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Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck: Always together in UConn lore

STORRS, Conn. – Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson came to Connecticut together, won three championships (to date), and today will go up on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. Along with Morgan Tuck, they are on the verge of becoming the…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). At senior day festivities…

Dishin & Swishin 02/04/16 Podcast: Talking with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel about the latest in NCAA and WNBA news

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Every now and then it is nice to just get together with a friend…

UConn opens season 20-0 after 83-40 defeat of Memphis

HARTFORD, Conn. – For the ninth time since they won their first national championship in 1995, the Connecticut Huskies and coach head Geno Auriemma are 20-0 to start the season. The Huskies forced 34 turnovers and produced 45 points off those turnovers en…

Saniya Chong scores 18 in her first start of season as No. 1 UConn routs Tulsa 95-35

Saniya Chong scores 18 in her first start of season as No. 1 UConn routs Tulsa 95-35

HARTFORD, Conn. – Top ranked Connecticut (12-0, 2-0 American) continued to have its way with its American Athletic Conference rivals, coasting to a 95-35 victory over Tulsa (5-9, 2-1) before 8,515 people at the XL Center in Hartford Wednesday night.…

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

As we say goodbye to another calendar year and make resolutions for 2016, it seems like a good time to look back at what made 2015 a great year for women’s basketball. It was also the year that Dishin &…

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). All the Connecticut Sun want for Christmas is a WNBA championship. After an extensive search, the Sun found the…

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

STORRS, Conn. – Down two starting post players, No. 3 Notre Dame walked into a sold out, mostly white-clad Gampel Pavilion and showed top ranked Connecticut that the Irish can take the best the Huskies have to give. In the…

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). This weekend the NCAA women’s basketball season tips off. So Dishin & Swishin asks you, if you had…

Preseason: UConn routs Lubbock Christian 95-39

Preseason: UConn routs Lubbock Christian 95-39

FINAL: #UConn 95, Lubbock Christian 39. The Huskies open their two-game exhibition schedule with a victory. pic.twitter.com/3GTKySiSLw — UConn Women’s Hoops (@UConnWBB) November 3, 2015 HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn seniors Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson began their quest for a…

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Welcome to college basketball season! On the heels of coming very close to the national championship game last…

2015-16 USA Today Coaches’ Preseason Poll, UConn unanimous choice for No. 1

2015-16 USA Today Coaches’ Preseason Poll, UConn unanimous choice for No. 1

The poll is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of head coaches at Division I schools. The panel is chosen by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The members represent each of the 32 Division I conferences that…

UConn tops American Athletic Conference preseason poll

On the heels of its 10th NCAA Championship, Connecticut is the favorite in the race for the 2015-16 American Athletic Conference title. UConn senior forward Breanna Stewart, the two-time Naismith Trophy and Wooden Award winner, was chosen unanimously as the…

Video and transcript: President Obama welcomes 2015 NCAA champion UConn to the White House

Video and transcript: President Obama welcomes 2015 NCAA champion UConn to the White House

Remarks by the President Honoring NCAA Champion University of Connecticut Huskies East Room 12:07 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Everybody have a seat.  Welcome to the White House.  And welcome back to the — surprisingly enough — NCAA Champions, the UConn…

UConn to visit the White House on Sept. 15, 2015

On Tuesday, September 15 at noon ET, President Obama will welcome the NCAA Champion UConn Huskies women’s basketball team to honor the team and their 2015 NCAA Championship. This visit will also continue the tradition begun by President Obama of…

UConn unveils tough non-conference schedule featuring Notre Dame and South Carolina

Update: UConn announced that a previous TBA game will be against 2015 Final Four participant Maryland on Monday, December 28.  Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden as part of the Maggie Dixon Classic. The contest will…

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

[display_podcast] What a week to be Maya Moore! First, she drops 30 points in the All-Star game including eight in a row to lead the West to victory, earning Most Valuable Player. Follow that with the dropping of the first…

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

[display_podcast] College prospects invited to attend the draftApril 16 7 p.m. ET Draft first round Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. ESPN2/WatchESPN 8 p.m. ET Second and third rounds ESPN3/WatchESPN On Thursday night the pro basketball destiny of 36 young women…

Dishin & Swishin 4/09/15 Podcast: UConn three-peats, what separates the Huskies from the rest of the pack

Dishin & Swishin 4/09/15 Podcast: UConn three-peats, what separates the Huskies from the rest of the pack

  [display_podcast] As I am sure you know, on Tuesday night the Connecticut Huskies three-peated the national championship, giving head coach Geno Auriemma his tenth title since 1995. So what does UConn do that makes them separate themselves from the…

Husky three-peat: UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for record 10th national title

Husky three-peat: UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for record 10th national title

By Cheryl Coward and David Siegel TAMPA, Fla – It may not have been the most dominant national championship that Geno Auriemma and Connecticut have won, but it is definitely one they will savor. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis hit key shots, Breanna…

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

  [display_podcast] They are the two most recognized teams in women’s college basketball. Their worlds collided and created an unprecedented rivalry and series of games that people still talk about, revere and many hope, returns. In a word, the series…

UConn to defend national championship after defeating Maryland, 81-58

UConn to defend national championship after defeating Maryland, 81-58

.@ndwbb, we meet again! #UConn beats Maryland, 81-58, in the Final Four to advance to the National Championship game! pic.twitter.com/0Xx1jvSW1F — UConn Women's Hoops (@UConnWBB) April 6, 2015 By David Siegel and Cheryl Coward TAMPA, Fla – It was not…

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s basketball season nears its conclusion with the Final Four in Tampa. Sunday night. The semifinals will have overall top seed Connecticut facing Maryland in the nightcap, preceded by South Carolina playing Notre Dame. The winners meet…

Connecticut runs away from Rutgers to advance to Sweet Sixteen

Connecticut runs away from Rutgers to advance to Sweet Sixteen

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut continued their drive for a third consecutive national title with a victory over former Big East and American Athletic Conference foe Rutgers 91-55, before a crowd of 3,486 in Gampel Pavilion. UConn will have to leave…

Connecticut opens NCAA title defense with victory over St. Francis Brooklyn

Connecticut opens NCAA title defense with victory over St. Francis Brooklyn

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut began the defense of its women’s basketball championship at home in the friendly confines of Gampel Pavilion,easily defeating No. 16 seed St. Francis Brooklyn, 89-33. Coming into the game, St. Francis had eighteen losses on the…