Stories tagged: UConn
Mon., March 13, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
UConn, Irish, South Carolina, Baylor top seeds in NCAAs
UConn’s drive for five will begin at home.
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.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
UConn still No. 1; Drake enters women’s basketball poll
UConn continues its run at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll while Drake earns its first ranking since 2001.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Texas women outlast No. 4 Florida State 92-88 in 2OT
Brooke McCarty scored a career-high 29 points as No. 8 Texas won its 19th straight Monday night, beating No. 4 Florida State 92-88 in double overtime in Tallahassee, Florida.
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.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
UConn still tops in AP women’s basketball poll
Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Chad: Why isn’t anybody paying attention to UConn women?
Every five years or so, a bunch of media knuckleheads – FYI: Couch Slouch is a media knucklehead emeritus – take note of the somewhat otherworldly, once-in-a-generation-or-three accomplishments of Geno …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
UConn women win 91st straight to break their own NCAA record
Top-ranked UConn broke its own NCAA record with its 91st consecutive victory, scoring the first 21 points and romping past SMU 88-48 on Saturday.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
UConn’s 90-game women’s basketball streak among best in sports history
UConn’s women’s basketball team is on the verge of winning its 91st straight game, which would break its own NCAA Division I record that was set between 2008 and 2010.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8 p.m.
Player to sue UConn over punishment for giving middle finger
A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television camera plans to sue the school, calling her punishment excessive.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
UConn unanimous choice as No. 1 in women’s hoops poll
After two more road victories, UConn is now the unanimous No. 1 in women’s hoops.
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 …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
In Brief: Ward shines as No. 6 Houston rolls
Greg Ward Jr. threw for a career-high 389 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in just more than three quarters to help sixth-ranked Houston beat Connecticut 42-14 on Thursday night …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn
Dismissed Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery. Withdrawn Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
President Obama says he’ll miss being visited by Auriemma, UConn women
The visits have been a constant through eight years of the Obama presidency.
Sat., April 16, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
UConn coach Geno Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness
UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness.
Sun., April 10, 2016, 7:14 p.m.
UConn celebrates NCAA women’s title with victory parade
The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has been feted with a victory parade through downtown Hartford following its unprecedented fourth consecutive NCAA tournament championship.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
UConn heads back to the title game after easy win over Oregon State
Breanna Stewart said she wanted to win four titles in her time at UConn.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Oregon State and UConn take different paths to Final Four
Ruth Hamblin and Jamie Weisner had a goal when they came to Oregon State four years ago: get the team to the Final Four.
Wed., March 30, 2016
Larry Stone: Think the UConn women are too good? Quit whining and defeat ’em
How about those Huskies? The ones from the University of Connecticut. The ones who not only never lose, but crush teams with such soul-sapping ferocity – and mind-numbing regularity – …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 11 p.m.
UConn heads to 9th straight Final Four after beating Texas
UConn is headed back to the Final Four again thanks to its stellar senior class of Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
NCAA women: UConn flattens Mississippi State for 72nd consecutive win
Breanna Stewart had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead No. 1 UConn to a 98-38 record rout of fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Saturday in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
American Athletic Conference: Long, banked-in 3-pointer helps UConn defeat Cincinnati in four overtimes
Jalen Adams wasn’t about to have his season end without a fight.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Mind the gap: Auriemma doesn’t expect dominance to last
UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn’t believe his program will dominate women’s college basketball forever – maybe just through April.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
No. 2 South Carolina sells out for first time
No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program’s first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Hamilton brothers make marks on opposite coasts
Isaac and Daniel Hamilton grew up in Los Angeles playing basketball as a contact sport.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 6:32 p.m.
Morgan Tuck leads No. 1 UConn over No. 3 Notre Dame
Morgan Tuck had 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds Saturday to help the No. 1 Connecticut Huskies beat third-ranked Notre Dame 91-81 in the Jimmy V Classic.
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.
Tue., April 7, 2015
UConn-Notre Dame meet for a second straight year for NCAA women’s basketball championship
TAMPA, Fla. – The women’s basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with UConn and Notre Dame playing for the title for a second straight year. Unlike …
Mon., Feb. 9, 2015
Top-ranked Gamecocks at No. 2 UConn
STORRS, Conn. – South Carolina coach Dawn Staley and UConn’s Geno Auriemma are quick to point out that tonight’s game between the top two programs in women’s basketball won’t decide …