| 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 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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:36 PM
What's basketball without hope that the stars might align to make it possible for the virtually impossible to occur?
They did in Oklahoma City on Sunday night when Louisville, almost a 30-point underdog, dethroned defending national champion Baylor with...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:01 PM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team has relied on junior forward Alyssa Thomas for much of the season to overcome injuries and inexperience throughout the rest of the roster.
In Saturday's NCAA tournament regional...
| 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...
| 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.
| Apr 7, 2013
They won't win this one in the last minute. They won't have to.
This time, the UConn women will win it in the first 39.
Doris Burke, ESPN's lead analyst, had a question Saturday at the network's Final Four media conference. And it was a good one....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:24 PM
There are days when playing the UConn women is the most futile endeavor in sports. On those days, the opponent is so overwhelmed, so out of its element, that the game seems over when the bus pulls up to the building.
For an example, we direct your...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:03 PM
– Duke's Elizabeth Williams is a freshman center who has played extensively for USA Basketball and is heralded as one the game's stellar posts.
UConn's Kiah Stokes is a freshman center who until Monday earned notoriety essentially by causing Geno...