| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:03 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Though the Big East has been good to her program, Muffet McGraw is fine with leaving it behind.
But powerhouse Connecticut? The Notre Dame women's basketball coach has no intention of letting that rivalry die.
Even as her program...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Last season, Notre Dame punched its ticket to the NCAA women's
basketball Final Four by thrashing Atlantic Coast Conference power
Two seasons ago, Natalie Novosel's last-second shot gave Notre Dame a
stunning comeback victory against Duke, as...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Jim Calhoun, who took UConn from just another basketball program to one of the best in the country, seemingly against all odds, officially announced his retirement Thursday.
"I always said that I would know when it was time, whenever that might be," said...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Notre Dame’s partial ACC membership likely will cost his school short-term, but Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson envisions far more long-term dividends, and perhaps, the ultimate payoff.
The conference and Notre Dame unveiled their...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:39 PM
UNCASVILLE — Their Achilles' heel could be the Achilles' heel. Or it could be a collective lack of past playoff success.
Then again, if Asjha Jones, whose summer changed July 11 against Washington when she stepped on Michelle Snow's foot, steps...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:02 PM
SOUTH BEND -- So how does the Big East Conference women's basketball preseason Player of the Year spend the evening after learning of the honor in New York Thursday afternoon?
Sweating out shooting drills, push-ups and sprints on the Purcell Pavilion...
| Oct 27, 2012
Don't lower the rim of expectations.
We're not only talking about Geno Auriemma's ideas for improving women's basketball. We're talking about the academic disaster that was the UConn men's basketball program in the first decade of the 21st century....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Caroline Doty will not approach her fifth and final season as a UConn basketball player with a sentimental mind-set.
She could if she wanted to. When every practice you sweat, every game you play and every city you visit brings your career a step...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:40 PM
MANCHESTER, England -- The U.S. Olympic women's basketball team pulled away from Great Britain in the third quarter on their way to a 88-63 win in a pre-Olympic exhibition game on Wednesday.
Former UConn star Maya Moore led the Americansd with 18...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:36 PM
LONDON — On the floor of North Greenwich Arena late Saturday night after the U.S. women's basketball team blasted France 86-50 in the Olympic final, Candace Parker wrapped 3-year-old daughter, Lailaa, in her arms and kissed the girl on the cheek....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:11 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. -- On a night when the Notre Dame women's basketball
team hoped to add another chapter to the program's storied history,
Connecticut's tradition made a stand.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Bria Hartley scored 18 as
the No. 3...