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After winning AAC championship, No. 1 UConn ready for the NCAA tournament

After winning AAC championship, No. 1 UConn ready for the NCAA tournament

Your @American_Conf Champions! pic.twitter.com/4cpQ7TnGrj — UConn Huskies (@UConnHuskies) March 10, 2015 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The crowning of the Connecticut Huskies as the American Athletic Conference champions, beating South Florida 84-70, was the expected outcome of the league tournament Monday night.…

South Florida welcomes challenge of top-ranked Connecticut in American Athletic Conference final

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – “I’ve told the kids this week, it’s not every day you get to play for a conference championship,” South Florida coach Jose Fernandez said to media after his Bulls defeated Tulane in the American Athletic Conference semifinals…

American Athletic Conference semifinals: Connecticut and South Florida advance to title game

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The American Athletic Conference semifinals produced no surprises, as the top two seeds, Connecticut and South Florida advanced to the finals, Monday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Connecticut 106, East Carolina 56 Top-seeded and No. 1-ranked…

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals evening session: South Florida and Tulane roll into the semis

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals evening session: South Florida and Tulane roll into the semis

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Quarterfinal play in the American Athletic Conference tournament concluded this evening with two dominating performances. Second-seeded South Florida throttled No. 7 seed Memphis, 79-51, in the first game, and sixth-seeded Tulane upset No. 3 Tulsa. Earlier, in the day games,…

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals afternoon session: East Carolina, Connecticut advance

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Quarterfinal play in the American Conference 2015 tournament got underway with two games this afternoon, with two more in the evening sessions. In the day games, fifth-seeded East Carolina upset fourth-seeded Temple 77-71 and top-seeded Connecticut blew by…

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

[display_podcast] The groundhog comes out once a year to look for his shadow, maybe bite the ear of a Wisconsin mayor, and to tell us how much more winter (and snow) we people in the North are going to get.…

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

[display_podcast] Coming into the 2014-15 women’s basketball season, both Maryland and Florida State faced the difficult question, who would replace their WNBA lottery pick stars, who they relied on so heavily last year? Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas summered in Connecticut with…

Dishin & Swishin 2/19/15 Podcast: Courtney Banghart & Princeton enjoying making life difficult for NCAA Selection Committee

Dishin & Swishin 2/19/15 Podcast: Courtney Banghart & Princeton enjoying making life difficult for NCAA Selection Committee

[display_podcast] Let us call it the mid-major conundrum. A dominant mid-major program sweeps their pre-conference schedule, including a few solid, if not spectacular, tournament credentialed teams, then steamrolls through their regular season conference games. In this case, there is no…

For UConn and others #Play4Kay game more than just basketball

For UConn and others #Play4Kay game more than just basketball

All over the country, from coast to coast, during the month of February women’s basketball turns their collective consciousness toward raising awareness and funds to fight breast cancer in the name of the late great coach Kay Yow, who lost…

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast:  Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

[display_podcast] After a hiatus for the early part of 2015, the Dishin & Swishin podcasts are back on Hoopfeed, and we must say it is good to be back! There is so much going on in the women’s basketball world, with…

A Special Dishin & Swishin Podcast: The Jenny Boucek era begins in Seattle

A Special Dishin & Swishin Podcast: The Jenny Boucek era begins in Seattle

[display_podcast] The 2015 Seattle Storm will have a familiar face on the bench, it just will not be former head coach Brian Agler. Today the Storm announced the promotion of associate head coach Jenny Boucek as the new leader on the sideline.…

Strong second half by Moriah Jefferson keys UConn rout of Duke, 83-52

HARTFORD, Conn. – After a shaky start that saw second-ranked Connecticut turn the ball over five times in the first five minutes of the game, the Huskies turned to their trademark stifling defense to pull away from tenth-ranked Duke, rolling…

No. 2 UConn opens American Athletic Conference season with 96-45 win over SMU

No. 2 UConn opens American Athletic Conference season with 96-45 win over SMU

HARTFORD, Conn. – After home victories in Bridgeport and Uncasville, the Connecticut Huskies (9-1, 1-0) returned to Hartford to open American Athletic Conference play with a 96-45 win over Southern Methodist (4-8, 0-1). A crowd of 9,972 saw guard Moriah…

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the  college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

