| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:17 PM
UNCASVILLE — Chiney Ogwumike, the first overall pick in the 2014 draft by the Connecticut Sun, was named the WNBA's rookie of the year Thursday at a press conference at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Ogwumike received 23 votes from a national panel of 38...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Geno Auriemma will be again surrounded by familiar faces when USA Basketball opens training camp Sept. 8 for the FIBA World Championship in Turkey.
Among those included in the pool of 27 players invited to tryout are former UConn All-Americans Bria...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Truth is, women's basketball needed this. The Big East certainly needed it.
They needed a game to feel good about between national powers, archrivals, conference antagonists who pulsed and punched from start to finish.
They got it.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:48 PM
— This first night of the UConn women's basketball season Friday differed greatly from First Night, the extended pep rally preceding it two weeks ago.
This was about business. For the defending national champion, the business at hand was...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:34 PM
It would be generous to describe UConn's first season in the American Athletic Conference as competitive.
The Huskies have won their first 15 conference games by an average of 38.9 points, a margin that might have cracked 40 had Louisville not fought...