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  1. 10 fast facts about A'ja Wilson

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    A'ja Wilson has narrowed down her finalists to Connecticut, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina, and now the No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100 will announce her decision live today on the "ESPNU Signing Day Special" (ESPNU/WatchE...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. 5 Fast Facts for WNBA draft

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    March Madness melts into another selection Monday tonight when the WNBA draft is held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut (ESPN2 and WatchESPN, 8 p.m. ET). Here are five fast facts to help you make the transition. 1. Eight No. 1 pic...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. 5 Fast Facts from historic night

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    The 2014 NCAA tournament is a wrap. And a historic one at that. The Connecticut Huskies routed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79-58 Tuesday night in Nashville to win the NCAA women's basketball national championship. Here are five fast facts about the...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  4. Notre Dame-UConn: 10 fast facts

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    Need a crash course before the epic collision of Connecticut and Notre Dame? Here are 10 fast facts for Tuesday night's NCAA championship game (8:30 ET, ESPN/WatchESPN) between the two undefeated powerhouses. 1. This is the first time in NCAA Divi...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  5. A double-double for UConn?

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    Phase 1 of the plan starts with tonight's tipoff at 9:10, ET in Arlington, Texas. That's when Connecticut will officially start looking to do what only Connecticut has done before -- win the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments in the same s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  6. Flashing back to first Final Four

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    One of the teams is the same, but the numbers are vastly different from 33 years ago. With Maryland, Stanford, Connecticut and Notre Dame set to open the women's Final Four on Sunday, we flash back to the women's first Final Four in 1982 to see how t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  7. Beginning of an Era

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    On this day in 1995, Geno Auriemma and Connecticut won their first women's basketball national championship with a 70-64 win over Pat Summitt and the Tennessee Lady Vols. Led by Naismith Player of the Year Rebecca Lobo and All-American Jennifer Rizzo...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  8. The Best Ever?

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    On this day in 2002, Connecticut beat Oklahoma 82-70 to win its third women's basketball national championship. That team is widely considered the best women's college basketball has ever seen. Led by Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones, Diana Taurasi a...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. Titles time, anyone?

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    We're down to 12 teams in the men's bracket and 16 teams in the women's bracket, and four schools -- Connecticut, Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisville -- still have both their men's and women's teams alive and well amid the March Madness. There have be...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  10. Get to Know: Breanna Stewart

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    Amid a red-hot season, we asked Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart four questions about her life off the court as part of W Wants to Know. What do you need to consider your day complete? My day would not be complete without eating Sour Skittles b...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  11. The next Brittney?

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    The Connecticut Sun won the WNBA draft lottery on Tuesday, giving them first dibs in the April 2014 draft. Quick quiz. Can you name the 17 players who have been taken with the No. 1 overall pick? Here's the list: Brittney Griner (Phoenix, 2013), Nnem...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  12. 11 and counting at UConn

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    It's up to 11 and counting for women's sports teams at the University of Connecticut. The field hockey team won its third NCAA championship on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Duke, giving the women's teams at UConn a total of 11 national championships...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  13. Rebekkah Brunson back for more

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    On this day in 2005, the Sacramento Monarchs won their first and only WNBA title by defeating the Connecticut Sun 62-59 in Game 4. Yolanda Griffith, who averaged 18.5 points in the finals, was named the MVP. But the Monarchs, one of the league's ori...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  14. In The Clutch: Chicago Sky forward Swin Cash had humble start

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    Her childhood wasn't easy, but it shaped Swin Cash as a person and an athlete. She delivers a message of perseverance and character building to young girls.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  15. Numbers add up to tall order for Cards

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    They've been overcoming long odds all tournament long, and the numbers don't look so good once again for fifth-seeded Louisville heading into Tuesday night's national championship game against Connecticut. The Cardinals are 1-12 all-time against the ...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  16. Jeff Walz's sister was the first to star

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    Jeff Walz has led his Louisville women's basketball team to the national championship game on Tuesday against Connecticut, but he's not the only member of his family to grab headlines in the Bluegrass State and beyond. Walz's younger sister, Jaime Ri...

    Blog | April 08, 2013