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  • Auriemma Wonders Why Teams Get Away With Pounding Stewart

    Auriemma Wonders Why Teams Get Away With Pounding Stewart
    UNCASVILLE — As UConn prepares to defend its American Athletic Conference Tournament championship Saturday, one of the key operative words for the nation's No. 1 team is preservation. With their players in possession of most of the conference's...
  • Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball

    Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball
    There was a time not so long ago, and it lasted for 10 years, when Geno Auriemma would hear, with an ever-increasing tone of frustration, how much some Big East coaches detested playing its postseason tournament at the XL Center. It had nothing to do...
  • Stokes Top AAC Defender; Four Huskies Named To First Team

    Stokes Top AAC Defender; Four Huskies Named To First Team
    There has never been any doubt that Kiah Stokes is a gifted athlete. Her body seems factory-made for basketball — long arms, longer legs, squared, muscular shoulders. And one thing is certain: UConn has never had a greater shot-blocker, certainly...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Will KML Make A Good Pro? We Ask Geno

    UConn Women's Insider: Will KML Make A Good Pro? We Ask Geno
    On April 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena — apparently now the world's Coliseum of women's basketball — WNBA executives are going to put up or shut up as it relates to Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the greatest three-pointer shooter in UConn history....
  • Perfect AAC Ending For Everyone But Auriemma

    Perfect AAC Ending For Everyone But Auriemma
    TAMPA, Fla. — Another thrill ride through 18 games in the American Athletic Conference season, punctuated by the exclamation mark of a winning margin of 48.7 points, has escorted UConn to its customary early March launching pad. Yes, another...
  • Auriemma Never Knows What He'll Get With Gabby Williams

    Auriemma Never Knows What He'll Get With Gabby Williams
    TAMPA, Fla. – As just about every freshman who plays college basketball discovers, the season has a tendency to pound them down once January turns to February. Juniors Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson suffered through it two years ago. And...
  • UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65

    UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65
    TAMPA, Fla. – Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma would say, UConn's regular season always ended with a crescendo. There was Notre Dame, until the Irish left the Big East. Then there was Louisville, until the Cardinals bolted the American Athletic...
  • Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU

    Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU
    On Wednesday at the XL Center, UConn will reach the midpoint of its second American Athletic Conference season when it completes a home-and-home with East Carolina. If the past is a predictor, it will not be as momentous as it will be inevitable. The...
  • UConn Women Continue Dominance In AAC, Beat Cincinnati

    UConn Women Continue Dominance In AAC, Beat Cincinnati
    CINCINNATI – When Geno Auriemma and his assistants shook hands with Cincinnati's coach before Sunday's game at Fifth Third Arena it was far from a perfunctory gesture. That's because Jamelle Elliott, although now six years removed, remains as...
  • It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success

    It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success
    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...
  • UConn Honors Seniors, Then Hammers Memphis, 87-24

    UConn Honors Seniors, Then Hammers Memphis, 87-24
    STORRS — There are your average game days. UConn has 30 of them this regular season. They carry the program purposely from November to March. But let's admit, it's been hard to tell one from the other since the predatory Huskysaurus started...