The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

Breanna Stewart vs. Philadelphia University, Nov. 5, 2013. (Photo by Bob Stowell)

The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce – The Opener is Here !

Well, here we go ! The 2013-14 season has officially arrived with the opener Saturday against the Injury Plagued Hartford Hawks at the XL Center. But trust me, Jen Rizzotti will not use that as an excuse. Her team will play with maximum effort regardless what the scoreboard reads at games end.


NCAA Women's Final Four - UCONN v Notre Dame

The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

And so, it begins again……AAC Media Day is in the books, now practice officially begins Tuesday for the reigning National Champions. No shock they’re the pick to win the conference or that they’ll be the […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

The Championship Report Card – Needless to say, when a team wins the National Championship, there is a bit of a bump up in the grades. After all, not only did the UConn Women pass […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

The Imperfect Champion – it’s been roughly 48 hours since the Huskies claimed their 8th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship. And the changes started right from the top. When the head coach says he even couldn’t […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

Game #39….For All the Marbles ! – There aren’t too many seasons in Women’s College Basketball that the best team doesn’t play for the National Championship. But the two hottest teams are in UConn & […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

Repeat after me 20 Times….Sweet 16 –  Let that sink in for a minute, each of the last 20 years, The UConn Women have gotten this far in the NCAA Tournament. And in 18 of […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

March Madness is alive and well !  After what I witnessed the last two weekends in person, I’m very much looking forward to what’s ahead the next three weekend on both the men’s and women’s […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

Championship #1 up for grabs – Sharing isn’t fun, you remember having to do that with brothers and sisters or cousins growing up. And let’s not forget sharing at school back in the day. Well, […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

The Showdown with #1 Baylor – The Monday Night game between #1 and #3 has gotten a lot of hype from ESPN. And why not ? The two regular season meetings have brought great drama. […]


The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce

Rolling Along – Good Morning Husky Fans…Happy Valentines Day !  Well as we approach the final weeks of the regular season, the Huskies have certainly picked up the pace and taken no prisoners in their […]