COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 South Carolina won't get the chance to beat ninth-ranked UConn for a second time this season.
Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley said Sunday night that Thursday night's contest with the Huskies was called off so South Carolina would substitute Mississippi to play a game that had been postponed from earlier this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — With UConn still short-handed by injuries and COVID-19 protocols, freshman Caroline Ducharme continued her stellar play.
She scored a season-high 28 points — her third time above 20 in the past four games — to help the ninth-ranked Huskies beat St.
STORRS, CONN. (AP) — UConn's 71-38 win over Seton Hall on Friday night kept alive one of the most improbable and impressive streaks in sports.
The ninth-ranked Huskies, who lost at Oregon on Monday night, have not dropped consecutive games since March of 1993, long before any of their current players were born.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma had a chat with his seniors after beating Creighton on Sunday.
“I told them we need more from you three seniors, we need you to play better,” Auriemma said.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn, the most dominant program in the history of women's college basketball, is showing some signs of vulnerability.
The 10th-ranked Huskies are just 7-3 this season and have had some of their more impressive winning streaks come to an end.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Ducharme led a balanced attack with 17 points and 11th-ranked and depleted UConn defeated Creighton 63-55 on Sunday after a lengthy layoff.
“She’s such a competitor,” Husky coach Geno Auriemma said.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn sophomore Mir McLean has left the program and will transfer, UConn coach Geno Auriemma announced Monday.
McLean, a little-used reserve from Maryland, played in 27 games at UConn and averaged 2.5 points and 2.0 rebounds.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — UConn star Paige Bueckers is considering surgery to repair the left leg fracture she suffered a week ago, which may mean missing more time than originally expected.
Coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that Bueckers is in the process of getting more medical opinions on how to proceed.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Coming off a humbling loss without injured star Paige Bueckers, UConn coach Geno Auriemma hoped his team would learn a lesson.
The third-ranked Huskies struggled again without the reigning national player of the year, but held off UCLA 71-61 Saturday, managing to keep intact a streak of not losing back-to-back games dating to March 1993.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Third-ranked UConn struggled again without star Paige Bueckers but managed to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time since 1993, holding off UCLA 71-61 Saturday.
Dorka Juhasz shot 5 of 5 for 16 points with 16 rebounds and Evina Westbrook added 17 points, seven assists and seven rebounds for the Huskies (6-2).
USA Basketball didn't have to look far for its next women's coach, turning to Cheryl Reeve.
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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma said Wednesday his team has lost a third guard to injury a day after learning that star Paige Bueckers likely will be out up to two months with a left leg fracture.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won its rivalry game against Notre Dame on Sunday but may have lost last year’s national player of the year to a knee injury in the process.
Paige Bueckers scored 22 points before going down with just seconds left in No.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Paige Bueckers had 23 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and five steals to lead No. 2 UConn past Seton Hall 74-49 in the teams’ Big East opener on Friday night.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn star freshman Azzi Fudd will be sidelined for at least the next two weeks with an injured right foot, coach Geno Auriemma said Wednesday.
Auriemma, speaking after practice, said Fudd has been struggling with an apparent stress injury since the summer and recent medial scans showed it was time to shut her down for a while.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Connecticut's Geno Auriemma keeps pushing for Paige Bueckers and freshman Azzi Fudd to shoot more.
Games like Sunday are only going to make the Hall of Fame coach more persistent — especially considering how it helped the second-ranked Huskies grind through a tough tournament game against a ranked opponent.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Christyn Williams was nearly unstoppable in the inaugural game of the women's Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
Williams scored a career-high 31 points on 12-for-14 shooting, and No.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Paige Bueckers started off her sophomore season with a career day.
The reigning AP Player of the Year scored a career-high 34 points, making 15 of her 19 field goal attempts, and No.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fans are getting a little antsy. After all, the Huskies haven't won a women's national championship since 2016.
Connecticut comes into this season ranked No. 2, having added the nation's top recruit, guard Azzi Fudd, to a team that returns last year's collegiate national player of the year Paige Bueckers, along with every other starter that went to the program's 13th straight Final Four.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn held its first “First Night” celebration in two years on Friday, filling Gampel Pavilion with students for the annual unofficial start to the basketball season after having to cancel the event last year because of the pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rick Byrd, who retired in 2019 after leading Belmont to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, will receive the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award.
