| Nov 18, 2012
| 3:42 PM
— Like a prized baker in his kitchen, Geno Auriemma uses the same recipe every year in the hopes of making something worthy of his discriminating taste.
It's in the repetition: meshing, adjusting, cajoling and convincing them to defeat...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:56 PM
During the long recovery from her severe left ankle sprain in late August, UConn junior Bria Hartley could feel herself tickled at times by playful teammates and coaches.
The idea was to keep the mood light as Hartley recovered. She was stressed about...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:02 PM
After three leisurely days on the island, Geno Auriemma pulled up a little on the recreational reins before UConn played its Paradise Jam opener this week.
The fun and sun was cut back on Thursday so the team would be rested and ready for some run and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:54 PM
— UConn fans have counted seven national championships and a dozen Final Four appearances since 1995.
Still, there have been times when coach Geno Auriemma hasn't been able to count to past seven looking for players capable of giving him what he...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:03 PM
This was never really about the final score. If it was, UConn's 102-45 win over Hartford at Chase Family Arena would have diminished what the day really was about. And it didn't.
"I said before the game that I believed this would be a win-win...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Back home in snowy Connecticut on Saturday, a measuring stick had one connotation. Consult your local meteorologist for the specifics.
Out in California, where the nation's No. 1 team lived for the last six weeks, the only measuring stick No. 2 UConn...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:40 PM
When you consider that UConn held Stanford to 11 field goals and 35 points just two days earlier, what happened Monday at the Matthew Knight Arena made perfect sense.
Oregon, in yellow shoes bright enough to light the northern sky, was simply no match...
| 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...
| 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...