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SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

The release from Southern Methodist: The SMU women’s basketball team has decided to not play the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. Potential virus-related issues including the possibility of isolation, quarantine and season…

Doshia Woods named head coach at Denver

Doshia Woods named head coach at Denver

Denver named Doshia Woods as the 11th head coach in program history Tuesday afternoon. Woods, whose alma mater is fellow Summit League member, Western Illinois, arrives at Denver after spending ten years as an assistant coach at Tulane. She becomes…

Tennessee to host UConn in Year Two of Revival Series

Release from Tennessee: The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today details of the Hall of Fame Revival Series featuring the Tennessee Lady Vols and the UConn Huskies. Widely regarded as the two most successful programs in women’s basketball history, the…

USA Basketball announces rosters for games against UConn and Louisville

USA Basketball revealed the rosters for the senior women’s national team’s two games against collegiate opponents in January and February. The USA SWNT faces UConn on Jan. 27  at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and Louisville on Feb. 2 at 2…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

Adding on to their college tour heading into the 2020 Summer Olympics, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play Connecticut and Louisville in 2020. The team’s schedule for November 2019 featured Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and Oregon with…

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

TV/Streaming Schedule TAMPA, Fla. – In the week of the Final Four, coaches participate in an NCAA media teleconference the morning after the last Elite Eight game. A few days later, teams meet with members of the press at the…

From losing to Stanford to taking down UConn: Baylor’s road to beating the No. 1 team

From losing to Stanford to taking down UConn: Baylor’s road to beating the No. 1 team

Baylor takes down a No. 1 for the first time in program history Notes || Team Statistical Comparison WACO, Texas – No. 8 Baylor’s hot shooting kept fans from freezing last night as the Bears dismantled No. 1 UConn, 68-57. The…

UConn comes out on top in battle against Cal in Berkeley, 76-66

UConn comes out on top in battle against Cal in Berkeley, 76-66

Stats || Postgame video: Geno Auriemma || Lindsay Gottlieb BERKELEY, Calif. – A record crowd of 10,818 fans filed into Haas Pavilion and witnessed a thriller between the top-ranked UConn Huskies (11-0) and the Hoopfeed No. 13/AP No. 14 California…

Cal hosted a fun and informative chat between Geno Auriemma and Steve Kerr

Cal hosted a fun and informative chat between Geno Auriemma and Steve Kerr

BERKELEY, Calif. – A meeting of the basketball champion minds, with a combined total of 19 titles, came together at Memorial Stadium, on the University of California campus, Friday night. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, an eight-time NBA…

Ranked Cal hosts a tough Houston squad in season opener

Ranked Cal hosts a tough Houston squad in season opener

California vs Houston Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. PT, Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA Live Stream | Live Stats BERKELEY – With a No. 24 ranking in the preseason Associated Press poll and votes in the USA Today Coaches’ poll, Cal comes into the…

Heather Macy resigns as ECU head coach after an internal review

Release from East Carolina: ECU Head Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Macy announced Wednesday she has resigned from her position effective immediately. Her decision came at the conclusion of an internal review of the program led by the athletics department’s office…

UConn and Tennessee to renew rivalry, set to restart in 2019-20

UConn and Tennessee to renew rivalry, set to restart in 2019-20

Series Game-by-Game Series It has been 11 years since UConn and Tennessee played each other. One of the most exciting rivalries in the NCAA era of women’s basketball is set to be revived as the teams have agreed to play…

Chris Dailey “still passionate” about coaching, makes history as she enters the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Chris Dailey “still passionate” about coaching, makes history as she enters the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Chris Dailey became a basketball coach because she wanted to impact lives. She wanted to help young women grow and reach their potential. She wanted to push them to limits maybe they didn’t even realize were possible. As a…

UConn-bound Christyn Williams wins 2018 Morgan Wootten Award

UConn-bound Christyn Williams is the winner of the 2018 Morgan Wootten Award. Presented by the McDonald’s All-American Game organizers, the honor goes to outstanding high school basketball stars. Williams will play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Wednesday, March 28…

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 hold lucrative contracts with Nike. The Huskies inked a 10-year, $46 million…

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), delivered a 0.9 overnight rating, marking the highest-rated college basketball game on ESPN2 this season among men’s and…

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

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 win over No. 6 South Carolina (21-3) in front of a sell-out crowd in Storrs, Conn. The victory…

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

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 a fifth straight national title. The series features exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, offering a unique look at the personalities…

Connecticut beats SMU, breaks own NCAA record for consecutive wins

Longest win streak in NCAA basketball history ? (again) 91 wins #AndCounting pic.twitter.com/JYjy60Fu49 — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) January 14, 2017 Connecticut (16-0, 4-0 AAC) defeated Southern Methodist 88-48 on the road in Dallas breaking its own NCAA record for…

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

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. 2, USA Today No. 1 Tipoff: 7 p.m. (ET) Site: Purcell Pavilion (9,149), South Bend, Indiana TV/Streaming: ESPN2/Watch ESPN,…

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

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 12-member panel, the Irish lead the pack. Connecticut (3-0), South Carolina (3-0), Louisville (6-0) and Baylor (3-1) round out…

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 her right shoulder. Camara is a rising sophomore who transferred to UConn from Kentucky in May. She is expected…

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 games, six away games and one game at a neutral site. The three-time defending national champions start the regular…

American Athletic Conference announces scheduling model for 2016-17 and 2017-18

The American Athletic Conference has announced the women’s basketball scheduling model for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons and an 11-team conference championship bracket. The league’s 11 members will play a 16-game schedule. Each team will play six of its 10…

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

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, on Sunday, December 4. Tip-off at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., is slated for 3 p.m. CT and…