| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:22 PM
HARTFORD — Since becoming Pittsburgh's coach in 2003, Agnus Berenato has driven the Big East women's basketball welcome wagon from town to town.
It is not unusual for her to begin postgame press conferences by thanking those in attendance for...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Before UConn could think about Monday and Notre Dame it had to focus on Saturday and South Florida.
And for the first 15 minutes at the Sun Dome, that required rubbing slumber from its eyes. The noon tipoff came less than 14 hours after the team's...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:35 PM
First, it was an aberration. Then it was a coincidence. By the end of last year it was definitely a trend.
Come Monday, it had become a legitimate annoyance.
Notre Dame's success against UConn had made its point. Losing five of six over the past three...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Caroline Doty will not approach her fifth and final season as a UConn basketball player with a sentimental mind-set.
She could if she wanted to. When every practice you sweat, every game you play and every city you visit brings your career a step...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The first sign that normalcy had returned to UConn was tied in a Windsor knot around Geno Auriemma's neck.
It was a tie, the accessory strangely excluded from Auriemma's business attire during the Big East tournament. And Saturday's was a birthday tie;...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Saturday's Sweet 16 game was expected to be the Bridgeport Regional's restaging of a winter battle between Eastern foes, only this time along the cusp of Long Island Sound on a warm, spring day.
"We were talking about how physical the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:21 PM
For the past three years a marathon chess match has gripped the Big East Conference, played with pieces colored blue and green.
Notre Dame and UConn, back and forth, check and checkmate. It's been marvelous to watch, better to talk about; the tornado of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:37 PM
When the history of Big East women's basketball is written it will be in the form of a novella. Even after all these years, the story is niche reading.
But thankfully, the last chapter will be devoted to the last three years of conference life, the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:01 AM
There is a small refrigerator in the women's basketball locker room at Gampel Pavilion that frequently needs to be replenished. Athletes tend to get thirsty after one of those famous Geno Auriemma practices.
And the job of restocking it falls to a...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:04 AM
What's in a number? Well, apparently it depends on what number and how attached a player has become to wearing it during their careers.
When Renee Montgomery played for the UConn women she wore No. 20 and then put it on again when the WNBA's Minnesota...