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Uneven performance defines season for Connecticut as they defeat Pittsburgh in home regular season finale, 76-36

Uneven performance defines season for Connecticut as they defeat Pittsburgh in home regular season finale, 76-36

STORRS, Conn. – The Connecticut Huskies concluded the home portion of their regular season last night with a 76-36 drubbing of the Pittsburgh Panthers. Although the outcome of the game was never in doubt, in many ways the game was…

Dishin & Swishin 2/21/13 Podcast: Looking at the “Student” part of “Student-Athlete” with UConn’s Heather Buck & Duke’s Haley Peters

Dishin & Swishin 2/21/13 Podcast: Looking at the “Student” part of “Student-Athlete” with UConn’s Heather Buck & Duke’s Haley Peters

[display_podcast] While we enjoy watching the incredibly talented young women that play college basketball on the basketball court, do we ever give much thought to the time they need to spend off the court, focusing on their academics? This is…

Baylor vs. UConn – Postgame analysis

David Siegel talks to Paul Nanos about last night’s big game on Fox Sports Radio 1410.

Brooklyn Pope the difference-maker, coming off the bench, as Baylor defeats Connecticut 76-70

Brooklyn Pope the difference-maker, coming off the bench, as Baylor defeats Connecticut 76-70

HARTFORD, Conn. — It was the February, 2013 version of the “Game of the Century.” Top-ranked Baylor, with one loss in their last 65 games, against Connecticut, a team that had gone 57-5 in that same time frame. Two great…

Brittney Griner hits the 3,000 point career mark as Baylor upends UConn in Hartford, 76-70

Brittney Griner hits the 3,000 point career mark as Baylor upends UConn in Hartford, 76-70

Box score In one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, No. 1 Baylor (25-1, 14-0 Big 12) defeated No. 3 Connecticut (24-2, 11-1 Big East) in front of a sold out 16,294-strong crowd at the XL Center…

Big Monday Matchup: No. 1 Baylor at No. 3 UConn: Preview and link roundup

Big Monday Matchup: No. 1 Baylor at No. 3 UConn: Preview and link roundup

The defending national champion and top-ranked Baylor Lady Bears (24-1, 14-0 Big 12) seek to extend their nation’s best 22-game win streak when they play a non-conference road game vs. No. 3 Connecticut (24-1, 11-1 Big East) in Hartford’s XL?Center on Monday,…

Dishin & Swishin 2/14/13 Podcast: Kevin Negandhi takes over as ESPN studio host for women’s hoops starting with Play4Kay

Dishin & Swishin 2/14/13 Podcast: Kevin Negandhi takes over as ESPN studio host for women’s hoops starting with Play4Kay

[display_podcast] Play4Kay Schedule It is not just the quantity but also the quality of the coverage of women’s basketball that has improved dramatically over the last few years. Between the ESPN family of networks and their streaming internet coverage, the…

Baylor and UConn organize friendly competition between fan bases to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

Leading up to the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team’s game against Baylor on February 18, the fan bases of the Huskies and the Lady Bears have been entered into a competition to see which group can raise the most…

UConn sophomore guard Brianna Banks to miss rest of season due to ACL tear

From UConn: University of Connecticut Sophomore guard Brianna Banks suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the Huskies’ 71-65 victory over St. John’s on Saturday, February 2. Banks will miss the rest of the year. Banks, a native of…

Dishin & Swishin 1/24/13 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico trades in her red and white for maize and blue with immediate results

Dishin & Swishin 1/24/13 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico trades in her red and white for maize and blue with immediate results

[display_podcast] If you have ever seen Kim Barnes Arico prior to this season you know her clothes have always been red and white. After ten years coaching one program, becoming the most successful coach in that school’s history, you accumulate…

Kelly Faris impresses with “one for the ages” in UConn’s take down of previously undefeated Duke

Kelly Faris impresses with “one for the ages” in UConn’s take down of previously undefeated Duke

STORRS, Conn. – On paper, it was the type of matchup made for ESPN Big Monday. The last undefeated team in the country, Joanne P. McCallie’s Duke Blue Devils venture into snowy Storrs, Connecticut to take on a nemesis if…

UConn handles Syracuse 87-62 as Dolson, Mosqueda-Lewis and Stewart combine for 70 points

UConn handles Syracuse 87-62 as Dolson, Mosqueda-Lewis and Stewart combine for 70 points

HARTFORD, Conn. – After dropping 21 straight games and 28 of the last 29 to Geno Auriemma’s Connecticut teams, Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman had high hopes for today’s game in Hartford. After all, the Orange came in with a 15-1…

Dishin & Swishin 1/17/13 Podcast: Muffet McGraw’s Irish don’t rebuild, they just reload

Dishin & Swishin 1/17/13 Podcast: Muffet McGraw’s Irish don’t rebuild, they just reload

