| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:05 AM
You could consider this the challenge of Alisha Valavanis' professional career. She is leaving college athletics, her area of expertise, her comfort zone. And she is entering the arduous business world of the WNBA, where she's now charged with keeping the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The USA Women's National Basketball Team, coached by Geno Auriemma, will play a Sept. 15 exhibition game against Canada at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena, according to a source close to the situation.
The announcement will be made at a press...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:02 PM
UNCASVILLE — Diana Taurasi turned 32 last week, just another number.
"I don't think growing up is in the plans for me," Taurasi said Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. "It's not on my bucket list."
Good for her. Good for women's basketball. It was...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
After many years as teammates with UConn and the Connecticut Sun, Renee Montgomery, Kalana Greene and Tina Charles developed the type of sisterhood that grows from being together through so many interesting times.
And that relationship will last a lot...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Sophomore Moriah Jefferson is a finalist for the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. Jefferson is the youngest of the five finalists. The winner will be announced at the Final Four in April.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:08 PM
UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart took her place among the all-time greats in women's basketball history Tuesday when she was named a unanimous selection to the Associated Press All-America team.
But she is just one of five UConn starters to earn some type...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
— Saturday wasn't the first time the UConn women's basketball team has had three All-Americans in one season.
In 2009, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Renee Montgomery all made what was then the State Farm/Kodak All-America team. In 2002, Sue Bird,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:10 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It happens as if on cue with another great UConn women's basketball season. The pundits who marvel at the depth and talent of the team's starting lineup ask Geno Auriemma if he thinks it's the best he's ever had.
| 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-...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 PM
CINCINNATI — After UConn's 33-point win over Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion on Dec. 29, Bearcats coach Jamelle Elliott said that one of her team's goals was to force UConn into as many passes as possible before taking a shot. And it worked. The...