| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:39 PM
With 15 minutes, 34 seconds remaining in the first half Saturday at Rutgers, UConn coach Geno Auriemma extended his hook and reeled four starters back to the bench.
He was not happy. The Huskies were already trailing by six, on the way to their first...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Perhaps this game meant nothing. After all, that is what the coaches say. Perhaps it meant a lot. Apparently, that is how the fans felt.
Most likely, truth falls somewhere in between, just like most debates in life.
But for women's basketball, still...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Last season, Senior Day was actually Senior Night, one UConn will remember for all the wrong reasons.
Two hours after saying goodbye to Tiffany Hayes, the Huskies said so long to an 18-year winning streak that had followed all those fond farewells....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:22 PM
HARTFORD — Since becoming Pittsburgh's coach in 2003, Agnus Berenato has driven the Big East women's basketball welcome wagon from town to town.
It is not unusual for her to begin postgame press conferences by thanking those in attendance for...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Before UConn could think about Monday and Notre Dame it had to focus on Saturday and South Florida.
And for the first 15 minutes at the Sun Dome, that required rubbing slumber from its eyes. The noon tipoff came less than 14 hours after the team's...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The first sign that normalcy had returned to UConn was tied in a Windsor knot around Geno Auriemma's neck.
It was a tie, the accessory strangely excluded from Auriemma's business attire during the Big East tournament. And Saturday's was a birthday tie;...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
You figured Vanderbilt's hang time in Monday's NCAA Tournament second-round game would vastly surpass that of Idaho on Saturday.
To put it into geographic context, the Commodores, despite multiple injuries, seemed as distant from the Vandals as...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Saturday's Sweet 16 game was expected to be the Bridgeport Regional's restaging of a winter battle between Eastern foes, only this time along the cusp of Long Island Sound on a warm, spring day.
"We were talking about how physical the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:21 PM
For the past three years a marathon chess match has gripped the Big East Conference, played with pieces colored blue and green.
Notre Dame and UConn, back and forth, check and checkmate. It's been marvelous to watch, better to talk about; the tornado of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:37 PM
When the history of Big East women's basketball is written it will be in the form of a novella. Even after all these years, the story is niche reading.
But thankfully, the last chapter will be devoted to the last three years of conference life, the...