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Nike Edges Competition in Battle of Final Four Brands

In the battle of sports apparel sponsors, Nike is edging out the competition in this year’s NCAA women’s basketball Final Four. But only slightly. Both Connecticut and Stanford ...

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UConn’s 100th straight win was the highest-rated college basketball game on ESPN2 this season

From ESPN: Top ranked UConn’s 66-55 milestone 100th-consecutive victory over No. 6 South Carolina on Monday, Feb. 13 (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2), ...

Top-ranked UConn earns 100th consecutive win with 66-55 victory over South Carolina

Quotes || Notes || Statistics || Photo Gallery || Postgame Video Undefeated and top-ranked Connecticut (25-0) hit another milestone Monday night with a 66-55 ...

HBO releases promo for documentary “UConn: The March to Madness”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ItCQdaAYmk&feature=youtu.be From HBO: HBO's March to Madness documentary series returns with a multi-episode installment chronicling the 2016-17 UConn women's basketball team's pursuit of ...

Connecticut beats SMU, breaks own NCAA record for consecutive wins

https://twitter.com/UConnWBB/status/820388509718577152 Connecticut (16-0, 4-0 AAC) defeated Southern Methodist 88-48 on the road in Dallas breaking its own NCAA record for consecutive wins ...
Notre Dame won the 2016 Preseason WNIT Tournament. Photo: WNIT.

UConn at Notre Dame: Top Two Teams Set to Clash Wednesday

Connecticut (7-0): Hoopfeed No. 1, AP No. 1, USA Today No. 2 vs. Notre Dame (8-0): Hoopfeed No. 2, AP No. ...
Notre Dame won the 2016 Preseason WNIT Tournament. Photo: WNIT.

Notre Dame tops first-ever Hoopfeed NCAA Division I women’s basketball poll

Notre Dame (4-0) tops the first-ever Hoopfeed NCAA Division I women’s basketball poll. With the majority of first-place votes from a ...

UConn forward Batouly Camara undergoes successful surgery for shoulder injury

UConn newcomer, 6-2 forward Batouly Camara, underwent a successful surgical procedure on Friday, July 1 to repair a pre-existing injury to ...

UConn finalizes team’s 2016-17 non-conference schedule

The University of Connecticut women's basketball team finalized its non-conference schedule for the 2016-17 season with a 13-game slate that includes six home ...

Texas and UConn to meet in the 2016 Jimmy V Women’s Classic

Texas and UConn will meet in the 2016 Jimmy V Women’s Classic, hosted by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

Video: President Obama honors UConn, the 2016 national champions

The Connecticut Huskies visited the White House for the sixth time since 2009. President Barack Obama welcomed the team to the ...

UConn lands transfer from Duke, sophomore center Azurá Stevens

Sophomore center Azurá Stevens heads to Connecticut after transferring from Duke. The Raleigh, N.C. native will be forced to sit out the 2016-17 ...

UConn forward Napheesa Collier undergoes successful surgical procedure on her hip

From UConn: UConn women’s basketball freshman forward Napheesa Collier underwent a successful surgical procedure on her hip to repair an injury that ...

Nike signs Breanna Stewart, Rachel Banham, Aerial Powers, Jonquel Jones and Tiffany Mitchell

Nike signed Breanna Stewart to a multi-year endorsement deal, adding to what has already been a historic year for the most decorated player in ...

Geno Auriemma hospitalized, resting comfortably under observation

4/19 Update from UConn: Geno Auriemma returned home from the hospital on Tuesday morning.  He is feeling better and enjoying some time ...

Readout of President Barack Obama’s call with UConn head coach Geno Auriemma

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 11, 2016 Readout of the President’s Call with University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Head Coach ...

Bonus! Dishin & Swishin 4/08/16 Podcast: ESPN’s Kevin Negandhi helps put a wrap on the college basketball season

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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma cuts the nets after his NCAA record-breaking (men's and women's) 11th national basketball title. Photo © Lee Michaelson, all rights reserved.

Mission Accomplished: History-making four-peat for UConnn, Huskies beat Syracuse 82-51 for national title

Photos © Lee Michaelson, all rights reserved. Notes || Box score || SportsVu Stats || Tweets  "I want to win four national championships," UConn senior forward ...

