| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:02 PM
After three leisurely days on the island, Geno Auriemma pulled up a little on the recreational reins before UConn played its Paradise Jam opener this week.
The fun and sun was cut back on Thursday so the team would be rested and ready for some run and...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The UConn women understand there's just one thing they can control, no matter how famous the program is or how willing their coach is to speak his mind about the state of the Big East.
And that is how they play, and how that performance may help enhance...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:03 PM
This was never really about the final score. If it was, UConn's 102-45 win over Hartford at Chase Family Arena would have diminished what the day really was about. And it didn't.
"I said before the game that I believed this would be a win-win...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:40 PM
When you consider that UConn held Stanford to 11 field goals and 35 points just two days earlier, what happened Monday at the Matthew Knight Arena made perfect sense.
Oregon, in yellow shoes bright enough to light the northern sky, was simply no match...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:27 PM
You say you want a defining stat? OK, we'll give you a big, fat, sweaty, disgusting defining stat. UConn turned the ball over 35 times.
"Incredibly unacceptable," Kelly Faris said Monday night at Purcell Pavilion after the No. 3 Huskies had fallen, in...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the loss by two-time defending NCAA women's champion Connecticut to Notre Dame in Sunday's tournament semifinals. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment......
| Mar 31, 2010
| 12:22 PM
By now it's clear the UConn women do not play normal games that follow familiar scripts.
Truth is, they play games that are caricatures, the features super-sized, exaggerated, larger-than-life. You almost need 3-D glasses to watch them play.
| Apr 6, 2010
The UConn women have focused intently, dominated historically and won just about every minute of their 38 games. And here they are again.
"What's gone into coming back [to tonight's national championship game] has been so incredible and so amazing,"...