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  • Tennessee and UConn may renew series in women's basketball

    Tennessee and Connecticut haven't played a women's basketball game since Jan. 6, 2007. They haven't met for the national championship in 10 years. Yet some memories were revisited amid the celebration following UConn's 79-58 victory over Notre Dame at...
  • Not Just A Win, But A Dominating Performance

    Another NCAA championship game became a showcase for UConn's dominance of the women's college basketball world. The Huskies, undefeated with the title on the line since their first appearance in 1995, don't just win these games. They make opponents...
  • Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way

    Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Because there is no point in doubting the Huskies now, let's state this with absolute certainty. Shabazz Napier's postgame speech will become an iconic moment in the history of the program, just as his career and this...
  • Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars. "Right now, I'm going to go to [the...
  • John Smallwood: No love lost between UConn, Notre Dame coaches

    Let's be honest, had these been the circumstances surrounding Monday night's men's NCAA championship, we would have touted it as the greatest college basketball matchup ever. The significance of Tuesday night's women's NCAA final is beyond comparison....
  • UConn defeats Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas On senior night, Kevin Ollie made a promise to the Connecticut fans. He would bring his team back in April with a banner. The Huskies promptly lost their next game at Louisville, 81-48. They lost to the Cardinals again in the American...
  • Torch is passed to Napier

    ARLINGTON, Texas The common thread through Connecticut's first three national championships was a strong lead guard. Make it four for four, and add Shabazz Napier's name to the list. Napier controlled the Huskies' 60-54 triumph over Kentucky in the NCAA...
  • UConn tops Kentucky for 4th NCAA title

    UConn tops Kentucky for 4th NCAA title
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Only nine minutes remained in the NCAA tournament championship when guard Ryan Boatright rolled his ankle. His mother, Tanesha, watching from the AT&T Stadium stands, knew her son wouldn't budge. That's not how the Boatrights,...
  • Fightin' Words: No Love Lost Between Notre Dame, UConn

    Fightin' Words: No Love Lost Between Notre Dame, UConn
    NASHVILLE — On Saturday afternoon, the UConn and Notre Dame women's basketball teams crammed into a small room in the bowels of Bridgestone Arena to watch the unveiling of The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards. It was cramped,...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • On The Fly: Stage Is Set For Meeting Of Unbeatens

    For the first time two undefeated women's college basketball teams, UConn and Notre Dame, meet for the championship Tuesday night. The former Big East rivals that belong to the American Athletic Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference — now don't...