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  • Chong Steps Up From Slumber For UConn Women

    Chong Steps Up From Slumber For UConn Women
    When you've spent your high school years putting the ball in the basket, like Saniya Chong did at Ossining (N.Y.) High, where she scored 2,988 points, people tend to notice when the process comes to a halt in college. Coming into UConn's game...
  • Capsule: No. 1 UConn Women At Houston

    Capsule: No. 1 UConn Women At Houston
    Site: Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston Time: 5 p.m. TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC-1080 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 90-40, Jan. 7, 2014, Gampel Pavilion Streaks: UConn W33;...
  • 1,000 Reasons Geno Will Always Have A Place In Their Hearts

    To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted: The Guarding Of...
  • UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game

     UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game
    HOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona's tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how. And now 999 games later, UConn's Geno Auriemma's trip to intercollegiate athletic royalty reached...
  • UConn Gets Encouraging News On KML

    HOUSTON — Sidelined with mononucleosis since before UConn's game at South Florida on Feb. 16, junior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is not with the team on its five-day trip to Texas. But coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that her scheduled checkup on...
  • Bob Joyce: The Color Of UConn Basketball

    When Bob Joyce was a kid growing up in Bloomfield, he was so taken with sports and sports radio that he would do play-by-play on every game he watched or played, any sport, any time, as if he had a microphone in front of him. "It would drive people...
  • Co-Pilot For Geno Auriemma's UConn Milestone: Chris Dailey

    Co-Pilot For Geno Auriemma's UConn Milestone: Chris Dailey
    DALLAS — When Geno Auriemma coached his 1,000th game Saturday at Houston, another tidy 51-point win for No. 867 of his career, he did not do so alone. He was there with associate head coach Chris Dailey, who through better and worse has been there...
  • UConn Finds These Blowouts Challenging, Too

    UConn Finds These Blowouts Challenging, Too
    It would be generous to describe UConn's first season in the American Athletic Conference as competitive. The Huskies have won their first 15 conference games by an average of 38.9 points, a margin that might have cracked 40 had Louisville not fought...
  • NCAA Women's Tourney Overview: Can Anybody Knock Off UConn?

    Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb. Around the country,...
  • UConn Women's Path To National Title Begins With Prairie View

    UConn Women's Path To National Title Begins With Prairie View
    STORRS – Since UConn wrapped up the American Athletic Conference championship on March 10, the Huskies have been doing their own thing at their own pace. Preparing for the NCAA Tournament is something the Huskies are obviously quite familiar with....
  • Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend

    Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend
    STORRS — The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun. It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli. "He was one of the first guys on...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...