| 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....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:01 PM
HARTFORD — On the day that the texture of the WNBA draft was changed by a trade, so might have been the list of players picked high in the first round.
Early Wednesday, the Connecticut Sun traded the third overall pick — and Renee Mongtomery...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:34 AM
On Wednesday at the XL Center, UConn will reach the midpoint of its second American Athletic Conference season when it completes a home-and-home with East Carolina. If the past is a predictor, it will not be as momentous as it will be inevitable.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:26 AM
CINCINNATI – When Geno Auriemma and his assistants shook hands with Cincinnati's coach before Sunday's game at Fifth Third Arena it was far from a perfunctory gesture.
That's because Jamelle Elliott, although now six years removed, remains as...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 3:52 PM
They are sons of immigrants. One's Italian surname ends with a familiar vowel. The other's Polish name ends with an equally familiar "ski." Forever sons of immigrants, and they embrace that birthright with all their being.
They, too, are the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:21 PM
CINCINNATI — Geno Auriemma has found solutions for just about all the problems he has encountered running his program. Still, there always has been one that has troubled him more than most, because he knows it unfairly punishes players for their...
| Jan 23, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — UConn's spring semester started Tuesday and the women's basketball team boarded another plane, braced to live out of the suitcases that have served as the main fashion accessory in their lives the first two months of the season....