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  • UConn Women's Insider: Stewart Gives New Meaning To Busy

    UConn Women's Insider: Stewart Gives New Meaning To Busy
    The greatest player in women's college basketball is enjoying what amounts to a five-day hiatus from the various responsibilities that come with that title. "What would I like to do? Probably nothing," Breanna Stewart said Monday. "I'd like to just enjoy...
  • Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out

    Several of the WNBA's marquee players are flexing newly gained leverage to make demands on the league, including forcing trades and dictating when they'll play. Candace Parker is sitting out at least the first half of the upcoming WNBA season. Diana...
  • Where Will Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes Land In WNBA Draft?

    Where Will Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes Land In WNBA Draft?
    When Geno Auriemma was asked about the perception Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis would have difficulty guarding players like Diana Taurasi in the WNBA, the UConn coach offered a cryptic response. "Tell me who can guard [Taurasi]?" Auriemma said. Point taken....
  • Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game

    Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game
    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA's John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each...
  • Breanna Stewart: Another Day, Another Award

    Breanna Stewart: Another Day, Another Award
    TAMPA, Fla. — Breanna Stewart's sweep of the national player of the year awards continued Tuesday night, when the UConn junior was announced as winner of the Naismith Trophy. It was Stewart's second Naismith Trophy in a row. The award was announced...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Reflects On A Great Ride Ahead Of National Title Game

    Mosqueda-Lewis Reflects On A Great Ride Ahead Of National Title Game
    TAMPA, Fla. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis arrived as the No. 1 recruit in the country in 2011, pegged as the next great UConn player. When she stepped foot on the Storrs campus four years ago, Mosqueda-Lewis was excited and awed as she joined a program...
  • UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her

    UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her
    TAMPA, Fla. — When the subject turns to freshman guard Kia Nurse, Geno Auriemma can't help but play the Canadian card. Nurse, he joked Saturday, would not be eligible for All-America status because she's, well, not an American. Last week, he...
  • Huskies Happy With Same Old Story

    Huskies Happy With Same Old Story
    TAMPA, Fla. — Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said Saturday that she hoped that the stories would be different this time around at the Final Four. "I think everybody's rooting for us," she said. "I think we're ready for some new...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Lawson Speaks College Basketball, Unabashedly

    Jeff Jacobs: Lawson Speaks College Basketball, Unabashedly
    TAMPA, Fla. — This dominant UConn team may not even be one of the three best in program history … If John Calapari wants to talk team, team, team, he ought to have his players stay for four years and maybe he'll reach Geno Auriemma's level...
  • Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn

    Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn
    Brenda Frese made no bones about it when she arrived in College Park 13 years ago. She wanted to do more than run a solid, winning program. Maryland needed to be among the very best in women's college basketball. "What I'm excited about is can we...
  • UConn Women: A Team That Jelled, And Kept Getting Better

     UConn Women: A Team That Jelled, And Kept Getting Better
    TAMPA — They have the Wade Trophy winner in Breanna Stewart. They have the NCAA's top three-point shooter in Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis. They have three WBCA All-Americans (Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson) and WBCA high school player of the...