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  • UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four

    UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four
    LINCOLN, Neb. – One well-worn adage about sports has always rubbed Geno Auriemma the wrong way. He believes one does not truly defend a championship. He says championships are unique, won by players defined by distinctive circumstances. Then the...
  • UConn Women Have Company On Top Of Basketball World

    UConn Women Have Company On Top Of Basketball World
    LINCOLN, Neb. — In the ecstatic moments following the UConn men's victory over Michigan State Sunday in New York, the one that catapulted them to the Final Four, their friends and peers on the UConn women's team did what you might expect they would....
  • UConn Starting Five Earns AP Women's All-America Recognition

    UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart took her place among the all-time greats in women's basketball history Tuesday when she was named a unanimous selection to the Associated Press All-America team. But she is just one of five UConn starters to earn some type...
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy

    Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy
    The single most significant sports figure in Connecticut history — despite a recent run by Geno Auriemma and his Huskies — is Walter Camp of New Haven and Yale University, known accurately for more than a century as the "father of American...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
  • Where Will UConn Go? A Look Ahead To The NCAA Women's Bracket

     Where Will UConn Go? A Look Ahead To The NCAA Women's Bracket
    STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from." Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
  • Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast

    Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast
    Before the No. 1 ranked UConn women's basketball team finds out its NCAA Tournament destination and opponent tonight,  coach Geno Auriemma reflected on the Huskies' undefeated regular season season at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...
  • UConn Football: Jones Charged With Guiding Team Up Right Path

    STORRS — Ernest Jones is UConn's new running backs coach. It's an important role. The Huskies can get better there. They have the potential, and it's up to Jones to bring it all out. Jones also doubles as director of player engagement, a job he...
  • Bridgeport An Enthusiastic Home Base For UConn

    BRIDGEPORT — UConn's first regular-season women's basketball game at the Webster Bank Arena was a great commercial success. A sellout crowd of 9,274 turned out for the Huskies' 80-36 win over Temple on Saturday. The crowd tied the record set by the...
  • Geno Auriemma Shuffles The Deck, Still Has A Winning Hand

    Geno Auriemma Shuffles The Deck, Still Has A Winning Hand
    BRIDGEPORT — He may wear designer ties and have restaurants and a wine label, but in a very fundamental way, Geno Auriemma is a just another working man trying to make a living. Just the other day, he compared coaching to being an entrepreneur...
  • Stopping Baylor Means Figuring Out Odyssey Sims

    Stopping Baylor Means Figuring Out Odyssey Sims
    WACO, Texas — Geno Auriemma knows a big player when he sees one. But getting to know her sometimes takes more time. Last September, when USA Basketball ran a brief training camp in Las Vegas, Auriemma found that getting to know Baylor senior...