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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Monday's Best

A daily look at the best the local sports scene has to offer ...

Quite busy for a Monday, with good variety. Almost like a box of Valentine's Day chocolates.

-- In women's college basketball, No. 14 Oklahoma travels to take on No. 2 UConn at the XL Center in Hartford at 7 p.m. in a game that can be seen on ESPN2. Just a guess, but bet Oklahoma's Sherri Coale is in red today.

Read Jim Fuller's preview of the final non-conference game of the year for UConn here

You can follow Jim's updates from the game on twitter

-- A little closer to home, Sacred Heart plays host to Quinnipiac in a Northeast Conference basketball doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. with the women. The men play at 7:30 p.m.

The Quinnipiac women are in third place in the NEC with a 9-4 conference record. Sacred Heart is in a three-way tie for fifth a game back. Here are the standings A win by the Bobcats helps their goal to secure a home game in the first round of the NEC tournament.

The Quinnipiac men are also in strong contention for a home game in the NEC  tournament with five games left. Here are the men's standings

Sacred Heart needs some help but is still in contention for one of the eight playoff spots.

Both games can be seen on MSG.

-- It's high school hockey day at Rentschler Field with rivals Amity and St. Joseph taking the ice at the outdoor venue at 4 p.m. and Wallingford schools Sheehan and Lyman Hall following at 7:30.

To read about the UConn-Sacred Heart game from Sunday and to see photos and video from the event click here

-- The Beanpot has some local flavor in Boston tonight.

Wallingford's Pat Mullane takes the ice for Boston College in the Beanpot final at 7:30 p.m. against Northeastern.
Two locals take the ice in the Beanpot consolation game tat 4 p.m. for Boston Univeristy as the Terriers take on Harvard. Senior Joe Pereira is from West Haven and leads the Terriers with 12 goals, and freshman Patrick MacGregor is from Hamden.

Both games can be seen on NESN


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