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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 12 Perfect pairs

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    With just the semifinals standing in the way of a clash of unbeatens between UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back at the 12 previous NCAA championship games between perfect teams. Auburn vs. O...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Perfectly Prepared

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    With UConn and Notre Dame both boasting perfect records heading into the NCAA tournament, 2014 goes down in history as just the second time two schools enter the women's tournament unbeaten. In 1998, Tennessee (33-0) and Liberty (28-0) put their unbl...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  8. Ready for the Madness?

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    With just one weekend left to prepare for Selection Sunday and Monday, basketball fans everywhere are gearing up for the annual binge-watching tradition affectionately known as March Madness. Here are five fun facts about the yearly event featuring t...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. 7 fast facts for UConn-Baylor

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    No. 7 Baylor puts its 69-game home winning streak on the line tonight (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2 and WatchESPN) in Waco against top-ranked UConn. Here are some fast facts about the rivalry, which is 2-2 all-time: 1. The Huskies won the first meeting, 70-50, ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  10. Conference Call

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    This weekend largely marks the end of the nonconference portion of the women's basketball season. And while matchups like UConn-Stanford, UConn-Duke and Tennessee-Stanford were a great way to tip off the season, here are our elite eight conference ga...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 2013 Women's Final Four -- Connecticut Huskies will reign again

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    Louisville has had a tournament run to remember, but our experts aren't picking a storybook ending. Instead, it's the Huskies' title to lose.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  14. More magic in the Cards?

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    Louisville will be looking for a little deja vu in the Bayou. The last time the women's Final Four was held in New Orleans, the UConn women won the national championship and Connecticut became the first - and only -- Division I school to have its men...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies get verbal from Gabby Williams

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    The Connecticut women's basketball team gets a verbal commitment from Gabby Williams, the No. 8 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60 for the 2014 class.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  16. W roundtable: Can anyone take down Baylor Lady Bears?

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    Baylor has been nearly unstoppable this season. Will the tournament be more of the same? Our writers weigh in with their picks for the teams that could challenge Brittney Griner & Co.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013