If they can pull it off, Breanna Stewart would accomplish her goal of winning four championships at UConn — and coach Geno Auriemma would pass the legendary John Wooden with 11 NCAA titles.
“I’ll let the people who write the history decide where I fit in,” Geno Auriemma said after leading UConn’s women to a third straight championship Tuesday night.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points and UConn beat Notre Dame 63-53 on Tuesday night to win the Huskies third straight championship.
The Huskies head coach will be abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut’s governor because of Indiana’s new religious-objections law, the school has announced.
UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. “I think it speaks for itself,” Huskies star Breanna Stewart said after Monday’s win.
SI released the cover for its April 14 issue on Tuesday, the morning after UConn beat Kentucky 60-54 for the national championship.
Jubilant fans celebrating UConn’s Monday night national basketball championship win smashed a window in an engineering building, broke street lights and overturned furniture inside the school’s student union.
What kid of tournament was this? Unpredictable and exciting from start to finish. Just look at the UConn Huskies.
Napier turned in one final masterpiece as a college player Monday night, lifting the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky and bringing home a championship hardly anyone not wearing a UConn uniform thought was possible.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
Michigan State and Connecticut both won Friday night in the East Regional semifinals and they will play Sunday with the winner heading to North Dallas for the Final Four.
Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.