[display_podcast] The women’s college basketball season is in full swing, and there is a lot to talk about: Increased scoring, upsets and more upsets, outstanding performances, surprises, disappointments and one incredible game for the ages. Not bad for a month…

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

[display_podcast] In this week’s podcast, Jeff Walz commented that at Louisville, he does not worry about winning conference championships, he worries about national championships. Think about that for a second. This is a head coach in his first year in…

Lineup changes key UConn victory over Creighton in home opener, 96-60

STORRS, Conn. – The day started with the awarding of rings to the members of the 2013-14 national champion Connecticut Huskies. Afterwards, Geno Auriemma’s team sought to put the past behind it; both their championship history, and the loss to…

Dishin & Swishin 11/20/14 Podcast: With early upset victories, Albany & James Madison make their mark on the hoops season

Dishin & Swishin 11/20/14 Podcast: With early upset victories, Albany & James Madison make their mark on the hoops season

[display_podcast] Stanford defeating Connecticut was an upset this week; one that rocked the women’s basketball pollsters’ thought process! However, two games last week should have opened some eyes; two solid mid-major programs knocked off two highly regarded power conference opponents.…

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

[display_podcast] It starts in November and ends in April with one team cutting down nets in Tampa! Finally, the NCAA women’s basketball season begins tomorrow. On this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, we welcome in the season with the annual…

Dishin & Swishin 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

Dishin & Swishin 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

[display_podcast] Coach Muffet McGraw and her 2014-15 Notre Dame Fighting Irish kick off their year with a preseason contest tonight versus Ferris State. What better way to get ready for it than a special Wednesday Dishin & Swishin podcast with…

Defense and balance highlight top-seeded UConn’s preseason debut

STORRS, Conn. – Stefanie Dolson contributed over 100 assists each of her last two seasons as a Husky commented Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma after watching his team defeat his alma mater, West Chester, 115-26 in preseason play. “That’s a…

Dishin & Swishin 10/30/14 Podcast: Lindsay Gottlieb & Cal look to take the next step

Dishin & Swishin 10/30/14 Podcast: Lindsay Gottlieb & Cal look to take the next step

[display_podcast] It is Halloween time, so we can forgive the members of the Pac-12 for thinking that favorites Stanford and Cal may be playing a trick on them. Stanford is putting their vaunted triangle offense in the closet, going for…

Dishin & Swishin 10/23/14 Video & Podcast: Geno Auriemma on USA Basketball & coming back to UConn, Carol Callan on all things USA Basketball

Dishin & Swishin 10/23/14 Video & Podcast: Geno Auriemma on USA Basketball & coming back to UConn, Carol Callan on all things USA Basketball

We have a great podcast for you today, with special guest Carol Callan, women’s national team director for USA Basketball. First, we want you to watch the video above. Captured on the first day of practice at Connecticut, it features…

Video: UConn players discuss the new season, the world championship and new roles

Video: UConn players discuss the new season, the world championship and new roles

Defending national champion Connecticut began their quest for a three-peat this week. Sophomore Saniya Chong, junior Moriah Jefferson, freshman Kia Nurse, senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and junior Breanna Stewart discuss several topics during the first week of practice for the 2014-15…

Dishin & Swishin 10/16/14 Podcast: Karen Aston has Texas on top of preseason Big 12 poll, Anthony Bozzella has Daisha Simmons & asks #WhyNotSetonHall?

Dishin & Swishin 10/16/14 Podcast: Karen Aston has Texas on top of preseason Big 12 poll, Anthony Bozzella has Daisha Simmons & asks #WhyNotSetonHall?

[display_podcast] It is the middle of October and it is time for Dishin & Swishin to begin focusing on the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season! We have a great first podcast for you today, featuring two first-time guests, two head…

Dishin & Swishin 10/09/14 Podcast: Tamika Catchings on the Fever, USA Basketball & retirement; Jenny Boucek learning from the Mavericks

Dishin & Swishin 10/09/14 Podcast: Tamika Catchings on the Fever, USA Basketball & retirement; Jenny Boucek learning from the Mavericks

[display_podcast] We have a podcast for you this week that we know you are going to enjoy! Two interviews with two people making headlines in the women’s basketball world. First, it is always a pleasure to welcome Indiana Fever star…