| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:31 PM
MEMPHIS — As UConn prepares for its showdown Monday against No. 1 South Carolina, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, its senior All-American, believes that the Huskies will walk onto the floor at Gampel Pavilion perhaps somewhat undervalued.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:04 PM
UNCASVILLE – When Diana Taurasi accepted the offer from Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg to be compensated for sitting out the 2015 WNBA season, many nodded knowingly for two basic reasons.
Taurasi, 33, has been dropping hints for years that the...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:49 PM
CINCINNATI — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, already UConn's most prolific three-pointer shooter, officially joined the pantheon of its greatest scorers Sunday at Cincinnati.
Playing in just her 122nd game, Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points in 16 minutes to...
| Jan 24, 2015
UConn wins games by so many points, it's hard for Geno Auriemma to keep his top players on the court. A look at the average minutes per game for UConn's 12 all-time top scorers:
1). Maya Moore, 30.4 (3,036 points, 154 games)
2). Tina Charles, 25.5 (2,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:45 PM
STORRS – A few minutes after UConn completed its 92-50 win over South Florida at Gampel Pavilion, Geno Auriemma sidled up to the rookie analyst on ESPN2's telecast for a short postgame interview.
Sue Bird likely is the greatest point guard to play...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Geno Auriemma said Wednesday he was not surprised with the decision of freshman Sadie Edwards to transfer following UConn's win over Notre Dame on Dec. 6.
"It didn't work," Auriemma said.
Edwards, who began her high school career helping lead Mercy-...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 8:59 AM
The 12-day break that bridged UConn’s victories over Notre Dame on Dec. 6 and DePaul on Friday was not spent nonchalantly. It was exam time and by last Saturday each of its players had finished their academic requirements.
This is always...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The 12-day break that bridged UConn's victories over Notre Dame on Dec. 6 and DePaul on Friday was not spent nonchalantly. It was exam time, and by Dec. 13, each UConn player had finished her academic requirements.
This is always a nervous time around...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Geno Auriemma is not the only women's basketball coach to celebrate multiple championships over the past four years by shaking President Obama's hand.
Cheryl Reeve, coach of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, has done it twice after winning the 2011 and 2013...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:45 PM
STORRS — Back in the days of the old Big East and the newborn American Athletic Conference, UConn's league schedule was filled with at least a few games each season that might make Geno Auriemma lose a few minutes' sleep on the night before a game....