Tristen Newton, No. 5 UConn entertain New Hampshire

UConn guard Tristen Newton made history when the fifth-ranked Huskies beat Manhattan 90-60 Friday afternoon. UConn’s game against visiting New Hampshire on Monday could be one for the history books, too. Newton had 15 points, a career-high 13 assists and 10 rebounds against Manhattan. It was the third triple-double of his UConn career, the most by any player in the program’s history. Newton had two triple-doubles last season, his first with the Huskies after transferring

Syracuse begins Adrian Autry era vs. New Hampshire

For the first time in nearly a half-century, Syracuse is beginning a season without coach Jim Boeheim on the sideline. Adrian Autry is now the man in charge of the Orange, who open their season on Monday against visiting New Hampshire. Boeheim stepped down last spring following a 47-season run at Syracuse, where his 2-3 zone defense became a staple of the college basketball scene over the decades. Boeheim’s accolades included five Final Four appearances