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Video: UConn honors their gold medal winning USA U19 team members

UConn players who were on the gold medal winning Team USA squad that played at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship last summer in Chile were honored before Thursday night’s game against Cincinnati. They include Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson and…

Huskies continue streak of MLK Day blowouts versus ACC with 86-35 defeat of North Carolina

Huskies continue streak of MLK Day blowouts versus ACC with 86-35 defeat of North Carolina

2009 - UConn defeats North Carolina, 88-58 2010 - UConn defeats Duke, 81-48 2011 - UConn defeats North Carolina, 83-57 2012 - UConn defeats North Carolina, 86-35, the worst loss in Tar Heels history. Are you getting the idea that…

Hartley, Huskies too much on both ends for Providence

You had to figure that in the aftermath of a rare Connecticut loss to Notre Dame this past Saturday, somebody on the Huskies’ schedule was going to pay and last night at the XL Center it was Providence. After a…

West Virginia to UConn: Let’s get physical!

Whenever a team plays against Mike Carey’s West Virginia Mountaineers teams, the opponent knows what it is in for, a physically demanding, hard fought, usually ugly and low-scoring game. This year’s squad is younger and a little less talented than…

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

In compiling a list of people that impacted women's basketball in the year 2011, one word kept coming to my mind to describe them: awareness. In their own way, each person on the list impacted the game, changed the landscape,…

Stags no match for Huskies as UConn prepares for conference play

The last time the UConn women's basketball team played Fairfield University the Huskies defeated the Stags 93-50. The date was November 9, 2001 and that UConn team rolled to a 39-0 season that was commemorated with their addition to the…

Dishin & Swishin December 29, 2011 Podcast: A New Year’s present – Alysa Auriemma on life, health & basketball

Dishin & Swishin December 29, 2011 Podcast: A New Year’s present – Alysa Auriemma on life, health & basketball

Since there is that dreaded lull in the action between the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays when the student-athletes get a few rare days with their families, I started to think family would be a great way to approach…

Rebounding gives Wake Forest the edge in defeat of Southern Methodist

Rebounding gives Wake Forest the edge in defeat of Southern Methodist

DALLAS – Wake Forest came to Dallas with rebounding on their mind knowing it would be the key to defeating Southern Methodist. The Demon Deacons succeeded with their game plan to outrebound the Mustangs 54-29 en route to a 65-53…

Around the Web recaps: UConn at Baylor

Waco Tribune-Herald, December 19, 2011 In The End, No Getting Around Griner (courant.com) In topflight battle, No. 1 Lady Bears defeat No. 2 UConn, 66-61 (baylorlariat.com) UConn Women Lose 66-61 To Baylor (courant.com) Baylor hands No. 2 UConn its first loss (espn.com) UConn…

Video: Dec. 18, 2011: Seattle Storm Coach Brian Agler on UConn at Baylor

Seattle Storm coach Brian Agler before the game.

Griner has a block party as Baylor proves its top ranking, UConn stays positive after defeat

Griner has a block party as Baylor proves its top ranking, UConn stays positive after defeat

WACO, Texas – With the electric atmosphere of a sellout crowd cheering them on and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III in the audience, No. 1 Baylor (11-0) rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 2 Connecticut (9-1),…

Video: Geno Auriemma on the atmosphere of the Baylor game and a playful wisecrack to Kim Mulkey

December 18, 2011 Final: No. 1 Baylor 66, No. 2 UConn 61 After finishing the UConn postgame press conference, Husky head coach Geno Auriemma took some time to talk about his thoughts on the atmosphere of the game and the…

Preview: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 2 UConn

Preview: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 2 UConn

No. 1 Baylor hosts No. 2 UConn tomorrow marking the first time the Huskies have played in Waco. UConn holds the edge in the short series between the two teams. The first time they met (April 4, 2010), UConn defeated…

The Pink Room, Season 1, Episode 3: Baylor/UConn Stat Sheet Preview, Elena Delle Donne, Teams #1-5.

Episode 3: Baylor v. UConn Stat Sheet Preview, Elena Delle Donne, Teams #1-5. (Maryland, Stanford, Notre Dame, UConn, Baylor)

UConn (9-0) and Baylor (10-0): Game by game this season

Connecticut Huskies (9-0) Schedule/Results Date Opponent Result Leaders Location Attendance 11/13/2011 Holy Cross W 77 – 37 | Box Score Tiffany Hayes 16 Pts, 8 Rebs, 4 Assts Bria Hartley 17 Pts Gampel Pavilion (Storrs, Conn.) 6,548 11/15/2011 Pacific W…

Sold out game gives Baylor a chance to match last year’s record-breaking crowd when RG3 fired them up

Baylor is having a splendid year fall and early winter in sports. The women’s basketball team has not budged from its position atop of polls since the beginning of the season. The volleyball team earned an NCAA berth with former…

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…

Top Teams win, North Texas halts Oregon State streak, Tulane beats Louisiana Tech for first time ever

Top Teams win, North Texas halts Oregon State streak, Tulane beats Louisiana Tech for first time ever

Penn (4-2) had its hands full in taking on No. 3 Notre Dame (6-1) in South Bend Friday night. The Fighting Irish hosted an Ivy League school for the first time in program history. The two teams had not met…

Thursday recap: No. 24 Delaware beats Princeton, Big Ten/ACC Challenge ends in a draw, TCU’s whopping run, rebounding leaders

Thursday recap: No. 24 Delaware beats Princeton, Big Ten/ACC Challenge ends in a draw, TCU’s whopping run, rebounding leaders

In their first game after being ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in program history, Delaware (5-0) went on the road yet remained undefeated after taking down Princeton 81-70 at Jadwin Gym. The Tigers (6-1)…