| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tom Johnson was trying to remember, off the top of his head, how many scoring records Damika Martinez held at Platt High School in Meriden.
"I think she owns just about every scoring record there is," said Johnson, who coached Platt's varsity girls...
| Nov 20, 2014
Positioned near halfcourt, Dorothy Gaters scratches her head with frustration while watching one of her players take a wider-than-necessary cut to the basket during a preseason practice.
Gaters has coached the simple inbounds play thousands of times...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 11:25 AM
On the day UConn’s record 90-game winning streak ended at Stanford - Dec. 30, 2010 - the Cardinal team that accomplished it completely understood how significant an accomplishment it was.
"I was on a team that completed "Mission Impossible,"...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:08 AM
STORRS — After UConn won its ninth national championship, coach Geno Auriemma reminded one of his best players — a past All-American who made the All-Final Four team — that she would have to look after her conditioning.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A man wielding a knife cut WNBA center Brittney Griner's elbow during an attack in China, but she was not seriously injured, according to her agent.
Griner did not require hospitalization to treat the injury, which was considered superficial. She was...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury suffered a cut to her elbow Monday during a knife attack following a practice with her team in China, according to multiple reports.
In an apparent random attack, a man wielding a knife and screaming chased...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Coming in a few weeks is the Hartford Courant's annual college basketball preview section. It will be jammed with a lot of things you'll likely want to absorb before the UConn women begin the season Nov. 14 at UC Davis.
One of the stories I am preparing...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:26 PM
STORRS — Invited to the dedication of the privately funded $40 million Werth Family Basketball Center on Friday were a number of former women's basketball players from the past nine UConn national championship teams.
Meghan Pattyson-Culmo, Rebecca...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The New York Liberty parted ways with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer on Tuesday.
The WNBA team announceed that his contract was not renewed after the Liberty failed to make the playoffs the past two seasons and had a 26-42 record under...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team, he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.
And even though his team didn't have as much preparation time as...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball’s senior national team he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.
And even though his team didn’t have as much...