| 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
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......
| 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,"...
| Jan 24, 2010
Nearly seven years ago, a UConn women's basketball team, one that would win a national title, carried a 70-game unbeaten streak into the Big East championship game at Rutgers.
There, the Huskies encountered Villanova — the sports car vs. the...
| Jan 19, 2010
The last time the UConn women played at Duke, Geno Auriemma had some pregame fun with the students who call themselves the Cameron Crazies. He called their impact overrated; wiseguy things like that.
But prior to Monday's return, Auriemma was quiet,...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 11:45 AM
STORRS -- It's all about attention to detail at UConn. That's what the Huskies have mastered to build their women's basketball dynasty.
It's about discipline as much as talent, decorum as much as defense. It's about playing as a team on the court and...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 11:59 AM
If practice is equated to school, UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he'd prefer to teach a small class of students.
He'll get his wish this season.
The Huskies will open against Holy Cross with only 10 players after Caroline Doty's season-ending knee...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 12:44 PM
Jeff Jacobs column when Syracuse's Nicole Michael was accused of tripping Geno Auriemma.
Breakdowns in athletic decorum, whether by male or female, always cause this sort of consternation. A loss of self-control inevitably leads to finger-pointing. Trust...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 8:14 AM
It has been three seasons since the UConn women have won a national basketball championship or played in the Final Four, a minor setback for a program with five national championships since 1995.
Still, watching Baylor, Maryland and Tennessee win...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 10:48 AM
Maya Moore's first game as a husky
Originally published Nov. 17, 2008
By halftime of UConn's opener Sunday against Georgia Tech, coach Geno Auriemma, interested in discovering what wrinkles still need ironing, had the lecture material he needs to get...
| Jan 30, 2010
| 1:08 PM
Those editing the UConn women's basketball record book have been on call lately, so it seems like a good time to set the record straight about one of the players forcing revisions.
Geno Auriemma does not dislike Tina Charles, although he does yell at...