| 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 ...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:20 PM
HARTFORD – Ah, the preseason in women's college basketball, a time when powerhouses prepare and opponents arrive wide-eyed and leave stunned but well-compensated financially.
It happened again Tuesday at the XL Center. The friendship between...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:44 AM
It's likely that Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley will be among the 12 players taken in the first round of the 2014 WNBA draft. If that happens, they will join the list of 13 Huskies first-rounders since the draft began in 1998.
2001: Svetlana Abrosimova...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season.
“Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.