| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:45 PM
STORRS – A few minutes after UConn completed its 92-50 win over South Florida at Gampel Pavilion, Geno Auriemma sidled up to the rookie analyst on ESPN2's telecast for a short postgame interview.
Sue Bird likely is the greatest point guard to play...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Swin Cash is not ready to stop playing basketball. She figures she has at least one more year, perhaps two, before she has accomplished all she needs in the sport that has helped enrich her life.
That doesn't mean she's running in place waiting for the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:46 PM
UNCASVILLE — It was after one of the campus practices early in the season when Geno Auriemma's attention turned to Gabby Williams.
Auriemma has a record nine national championships. He also has a record nine million wisecracks, and he decided to...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
From her new office at the University of Kentucky, Tamika Williams was able to see the Wildcats volleyball team practice this season. That must have been therapeutic for someone who as a girl in Ohio played softball and volleyball before picking up a...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Here's a look at UConn center Natalie Butler, the transfer from Georgetown, who must sit out this season.
She's a very nice young woman, exactly the kind of person you would expect UConn to pursue.
This story will also run in The Courant on...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
STORRS — If circumstances were different, Natalie Butler would be preparing for her sophomore season at Georgetown this week, fresh from her impactful debut as Big East freshman of the year, close to family that she cares so much about in Fairfax,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Winning another world championship in women's basketball will have to be done in the usual fashion.
While Geno Auriemma's USA players have been competing for various WNBA teams, the rest of the world's teams have been practicing together.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Mo'ne Davis, a 13-year-old, 111-pound meteor, is streaking through the stratosphere of social media and the Little League World Series with the Taney Dragons of Philadelphia.
The Dragons play Las Vegas Wednesday night in Williamsport, Pa., trying to...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth.
The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading ...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...