| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:02 PM
UNCASVILLE — UConn entered its first American Athletic Conference postseason tournament far ahead of the field. And the easiest way to measure it was this: In its 31 games, the Huskies trailed for just 38 minutes, 49 seconds of a possible 1,240....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:50 AM
STORRS — True to her players, committed to her beliefs, Prairie View coach Dawn Brown used top-seeded motivation to inspire her team for Sunday's NCAA first-round game against No. 1 UConn.
"Why not us? Why not now?" Brown asked prior to its latest...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
STORRS – Just because the program is bathed in unconditional affection from the hometown fans doesn't mean UConn believes everyone is rooting for it to win a second straight national championship.
In fact, Geno Auriemma, who will break Pat Summitt'...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:43 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Over the course of the summer, the UConn women's basketball staff will do what it always does to help its freshmen assimilate to campus and court life.
It will teach the players to work and sometimes even take them on day trips to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Somehow, they did it again.
Coach Geno Auriemma and his University of Connecticut women's basketball team weren't supposed to win the NCAA National Championship in 2013. This was supposed to be a rebuilding year, defined at UConn as only going to the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:21 PM
For the past three years a marathon chess match has gripped the Big East Conference, played with pieces colored blue and green.
Notre Dame and UConn, back and forth, check and checkmate. It's been marvelous to watch, better to talk about; the tornado of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:37 PM
When the history of Big East women's basketball is written it will be in the form of a novella. Even after all these years, the story is niche reading.
But thankfully, the last chapter will be devoted to the last three years of conference life, the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:36 PM
What's basketball without hope that the stars might align to make it possible for the virtually impossible to occur?
They did in Oklahoma City on Sunday night when Louisville, almost a 30-point underdog, dethroned defending national champion Baylor with...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Even the strongest team constantly stands on a fragile fault line. All that separate it from falling into a sink hole are ill-timed acts of nature and an inspired opponent.
The No. 3 UConn women found that out again on Saturday when one foot suddenly...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...