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  • 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...
  • UConn women will be favorites to win 11th title next year

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will be the leading contenders to make another championship run next season. It would be an unprecedented 11th title that would eclipse John Wooden's UCLA Bruins and their 10 championships. If they can pull it off,...
  • 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...
  • 3-Peat: UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd straight title

    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. "Obviously it's a very significant number because that's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn

    Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn
    Brenda Frese made no bones about it when she arrived in College Park 13 years ago. She wanted to do more than run a solid, winning program. Maryland needed to be among the very best in women's college basketball. "What I'm excited about is can we...
  • Stewart Collects More Trophies

    TAMPA — On Friday, Breanna Stewart was like any other 20-year-old kid on a family vacation. Stewart and teammate Morgan Tuck were basking in the Florida sun, experimenting with something called Water Bikes. When the UConn basketball team had some...