| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:30 PM
STORRS, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and Breanna Stewart added 22 to help No. 2 UConn beat top-ranked South Carolina 87-62 on Monday night.
Moriah Jefferson had 16 points for the Huskies (23-1), who improved to 17-3 in...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 5:02 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Perhaps with another team in another league in another era, this game would have been considered a trap for UConn.
A trap game is one taken less seriously than what's coming next. Or more simply stated, a game just not cool enough...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:55 AM
Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 80-34 win over Memphis at FedEx Forum on Saturday:
1. Don’t mess with the plan: Geno Auriemma was not happy that UConn...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:02 PM
MEMPHIS — As often is the case with Geno Auriemma, life and baseball meshed again last November when the Chicago Cubs hired Joe Maddon as manager.
It wasn't long after the Cubs made the move that Auriemma's buddy from DePaul, Doug Bruno, called...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Now back in Moscow, busier than ever, Svetlana Abrosimova remains a social media maven. She checks in with the world as often as time allows.
So it did not surprise her to learn that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the precocious three-point shooter from...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:53 PM
HARTFORD — In this humdrum world of American Athletic Conference basketball, there are few nights when the anticipation of history not only moves to center stage but moves the audience excited about its arrival.
Say what you will about UConn's...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:35 PM
It did not surprise Jamelle Elliott to hear that Geno Auriemma, her former coach and boss, would get his first chance to win his 900th game against Cincinnati, the team she has coached for six seasons.
"The best part of playing a part in what...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Mo'ne Davis, the celebrated star of the Little League World Series and avowed UConn women's basketball fan, attended Sunday's game at Temple and was sitting in the bleachers across from the UConn bench.
"Was she here?" Geno Auriemma...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 3:45 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Watching UConn flatten East Carolina last week at the XL Center, the untrained eye could have concluded that all was well with the major brand name of women's college basketball.
As it turns out, that would have been a premature...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 7:42 PM
Great stuff from Geno Auriemma on Wednesday about a potential meeting with Mo'ne Davis on Sunday when the Huskies play at Temple.
It was like lobbing a 50 mile-and-hour fastball at Albert Pujols.
Of course, there's no way of knowing whether Davis will...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:42 PM
Moments before the start of Sunday's game at Cincinnati, Geno Auriemma looked into the stands behind his bench and waved to one of his all-time favorite players, a kid who willingly gave him more than he could possibly have expected during her career....