| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors.
As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:15 AM
UConn won its first men's basketball national title in 1999 and was after a second in 2004.
On March 27, 2004, the Huskies defeated Alabama 87-71 in an NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game in Phoenix. Ben Gordon, named most outstanding player of the Phoenix...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:53 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth.
But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago.
The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Before the No. 1 ranked UConn women's basketball team finds out its NCAA Tournament destination and opponent tonight, coach Geno Auriemma reflected on the Huskies' undefeated regular season season at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
STORRS — The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun.
It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli.
"He was one of the first guys on...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
HARTFORD — The city celebrated the UConn men's and women's basketball teams' national championships Sunday with a victory parade through downtown, and it was one of the biggest parties Hartford has ever seen.
An estimated 200,000 people lined...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Face it, the people who have the real fun during March Madness are the college kids who pile into a substandard car, sleep on a friend's floor, paint their faces and scream their heads off for their teams. When their team responds as the UConn Huskies did...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:52 PM
STORRS — It's practically impossible to stroll the grounds surrounding UConn women's basketball without bumping into some kind of milestone.
This season's landmark stands at the final destination of a postseason trip that begins Sunday against No....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:51 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma gets a kick out of it. He clicks on the television, he picks up the paper and there is Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer from South Central LA, talking about planting seeds.
He's talking about planting seeds for player growth...