| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Rodney Storms sat in the Comcast Center stands last month during the Maryland women’s basketball program’s elite camp and struck up a conversation with the mother of Lexie Brown. Three summers ago, Brown – now a freshman point guard...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Back home in snowy Connecticut on Saturday, a measuring stick had one connotation. Consult your local meteorologist for the specifics.
Out in California, where the nation's No. 1 team lived for the last six weeks, the only measuring stick No. 2 UConn...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
HARTFORD — For at least one Saturday afternoon, women's basketball returned big-time to an XL Center practically jammed pillar to post to see No. 3 UConn play Syracuse.
It was reminiscent of a day when the program and the building rocked in...
| Dec 28, 2012
Watch the right hand of Chiney Ogwumike.
And even with Tara VanDerveer's pledge not to go ugly, watch for bruises on the UConn players.
UConn and Stanford will run great offense Saturday at Maples Pavilion. They always do. The road map for Geno...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:44 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — The beauty of the Stanford women's offense is rhythm and preparation. When it works it looks as in sync as the San Antonio Spurs and the Radio City Rockettes. On those days, the Cardinal could be sponsored by Arthur Murray...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:39 PM
With 15 minutes, 34 seconds remaining in the first half Saturday at Rutgers, UConn coach Geno Auriemma extended his hook and reeled four starters back to the bench.
He was not happy. The Huskies were already trailing by six, on the way to their first...
| 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...