| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:27 PM
ALBANY — There were stretches in the last 12 minutes of the first half and again in the first 10 minutes of the second half when all you could do was sit there, shake your head and wonder.
Does it get any better than this? Can it get any better...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Moriah Jefferson is a Texan. She did not go to Texas. So were the Ogwumike sisters (Stanford) and Kelsey Bone (South Carolina and Texas A&M). It’s clear Texas coach Karen Aston wants to change this.
“I’ve said this all along, no...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
STORRS — On her final night at Gampel Pavilion, the great sharpshooter, the greatest in the history of women's college basketball, hit five more three-pointers.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 386 threes for her career now and is seven from setting the...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 9:44 PM
STORRS — If he has said it once, Geno Auriemma has said it 913 times, even before Monday's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion.
To paraphrase: If you don't think you can beat UConn, you're done before the bus...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 2:30 PM
STORRS — Before Saturday night, the last NCAA Tournament appearance was three years ago, the last tournament victory was four years ago, and the last time Rutgers was truly a star on the national women's basketball stage was eight years ago....
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:23 AM
In the haze created by his national persona, it sometimes gets lost that Geno Auriemma, and his nine-time national championship program, is the still the subject of many schoolgirl crushes right here in Connecticut.
There is no way to tell just how many...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:32 AM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has picked Connecticut to win a third straight women's basketball championship in the NCAA Tournament.
The president also made a surprising choice by going with his niece's team, Princeton, to reach the Final...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:53 PM
CROMWELL — It doesn't matter what league the UConn women's basketball team plays in because Geno Auriemma can have an interesting conversation with any recruit.
It's a conversation he brought to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:45 AM
Emptying out the thought notebook as we await the rollout on Monday of UConn's road map to a possible 10th national championship:
Stay grounded when watching: Those who cast aspersions on women's basketball on the basis on what happens above the rim...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:10 PM
Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 84-70 win over South Florida at Mohegan Sun Arena in the AAC Tournament championship game on Monday:
1. Geno thinking positive: ...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:44 PM
UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma's face lit up when we started talking about Yale's victory at Harvard on Friday night.
The hot, sold-out gym … the fans so close, so loud … the Harvard kids yelling "Safety School!" at the Yale kids …...