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UConn women win fourth straight national title

Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies.


Syracuse defense cracks under UConn onslaught

Coach Quentin Hillsman made defense the cornerstone of Syracuse’s rebuilding project.


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Four Corners basketball: Eastern Washington Eagles

Coming up: Saturday at Connecticut, 10:05 a.m. PST Outlook: The Eagles get a few days’ rest in New England following a 92-70 loss Sunday at Seton Hall, and they’ll need …


GU women prepare for biggest challenge at Stanford

Having returned triumphantly from a road trip that toppled two Big 10 powers, Kelly Graves and the Gonzaga women’s basketball team now face their biggest test of the season as …


UConn can, just like Obama

President Barack Obama is proclaiming the Connecticut Huskies as the best college basketball team in the land. Obama honored the University of Connecticut men’s team Monday for winning the 2011 …


Aztecs in unfamiliar territory

SAN DIEGO – Now that San Diego State has reached the NCAA round of 16 for the first time, the easiest part will be the bus ride up the freeway …