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UConn Finishes Off Historic Season With Historic Title

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.08.2014 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women's college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth...

6 Reasons You Need To Watch The Women's NCAA National Championship Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Attention college basketball fans: It's not over yet. The unlikely matchup in the men's national championship game on Monday night was just the op...

Undefeated Rivals Face Off In Historic National Championship Grudge Match

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women's college basketball has been looking for that watershed moment when a player or game could transcend the sport. ...

UConn Women Win 8th Title

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut are back on top. With freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way, it might be a while before they give...

UConn Heading To Title Game

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Breanna Stewart had all the answers to help UConn finally vanquish Notre Dame. The stellar freshman scored a career-high 29 point...

Upstart Cards Stand Between UConn And History

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Connecticut beat Louisville comfortably back in January and didn't even have star Breanna Stewart on the floor at the time. That doesn...

Women's Final Four Headliners

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.02.2013 | Sports

Get ready for Connecticut vs. Notre Dame round four. For the third straight season the two Big East rivals will meet in the Final Four. Throw in pluc...

SIX IN A ROW

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut women's team. The Huskies reached the national se...

20 Years In A Row

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut has had its share of streaks, including a memorable 90 wins in a row between 2008 and 2010. The Huskies added to another...

UConn's Geno Auriemma Chastises Player: 'Halloween Is For Eight-Year-Olds'

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

UConn women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma is known as much for his team's dominant success as his boisterous personality. Never afraid to spea...

Notre Dame Shakes UConn In OT To Return To Title Game

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports

DENVER — Notre Dame is back in the national championship thanks to Skylar Diggins' steady leadership and Brittany Mallory's clutch shooting. Di...

All No. 1 Seeds Reach Women's Final Four

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.28.2012 | Sports

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Brittney Griner and Baylor are two wins from a perfect season. Still, it won't be easy for the Lady Bears to become the seventh wom...

UConn Women's Stellar Defense Leads Way

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Bria Hartley and the Connecticut Huskies nearly played a flawless defensive game in a record rout of Kansas State. Hartley score...

Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket Unveiled

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

Brittney Griner and the Baylor Lady Bears have one goal this season – a national championship. Anything less would be a disappointment for the ...

UConn Women Win 5th Straight Big East Tournament

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- What a difference a week makes. Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies were left with a lot of questions about themselves after losin...

UConn Women Edge Notre Dame For Big East Title

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Bria Hartley added 18 to help No. 4 Connecticut beat third-ranked Notre Dame 63-54...

UConn Women Roll To Big East Final

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Stefanie Dolson scored 23 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 22 to help fourth-ranked Connecticut rout No. 13 St. John's 74-43...

Title IX's Impact on My Life

Swin Cash | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Swin Cash

Every person who participates in sports won't become a professional athlete. But everyone should have the same opportunities to chase their dreams. I may not have the same basketball gifts as a Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, but like them I was given a chance for equal play.

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 1 Baylor Battles No. 2 UConn

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

WACO, Texas -- Brittney Griner scored 12 of her 25 points during the closing run that pushed top-ranked Baylor past No. 2 Connecticut 66-61 on Sunday ...

UConn Women's Basketball Coach Blames Realignment On Notre Dame

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- UConn coach Geno Auriemma thinks that the Big East conference's realignment issues could have been solved years ago with one simple move &...

UConn Women's Coach: Don't Expect A Title This Season

AP | By PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he doesn't think his Huskies will win an eighth national title this se...

UConn Women's Coach Rips Fans

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut fans may have seen their last NCAA tournament game in Storrs for a while. Coach Geno Auriemma, disappointed that fewer t...

UConn Women's Streak At No. 1 Ranking Ends

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UConn's run at No. 1 is over. The Huskies' NCAA-record 90-game winning streak ended Thursday night with a loss to Stanford. Their nearly three-year h...

Obama Congratulates UConn Women's Coach During Press Conference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After the UConn women's basketball team topped the UCLA men's 88-game winning streak with a 93-62 victory over Florida State on Tuesday, coach Geno Au...

Celebrate Milestones Based on Accomplishment, Not Gender

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billie Jean King

To watch the UConn women's basketball team break the UCLA men's team long-standing record of 88 consecutive wins has been a thrill. Unfortunately, people only pay attention to women's sports when we are competing in the men's arena.