| 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 …...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:33 AM
There was a time not so long ago, and it lasted for 10 years, when Geno Auriemma would hear, with an ever-increasing tone of frustration, how much some Big East coaches detested playing its postseason tournament at the XL Center.
It had nothing to do...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 12:11 PM
As UConn (16-1, 6-0) prepares to play Central Florida on Wednesday, Moriah Jefferson has been in the midst of a statistical whirlwind that has propelled her into the forefront of All-American consideration. At the same time, it has obliterated any...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:08 PM
On April 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena — apparently now the world's Coliseum of women's basketball — WNBA executives are going to put up or shut up as it relates to Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the greatest three-pointer shooter in UConn history....
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:42 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Another thrill ride through 18 games in the American Athletic Conference season, punctuated by the exclamation mark of a winning margin of 48.7 points, has escorted UConn to its customary early March launching pad. Yes, another...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:01 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – As just about every freshman who plays college basketball discovers, the season has a tendency to pound them down once January turns to February. Juniors Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson suffered through it two years ago. And...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:00 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 88-65 win over South Florida at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. on Monday:
1. Stewart is the player of year: My respect for Moriah...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:38 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma would say, UConn's regular season always ended with a crescendo. There was Notre Dame, until the Irish left the Big East. Then there was Louisville, until the Cardinals bolted the American Athletic...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:43 PM
STORRS — This would be the perfect afternoon for the perfect shooter.
This was a Senior Day that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis knew she would share with Kiah Stokes, but suddenly found herself sharing with her little brother. Xander, 4 years old, bow tie,...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:19 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It's not unusual to hear professional athletes admit how compelled they are to perform because there might be someone in the stands who has come just to see them and might never have the chance again. Joe DiMaggio said it, Derek Jeter,...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:37 PM
TULSA, Okla. — It's never unusual to see UConn alums practicing with the current team. And last week, before leaving for Saturday's game at Tulsa, Kelly Faris and Kalana Greene were working with the Huskies at the Werth Champions Center.