| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort.
Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Geno Auriemma's favorite player of all-time is Walt Frazier. He loved the way Frazier played on both ends of the basketball court. He loved the way he won championships. Most of all, Frazier did it with the undeniable cool that made a young guy from...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy.
UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
"These pre-eminent coaches lead...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:35 AM
During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun, Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA draft day.
If he wasn't, all he needed to do was look at the numbers: Before the 2014 entry draft, the Huskies...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
HOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona's tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how.
And now 999 games later, UConn's Geno Auriemma's trip to intercollegiate athletic royalty reached...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
HOUSTON — Sidelined with mononucleosis since before UConn's game at South Florida on Feb. 16, junior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is not with the team on its five-day trip to Texas.
But coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that her scheduled checkup on...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:44 PM
When Bob Joyce was a kid growing up in Bloomfield, he was so taken with sports and sports radio that he would do play-by-play on every game he watched or played, any sport, any time, as if he had a microphone in front of him.
"It would drive people...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:35 AM
DALLAS — When Geno Auriemma coached his 1,000th game Saturday at Houston, another tidy 51-point win for No. 867 of his career, he did not do so alone.
He was there with associate head coach Chris Dailey, who through better and worse has been there...