Connecticut and Notre Dame will renew their rivalry next season in the women's Jimmy V Classic that honors the former N.C. State men's coach.
After 18 30-win seasons and eight NCAA titles, maintaining that standard of excellence fuels UConn coach Geno Auriemma.
Stefanie Dolson scored 14 points and Breanna Stewart added 13 to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a 63-48 victory over No. 9 Maryland on Monday night in the Jimmy V Classic.
The University of Connecticut men's and women's basketball teams both have agreed to play in next season's Jimmy V Basketball Classic.
Tiffany Hayes and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 14 points to help second-ranked Connecticut rout Texas A&M (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) 81-51 on Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic.
UConn had Tuesday's win in the Jimmy V Classic in hand early, playing tough defense to beat defending NCAA champion Texas A&M at its own game.
For the first time, the men's and women's Jimmy V Classics will be played on the same day.
North Carolina closed with a 16-5 run to upset Connecticut 71-65 on Sunday in the Jimmy V Women's Classic, the three-time defending national champions' earliest loss since 1995.
Mechelle Voepel doesn't expect the ACC to pull off upsets in Sunday's Jimmy V Classic.