| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:44 PM
UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma's face lit up when we started talking about Yale's victory at Harvard on Friday night.
The hot, sold-out gym … the fans so close, so loud … the Harvard kids yelling "Safety School!" at the Yale kids …...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:43 PM
STORRS — This would be the perfect afternoon for the perfect shooter.
This was a Senior Day that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis knew she would share with Kiah Stokes, but suddenly found herself sharing with her little brother. Xander, 4 years old, bow tie,...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:53 AM
STORRS — Kiah Stokes smiled mischievously when asked what she will say to Geno Auriemma when they hug at center court of Gampel Pavilion during Senior Day ceremonies Saturday.
"Maybe that he probably couldn't wait for this day to happen," Stokes...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:54 PM
STORRS — They looked up at the video board, looked at each other and asked each other the same question.
"Rebecca's like, 'It has been 20 years? That's crazy!'" Kara Wolters said.
Outside Gampel Pavilion on Saturday an imperfect storm swept...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:34 PM
STORRS — Breanna Stewart, the best player in America, was talking about messages. The message Geno Auriemma sent Morgan Tuck, Kiah Stokes and Stewart with love not-so-tender in Elvis Presley's hometown Saturday. The message the three intended to...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 3:52 PM
They are sons of immigrants. One's Italian surname ends with a familiar vowel. The other's Polish name ends with an equally familiar "ski." Forever sons of immigrants, and they embrace that birthright with all their being.
They, too, are the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
STORRS — A funny thing happened to Breanna Stewart on her way to winning four national championships and the final 125 games of her college career.
The other teams decided to beat her up.
They decided to get physical with college basketball's...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:40 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Muffet McGraw called her the difference in the game. And when asked who the leader of his team is, Geno Auriemma called out that same name.
Yet after UConn's 76-58 thumping of Notre Dame in a marquee early...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:54 PM
My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5.
I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:46 PM
UNCASVILLE — It was after one of the campus practices early in the season when Geno Auriemma's attention turned to Gabby Williams.
Auriemma has a record nine national championships. He also has a record nine million wisecracks, and he decided to...