| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook.
Only it wouldn't be a metaphor.
"Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:31 PM
— Geno Auriemma, a Hall of Fame coach who has seen it all, done it all over nearly three decades in Storrs, knew when he had witnessed something special.
The opposing coach, one whose team had trailed by only two at halftime and still lost by 30,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Over the past two decades the UConn women have lost just 51 times. It was 50 before Notre Dame beat it to knock the Huskies from the top of the polls last week. You might remember that one.
Those 51 defeats have been caused by a...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Truth is, women's basketball needed this. The Big East certainly needed it.
They needed a game to feel good about between national powers, archrivals, conference antagonists who pulsed and punched from start to finish.
They got it.
| Jan 6, 2013
STORRS — If Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis hadn't missed the wide-open three with six seconds left, we're not having this conversation.
If the woman who coach Geno Auriemma called the best three-point shooter in the country had swished it and UConn had...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Jen Rizzotti had just finished talking to reporters about Hartford's extraordinary pregame ceremony, about the Newtown massacre and was still dabbing tears from her eyes when she sat down at Chase Family Arena.
Any question was going to be easier than...
| 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...
| Mar 29, 2010
This is as close to " Hoosiers" as UConn had come this season — old-time Midwest arena against an opponent with old-school attributes intent on administering the old-fashioned upset.
But Sunday's Sweet 16 game against Iowa State wasn't a movie. And...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:31 PM
— There has been a purpose for all the hard work the UConn women have invested this season. It's all about the prize, the goal and the quest. The Huskies always want to chase it. And tonight, the carrot on the string will be dangled at the...