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  • Shoni Schimmel's Bark Exceeds Louisville's Bite

    Shoni Schimmel's Bark Exceeds Louisville's Bite
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March. Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
  • Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In

    Geno, UConn Women Say It's Time To Relax And Take It All In
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Despite larger goals still to conquer, UConn did not just shrug Monday after wrapping up the first American Athletic Conference regular season championship. "We said to ourselves, let's just enjoy this moment," Bria Hartley said....
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program. Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring. "I remember Niels...
  • DePaul's Bruno, two players earn Big East honors

    DePaul's Bruno, two players earn Big East honors
    DePaul's Doug Bruno was named Wednesday as Big East Conference women's basketball coach of the year and two of his players, junior guard Brittany Hrynko and senior forward Jasmine Penny, were unanimous choices on the All-Big East first team. The No....
  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
  • Inaugural AAC Women's Tourney: What To Know

    After years of unsuccessfully lobbying Big East administrators for the chance to host their women's basketball tournament, the Mohegan Sun Arena found the new American Athletic Conference willing to listen. And beginning with a doubleheader Friday night,...
  • Ollie Has Huskies Filled With Confidence As Postseason Nears

    Ollie Has Huskies Filled With Confidence As Postseason Nears
    STORRS – The postgame ceremonies were over but the emotional ride had not reached its conclusion. Kevin Ollie took the microphone and let 10,000 of his closest friends in on a little secret. "I'm planning to come back here in April and raise a...
  • UConn's Dolson, Hartley, Jefferson, Stewart On AAC First Team

    UConn's Dolson, Hartley, Jefferson, Stewart On AAC First Team
    After sweeping through the first regular season in American Athletic Conference history, No. 1 UConn took home several awards Thursday. Seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley and sophomores Moriah Jefferson and Breanna Stewart were named to the AAC's...
  • Notebook: Arena Hopes This Isn't A One-And-Done

    — After lobbying hard for the chance to host women's college basketball in the postseason, the Mohegan Sun Arena isn't about to let it go after one year. Chris Sienko, general manager of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, reiterated Saturday that the...
  • Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout

     Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout
    — As the final minutes wound down, Kevin Ollie could only watch as the other team dunked backward, hung on the rim and hit wide-open shots from the perimeter. Ollie, as engaged in coaching and energetic as any man could be, could only sit with...
  • Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams

     Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams
    No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and Bob Verga. He coached his alma mater against Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski. While competing against...