Geno Auriemma

Williams Leading A Pack Of New Contenders

Williams Leading A Pack Of New Contenders

Gabby Williams already was an Olympic-level high jumper in high school. Yet clearing the bar of Geno Auriemma's expectations?

That can be far more difficult.

"If you would have seen her freshman year to now, it's remarkable," Auriemma said after Williams had filled out a score sheet like she never had before in a resounding 72-61 victory over Notre Dame Wednesday night. "It really is."

The last time UConn lost a game was Nov. 17, 2014. Stanford 88, UConn 86 in overtime. Williams, a freshman, never got off the bench that night. Not in regulation. Not in overtime. Zero minutes.

On Wednesday night, when this UConn team found its own path to...

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