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  • Fightin' Words: No Love Lost Between Notre Dame, UConn

    Fightin' Words: No Love Lost Between Notre Dame, UConn
    NASHVILLE — On Saturday afternoon, the UConn and Notre Dame women's basketball teams crammed into a small room in the bowels of Bridgestone Arena to watch the unveiling of The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards. It was cramped,...
  • KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's

     KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's
    STORRS — By most accounts, this has been a most frustrating season for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's junior sharpshooter. She hurt her elbow in November and missed eight games. She came down with mononucleosis in February and missed four more....
  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • A Front-Row Seat For Golden Age Of Sports Reporting

    A Front-Row Seat For Golden Age Of Sports Reporting
    In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...
  • Despite UConn's Success, Geno Advocates Parity

    Despite UConn's Success, Geno Advocates Parity
    STORRS – Geno Auriemma works the sidelines in a land of steady habits. Therefore, he is aware his fans do not like change or surprises. They expect his UConn program to win its ninth national championship in two weeks. He hears about it on TV....
  • BYU's Judkins, A Former Celtic, Says Geno Could Coach Men

    LINCOLN, Neb. – BYU coach Jeff Judkins was drafted by the Celtics in the second round of the 1978 NBA draft. You might remember their first-round pick that season: Larry Bird. And after his NBA playing career ended, he served the Utah men (and Rick...
  • Capsule: No. 12 Seed BYU Vs. No. 1 UConn

    Site: Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Neb. Time: 4:30 p.m. TV: ESPN (Pam Ward, Carolyn Peck and LaChina Robinson) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 2-0 Last meeting: UConn, 96-47, Nov. 25, 2008,...
  • Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies

    Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies
    LINCOLN, Neb. — It is not UConn's style to be intimidated, even by a known intimidator, certainly at this point of the season when push ordinarily comes to shove. The Huskies understand that BYU, their opponent in Saturday's Lincoln semifinal (4:30...
  • Notebook: Twin Elite Eights Another Chance To Be Noticed

    — There is only one athletic director in Division I with both basketball teams in the Elite Eight, and he arrived at Pinnacle Bank Arena about three hours before UConn's regional semifinal against BYU on Saturday. To say Warde Manuel is happy about...
  • UConn Rallies To Beat BYU, 70-51

    UConn Rallies To Beat BYU, 70-51
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Inspiration comes in all shapes and formats. Nowadays, it's often delivered over the cellphone, a text or tweet that puts one's mind in the right place. BYU received its adrenaline for the Lincoln regional semifinal on Saturday...