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  • UConn Women's Insider: Stewart Gives New Meaning To Busy

    UConn Women's Insider: Stewart Gives New Meaning To Busy
    The greatest player in women's college basketball is enjoying what amounts to a five-day hiatus from the various responsibilities that come with that title. "What would I like to do? Probably nothing," Breanna Stewart said Monday. "I'd like to just enjoy...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Renee Montgomery On Move Again

     UConn Women's Insider: Renee Montgomery On Move Again
    Six seasons into her professional career, Renee Montgomery has seen a lot of people come and go. That would include herself. On Jan. 28, for the second time in her WNBA tenure, she went when the Connecticut Sun dealt her to the Seattle Storm. "I am...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Dolson Still Happy As 'Big Mama Stef'

    UConn Women's Insider: Dolson Still Happy As 'Big Mama Stef'
    Soon, the Family Farm Ice Cream shop in Wallkill, N.Y., will debut a new sundae. It will honor Stefanie Dolson, the former Minisink Valley High player who won two national championships at UConn and just completed her rookie season with the WNBA's...
  • Sun's Not Getting KML Is Probably For The Best

    Sun's Not Getting KML Is Probably For The Best
    UNCASVILLE — Given the serious injury to their most important player, they could miss the WNBA playoffs again this coming season. But say this for the Connecticut Sun. They could be the smartest 16-18 team in women's professional basketball history....
  • Storm Take KML With 3rd Pick; Stokes To Liberty At No. 11

    Storm Take KML With 3rd Pick; Stokes To Liberty At No. 11
    UNCASVILLE — The names change every season, but the curiosity about what WNBA front offices think about prospects posted on their draftboards does not. In this league, benefits are in the eyes of the beholder. Consider the case of UConn's Kaleena...
  • Jewell Loyd no lock as Seattle Storm's No. 1 draft pick

    Jewell Loyd no lock as Seattle Storm's No. 1 draft pick
    To former Indiana Fever coach and current consultant Lin Dunn, it's not even a question who the Seattle Storm should pick in Thursday night's WNBA draft. You take Notre Dame junior Jewell Loyd, who declared for the draft last week.  "Before these...
  • Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft

    Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft
    Two factors insulate women's college basketball from the yearly upheaval disrupting the men's game, a reality played out again when seven players from Kentucky's Final Four team decided to leave before their time and apply for the NBA Draft. One is...
  • Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game

    Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game
    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA's John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each...
  • Breanna Stewart: Another Day, Another Award

    Breanna Stewart: Another Day, Another Award
    TAMPA, Fla. — Breanna Stewart's sweep of the national player of the year awards continued Tuesday night, when the UConn junior was announced as winner of the Naismith Trophy. It was Stewart's second Naismith Trophy in a row. The award was announced...
  • These Huskies Rank With The Best ... But There's Work To Do

    These Huskies Rank With The Best ... But There's Work To Do
    On March 29, 2002, The Courant ran a story with a headline "The Best Starting Five Ever" accompanied by a photo of seniors Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tamika Williams, and sophomore Diana Taurasi. We labeled them as such but also said don't take...
  • UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her

    UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her
    TAMPA, Fla. — When the subject turns to freshman guard Kia Nurse, Geno Auriemma can't help but play the Canadian card. Nurse, he joked Saturday, would not be eligible for All-America status because she's, well, not an American. Last week, he...