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  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan
    EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.    If the Rentschler...
  • UConn Men Gear Up For Early Start To Practice

    First Night will no longer be the eve of the first day of basketball practice at UConn. Yes, there will still be a First Night, with all its hype and pageantry for the men's and women's teams on Oct. 18, but by then the men will already have started...
  • Jen Rizzotti To Work With USA Basketball National Team

    Hartford women's basketball coach Jen Rizzotti has been named one of four court coaches to work with Geno Auriemma's national team at a mini-camp this weekend. Rizzotti will join DePaul coach Doug Bruno, Chicago Sky coach Pokey Chapman and South...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks
    This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things.  First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys.  Secondly, nobody wants to grow up.  You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • UCONN WOMEN'S OUTLOOK The Best Defense: Season After Title Offers Challenge, But Talent Is There To Repeat

    UCONN WOMEN'S OUTLOOK<br>The Best Defense: Season After Title Offers Challenge, But Talent Is There To Repeat
    STORRS — During the course of his Hall of Fame career, now enriched by eight NCAA championships and an Olympic gold medal, UConn's Geno Auriemma has distinguished himself by digging below the surface of the apparent. It is there, buried under the...
  • CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn

    CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT<br>Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn
    UNCASVILLE — They began perusing the rosters at the airport in Texas, continued studying on the flight to Connecticut and had the names of their future opponents memorized on the drive to the Mohegan Sun. Keena Mays and Akil Simpson, the players...
  • AAC CAPSULES Breaking Down The Teams Of The New Conference

    AAC CAPSULES<br>Breaking Down The Teams Of The New Conference
    A capsule look at the American Athletic Conference's women's basketball teams, in predicted order of finish: UCONN Last season: 35-4 Coach: Geno Auriemma, 29th season Top Players: F Breanna Stewart, C Stefanie Dolson, F Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis Keep an...
  • Game-Changer: Ankle Injury's Lingering Effects Offered Chance To Mature As A Player

    Game-Changer: Ankle Injury's Lingering Effects Offered Chance To Mature As A Player
    Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season. “Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. And...
  • UConn Women 2013-14 Schedule, Team By The Numbers

    2013-14 Women's Basketball Schedule Nov. 9: Hartford, 4 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov. 11: Stanford, 7 p.m., Gampel, ESPN2 Nov. 15: at Maryland, 6 p.m., ESPNU Nov. 17: at Penn State, noon, Big 10 Network Nov. 20: Oregon, 7 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov....
  • Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach

    Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach
    Age: 59 Years at UConn: 29th season Record at UConn: 839-133 (.863), eight national championships, 14 Final Four appearances, four undefeated seasons, 37 combined conference regular season and tournament championships. Was he a player: Played high...
  • RULES CHANGE Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs

    RULES CHANGE<br>Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs
    UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago. Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...