His selection was announced by Craig Impelman, Wooden’s grandson-in-law, at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on Tuesday.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There is definitely a UConn flavor to the women’s basketball being played in the Tokyo Games.
The school that has dominated women's college hoops for the past two decades has branched out internationally with former players not only representing the U.S., but France and Canada as well.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is defending his role in the selection of five former Huskies to the U.S. women's Olympic basketball team.
Auriemma, a member of the five-person selection committee, has been taking heat over the selection of so many players with ties to his program, including first-time pick Napheesa Collier over players such as Los Angeles Sparks star and Stanford alumna Nneka Ogwumike.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has extended women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma's contract through 2025 in a deal worth $15 million, school officials announced Friday.
Athletic director David Benedict said the five-year extension is retroactive to April 2020 and includes an annual base salary of $600,000.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Aari McDonald and Adia Barnes have marched Arizona out of the basketball desert to the doorstep of a national championship...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With the final weekend of the women’s basketball tournament in sight, coaches and the NCAA say it would be ‘’tragic" if a player was lost due to a positive COVID test or a team was knocked out of the title chase by coronavirus protocols...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself.
UConn's star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women's basketball player of the year award Wednesday...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — It took a great game from phenomenal freshman Paige Bueckers and a last-second stop with a disputed non-foul call to keep UConn’s run of Final Four appearances going...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Christyn Williams scored 27 points, Paige Bueckers had 18 and No. 1 UConn beat fifth-seeded Iowa 92-72 on Saturday in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The game was billed as a marquee matchup of uber-talented freshmen Paige Bueckers and Caitlin Clark...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hired Boston University’s Marisa Moseley as women’s basketball coach as the Badgers attempt to rejuvenate a program that hasn’t produced a winning season in a decade...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The women's NCAA Tournament regional semifinals field is set with many familiar faces like UConn, Baylor, Stanford and South Carolina...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UConn did just fine without coach Geno Auriemma.
Paige Bueckers led the way with another stellar performance...
Paige Bueckers came to Connecticut with a lot of hype surrounding her.
The freshman guard has lived up to it so far, delivering record-breaking performances and earning a spot on The Associated Press women's basketball All-American team Wednesday...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss at least the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament...
In one of the most unconventional seasons ever, UConn finished in a familiar place — at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It couldn't have been a better script for Evina Westbrook's return to Rocky Top...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa led a balanced attack with 18 points and No. 3 UConn, playing for the first time in 10 days, routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday night.
The win was coach Geno Auriemma’s 1,099th at UConn, moving him past late Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, into second place on the all-time list just two days before the Huskies visit Knoxville to take on the Lady Vols.
Geno Auriemma is used to having marquee nonconference matchups to test his UConn Huskies during the regular season...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Donald “Dee” Rowe, who served for more than five decades as an ambassador for the school's athletic department and as a mentor for coaches including Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma, died on Sunday at his home in Storrs...
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Back home in the Big East, it was just like old times for No. 3 Connecticut...
NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a decade, the rivalry in women's basketball was Tennessee and UConn...
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is back in a familiar spot — No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll...
UConn’s roster for the future continues to take shape, as former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has committed to the Huskies.
Westbrook, a 6-foot guard, is the second transfer Geno Auriemma has landed this season, following Murray State forward Evelyn Adebayo.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — This time, Notre Dame needed Arike Ogunbowale a lot earlier.
A year after Ogunbowale hit an amazing pair of buzzer beaters in the Final Four, the Irish star rushed to the rescue early in the fourth quarter...
NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will face a familiar foe in Notre Dame on the game's grandest stage...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson put UConn on her injured back and shot the Huskies into a record 12th straight Final Four...
UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma became nostalgic after Monday’s 66-45 win over UCF, which formally sealed a 31st straight NCAA tournament berth for the behemoth that is UConn.
“I remember losing our first NCAA tournament game,” Auriemma, now in his 34th season, recalled in the bowels of Mohegan Sun Arena.
STORRS — History said it’d be easy. The UConn women had won all nine meetings with SMU by an average of 47.7 points. Included in that was an 80-36 rout last February, in which the Huskies scored a ridiculous 43 straight points.