All the talk of Stanford feeling like a junior varsity team crashing the Final Four or being an extra at the beauty pageant is just rhetoric to UConn coach Geno Auriemma. Motivational chatter he says no team here needs since each has won a championship.
The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas.
Top-ranked Connecticut heads to the Final Four in Nashville as the best shot-blocking team in the history of women’s basketball.
Shabazz Napier can shoot, drive and dish, hit big shots, pick off passes, carry a team down the stretch of a game and a season.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
UConn’s men’s basketball team has overcome academic sanctions, player transfers, a coaching change and a switch in conferences to make it back to the Final Four.
UConn’s Breanna Stewart was named to the Wooden All-American team.
A reporter’s mug featuring cats illustrated on it, was confiscated Sunday by the NCAA during the east regional final between the University of Connecticut and Michigan State at Madison Square Garden.
On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis continued her splendid run through the NCAA tournament with 17 points, and Connecticut advanced to the women’s Final Four for the seventh straight year with a 69-54 victory against Texas A&M on Monday night.