| 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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:36 PM
What's basketball without hope that the stars might align to make it possible for the virtually impossible to occur?
They did in Oklahoma City on Sunday night when Louisville, almost a 30-point underdog, dethroned defending national champion Baylor with...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:01 PM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team has relied on junior forward Alyssa Thomas for much of the season to overcome injuries and inexperience throughout the rest of the roster.
In Saturday's NCAA tournament regional...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Even the strongest team constantly stands on a fragile fault line. All that separate it from falling into a sink hole are ill-timed acts of nature and an inspired opponent.
The No. 3 UConn women found that out again on Saturday when one foot suddenly...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Last season, Senior Day was actually Senior Night, one UConn will remember for all the wrong reasons.
Two hours after saying goodbye to Tiffany Hayes, the Huskies said so long to an 18-year winning streak that had followed all those fond farewells....
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It wouldn't be right to call UConn's domination of Duke an aberration. Their games have been too one-sided to say the phenomenon is a fluke. Let's just say it's been trending heavily.
This trend certainly must be troubling to the Blue Devils, the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Geno Auriemma does not need a lantern to see light at the end of the tunnel. He uses a calendar. When January turns to February on Friday, UConn's coach wants to make sure that his Huskies are ready to go where the sun shines in April.
That would be the...
| 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...