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It wasn’t a “Vison” or a “Classic” as UConn rolls through field over Thanksgiving weekend

“When we’re good we are pretty good and we’re not we are something less than good. I don’t know what that is. Sometimes when you’re not good you’re awful or you’re just bad or sloppy. When we’re good we’re really…

Mosqueda-Lewis, Hartley lead Huskies past Stanford in early matchup of rivals

If only… If only both teams could make as many layups as they missed. If only all the freshmen involved, not just UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, played like they had big game experience. If only Nneka Ogwumike had avoided foul trouble.…

Monday night recap: UConn victorious, ACC upsets and tiny Tougaloo College takes down Jackson State

Monday night recap: UConn victorious, ACC upsets and tiny Tougaloo College takes down Jackson State

Although both teams had trouble creating an offensive rhythm early in the game, No. 2 UConn emerged victorious in Monday night’s big matchup against No. 3 Stanford, 68-58. Heralded Husky freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had a accolade-laden night leading her team…

Postgame Quotes: No. 2 UConn 68, No. 3 Stanford 58

Postgame Quotes November 21, 2011 No. 2 UConn 68, No. 3 Stanford 58 Connecticut Head Coach Geno Auriemma Were you satisfied with the way you played team defense tonight? “I think at this time of the year, what you saw…

Play Analysis by the numbers: UConn defeats Stanford

Play Analysis Stanford vs Connecticut (11-21-11) POINTS OFF TURNOVERS 1 2 - Tot Stanford................ 3 2 - 5 Connecticut............. 7 9 - 16 POINTS IN PAINT 1 2 - Tot Stanford................ 12 14 - 26 Connecticut............. 12 18 - 30…

Baylor solidifies its No. 1 spot in win over Notre Dame, Virginia takes down Tennessee and other DI news

Baylor solidifies its No. 1 spot in win over Notre Dame, Virginia takes down Tennessee and other DI news

No. 1 Baylor reigned in an early season showdown between the top teams in the nation Sunday afternoon beating No. 1 Notre Dame 94-81 in the Preseason WNIT Championship Game. The Lady Bears overcame the hot shooting of Natalie Novosel…

Top teams go head-to-head in WNIT Preseason Tournament Finals

Baylor [#1/1 (3-0)] vs. Notre Dame [#2/2 (3-0)] Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, 1 p.m. CT Waco, Texas, Ferrell Center (10,284) TV: CBS Sports Network No. 1 Baylor hosts No. 2 Notre Dame this afternoon in the finals of the Preseason…

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

If it is time for a new basketball season, it is time to break out a Dishin & Swishin Roundtable! Always one of the most popular podcasts, it is gathering of some of the best minds that are involved in…

Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Bill Gibbons and Holy Cross have played Geno Auriemma and the University of Connecticut in an ongoing series every year since 1986. On December 4, 1986, the first meeting in the series, Holy Cross defeated UConn by a score of…

ACC, CAA and Patriot League action: James Madison gives coach 200th victory in win vs. American, Maryland takes down Georgetown

With No. 11 Maryland hosting No. 10 Georgetown and perennial CAA contender James Madison at preseason Patriot favorite American the passionate basketball fans of the D-M-V region (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) had an opportunity to choose from two great games that…

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

The women's basketball season is beginning and teams are working the bugs out of their systems with their final pre-season games. Such was the case last night when the Connecticut Huskies took on Pace University at the XL Center in…

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

Brittney Griner headlines preseason All-America team

Baylor star center Brittney Griner is a unanimous pick to the Associated Press 2011-12 women’s basketball preseason All-America team. The 6-8 center was selected along with four other players to the squad and is the only returning member of the…

USA Basketball: Head coach Geno Auriemma’s view of the team during their European tour

While the WNBA season was heading toward its completion with the playoffs, available and healthy members of the USA Basketball Senior National Team were in Europe, participating in a training camp and tour, playing different local teams, bonding and getting…

Commentary: Really, it’s okay to go to Maya’s Connecticut return

Recently there was a column by a Connecticut writer that called out women’s basketball fans in the Nutmeg State for the fact that tonight’s Connecticut Sun vs. Minnesota Lynx game is a sellout (or will be by game time), while…

Maya Moore wins her second Wooden Award

Connecticut’s Maya Moore won her second John R. Wooden Award Friday night in Los Angeles. The winner of the honor for the best women’s college player of the year was decided by the media who selected and ranked five players.…

Viewership for NCAA championship game up by eight percent, tournament ratings also rose

ESPN aired all 63 games of the 2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship during the month of March and the beginning of April. Statement from ESPN on viewership for the 2011 NCAA DI tournament: The 2011 NCAA Division I…

Championship by the numbers: Key stats and coverage roundup

Texas A&M 76, Notre Dame 70 Championship Coverage Around the Web Irish no match for Aggies in title game (hoopfeed.com) Video: Texas A&M’s Danielle Adams’ legacy, Kelsey Bone looks ahead (hoopfeed.com) Adams leads Aggies to national championship (aggiesports.com) Texas A&M…

Irish no match for Aggies in title game

Danielle Adams and Gary Blair INDIANAPOLIS – In the end, it was the trademark defense of Texas A&M orchestrated by associate head coach Vic Schaefer that propelled the Aggies into their first national championship. A&M won the title Tuesday night…

Champions! Texas A&M beats Notre Dame to win their first national title

Texas A&M won its first national championship in program history Tuesday night defeating Notre Dame 76-70 in front of a crowd of 17,473 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. More to come…

National Title Game Day: Preview roundup

Texas A&M vs. Notre Dame Tuesday, April 5, 2011 8:30 p.m. ET, Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis TV: ESPN/ESPN3.com NCAA DI Tournament Interactive Bracket (ncaa.com) Aggies, Irish took similar paths to title game (aggiesports.com) Defense will define unexpected Texas A&M-Notre Dame final…

Skylar Diggins on being underestimated in the 2011 NCAA tournament

Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins responds to questions on being underestimated in the 2011 NCAA tournament

Notre Dame delivers a stunning Final Four blow to UConn

Skylar Diggins led Notre Dame with 28 points. Box score Notes Around the Web INDIANAPOLIS – In a night of upsets during the NCAA Division I Final Four, Notre Dame delivered the evening’s finale in a stunning defeat of No.…

Video: Notre Dame Associate Coach Carol Owens on reaching the NCAA tournament final

INDIANAPOLIS – Notre Dame Associate Coach Carol Owens talks about being a team that was underestimated in the tournament, facing Texas Tech and how she ruptured her Achilles tendon shortly after the team arrived in Indianapolis. Notre Dame beat Connecticut…

Let the games begin! 2011 NCAA DI Final Four

vs. vs. Semifinal 1 – Texas A&M (31-5) vs. Stanford  (33-2) April 3, 2011 Indianapolis, IN. Time: 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com Semifinal 2 – Notre Dame (30-7) vs. Connecticut (36-1) Time: 9:30 p.m ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com National…