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  1. John Toner, retired UConn Huskies athletic director, dies

    John Toner, athletic director emeritus who is credited with building the University of Connecticut into a basketball power and hiring its two best-known coaches, has died. He was 91.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  2. How Dare Geno Auriemma Call Mo'ne Davis To Congratulate Her!

    D'Arcy Maine

    After her star turn at the Little League World Series, Mo'ne Davis received a phone call from UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma congratulating her on her success. Adorable, right? Wrong. Apparently. According to the Hartford Courant, an u...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Team USA Has So Many Terrific Players, Not Enough Spots

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. espnW -- Andy Murray breaks the mold by hiring Amelie Mauresmo as...

    Jim Caple

    Men have been coaching prominent women's sports for decades. So why was it so gasp worthy when Andy Murray hired former top-ranked player Ameile Mauresmo as his coach? Because it's precedent setting. And frankly it's about time.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  5. Guard Brianna Banks will transfer from Connecticut

    The University of Connecticut says junior guard Brianna Banks has told the school she intends to transfer somewhere closer to her Georgia home.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  6. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies land No. 1 recruit in 2015 class...

    Dan Olson

    Katie Lou Samuelson has two sisters who play for Stanford, but the No. 1 recruit in the 2015 class has chosen to join two-time reigning champion Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  7. espnW - Top five preseason contenders for the 2014 WNBA title

    Minnesota has won two titles in the past three seasons. But while the Lynx look to become the WNBA's next great dynasty, plenty of other teams have their eyes on the prize, too. So which teams are the biggest contenders for the 2014 WNBA crown?

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  8. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies land second verbal commitment in...

    De'Janae Boykin, the Gatorade Player of the Year in Maryland, becomes the second elite prospect from the 2015 class to verbal to Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  9. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies get verbal commitment from Naphe...

    Connecticut scored another big win over the weekend, this time on the recruiting trail. Napheesa Collier, the No. 7 prospect in the 2015 class, gave a verbal commitment to Geno Auriemma and the Huskies.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  10. 5 Fast Facts from historic night

    espnW

    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
  11. Buzz That Was -- Geno Auriemma cries, Stefanie Dolson shouts out ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Geno Auriemma shed tears, Stefanie Dolson shouted out to the president and students hit the streets (again) following Connecticut's historic win over Notre Dame in the NCAA women's basketball championship game.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  12. espnW -- Special salute to record nine Connecticut Huskies squads...

    Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut Huskies cut down the NCAA championship nets a record-setting ninth time on Tuesday night. We turn back the clock and salute all nine of Connecticut's women's basketball championship teams.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  13. Beginning of an Era

    espnW

    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
  14. The Best Ever?

    espnW

    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
  15. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies recruit Kia Nurse grateful she'l...

    Walter Villa

    Connecticut signee Kia Nurse will finally have access to the women's tournament from her own living room in her Canadian home. Let's just hope all her superstar relatives don't decide to drop by and fill up the seats.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  16. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies get verbal commitment from top C...

    Kia Nurse, the top high school prospect from Canada, has decided to join the loaded 2014 recruiting class at Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013