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  • UConn's Run To A 10th National Title

    UConn's Run To A 10th National Title
    It takes six wins to wrap up a national championship in women's basketball. The Huskies dispatched their six opponents by an average of 32.8 points per game on the way to title 10. THE OPENING ROUNDS GAME 1 — March 21: UConn 89, St. Francis...
  • Mark Cuban: 'Ugly' college basketball is hurting NBA

    Mark Cuban: 'Ugly' college basketball is hurting NBA
    The chorus of voices coming out against college basketball just keeps getting louder. On Wednesday, outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took the latest shot at the sport, saying its slow, low-scoring version of the game isn't just doing itself a...
  • Huskies Receive Warm Welcome; 'It Never Gets Old,' Says Geno

    Huskies Receive Warm Welcome; 'It Never Gets Old,' Says Geno
    STORRS — The UConn women's basketball team left the warm sunshine of Tampa, Fla., and returned to a frigid Storrs campus Wednesday afternoon and joined a couple hundred fans at Gampel Pavilion for a brief celebration of the program's 10th national...
  • Rocky Start, But Huskies Became A Team Geno Grew To Love

    Rocky Start, But Huskies Became A Team Geno Grew To Love
    TAMPA, Fla. — UConn coach Geno Auriemma loved his national championship team last season from Day 1. This season, not so much. "Last year's team, we started off Oct. 15 loving each other and it just got better and better," he said. "It was Barney...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Goes Out With A Bang

    Mosqueda-Lewis Goes Out With A Bang
    TAMPA, Fla. — The game was close. At times, it was ugly, marred with turnovers and missed shots. But when UConn senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis stepped up to hit a three-point shot with 4:58 left in the national championship game, it was a thing...
  • On The Fly: A Great Weekend To Be A Sports Fan

    On The Fly: A Great Weekend To Be A Sports Fan
    The weekend appears to have something for all: Opening Day of trout season Saturday (6 a.m.); the UConn spring football game Saturday (3 p.m., gates open at noon); the first big golf event of the season, the Masters (final round Sunday, CBS); the NCAA...
  • UConn women will be favorites to win 11th title next year

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will be the leading contenders to make another championship run next season. It would be an unprecedented 11th title that would eclipse John Wooden's UCLA Bruins and their 10 championships. If they can pull it off,...
  • Obama congratulates winning NCAA basketball teams

    President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men's and University of Connecticut women's teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships. The White House says Obama telephoned UConn coach Geno Auriemma (aw-ree-EH'-muh) on Wednesday. He placed a...
  • Huskies Beat Notre Dame 63-53 For 10th National Title

    Huskies Beat Notre Dame 63-53 For 10th National Title
    TAMPA, Fla. —On the court covered with confetti, players from the past celebrated with players from the present as well-wishers lingered, from family and friends to fellow coaches and even politicians. And amid the celebratory chaos, Geno...
  • 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...
  • UConn tops Notre Dame again for NCAA women's tournament title

    UConn tops Notre Dame again for NCAA women's tournament title
    TAMPA, Fla. — Thirty years ago, Geno Auriemma took a coaching job in a Connecticut backwater that isn't even a place of its own but a village within a town of 25,000 inhabitants. The women's basketball program he inherited had fit perfectly in...