Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says the women’s NCAA Final Four represents “a great swan song” for the “greatest basketball conference that’s ever existed.”
Louisville shot its way to one of the biggest upsets in the history of the women’s NCAA tournament, stunning Brittney Griner and Baylor on Sunday night.
Breanna Stewart scored 21 points to lead a balanced offense and No. 3 Connecticut bounced back from its loss to Notre Dame with a 94-61 win over DePaul in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament Sunday night.
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Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for an eighth straight week after topping UConn last Monday night.
Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for a seventh straight week with a showdown against third-ranked Connecticut looming Monday night.
Morgan Tuck scored 15 points and Stefanie Dolson added 14 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat Rutgers 65-45 on Saturday, denying coach C. Vivian Stringer of her 900th victory.
Kaleena Mosqueda Lewis scored 17 points and Kelly Faris aded 16 to lead No. 3 Connecticut to a 105-49 win Tuesday night over Providence, the Huskies fourth 100-point game this season.
The UConn Huskies remain at # 3 in the weekly AP women’s basketball poll.
The University of Connecticut women hold in third place in the AP weekly basketball poll, but did receive three first place votes.