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Dishin & Swishin December 8, 2011 Podcast: Jimmy V & Maggie Dixon with ESPN’s Carol Stiff, Green Bay & Toledo face off tonight, Bollant & Cullop discuss their teams

Dishin & Swishin December 8, 2011 Podcast: Jimmy V & Maggie Dixon with ESPN’s Carol Stiff, Green Bay & Toledo face off tonight, Bollant & Cullop discuss their teams

The weather is getting colder, so the basketball is getting hotter! NCAA women's basketball teams are fully into their seasons now, and in some cases, conference play started. We have a Dishin & Swishin podcast for you today that covers…

Tuesday recap: UConn, Penn State and Georgia cruise to victories

Tuesday recap: UConn, Penn State and Georgia cruise to victories

No. 2 UConn 81, No. 8 Texas A&M 51 No. 2 UConn (8-0) had no trouble putting away No. 8 Texas A&M (6-2) 81-51 Tuesday night in front of an audience of 12,623 at the XL Center in Hartford. After…

UConn dismantles Texas A&M: More than just the numbers in a box score

On paper, the women's game in the Jimmy V Classic was a great matchup, with last year's national champion Texas A&M going into Hartford to play Connecticut, the number two team in the country. Two great coaches in Gary Blair…

Texas A&M at UConn: Bullet points and by the numbers

First Half Highlights After the game was tied at five, Uconn went on 13-2 run to take control. Texas A&M committed 14 turnovers in the first half, which led to 17 Uconn points. UConn had nine steals in the first…

Preview: No. 2 UConn home streak on the line, Huskies host No. 8 Texas A&M plus around the Web coverage

Preview: No. 2 UConn home streak on the line, Huskies host No. 8 Texas A&M plus around the Web coverage

No. 2 UConn, well rested after a five-day break, hosts the defending national champions, No. 8 Texas A&M (6-1) tonight at 7:05 p.m. ET in the 10th annual Jimmy V Women’s Basketball Classic at the XL Center in Hartford. It…

Dishin & Swishin December 1, 2011 Podcast: Novosel, Hayes & Doty – How far can they take their teams?

This week's podcast features Notre Dame's Natalie Novosel and UConn's Tiffany Hayes and Caroline Doty.

It wasn’t a “Vison” or a “Classic” as UConn rolls through field over Thanksgiving weekend

“When we’re good we are pretty good and we’re not we are something less than good. I don’t know what that is. Sometimes when you’re not good you’re awful or you’re just bad or sloppy. When we’re good we’re really…

Mosqueda-Lewis, Hartley lead Huskies past Stanford in early matchup of rivals

If only… If only both teams could make as many layups as they missed. If only all the freshmen involved, not just UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, played like they had big game experience. If only Nneka Ogwumike had avoided foul trouble.…

Postgame Quotes: No. 2 UConn 68, No. 3 Stanford 58

Postgame Quotes November 21, 2011 No. 2 UConn 68, No. 3 Stanford 58 Connecticut Head Coach Geno Auriemma Were you satisfied with the way you played team defense tonight? “I think at this time of the year, what you saw…

Play Analysis by the numbers: UConn defeats Stanford

Play Analysis Stanford vs Connecticut (11-21-11) POINTS OFF TURNOVERS 1 2 - Tot Stanford................ 3 2 - 5 Connecticut............. 7 9 - 16 POINTS IN PAINT 1 2 - Tot Stanford................ 12 14 - 26 Connecticut............. 12 18 - 30…

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

If it is time for a new basketball season, it is time to break out a Dishin & Swishin Roundtable! Always one of the most popular podcasts, it is gathering of some of the best minds that are involved in…

Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Bill Gibbons and Holy Cross have played Geno Auriemma and the University of Connecticut in an ongoing series every year since 1986. On December 4, 1986, the first meeting in the series, Holy Cross defeated UConn by a score of…

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

The women's basketball season is beginning and teams are working the bugs out of their systems with their final pre-season games. Such was the case last night when the Connecticut Huskies took on Pace University at the XL Center in…

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

USA Basketball: Head coach Geno Auriemma’s view of the team during their European tour

While the WNBA season was heading toward its completion with the playoffs, available and healthy members of the USA Basketball Senior National Team were in Europe, participating in a training camp and tour, playing different local teams, bonding and getting…

Commentary: Really, it’s okay to go to Maya’s Connecticut return

Recently there was a column by a Connecticut writer that called out women’s basketball fans in the Nutmeg State for the fact that tonight’s Connecticut Sun vs. Minnesota Lynx game is a sellout (or will be by game time), while…

Maya Moore wins her second Wooden Award

Connecticut’s Maya Moore won her second John R. Wooden Award Friday night in Los Angeles. The winner of the honor for the best women’s college player of the year was decided by the media who selected and ranked five players.…

Notre Dame delivers a stunning Final Four blow to UConn

Skylar Diggins led Notre Dame with 28 points. Box score Notes Around the Web INDIANAPOLIS – In a night of upsets during the NCAA Division I Final Four, Notre Dame delivered the evening’s finale in a stunning defeat of No.…

Video: Notre Dame Associate Coach Carol Owens on reaching the NCAA tournament final

INDIANAPOLIS – Notre Dame Associate Coach Carol Owens talks about being a team that was underestimated in the tournament, facing Texas Tech and how she ruptured her Achilles tendon shortly after the team arrived in Indianapolis. Notre Dame beat Connecticut…

Let the games begin! 2011 NCAA DI Final Four

vs. vs. Semifinal 1 – Texas A&M (31-5) vs. Stanford  (33-2) April 3, 2011 Indianapolis, IN. Time: 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com Semifinal 2 – Notre Dame (30-7) vs. Connecticut (36-1) Time: 9:30 p.m ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com National…

Former UConn forward Samarie Walker to play at Kentucky

After days of speculation about whether or not former UConn forward Samarie Walker would play for Kentucky after transferring to the school recently, the head coach of the Wildcats announced that she would begin playing for his team following the…

UConn freshman forward Samarie Walker leaves team

On Thursday the Connecticut Athletic Department released the following statement: Freshman forward Samarie Walker has informed head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma of her intention to transfer from the University of Connecticut. “The coaching staff has known for quite some…