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  • Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16

    Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16
    STORRS — If he has said it once, Geno Auriemma has said it 913 times, even before Monday's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion. To paraphrase: If you don't think you can beat UConn, you're done before the bus...
  • Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success

    Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success
    STORRS — No one needs to remind Geno Auriemma how significant winning nine national championships in 20 years has been, although he sometimes wishes some of those who follow his team would understand they don't just hang off low branches waiting...
  • Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level

    Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level
    STORRS — Before Saturday night, the last NCAA Tournament appearance was three years ago, the last tournament victory was four years ago, and the last time Rutgers was truly a star on the national women's basketball stage was eight years ago....
  • Geno Auriemma Finds Time For Kid Who Grew Up On UConn

    Geno Auriemma Finds Time For Kid Who Grew Up On UConn
    In the haze created by his national persona, it sometimes gets lost that Geno Auriemma, and his nine-time national championship program, is the still the subject of many schoolgirl crushes right here in Connecticut. There is no way to tell just how many...
  • High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion

    High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma is coach of the defending national college basketball champions. He remains coach of the Olympic gold medalists. Auriemma is also a Connecticut resident. And as the NCAA Division I women's tournament starts this weekend at...
  • St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn

    St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn
    STORRS — Being a student athlete is tough enough for most kids without the added pressure placed on those who play women's basketball for UConn. Accomplishments considered historic by some, like Saturday's first NCAA Tournament game ever for St....
  • On The Fly: Don't Say 'Yard Goats' In Chicago

    On The Fly: Don't Say 'Yard Goats' In Chicago
    You can't blame people from Chicago if they cringed when hearing the name Hartford Yard Goats. The "Curse of the Billy Goat" long has served to explain why the Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. ... There was a push on social media to vote for...
  • UConn Women's Basketball Team Picked To Win It All By President Obama

    UConn Women's Basketball Team Picked To Win It All By President Obama
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has picked Connecticut to win a third straight women's basketball championship in the NCAA Tournament. The president also made a surprising choice by going with his niece's team, Princeton, to reach the Final...
  • When UConn Hosts St. Francis, Canton's Benedetti Will Realize Dream

    When UConn Hosts St. Francis, Canton's Benedetti Will Realize Dream
    The trophies, plaques and ribbons are packed away, but one basketball memento remains in Sarah Benedetti's bedroom at her Canton home. It's a picture of Sarah posing with UConn coach Geno Auriemma after a game at Gampel Pavilion. It was snapped about 10...
  • Auriemma, UConn Have 9 NCAA Trophies — Want To See Them?

    Auriemma, UConn Have 9 NCAA Trophies — Want To See Them?
    CROMWELL — It doesn't matter what league the UConn women's basketball team plays in because Geno Auriemma can have an interesting conversation with any recruit. It's a conversation he brought to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in...
  • Wolters Was The Strength, And Personality, Of The 1995 Champs

    Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season). During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...