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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.


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 – …


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Hamilton brothers make marks on opposite coasts

Isaac and Daniel Hamilton grew up in Los Angeles playing basketball as a contact sport.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


UConn coach goes for 900th women’s basketball victory

UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma can record his 900th career win tonight when his second-ranked Huskies play host to Cincinnati. The victory, in his 30th season, would tie him …


VanDerveer: No putting triangle into square box

STANFORD, Calif. – Tara VanDerveer took a quick scan of her roster suddenly devoid of a star Ogwumike sister and came to a realization: After Stanford’s latest Final Four run …


NCAA: Auriemma call a violation

STORRS, Conn. – The NCAA has determined that UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star …


Something’s gotta give

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma were well aware of the talk. There has been a buzz throughout women’s basketball all season about the potential showdown between their …


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 …


Stanford looks to end UConn’s run at perfection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – All the talk of Stanford feeling like a junior varsity team crashing the Final Four or being an extra at the beauty pageant is just rhetoric to …


Stakes higher this time around for UConn, Florida

ARLINGTON, Texas – The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas. The Gators have won every game since that loss on Dec. 2 at Connecticut. …


Women’s basketball Final Four loaded with stars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The women’s basketball Final Four features Hall of Fame coaches, star players, fabulous freshmen and of course for the first time ever – two undefeated teams. Welcome …


UConn beats Michigan State to reach Final Four

NEW YORK – Shabazz Napier owed UConn. He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. But the guard wanted to pay …


Spartans round back into shape

NEW YORK – Michigan State guard Keith Appling drove the lane one day in practice and flipped a lob to Branden Dawson as he had many times before. “He didn’t …


UConn knows something about home win streaks

WACO, Texas – Odyssey Sims has never lost a home game with Baylor, which has a 69-game home winning streak spanning the career of the All-American senior guard. That current …


Louisville stands in way of UConn’s eighth title

NEW ORLEANS – Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA women’s basketball championship game. Of course, his UConn Huskies haven’t had to face a team like upstart Louisville, which has …


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2013, 5:40 p.m.

UConn women crush Vandals, 105-37

The Idaho women’s basketball team will enter the 2013-14 season as one of the teams to watch in the WAC, with all five starters returning from the conference tournament champions. …


UI vs. UConn: Against all odds

STORRS, Conn. – After cashing in during a whirlwind weekend in Las Vegas, the Idaho women’s basketball team has taken a much longer trip to a house which will be …


Irish women own UConn

STORRS, Conn. – Skylar Diggins and Notre Dame just seem to have Connecticut’s number. The Irish have turned one of the best rivalries in women’s basketball into a one-sided affair …


UConn follows freshman past Stanford

HARTFORD, Conn. – Geno Auriemma wasn’t ready to heap praise on freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis just yet. She matched her career high with 25 points and Bria Hartley added 19 to …


Irish end UConn’s quest for third straight title

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s not often Maya Moore meets her match. Skylar Diggins was up to the task, and Notre Dame will play for a national championship because of it. The …


Diggins drives Irish into women’s Final Four at Indy

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – In her middle-school days, Skylar Diggins often was too young to get into the parties she wanted to attend. She found her way around that by …