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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Baylor ends top-ranked UConn’s 98-game home winning streak

Tea Cooper scored 27 points and No. 6 Baylor used a dominant fourth quarter to beat top-ranked UConn 74-58 on Thursday night, ending the Huskies’ 98-game home winning streak

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant

Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie is suing his one-time top assistant. He contends Glenn Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA about an alleged payment to a player’s …

UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019

Oregon beats Mississippi State to reach first Final Four

Off to Oregon’s first appearance in the Final Four, guard Sabrina Ionescu set the theme for the second-seeded Ducks. “All I gotta say is we’re not done yet,” Ionescu said …

NCAA Women’s Basketball Top 25 Capsules: Christyn Williams leads No. 2 UConn to 89-71 win at No. 1 Notre Dame

Freshman Christyn Williams scored a career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and No. 2 Connecticut never lost the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018

Irish and Huskies ready for latest chapter of women’s basketball rivalry

There’s been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women’s college basketball over the past decade than the one between Notre Dame and UConn. From Breanna Stewart’s dominance of the …

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018

UConn: Kevin Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper workouts and contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen. The violations are …

UConn routs South Carolina 94-65, heads back to Final Four

Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. 2 South Carolina 94-65 on Monday night to reach the national semifinals for a record 11th consecutive year.

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018

NCAA women’s capsules: Connecticut rolls with record 140-point game

Azura Stevens’ 26 points led six UConn players in double figures and the Huskies opened their NCAA Tournament with a record-setting 140-52 rout of Saint Francis (Pa.) in Storrs, Connecticut.

UConn women roll to record-setting 1st-round win

Azura Stevens scored 26 points to lead six UConn players in double figures and the Huskies opened their NCAA Tournament with a record-setting 140-52 rout of Saint Francis (Pa.). The …

Top 25 capsules: No. 1 UConn rolls past Cincinnati

Napheesa Collier scored 25 points and Kia Nurse added 23 as UConn beat Cincinnati 106-65 on Sunday, giving the top-ranked Huskies their 150th straight win over an unranked opponent.

Top 25 capsules: Kia Nurse, Katie Lou Samuelson lead No. 1 UConn

Kia Nurse scored 23 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 20 as No. 1 UConn powered past defending national champ South Carolina 83-58 on Thursday night.

Women’s Top 25 capsules: Katie Lou Samuelson leads No. 1 UConn to 20-0 start

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half to lead top-ranked UConn to a 98-45 rout of Tulane on Saturday and a 20-0 start to …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

Women’s Top 25 capsules: Reserve Azura Stevens leads No. 1 UConn past pesky Tulsa

STORRS, Conn. – Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 22 points and lead top-ranked UConn to a closer-than-expected 78-60 win over Tulsa on Thursday night. Napheesa Collier had …

Women’s Top 25 capsules: No. 1 UConn survives upset bid at Texas

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield made two free throws with 8 seconds left to help top-ranked UConn survive a tough upset bid from No. 9 Texas …

Top-ranked UConn wins 100th straight regular-season game

Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 19 points, leading top-ranked UConn to its 100th consecutive regular-season win, 80-44 over UCF. Stevens hit nine of her 13 shots and …

Tennessee back in top 10; UConn still No. 1 in women’s hoops

Tennessee moves back into the top 10 after a big win while UConn continues to be No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll.

UConn women No. 1; Villanova ranked for first time since ‘04

Harry Perretta has Villanova back in the Top 25. The Wildcats (5-0) entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday for the first time in 13 years.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017

UConn trio headline AP women’s hoops All-America team

Geno Auriemma has had a lot of great players at UConn, many of whom have been preseason All-Americans. Never, though, has he had three from his team honored by The …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

UConn women a unanimous No. 1 in AP preseason hoops poll; Gonzaga 31st

The Connnecticut Huskies were a unanimous choice in the top spot of The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll on Thursday. It’s the 12th time in school history that UConn …

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.

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

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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

Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game

Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones.

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.

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 …