• December 2, 2021
  1. Home
  2. UConn

Tag: UConn

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…

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…

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 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Eiffel Tower selfie! #americaninparis #usabwnt @SkyDigg4 @bigmamastef @MooreMaya @seimoneaugustus @FIBA pic.twitter.com/rG92brft5C — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 17, 2014 [display_podcast] Stefanie Dolson was a freshman the year Dishin & Swishin host David Siegel started covering the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball…

Team effort leads Connecticut Sun to 85-76 victory over Atlanta Dream

Team effort leads Connecticut Sun to 85-76 victory over Atlanta Dream

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Seven Connecticut Sun players scored five or more points, while eight played at least 14 minutes, as the Sun rode a balanced effort to an 85-76 victory over the Atlanta Dream Sunday afternoon. Coming into the game…

UConn rolls over Cincinnati, 72-42, in American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma has always said he does not like facing his former players, especially Cincinnati head coach Jamelle Elliot. Cincinnati’s win over Central Florida in Friday’s first round game of the American Athletic Conference women’s…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Is Bria Hartley next UConn guard in WNBA?

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Is Bria Hartley next UConn guard in WNBA?

It is our pleasure to introduce a new feature on Hoopfeed. As we head toward conference tournaments, the NCAA tournament and then the WNBA draft, Dishin & Swishin podcast host David Siegel is taking time to chat with some of…

Dishin & Swishin 12/12/13 Podcast: Is #2 Duke ready for #1 UConn? Coach Joanne P. McCallie talks about the Blue Devils and Mechelle Voepel discusses a program seeking a signature win

Dishin & Swishin 12/12/13 Podcast: Is #2 Duke ready for #1 UConn? Coach Joanne P. McCallie talks about the Blue Devils and Mechelle Voepel discusses a program seeking a signature win

[display_podcast] Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Cameron Indoor, top-ranked UConn takes on second-ranked Duke. It will be the 18th time UConn has participated in a 1-vs-2 matchup; the Huskies are 14-3 overall, and 10-1 when they are…

UConn dominance in Hall of Fame Classic highlight reel for 8-0 season start

Holiday tournaments have their pros and cons. In the case of a team like Connecticut, it is difficult to get quality opponents ready to come to Storrs for three games in three days. A few years ago the “World Vision…

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is all about the titles and medals, not the individual honors

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is all about the titles and medals, not the individual honors

  It takes a certain amount of ego to be a superstar. A player has to know that when a shot is missed, the next one is going to go in. If the pass is intercepted, the next one will…

Dominant frontcourt leads UConn to 89-34 victory over Hartford in opener

Dominant frontcourt leads UConn to 89-34 victory over Hartford in opener

HARTFORD, Conn. – Moriah Jefferson led Connecticut in scoring with a career-high 17 points against Hartford, but it was the Huskies’ frontcourt of Stefanie Dolson, Breanna Stewart, and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis that dominated the game, as the Huskies rolled over the…

Connecticut completes preseason, easily handling Philadelphia 93-28 behind Stewart, Tuck

Connecticut completes preseason, easily handling Philadelphia 93-28 behind Stewart, Tuck

HARTFORD, Conn. – After Connecticut’s first preseason game against Gannon last Friday, Husky coach Geno Auriemma commented that playing Division II opponents are all about the same in terms of opposition and results. It turns out he was right, as…

UConn Huskies open 2013-14 campaign in style, defeating Division II Gannon 101-35

STORRS, Conn. – It was about what you would expect for a preseason game between the defending national champions and a high-caliber Division II team. The Connecticut Huskies came out poised, controlled and determined, running out to a 55-10 halftime…

Dishin & Swishin 10/17/13 Podcast: Women’s National Team Director Carol Callan looks at the past, present and future of USA Basketball

Dishin & Swishin 10/17/13 Podcast: Women’s National Team Director Carol Callan looks at the past, present and future of USA Basketball

[display_podcast] The WNBA season is in the books and NCAA teams are practicing for the upcoming season. With the lull in the action, it seemed like a great time this week to catch up with Carol Callan, the Director of…

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Full schedule For 2013-14 the Connecticut Huskies enter the season as the defending national champions. They return All-American talents Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart. The quartet spent their off-season winning five gold medals for USA basketball.…

Hot shooting Sun dismantle Shock, 88-69, in Connecticut’s best performance of season

Hot shooting Sun dismantle Shock, 88-69, in Connecticut’s best performance of season

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — It took ten games into the 2013 season, but Anne Donovan finally got a glimpse of the potential she signed on for when she agreed to coach the Connecticut Sun. The Connecticut Sun shot over 50 percent from…

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Tina Charles finds success on and off the court

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Tina Charles finds success on and off the court

Throughout the WNBA season, Hoopfeed will be giving you Dishin & Swishin Q & A Sessions to supplement our weekly podcasts. Who better to start with than the defending Most Valuable Player of the league, Tina Charles. Charles is only…

Dishin & Swishin 5/09/13 Podcast: Pokey Chatman & Anne Donovan face different kinds of pressure in tough WNBA Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 5/09/13 Podcast: Pokey Chatman & Anne Donovan face different kinds of pressure in tough WNBA Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] It is one type of pressure when the franchise you coach has never made the playoffs in its entire existence. It is another type of pressure when you are succeeding a coach that took the franchise to the conference…

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…

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…

Honesty is the policy for the 2012-13 Huskies and coach Geno Auriemma

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma has been known to tell a story or two over his coaching career. Shocking revelation, right? Yesterday at Gampel Pavilion someone mentioned to Auriemma that last year he tried to…

UConn Huskies treat old friend Elliott’s Cincinnati team with respect on a snowy night in Storrs

Winter weather kept the crowd to just over 6,300 last night, but Geno Auriemma's UConn Huskies greeted an old friend, as former Husky player and assistant coach Jamelle Elliott brought her Cincinnati team in for their annual conference match up.…

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…

Video: UConn 2002 NCAA National Championship team inducted into Huskies of Honor

Video: UConn 2002 NCAA National Championship team inducted into Huskies of Honor