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  • Jeff Jacobs: Big Stories Brewing Around UConn, But Dayton Pushes Them To Backburner

    Jeff Jacobs: Big Stories Brewing Around UConn, But Dayton Pushes Them To Backburner
    ALBANY — Before there could be Tennessee, there had to be Dayton. Before there can be a resolution on whether there will be a Final Four in Indianapolis in 2016, there was the small matter of getting to the Final Four in Tampa, Fla., in 2015....
  • UConn reaches 8th straight Final Four with win over Dayton

    UConn reaches 8th straight Final Four with win over Dayton
    ALBANY, N.Y. — Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national semifinals for an eighth straight...
  • Dayton Reminds Auriemma Of Earlier UConn Teams On The Rise

    Dayton Reminds Auriemma Of Earlier UConn Teams On The Rise
    ALBANY — As he watched Dayton complete an unexpected victory over Louisville Saturday, Geno Auriemma couldn't help but let his mind wander back in time. Long before Auriemma's UConn Huskies were sitting on a national pedestal, they were Dayton....
  • Jefferson Dominates Against Her Home State's University

    Jefferson Dominates Against Her Home State's University
    ALBANY — When Moriah Jefferson was emerging from the Dallas area as a top college basketball prospect, staying in her home state wasn't an option. Jefferson wanted to challenge herself at the highest level of college basketball. That meant leaving...
  • UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas

    UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas
    ALBANY — From his first NCAA Tournament win in 1991 through his 100th on Saturday, Geno Auriemma has witnessed some sublime basketball from his UConn players. Somehow, though, his team reaches the bar that he continues to raise. If his Huskies are...
  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Stewart, Huskies Skewer The Longhorns

    Stewart, Huskies Skewer The Longhorns
    ALBANY — There were stretches in the last 12 minutes of the first half and again in the first 10 minutes of the second half when all you could do was sit there, shake your head and wonder. Does it get any better than this? Can it get any better...
  • Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale

    Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale
    STORRS — On her final night at Gampel Pavilion, the great sharpshooter, the greatest in the history of women's college basketball, hit five more three-pointers. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 386 threes for her career now and is seven from setting the...
  • Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out

    Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out
    STORRS — If there is a recipe for success against the best women's college basketball team in the country, this wasn't a bad first ingredient. Rutgers, unafraid at Gampel Pavilion, was physical and aggressive in its NCAA Tournament game against...
  • Williams Provided Spark When Needed

    Williams Provided Spark When Needed
    STORRS — It was midway through the first half and UConn's lead over Rutgers was shrinking. The Scarlet Knights scored six unanswered points, were within five points of the Huskies and were deploying a physical approach that seemingly was working....