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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…

Video: President Obama honors UConn, the 2016 national champions

Video: President Obama honors UConn, the 2016 national champions

The Connecticut Huskies visited the White House for the sixth time since 2009. President Barack Obama welcomed the team to the executive mansion to celebrate the team’s record fourth-straight NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The president then honored the…

UConn lands transfer from Duke, sophomore center Azurá Stevens

Sophomore center Azurá Stevens heads to Connecticut after transferring from Duke. The Raleigh, N.C. native will be forced to sit out the 2016-17 season due to NCAA transfer rules. She will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2017-18 campaign.…

UConn forward Napheesa Collier undergoes successful surgical procedure on her hip

From UConn: UConn women’s basketball freshman forward Napheesa Collier underwent a successful surgical procedure on her hip to repair an injury that has been bothering her since high school.  The procedure took place on Thursday, April 22. Collier, an American…

Nike signs Breanna Stewart, Rachel Banham, Aerial Powers, Jonquel Jones and Tiffany Mitchell

Nike signed Breanna Stewart to a multi-year endorsement deal, adding to what has already been a historic year for the most decorated player in women’s college basketball history. In addition to Stewart, this year’s No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft, Nike also signed Rachel…

Geno Auriemma hospitalized, resting comfortably under observation

4/19 Update from UConn: Geno Auriemma returned home from the hospital on Tuesday morning.  He is feeling better and enjoying some time with his family.  Coach Auriemma and his family wish to express their appreciation and gratitude to everyone for their…

Readout of President Barack Obama’s call with UConn head coach Geno Auriemma

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 11, 2016 Readout of the President’s Call with University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma Today, the President called University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball head coach Geno Auriemma to…

Bonus! Dishin & Swishin 4/08/16 Podcast: ESPN’s Kevin Negandhi helps put a wrap on the college basketball season

[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). If you are anything like us, Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo took up…

Mission Accomplished: History-making four-peat for UConnn, Huskies beat Syracuse 82-51 for national title

Mission Accomplished: History-making four-peat for UConnn, Huskies beat Syracuse 82-51 for national title

Photos © Lee Michaelson, all rights reserved. Notes || Box score || SportsVu Stats || Tweets  “I want to win four national championships,” UConn senior forward Breanna Stewart said in 2012 before she began her college career. Stewart and the Connecticut Huskies not…

Twas the night before the national championship: Geno Auriemma faces the media

Indianapolis, Indiana THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by head coach Geno Auriemma from Connecticut. Coach, an opening statement. COACH AURIEMMA: Well, you know, there’s always two parts to postseason. Three, actually. One, to get in; and, two, to get here; and,…

Morgan Tuck leads UConn in Final Four win over Oregon State, 80-51, Huskies return to title game

Morgan Tuck leads UConn in Final Four win over Oregon State, 80-51, Huskies return to title game

FINAL: #UConn 80, Oregon St. 51. Huskies are headed to their 4th-straight national championship game. #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/qgAmhDaAUH — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) April 3, 2016 Notes || Tweets INDIANAPOLIS — No. 1 overall seed Connecticut (37-0) never trailed against Oregon…

Moriah Jefferson named the recipient of the 2016 Dawn Staley Award

Moriah Jefferson, University of Connecticut’s Senior Guard, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Dawn Staley Award. “The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country; a player who exemplifies the skills that…

What they said: UConn faces the media the day before the 2016 Final Four

THE MODERATOR: Joining us is UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and student-athletes Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson. Coach, an opening statement. COACH AURIEMMA: The worst part about the whole trip is waiting for Sunday. You know, you get…

UConn continues to collect honors with AP Coach of the Year and Player of the Year awards

Congratulations to #ncaaW @AP Coach of the Year Geno Auriemma! #WFinalFour pic.twitter.com/kRSl9XYlzy — NCAA Women’s Basketball (@ncaawbb) April 2, 2016 Congratulations to #ncaaW @AP Player of the Year Breanna Stewart #WFinalFour pic.twitter.com/58840VbK0r — NCAA Women’s Basketball (@ncaawbb) April 2, 2016

UConn’s Moriah Jefferson is the 2016 WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

Moriah Jefferson | 2016 WBCA Defensive Player of the Year #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/k2cXTbVpTP — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) April 2, 2016 Moriah Jefferson of the University of Connecticut is the 2016 WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year, the Women’s…

Special Dishin & Swishin 4/01/16 Podcast: “Ambassador” Tamika Catchings welcomes the women’s basketball world to her city

Special Dishin & Swishin 4/01/16 Podcast: “Ambassador” Tamika Catchings welcomes the women’s basketball world to her city

[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). If ever there was a person that represented a city, it would be Tamika Catchings.…

Dishin & Swishin 3/31/16 Podcast: Doug Bruno is back to break down the 2016 Final Four

[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). In what has become an annual occurrence, we are pleased to have DePaul University head…

UConn defeats Texas 86-65 to move on to ninth straight Final Four

UConn defeats Texas 86-65 to move on to ninth straight Final Four

FINAL: #UConn 86, @TexasWBB 65. The Huskies are headed to their ninth-straight Final Four! #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/k59Ig1Wi1w — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 29, 2016 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – It certainly was not boring, and it definitely was not bad for women’s basketball.…

Texas looks to derail UConn push towards history in Bridgeport Regional Final

Texas looks to derail UConn push towards history in Bridgeport Regional Final

#2 Texas vs. #1 UConn, 7 p.m. EDT Division I Women’s Basketball Bridgeport Regional Final TV: ESPN/WatchESPN, Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke, Holly Rowe Audio BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – “I really am looking forward to tomorrow,” Texas Coach Karen Aston said to…

UConn rolls over Mississippi State and into the Elite Eight in Bridgeport Regional, 98-38

FINAL: #UConn 98, Miss. State 38. Huskies win with the largest margin of victory ever in #Sweet16 history. pic.twitter.com/whHRfeci2w — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 26, 2016 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. On the heels of the upset losses handed to fellow top seeds…

First meeting between UConn and Mississippi State among highlights of Bridgeport Regional

I've got my two point guards, let's go to The Sweet 16! pic.twitter.com/0aMvTwTvyo — Vic Schaefer (@CoachVic_UT) March 24, 2016 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The pursuit of history resumes for the UConn women’s basketball program tomorrow morning in nearby Bridgeport, Connecticut.…

Dishin & Swishin 3/24/16 Podcast: Stephanie White breaks down the Sweet 16

Dishin & Swishin 3/24/16 Podcast: Stephanie White breaks down the Sweet 16

[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). The subregionals are complete and the Sweet 16 are in the regional locations for the…

UCLA continues banner season, heads into the Sweet 16 for first time in 17 years

Photos by Lee Michaelson/hoopsgal.com WESTWOOD, Calif. — The third-seeded UCLA Bruins (26-8) are headed to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in 17 years after outlasting the University of South Florida…

Stewart, Jefferson, Tuck lead UConn’s charge into Sweet 16

FINAL: #UConn 97, @DuqWBB 51. Tuck and Mo had 20 pts apiece and Stewie tallied 21 pts and 16 rebs. #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/ePE4qajPTQ — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 22, 2016 STORRS, Conn. – In their final game as a trio…

UConn begins NCAA tournament in style, defeats Robert Morris 101-49

UConn begins NCAA tournament in style, defeats Robert Morris 101-49

STORRS, Conn.—Few if any expected Robert Morris, the winners of the Northeast Conference tournament championship, to defeat Connecticut, the American Athletic Conference champion and number one seed in the tournament, in the first round of the NCAAs. But just as…