder of a male acquaintance in Derby, Connecticut. “Peter, from your parents who love you, please give up,” said Manfredonia’s family lawyer, Michael Dolan, at a …

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UConn student: three-state manhunt for homicide, home invasion

23-year-old Peter Manfredonia is suspected of killing a 62-year-old man and seriously injuring another on Friday morning in Willington, the Connecticut state police said in a press release. The police said the motive was unclear. The Connecticut State Police are working with the FBI and local police to track down Manfredonia. The Pennsylvania State Police and FBI said Manfredonia was …

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Big East votes to invite UConn to re-enter

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The presidents of the schools in the Greater East accepted on Monday an invitation to UConn to resume the conference on basketball and other sports, a source told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. UConn A meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for Wednesday if the invitation is to be accepted, and an announcement from the Greater …

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How will the return from UConn to the Big East affect BYU football?

PROVO – Once a proud football program that matched some of the best in today's Football Championship Subdivision, UConn Football has become a shell since joining the NCAA's highest subdivision at the turn of the century. Even a short stop on the Big East – as the Big East Football sponsored – with a berth in the Orange Bowl in …

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Women's Final Four: Notre Dame Knocks Out UConn Again

TAMPA, Fla. – Notre Dame did it again. The Irish defeated Connecticut, the longtime powerhouse of women's basketball, 81-76, on Friday in the N.C.A.A. A victory over Baylor in the final on Sunday would give Notre Dame its third national championship, and the Irish would become the fourth women's college basketball team to repeat. [This is a developing story. A …

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UConn vulnerable to women's Sweet 16 but victorious against UCLA

10:42 PM ET Mechelle Voepel espnW.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, college basketball for women and other college sports for women. Voepel began working with women's basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. ALBANY, NY – UConn has looked vulnerable in the last two games, but the No. 2 seed Huskies are still ranked 12th women's …

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Iowa beats UConn for the 2K Classic title

Luka Garza scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half, and Iowa defeated Connecticut 91-72 in the 2K Classic Championship on Friday night. Garza was named MVP of the tournament. He also joined Tyler Cook, UConn's Eric Cobb, Oregon's Bol Bol and Syracuse's Jalen Carey as the all-tournament team. Bol led no. 13 Oregon for an 80-65 win …

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Aaron Robinson of UCF suffered an injury in the opening match against UConn

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut – # 21 UCF's successful start to the new season was hampered by defensive back injury Aaron Robinson's breach at Connecticut. Robinson, a Redshirt sophomore cornerback, covered the kickoff on Thursday night when he seemed to collide with the head of another UCF player while making the tackle. Robinson had to be cut off from his shoulder …

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