| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:56 AM
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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 8:15 PM
Whether Maya Moore is the greatest player in UConn history is debatable. Arguments can be made on behalf of at least a half dozen others, all accomplished, memorable and iconic.
But when UConn records are revised following her graduation, Moore's name...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 11:45 AM
STORRS -- It's all about attention to detail at UConn. That's what the Huskies have mastered to build their women's basketball dynasty.
It's about discipline as much as talent, decorum as much as defense. It's about playing as a team on the court and...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 11:54 AM
Half of UConn's roster is made up of freshmen, a group that will greatly shape this season for the two-time defending national champions.
Reminds you of: Kara Wolters
The skinny: Played with Bria Hartley...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 8:31 PM
— If not for the red jerseys and the coach on their sideline, Sunday would have been just another dissection of an opening-round opponent by the UConn women.
Southern University, Vermont, Cornell, UMBC, Coppin State — you've seen one, you'...