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Dallas Wings trade Liz Cambage to Las Vegas Aces, acquire Imani McGee-Stafford from Atlanta Dream

Dallas Wings trade Liz Cambage to Las Vegas Aces, acquire Imani McGee-Stafford from Atlanta Dream

After weeks of speculation, the Dallas Wings traded center Liz Cambage to the Las Vegas Aces in exchange for guard Moriah Jefferson and forward Isabelle Harrison. Las Vegas will also include the team’s 2020 first and second round picks as…

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…

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.…

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…

American Athletic Conference Final: Another title for Auriemma, another trophy for Stewart

American Athletic Conference Final: Another title for Auriemma, another trophy for Stewart

Our @American_WBB Champions are @UConnWBB pic.twitter.com/vuEmD8BSQ0 — The American (@American_Conf) March 8, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – South Florida certainly seems to have the recipe for getting off to fast starts against UConn. For the second straight game, the Bulls jumped…

American Athletic Conference Semifinal: UConn dominates early, rolls over Tulane 82-35

A look at the stat breakdown from @UConnWBB's 82-35 win over @GreenWaveWBB pic.twitter.com/EApEyDwNhh — American WBB (@American_WBB) March 6, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – For most teams, having their All-Americans, the players expected to go one-two in the WNBA draft in…

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals afternoon session: UConn & Tulane advance

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals afternoon session: UConn & Tulane advance

Our first semifinal is set for tomorrow!@GreenWaveWBB vs @UConnWBB pic.twitter.com/lbWUWGljT4 — American WBB (@American_WBB) March 5, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Quarterfinal play in the American Athletic Conference tournament opened with two games. Fifth-seeded Tulane upset fourth-seeded Memphis, 70-64 in the…

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

STORRS, Conn. – The No. 1 Connecticut Huskies, riding their unprecedented run of success, seem to have at least one person on the All-American team each season. That honor affords the player the right to have their jersey number immortalized…

No. 1 UConn celebrates their seniors, takes care of Tulane, 80-40

STORRS, Conn. – It was the best of times and the worst of times for the UConn Huskies Saturday afternoon at Gampel Pavilion. They started the day honoring their four seniors: Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson, Morgan Tuck, and Briana Pulido.…

Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck: Always together in UConn lore

STORRS, Conn. – Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson came to Connecticut together, won three championships (to date), and today will go up on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. Along with Morgan Tuck, they are on the verge of becoming the…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [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). At senior day festivities…

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

With USA Basketball’s senior national team training camp as a backdrop, Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller met with the media to discuss his initial thoughts on his team, the upcoming WNBA draft and more. The Sun had the youngest…

Dishin & Swishin 2/18/16 Podcast: Discussing WNBA Mock Drafts with Howard Megdal

[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). For years, fans of the NFL and NBA have been trying to guess the order…

Dishin & Swishin 02/04/16 Podcast: Talking with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel about the latest in NCAA and WNBA news

[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). Every now and then it is nice to just get together with a friend…

UConn opens season 20-0 after 83-40 defeat of Memphis

HARTFORD, Conn. – For the ninth time since they won their first national championship in 1995, the Connecticut Huskies and coach head Geno Auriemma are 20-0 to start the season. The Huskies forced 34 turnovers and produced 45 points off those turnovers en…

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

STORRS, Conn. – Down two starting post players, No. 3 Notre Dame walked into a sold out, mostly white-clad Gampel Pavilion and showed top ranked Connecticut that the Irish can take the best the Huskies have to give. In the…

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). This weekend the NCAA women’s basketball season tips off. So Dishin & Swishin asks you, if you had…

After winning AAC championship, No. 1 UConn ready for the NCAA tournament

After winning AAC championship, No. 1 UConn ready for the NCAA tournament

Your @American_Conf Champions! pic.twitter.com/4cpQ7TnGrj — UConn Huskies (@UConnHuskies) March 10, 2015 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The crowning of the Connecticut Huskies as the American Athletic Conference champions, beating South Florida 84-70, was the expected outcome of the league tournament Monday night.…

For UConn and others #Play4Kay game more than just basketball

For UConn and others #Play4Kay game more than just basketball

All over the country, from coast to coast, during the month of February women’s basketball turns their collective consciousness toward raising awareness and funds to fight breast cancer in the name of the late great coach Kay Yow, who lost…

Strong second half by Moriah Jefferson keys UConn rout of Duke, 83-52

HARTFORD, Conn. – After a shaky start that saw second-ranked Connecticut turn the ball over five times in the first five minutes of the game, the Huskies turned to their trademark stifling defense to pull away from tenth-ranked Duke, rolling…

No. 2 UConn opens American Athletic Conference season with 96-45 win over SMU

No. 2 UConn opens American Athletic Conference season with 96-45 win over SMU

HARTFORD, Conn. – After home victories in Bridgeport and Uncasville, the Connecticut Huskies (9-1, 1-0) returned to Hartford to open American Athletic Conference play with a 96-45 win over Southern Methodist (4-8, 0-1). A crowd of 9,972 saw guard Moriah…

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

[display_podcast] It starts in November and ends in April with one team cutting down nets in Tampa! Finally, the NCAA women’s basketball season begins tomorrow. On this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, we welcome in the season with the annual…

Defense and balance highlight top-seeded UConn’s preseason debut

STORRS, Conn. – Stefanie Dolson contributed over 100 assists each of her last two seasons as a Husky commented Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma after watching his team defeat his alma mater, West Chester, 115-26 in preseason play. “That’s a…

Connecticut wins first American Athletic Conference championship, defeats Louisville 72-52

Connecticut wins first American Athletic Conference championship, defeats Louisville 72-52

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Top-ranked Connecticut joined Notre Dame as an undefeated conference champion entering the NCAA tournament, defeating Louisville 72-52 in the final game of the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament. Geno Auriemma’s Huskies defeated the Cardinals by double-figures…

UConn uses 25-4 start vs. Rutgers to cruise in American Athletic Conference semifinal, 83-57

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Before Rutgers knew what hit them, No. 1 Connecticut opened their semifinal in the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball championship with a 13-0 and 25-4 run, cruising to a 83-57 victory. Five Huskies scored in double figures,…