Stories tagged: connecticut huskies
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019
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
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 …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
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Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
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
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 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 …
Mon., March 26, 2018
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
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.
Sat., March 17, 2018
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 …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
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.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
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.
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
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
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 …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
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 …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
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 …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
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.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
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
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
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 …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
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
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 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
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
After watching UConn’s NCAA Tournament dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark.
Mon., March 20, 2017
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
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
Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
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
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
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.