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  1. Breaking down the Big East women's basketball race

    Graham Hays

    There might be no guarantees in life, but in looking at the Big East, it's UConn's league to win or lose.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  2. Huskies learn to win by any means necessary

    Graham Hays

    UConn didn't cruise into the Final Four the way it had cruised in the second half for most of the season. But Tuesday's win was emblematic of a team that took a few wrong turns to wind up where it wanted to go.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2008
  3. Second-chance points the key in third meeting

    Graham Hays

    The third meeting of the season between UConn and Rutgers -- with a trip to the Final Four on the line -- will be determined by which team rebounds better and takes advantage of its second-chance opportunities.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2008
  4. Will these rematches be any closer after regular-season routs?

    Graham Hays

    Back in November, Rutgers routed George Washington by 25 points and UConn beat Old Dominion by 43. Will their rematches play out differently when they clash again in the Sweet 16 on Sunday?

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2008
  5. Magnificent seven on inside track to Tampa

    Graham Hays

    You can break the women's NCAA tournament field into two groups: Seven powerhouses ... and 57 other teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  6. UConn masterpiece painted by numbers

    Graham Hays

    Despite coming one point shy of its season low, No. 1 UConn put on an offensive clinic -- notching 19 assists on its 26 field goals -- Monday to rout fourth-ranked Rutgers 66-46 and win the Big East title.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2008
  7. Rutgers, Prince rally to top UConn in second half

    Graham Hays

    After a forgettable first half, Rutgers and Epiphanny Prince put an end to UConn's perfect season.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  8. Rutgers' 'D' digs in as UConn falls short again

    Graham Hays

    After watching Rutgers break down UConn's offense to win the Big East crown Tuesday, it's obvious the Scarlet Knight have bought their coach's defense-first mentality -- and that UConn still has something to prove in big games.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2007
  9. UConn grinds out another gritty win

    Graham Hays

    Determination isn't always pretty. But it wins games. And on Tuesday, in a grind-it-out performance its opponent is known for, UConn held on for a 60-50 victory over Rutgers.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  10. Rutgers making music again as freshmen adjust

    Graham Hays

    Kia Vaughn's offense and Rutgers' highly touted group of freshmen helped get the team back on solid footing.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  11. Sixteen teams, eight games, five questions

    Graham Hays

    The 16 are set. Time to catch your breath? Hardly. Here are five questions to ponder before action resumes Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2006
  12. UNC the favorite, but many others not far behind

    Graham Hays

    Make no mistake, UNC deserves the label of tournament favorite. But there are a host of challengers capable of making life at the top unpleasant.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2006
  13. UConn must be cautious not to overlook W. Va.

    Graham Hays

    All signs point to another Big East win from UConn. But after three upsets in three nights, it's impossible not to give West Virginia a puncher's chance.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2006
  14. Rutgers suffers season's first loss to Big East foe

    Graham Hays

    No team seeded worse than fifth has ever won the Big East tourney. But after the biggest upset so far this Championship Week, why not West Virginia?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2006
  15. Time for DePaul to prove it can compete in Big East

    Graham Hays

    With a unique collection of players and an even more diverse style, it's time for DePaul to prove it can compete in the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2006