| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:10 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma says it has been an obsession of his to learn to play the piano. He has an iPad app, he says, and likes to fool around with it in his office.
The UConn women's basketball coach laughs when asked if his goal is to play the...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
STORRS — As she crashed the boards and swatted shots last season, it seemed Kiah Stokes was finally beginning to realize how many different ways she could positively impact a game.
It also seemed like she was the last one to catch on.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:02 AM
STORRS — If he was really in the mood, Geno Auriemma could have worn that West Chester University T-shirt buried deep in his drawer Sunday when the UConn opened the 2014-15 exhibition season, his 30th as the big man on this campus.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:02 PM
If he was really in the mood, perhaps if there was one still in his closet, Geno Auriemma could have worn his West Chester University hooded sweatshirt Sunday when the UConn opened the preseason of the 2014-15 season, his 30th as the big man on...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
STORRS — Every season brings new challenges, even for a veteran coach who has turned winning national championships into the athletic equivalent of a sunrise.
"Coach makes it very clear to us every day in practice that we're not as good as we...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:41 PM
NEW YORK – On the way to a 40-0 record and its second straight national championship in women's basketball last season, UConn had its way in the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies were 18-0, winning by an average of 37.4 points.
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Here's a look at UConn center Natalie Butler, the transfer from Georgetown, who must sit out this season.
She's a very nice young woman, exactly the kind of person you would expect UConn to pursue.
This story will also run in The Courant on...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
STORRS — If circumstances were different, Natalie Butler would be preparing for her sophomore season at Georgetown this week, fresh from her impactful debut as Big East freshman of the year, close to family that she cares so much about in Fairfax,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Dispatch from the first day of UConn women’s practice:
Do not expect live tweets from the inner sanctum of the practice facility during whatever time is allocated for the media to watch the team work. UConn has asked it not take place. So it will...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:19 PM
STORRS — Among Geno Auriemma's tangible coaching attributes is a practical side. That is what convinced him there was no need to start work as early as just about every other women's basketball team in the nation.
Auriemma knows the Huskies will be...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
While the men's basketball team officially kicks off practice Saturday, the UConn women's team, two-time defending national champion and a winner of 46 straight, will wait until Oct. 15.
Coach Geno Auriemma has been away since the middle of September...