| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:20 PM
In a rare move for a women's basketball player, Notre Dame junior guard Jewell Loyd announced Wednesday that she would forego her senior season and enter the WNBA Draft.
Loyd, a Niles West graduate and the 2012 runner-up for Ms. Basketball of Illinois,...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The end of the college basketball season, and the fact you can probably see your mailbox again, are the clearest signs baseball season is upon us. The Red Sox, Yankees and Mets got it going with Monday afternoon games and sadly have only 161 games left to...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:06 PM
We will argue Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd in the coming hours.
We will argue over who is the better basketball player vs. who had the bigger impact on her college team. We'll argue who really deserves to be the national player of the year. ESPNW has...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:49 AM
The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four.
After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Maya Moore turns 26 in June, which proves again how fast time flies when you are traveling the world winning championships. She added another travel sticker this month by helping Shanxi win its third consecutive Women's Chinese Basketball Association...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:29 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma is coach of the defending national college basketball champions. He remains coach of the Olympic gold medalists.
Auriemma is also a Connecticut resident. And as the NCAA Division I women's tournament starts this weekend at...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:57 AM
Katie Lou Samuelson of Santa Ana Mater Dei has been selected the Gatorade national player of the year in girls’ basketball.
The Connecticut-bound senior has averaged 30.0 points and 8.7 rebounds in leading the Monarchs to the Open Division...
| Mar 15, 2015
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...
| 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 5, 2015
| 10:07 PM
Michelle Greco proved she could play basketball at every level. She enjoyed a fabulous career at Crescenta Valley High before moving on to UCLA and then playing professionally.
It was at Crescenta Valley where Greco began to make a name for herself. With...
| 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...