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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…

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…

Tuesday recap: Tennessee overcomes Rutgers, Ohio State continues streak, DePaul beats Princeton, LSU gets back on track

Tuesday recap: Tennessee overcomes Rutgers, Ohio State continues streak, DePaul beats Princeton, LSU gets back on track

Sixth-ranked Tennessee (6-2) rallied on the strength of a 13-0 in the second half to defeat no. 11 Rutgers (9-2), 67-61, Tuesday night in Piscataway in front of a crowd of 6,368. Led by Shekinna Stricklen’s 22 points and nine…

Dec. 13, 2011: Lady Vols at Scarlet Knights Highlight TV Games

Dec. 13, 2011: Lady Vols at Scarlet Knights Highlight TV Games

No. 6 Tennessee at No. 11 Rutgers, 7 p.m., ESPN/ESPN3.com (Pam Ward and Carolyn Peck) || Southern at No. 12 Ohio State, 7:30 p.m., Big Ten Network (Lisa Byington and Stephanie White) || UCLA at LSU, 8 p.m. Cox Sports

Maggie Dixon Classic Results

Maggie Dixon Classic Results

Baylor tops St. John's and Tennessee takes down DePaul. Quotes and video.

Baylor vs. St. John’s and DePaul vs. Tennessee to battle in Maggie Dixon Classic

Baylor vs. St. John’s and DePaul vs. Tennessee to battle in Maggie Dixon Classic

Maggie Dixon Classic, 11 a.m. ET No. 1 Baylor vs. St. John’s No. 20 DePaul vs. No. 7 Tennessee December 11, 2011 at Madison Square Garden (9,585) TV: ESPNU/ESPN3.com Top teams square off today to honor the memory of 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…

No. 9 Miami earns double OT victory vs. No. 11 Rutgers, No. 22 Delaware has no trouble with Yale, unbeaten Top 25

No. 9 Miami earns double OT victory vs. No. 11 Rutgers, No. 22 Delaware has no trouble with Yale, unbeaten Top 25

With the Miami heat’s Juwan Howard in the audience, No. 9 Miami (7-1) protected its top 10 ranking with a 92-81 double overtime victory No. 11 Rutgers (8-1) Monday night in Coral Gables. Riquna Willams led her team with a…

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…

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.

Thanksgiving week recap: Upsets, unbeatens, surprises, runs and games to watch this week

Thanksgiving week recap: Upsets, unbeatens, surprises, runs and games to watch this week

As the women’s basketball season begins its third week of play this season, for the top two teams in the nation it is business as usual while several other ranked squads will drop in standings due to losses over the…