| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
WACO, Texas — For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth taking. For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth facing.
If Auriemma had insisted otherwise as we stood there Saturday in UConn's new favorite playpen, Webster Bank Arena in...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:22 PM
MEMPHIS — The Huskies were jubilant after their victory on Thursday night, the jubilation of a job well done.
Still, there was also the acknowledgment of a job half done.
"We can't get lost in this moment," coach Kevin Ollie said after UConn's 83-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:10 PM
SPRINGFIELD — What does Daniel Hamilton do for his team?
"He leads our team in scoring, rebounding and assists," coach Derrick Taylor said. "And, he guards the toughest man. ... And, this weekend, he's so versatile, he's starting at point guard for...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:14 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — After having a miserable first half at Baylor with four turnovers, Bria Hartley was reminded by Geno Auriemma she needed to do better. This was nothing new. And he did so in a way she would not forget.
Hartley listened intently,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:19 AM
The biggest problem the UConn women had last season wasn't the lack of belief. They knew winning an eighth national championship was possible. If nothing else, coach Geno Auriemma's team understood anything was possible. Just check the record book for the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Site: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle
Time: Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
TV: ESPNU (Mark Jones, Kara Lawson)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 4-0.
Last meeting: UConn, 61-53, Dec....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:05 PM
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — On a day that included plenty of handshakes and introductions, coaches and athletic directors began the American Athletic Conference spring meetings by discussing the minutiae.
They talked about bylaws and scheduling, heard...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — It's a sound Kevin Ollie has always said he hated: "Pound … pound … pound."
To the UConn coach, it's the sound of stagnation, too much dribbling, not enough passing. The Huskies made too much of this noise in their first loss...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 AM
HARTFORD — UConn stretched its "knowing-how-to-win" talent to the limit, but this time could not pull it off.
After blowing a 13-point lead, shooting abysmally in the second half, the Huskies lost for the first time this season, 53-51, to Stanford...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:11 PM
HARTFORD — There is only one Jesus. His name is Shuttlesworth.
And for $109.95, you too, can purchase his jersey on Jan. 14.
For the rest of us who began thinking that maybe Shabazz Napier was the real miracle worker, who could do no wrong...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — In Illinois, the Mr. Basketball Award has been handed out for 33 years.
Only once has there been a tie in the voting among high school coaches and media — in 2011, when the honor was shared by guards Ryan Boatright of East Aurora...