| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Breanna Stewart's place in UConn basketball history is on reserve. On Tuesday, the sophomore scored a career-high 37 points, shooting 15 of 19 from the field, to bring her within 77 points of becoming the 39th player in program...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:24 PM
PHILADELPHIA – Approximately six miles from where he was raised in Norristown, Geno Auriemma time traveled Tuesday to McGonigle Hall.
This place, an incubator of regional college basketball, was one of the places Auriemma watched and learned...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:21 AM
PHILADELPHIA – Bria Hartley does many things so well that her uniform No. 14 will be raised to the Huskies' Wall of Honor on senior night.
But at her core, she is a shooter. And that craft is largely dependent on the hands. So it seemed odd that...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:14 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — After having a miserable first half at Baylor with four turnovers, Bria Hartley was reminded by Geno Auriemma she needed to do better. This was nothing new. And he did so in a way she would not forget.
Hartley listened intently,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:20 PM
There is legitimacy for the reason UConn did not view Monday's game with No. 7 Baylor with a starry-eyed stare. The game was significant to the Lady Bears in their post-Brittney Griner season.
But these games hold different value to UConn, the eight-...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Geno Auriemma knew what he had with Breanna Stewart long before she arrived at UConn.
Stewart was a wiry 6-feet-4, mobile and skillful, with arms longer than just about any player he'd seen with her skill set.
Different, he realized. Extraordinary, he...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Did anybody else laugh at this LeBron James quote last week?
"I can't worry about what everybody says about me. I am LeBron James from Akron, Ohio, from the inner city, I'm not even supposed to be here. I'm blessed."
With all due respect, he is...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:38 PM
NEW ORLEANS — We heard greatness was coming, as sure as the distant whistle of an oncoming train. As sure as Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore, we all knew it was coming.
We just didn't know exactly when.
Today, we do. Greatness arrived in the City...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:03 AM
After leading the United States women's basketball team to its fifth straight Olympic gold in August, Geno Auriemma was asked if he'd be willing to accept one more term in office; you know, try to do it again in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
In that instant,...
| 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...