Stories tagged: Connecticut Huskies
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
UConn coach Geno Auriemma offers to forego pay in education budget battle
Hall of Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma has weighed into Connecticut’s budget battle, offering to go unpaid next year in response to criticism over high salaries at UConn.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
South Florida and UConn call off game in advance of Irma
South Florida and UConn called off their scheduled football game Saturday because of the threat to Florida posed by Hurricane Irma. The schools had moved up the kickoff from noon …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
UConn’s 111-game winning streak ends at hands of Mississippi State women
UConn’s 111-game run came to a stunning end when Mississippi State pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in women’s basketball history, winning 66-64 on Morgan William’s overtime jumper in the …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
Fans rally to send UConn off to 10th straight Final Four
A couple hundred fans braved the drizzle and cold to cheer on the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team as it left for the Final Four in Dallas. The Huskies …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
UConn women win 110th straight, advance to regional final by stopping UCLA
After watching UConn’s NCAA Tournament dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
NCAA capsules: UConn rolls; Quinnipiac crashes Sweet 16
Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over visiting Syracuse in the Bridgeport Region on Monday …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Top-ranked UConn routs No. 23 Temple for 102nd straight win
Napheesa Collier scored a career high 31 points and top-ranked UConn routed No. 23 Temple 90-45 on Wednesday to extend the program’s record winning streak to 102 straight games. Katie …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game
Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Williams leads UConn to rout of Houston, 95th straight win
Gabby Williams scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to its 95th straight win, a 91-42 women’s basketball rout of Houston on Saturday.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 9 p.m.
UConn new No. 1 in AP women’s basketball poll, passing Irish
The Huskies passed Notre Dame for the top position in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday, barely edging the Irish by two points. The rivals will face each other …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
UConn skips campus parade due to weather, will rally indoors
UConn will skip its parade around campus in Storrs, Connecticut, because of unseasonably cold weather and rally indoors to celebrate its national champion women’s basketball team.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
UConn women win fourth straight national title
Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Syracuse defense cracks under UConn onslaught
Coach Quentin Hillsman made defense the cornerstone of Syracuse’s rebuilding project.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Selden, Ellis send Kansas past UConn to Sweet 16, 73-61 win
Wayne Selden Jr. and Perry Ellis carried Kansas on a sweet romp to the round of 16, combining for 43 points in a 73-61 victory by the Jayhawks over Connecticut …
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 9:10 p.m.
UConn experiments with bigger ball in exhibition win
UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn’t expect any immediate rules changes to come out an experimental game. But he’s happy to get the conversation going.
Wed., April 8, 2015
3-Peat: UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd straight title
TAMPA, Fla. – Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA’s John Wooden after tying the Wizard …
Sun., April 5, 2015, 10:12 p.m.
UConn women on verge of yet another title
Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies now stand one win away from a third straight championship after Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and Morgan Tuck added 24 to lead an …
Sat., April 4, 2015
UConn’s Breanna Stewart halfway to goal of 4 national titles
TAMPA, Fla. – Breanna Stewart made it very clear from the start that her ultimate goal is to win four national championships at UConn. That’s more than just being bold, …
Tue., March 31, 2015
Mosqueda-Lewis tops career 3-point record
ALBANY, N.Y. – UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis broke the NCAA Division I record for career 3-pointers during the Huskies’ 91-70 regional final win over Dayton on Monday. The senior guard came …
Tue., March 31, 2015
Huskies make it 8 straight semifinals
ALBANY, N.Y. – Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on …
Sun., March 29, 2015
UConn destroys Texas by 51
ALBANY, N.Y. – Geno Auriemma reached another milestone in record fashion. The Hall of Famer became the second coach to achieve 100 victories in the NCAA tournament as his UConn …
Wed., Feb. 4, 2015
Geno Auriemma picks up win 900 as UConn beats Cincinnati
Geno Auriemma reached 900 victories faster than any other college coach when No. 2 UConn routed Cincinnati 96-36 on Tuesday night in Hartford, Connecticut. Auriemma needed just 1,034 games to …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
UConn, St. John’s to play in Maggie Dixon Classic
Connecticut will face St. John’s in the ninth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4. The Huskies, who went 40-0 last season en route to a record ninth national title, …
Wed., April 9, 2014
UConn women rout Notre Dame 79-58, win 9th title
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women’s college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship – they stand alone. The Huskies …
Mon., April 7, 2014, 10:32 p.m.
UConn gets last laugh, beats Kentucky for title
Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to …
Mon., April 7, 2014
Kentucky, UConn in unlikely finale
ARLINGTON, Texas – Connecticut and Kentucky couldn’t have met in last year’s championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year’s. Seventh-seeded Connecticut and eighth-seeded …
Mon., April 7, 2014
Clash of titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – While Notre Dame and UConn rolled to the Final Four over the past two weekends, Stanford’s perspective shifted. Stanford kids are smart. They knew a national championship …
Sun., April 6, 2014
UConn on to national championship game after dropping Florida
ARLINGTON, Texas – Shabazz Napier looked up toward the Connecticut fans in the crowd at AT&T Stadium and held up one finger. The Huskies had just beaten overall No. 1 …
Sat., March 29, 2014
Huskies feed off defense
STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut’s opponents spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to slow the Huskies’ offense. A bigger challenge may be finding a way to score …
Sat., March 29, 2014
UConn holds off Iowa St. 81-76 in Sweet 16 at MSG
NEW YORK – DeAndre Daniels’ Connecticut teammates were going to keep passing him the ball until he cooled off. By the time that happened, it was too late for Iowa …