Twas the night before the national championship: Geno Auriemma faces the media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90y4VioztsA Indianapolis, Indiana THE MODERATOR: We're joined by head coach Geno Auriemma from Connecticut. Coach, an opening statement. COACH AURIEMMA: Well, you know, there's ...

Morgan Tuck leads UConn in Final Four win over Oregon State, 80-51, Huskies return to title game

https://twitter.com/UConnWBB/status/716775387036946432 Notes || Tweets INDIANAPOLIS — No. 1 overall seed Connecticut (37-0) never trailed against Oregon State (32-5) Sunday evening in the first ...

Moriah Jefferson named the recipient of the 2016 Dawn Staley Award

Moriah Jefferson, University of Connecticut’s Senior Guard, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Dawn Staley Award. “The Dawn Staley Award ...

What they said: UConn faces the media the day before the 2016 Final Four

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao0ds6noXig THE MODERATOR: Joining us is UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and student-athletes Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson. Coach, an opening ...

UConn continues to collect honors with AP Coach of the Year and Player of the Year awards

https://twitter.com/ncaawbb/status/716363976339132416 https://twitter.com/ncaawbb/status/716364596156575744 This post is part of the thread: 2015-16 College Season - an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline ...

UConn’s Moriah Jefferson is the 2016 WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

https://twitter.com/UConnWBB/status/716325168537329664 Moriah Jefferson of the University of Connecticut is the 2016 WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year, the Women's Basketball ...

Special Dishin & Swishin 4/01/16 Podcast: “Ambassador” Tamika Catchings welcomes the women’s basketball world to her city

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USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period ... [+]

Mark Trakh returns to USC as head coach

Forty-nine days after Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigned, Southern California hired Mark Trakh to take over the women’s basketball program. This will be ... [+]

South Carolina: Dawn Staley receives contract extension

After coaching South Carolina to its first national championship, Dawn Staley received a four-year contract extension through 2024-25. “This contract renewal is ... [+]

Tennessee: Guard Alexa Middleton to transfer

From Tennessee: Tennessee head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick announced Friday that rising senior Alexa Middleton has left the Lady Vol program. Middleton, ... [+]

After sitting out 2016, Brazilian forward Damiris Dantas returns to Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: After sitting out the 2016 WNBA season to participate in the Rio Olympics for Team Brazil, forward Damiris Dantas ... [+]

NCAA announces DI championship regional sites for 2019 and 2020

From the NCAA: The NCAA has awarded Division I Women’s Basketball Championship hosting duties to seven cities for regional play in ... [+]

WNBA and National Basketball Referees Association approve two-year collective bargaining agreement

Statement from the WNBA: The WNBA announced today that the league has entered its first collective bargaining agreement with the National Basketball ... [+]

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss 2017 WNBA season to compete for Canadian National Team roster spot

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss the 2017 WNBA season in order to train with and compete for a roster ... [+]

Chicago Sky acquire Keisha Hampton in exchange for 2nd round draft pick Chantel Osahor

The day after the 2017 WNBA Draft, the Chicago Sky acquired forward Keisha Hampton from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for ... [+]

Maryland and South Carolina to begin two-year, home-and-home series in 2017-18

Maryland and current national champions South Carolina will begin a two-year, home-and-home series during the upcoming 2017-18 season. Maryland will host South ... [+]

Video: Parade and pep rally for South Carolina to celebrate the national championship

South Carolina enjoyed a parade and pep rally on the of the State House in Columbia Sunday as fans lined streets ... [+]

Parade Day: South Carolina governor Henry McMaster declares April 9 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day

Watch the Parade (WISTV) South Carolina's governor Henry McMaster declared Sunday, April 9, 2017 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day in South ... [+]

Three-year high ratings for 2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship

ESPN announced that ratings for the  2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship reached a three-year high with an average total live audience ... [+]

Bobbie Kelsey hired as Los Angeles Sparks assistant coach

The Los Angeles Sparks hired former Wisconsin head coach, Bobbie Kelsey, as an assistant coach. “We are excited to add Bobbie to ... [+]

Four Rutgers players to transfer

Announced today by Rutgers: Four Rutgers players - junior guard Shrita Parker, junior forward Kandiss Barber, redshirt sophomore guard Ashli Jeune and ... [+]

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