I admit it. I did not expect Notre Dame to be as good as they are this season. Graduating three starters? Yes, I knew the freshmen were talented and that Skylar Diggins is special. I knew that Kayla McBride would…

Hartley, Dolson key in UConn grinding out a physical victory over Louisville

Hartley, Dolson key in UConn grinding out a physical victory over Louisville

Connecticut has not had a difficult season of multiple-player injuries like other teams such Maryland with two point guards downed by ACL woes but there is no question head coach Geno Auriemma would love to look down his bench and…

Diggins and McBride lead Notre Dame past UConn in showcase game for women’s basketball, 73-72

Diggins and McBride lead Notre Dame past UConn in showcase game for women’s basketball, 73-72

It seems that in women’s basketball a game shown on national television on a major network means frequent miscues and missed shots by one or both teams, or some other reason a less than entertaining game. Perhaps it is because…

Neither coach happy with officiating as Connecticut outlasts Penn State 67-52

Neither coach happy with officiating as Connecticut outlasts Penn State 67-52

An average Connecticut women’s basketball game this season includes 132 combined points, 27 total fouls, and 37 turnovers. An average Penn State women’s basketball game this season includes 135 combined points, 37 total fouls, and 39 turnovers. Last night, when…

Dishin & Swishin 12/06/12 Podcast: Going Philly Style with Coquese Washington ahead of Penn State-UConn tonight

Dishin & Swishin 12/06/12 Podcast: Going Philly Style with Coquese Washington ahead of Penn State-UConn tonight

[display_podcast] Today marks the debut of a joint venture between Hoopfeed and PhilaHoopsW. You will now be able to hear two podcasts each week, the Dishin & Swishin you are used to finding on Hoopfeed, highlighting the national and international…

UConn women’s basketball TV ratings up on SNY

Television ratings for Connecticut’s women’s basketball team increased 14 per cent this season in the Hartford-New Haven designated market area (DMA) according to statistics from Nielsen Media Research. The network also broadcasts the university’s men’s football and basketball games. From…

No. 3 Baylor heads to No. 5 Notre Dame in first-ever visit to South Bend for national championship rematch

No. 3 Baylor at No. 5 Notre Dame Notre Dame, Ind., Purcell Pavilion (9,149) Series: Baylor leads 3-0 (First meeting at Notre Dame) TV: ESPN2 (Dave O’Brien, pxp / Doris Burke, color / Rebecca Lobo, sideline) Radio: Pulse FM (96.9/92.1),…

Maryland gives UConn a tough test, Huskies overcome Terps in physical Jimmy V Classic 63-48

Maryland gives UConn a tough test, Huskies overcome Terps in physical Jimmy V Classic 63-48

HARTFORD, Conn. — In the aftermath of the Connecticut’s 63-48 victory over an undermanned Maryland team in the Jimmy V Classic last night, one coach was smiling broader than the other, and it was not who you might expect. “How…

After routing Colgate 101-41, UConn prepares for more difficult stretch including No. 11 Maryland

After routing Colgate 101-41, UConn prepares for more difficult stretch including No. 11 Maryland

In the movie Hoosiers, coach Norman Dale preaches the four pass offense to his team, even benching a player for not following his system when only four others are available. Dale would have loved watching the 2012-13 Connecticut Huskies women’s…

Best rivalry in women’s hoops? Notre Dame-UConn nearly sold out for January game in Connecticut

Best rivalry in women’s hoops? Notre Dame-UConn nearly sold out for January game in Connecticut

North Carolina versus Duke. Baylor versus Stanford. Tennessee versus Kentucky. All great games, either having history or building it as time goes on. Perhaps the best rivalry in women’s hoops right now, however, is Connecticut versus Notre Dame. As the…

Scoring will not be a problem for UConn this year, Auriemma: “We are going to score.”

STORRS, Conn. – The day started with a ceremony commemorating 800 victories for Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma and a surprised honoree, his associate head coach, Chris Dailey. Then it was time to tack on one more. “I don’t think scoring…

Dishin & Swishin 11/08/12 Podcast: A Roundtable Preview of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Season

Dishin & Swishin 11/08/12 Podcast: A Roundtable Preview of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Season

[display_podcast] Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes The roundtable discussions on Dishin & Swishin have been some of the most fun to do, and definitely are the most listened to among the podcasts. With the NCAA season ready to officially…

Freshmen, Mosqueda-Lewis impress in UConn 77-point preseason victory over Indiana Pa., 105-28

Freshmen, Mosqueda-Lewis impress in UConn 77-point preseason victory over Indiana Pa., 105-28

STORRS, Conn. — The question was not if the Connecticut Huskies would win their preseason opener versus Indiana University (Pa.), or even what the margin of victory would be. For the record the final score was 105-28, and the margin of…