women’s basketball

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 07: The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Thousands Expected At UConn Championship Parade

A spokeswoman for parade organizers said excitement over this year’s championships and ideal weather conditions forecast for Sunday are expected to boost attendance.

04/12/2014

Stefanie Dolson #31 of the Connecticut Huskies shoots the ball against Taya Reimer #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first half during the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn Routs Notre Dame 79-58, Wins 9th Women’s Title

The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.

04/09/2014

Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies, watches his team against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 7, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn, Louisville To Meet In Women’s NCAA Title Game

Connecticut beat Louisville comfortably back in January and didn’t even have star Breanna Stewart on the floor at the time. That doesn’t mean the Huskies are going to be brimming with confidence about their chances of winning an eighth NCAA national title on Tuesday night against the Cardinals.

04/08/2013

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UConn Women Take Down South Florida 85-51

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a career-high 32 points and Stefanie Dolson added 25 as No. 3 Connecticut tuned up for a Big East rematch with second-ranked Notre Dame by racing past South Florida 85-51 on Saturday.

03/02/2013

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C. Vivian Stringer Wins No. 900 As Rutgers Tops South Florida

Not much has come easily for C. Vivian Stringer during her Hall of Fame coaching career. So it was fitting that it took her five tries to become the fourth women’s basketball coach to have 900 victories.

02/27/2013

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Legendary Coach Geno Auriemma Proposes That The Rim Be Lowered In Women’s Basketball

“What makes fans not want to watch women’s basketball is that some of the players can’t shoot and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down,” Auriemma said. “How do (we) help improve that? Lower the rim [from 10 feet].”

10/23/2012

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Lichtenstein: NCAA To New Jersey — Drop Dead!

We’re used to hypocrisy from politicians. It’s their job to say whatever it takes to get (re)elected. But in my lifetime nothing compares with the nonsense spewing from the mouths of those running the NCAA.

10/18/2012

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UConn Women Lose To Notre Dame In OT, 83-75

Huskies rallied to get the game into overtime Sunday night before Big East rival Notre Dame pulled away for an 83-75 victory.

04/01/2012

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UConn Women Rout Georgetown 80-38

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and third-ranked Connecticut got its 99th consecutive home victory, beating No. 14 Georgetown 80-38 on Saturday.

WFAN–02/11/2012

Geno Auriemma, head coach of the Connecticut Huskies works the bench against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden on December 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

UConn’s Win Streak Ends At 90 In Loss To Stanford

Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak is over. The Huskies never led and were beaten by No. 9 Stanford 71-59 on Thursday night, ending a remarkable run that drew national attention.

12/31/2010