| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The Providence Friars ended their three-game losing streak in style on Saturday.
Guard Bryce Cotton scored 22 points, dished out six assists and added four rebounds to lead Providence to an 84-61 Big East blowout of DePaul.
Forward Kadeem Batts...
| Feb 22, 2014
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The DePaul women’s basketball team clinched its first Big East regular-season title with an 80-65 win Saturday at St. John’s.
The Blue Demons (23-6, 14-3 Big East) have one game left in the regular season, Tuesday against Georgetown at...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:26 PM
DePaul's Doug Bruno was named Wednesday as Big East Conference women's basketball coach of the year and two of his players, junior guard Brittany Hrynko and senior forward Jasmine Penny, were unanimous choices on the All-Big East first team.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker.
Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Shae Kelley scored 19 points as Old Dominion won its hard-fought Conference USA tournament debut late Wednesday night, outlasting Texas-San Antonio 79-74 to reach the quarterfinals in El Paso, Texas.
Becca Allison had 14...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from."
Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The DePaul women got no favors from the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee Monday.
But Notre Dame did.
The Big East champion Blue Demons (27-6) wound up with a seventh seed, a first-round matchup Saturday against 10th-seeded Oklahoma (18-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Cliff Alexander briefly teased Illinois fans Friday.
The 6-foot-8 forward from Curie High School reached to his right and picked up an orange Illini cap as he said he was going the University of ...
After pausing, he set the hat on the table, placed a...