| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
The Dream Season did not have a...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:45 PM
STORRS — Back in the days of the old Big East and the newborn American Athletic Conference, UConn's league schedule was filled with at least a few games each season that might make Geno Auriemma lose a few minutes' sleep on the night before a game....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:39 PM
STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby?
Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:46 PM
BRIDGEPORT — No program in the Big East Conference seemed to benefit more from the departure of Notre Dame and UConn before last season than DePaul. But Blue Demons coach Doug Bruno doesn't look at it quite that way.
"When we were living [the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Creighton (2-1), in its second year in the Big East, opened its home schedule with a 64-56 victory over Utah on Thursday in Omaha, Neb.
Junior Marissa Janning, the Big East’s reigning player of the year, led the Blue Jays with 15 points....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
When: Sunday, 1 p.m.
Where: Gampel Pavilion
TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: First meeting
Streaks: Creighton W2, UConn L1
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:10 PM
ESTERO, Fla. – UConn's loss at Stanford Nov. 17 offered a number of clues about the state of its development. Not all were directly related to the mistakes that led to the defeat.
Coach Geno Auriemma used only seven of his 12 players and just...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Erin Chastain could see this coming, bit by bit, since taking over a DePaul women's soccer program that had failed to win a Big East match the season before she became head coach in 2007.
"We felt we had a group that could do some things this year,"...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:15 AM
DePaul freshman Alexa Ben of Schaumburg has been named the Big East's soccer rookie of the year.
The 5-foot Ben and her team have both played big this fall.
Ben had nine goals and 10 assists as the No. 7 Blue Demons (15-0-3), picked for fourth in...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:44 AM
TV coverage for some games to be announced:
x-2: UConn 115, West Chester 26
x-9: Post University, XL Center, Hartford, 4:30 p.m.
14: at UC Davis, Davis, Calif., 10 p.m.
17: at Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif., 9 p.m., ESPN2
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Tate George's shot went through the net at the Meadowlands and George Ferencz was conflicted.
He was a journalism major covering the men's basketball team for the Connecticut Daily Campus and he had been trained right — no cheering in the press...