| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Of all those who have played for Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey since they came to UConn in 1985, it's unlikely any player connected with fans more assertively than Stefanie Dolson, the All-America center who graduated after last season's second...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:33 AM
In case you missed it last night, the first roster cuts were made for the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team prior to Monday's final domestic exhibiton against Canada at 7 p.m. at the Webster Bank Arena.
Cut from the field of 17 were...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound.
From the lights of I-95 to the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
NEWARK, Del. – Geno Auriemma's second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team is filled with challenges, even for a guy who has made a career of meeting and surpassing them.
The winner of nine national champions at UConn since 1995...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
NEWARK, Del. — Not only have his former UConn players grown accustomed to his face, but everything about Geno Auriemma's manner and method seems indelibly entrenched years later.
"I found that I hear him in my head when I'm playing, even though he'...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth.
The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading ...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Jennifer Rizzotti, Hartford's women's basketball coach, will be an advance scout and court coach for the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the FIBA World Championship Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.
Rizzotti, the three-...
| 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 7, 2014
| 5:55 PM
NASHVILLE — On Saturday afternoon, the UConn and Notre Dame women's basketball teams crammed into a small room in the bowels of Bridgestone Arena to watch the unveiling of The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards.
It was cramped,...