| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:11 PM
ESTERO, Fla. – Geno Auriemma can really spin metaphors. And when asked this week what he thought of his team after three games, he pulled another out of his verbal garage and took it for a long drive.
"This is going to be a long road," Auriemma...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Lin Dunn retired as coach of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever after the 2014 season, ending a career that spanned five decades in women’s basketball as a player and coach. She went out on top with her induction to the women’s basketball Hall...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:41 PM
NEW YORK – On the way to a 40-0 record and its second straight national championship in women's basketball last season, UConn had its way in the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies were 18-0, winning by an average of 37.4 points.
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
STORRS — Every season brings new challenges, even for a veteran coach who has turned winning national championships into the athletic equivalent of a sunrise.
"Coach makes it very clear to us every day in practice that we're not as good as we...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:02 PM
If he was really in the mood, perhaps if there was one still in his closet, Geno Auriemma could have worn his West Chester University hooded sweatshirt Sunday when the UConn opened the preseason of the 2014-15 season, his 30th as the big man on...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:02 AM
STORRS — If he was really in the mood, Geno Auriemma could have worn that West Chester University T-shirt buried deep in his drawer Sunday when the UConn opened the 2014-15 exhibition season, his 30th as the big man on this campus.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:29 PM
STORRS – The arrival of four freshman guards this season fortifies the collective health and versatility of UConn's backcourt during the new recruiting cycle.
For sophomore Saniya Chong, it also reinforced the concept that nothing about playing...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:10 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma says it has been an obsession of his to learn to play the piano. He has an iPad app, he says, and likes to fool around with it in his office.
The UConn women's basketball coach laughs when asked if his goal is to play the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:11 PM
HARTFORD — One week from now, UConn will be preparing for Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. That will be a huge game, as big as it gets during the regular season, aside from that trip to Notre Dame in December that always makes one's pulse race.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:19 AM
STORRS — Even the greatest program in women's basketball history, one that has self-sustained for most of three decades, needs a little spritz on occasion to prevent it from losing its carbonation.
And so a motto was born this year: “We've...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:54 PM
DAVIS, Calif. – The more Geno Auriemma has won in 29 seasons at UConn, the more he has enjoyed it. And really, how much more fun does someone need after nine national championships since 1994-95?
But what Auriemma really loves is practice. That's...