| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas has been named to the U.S. women's national team's 33-player pool for the 2014 world championships and 2016 Olympics.
The two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year attended a U.S. minicamp in...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Rodney Storms sat in the Comcast Center stands last month during the Maryland women’s basketball program’s elite camp and struck up a conversation with the mother of Lexie Brown. Three summers ago, Brown – now a freshman point guard...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:01 PM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team has relied on junior forward Alyssa Thomas for much of the season to overcome injuries and inexperience throughout the rest of the roster.
In Saturday's NCAA tournament regional...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Of all those who have played for Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey since they came to UConn in 1985, it's unlikely any player connected with fans more assertively than Stefanie Dolson, the All-America center who graduated after last season's second...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound.
From the lights of I-95 to the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:33 AM
In case you missed it last night, the first roster cuts were made for the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team prior to Monday's final domestic exhibiton against Canada at 7 p.m. at the Webster Bank Arena.
Cut from the field of 17 were...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
NEWARK, Del. — Not only have his former UConn players grown accustomed to his face, but everything about Geno Auriemma's manner and method seems indelibly entrenched years later.
"I found that I hear him in my head when I'm playing, even though he'...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
NEWARK, Del. – Geno Auriemma's second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team is filled with challenges, even for a guy who has made a career of meeting and surpassing them.
The winner of nine national champions at UConn since 1995...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Jennifer Rizzotti, Hartford's women's basketball coach, will be an advance scout and court coach for the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the FIBA World Championship Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.
Rizzotti, the three-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth.
The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading ...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:54 PM
EAST HARTFORD — The Heisman Trophy chatter started during the summer and was increasing as the season arrived.
Just last week, ESPN analyst Danny Kanell cautioned that UConn would have its hands full with the "dark horse contender" for the Heisman....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Geno Auriemma will be again surrounded by familiar faces when USA Basketball opens training camp Sept. 8 for the FIBA World Championship in Turkey.
Among those included in the pool of 27 players invited to tryout are former UConn All-Americans Bria...