geno auriemma

college basketball

UConn, for the First Time in Forever, Plays the Role of Underdog

In a Final Four rematch against Arike Ogunbowale and Notre Dame, Geno Auriemma's Huskies find themselves in unfamiliar territory.
Howard Megdal
11.30.18
women's basketball

In Loss to UConn, Quinnipiac Shows Depth of Women's Game

Women’s basketball is reaching a point where merely citing Connecticut’s excellence as Bad For The Game is telling more on yourself than anything else.
Howard Megdal
3.20.18
college basketball

Geno Auriemma is Glad UConn Lost in the Final Four

The UConn women have been so dominant that they created massive expectations for themselves. Auriemma is happy for some breathing room now.
Howard Megdal
11.6.17
UCONN

UConn Wins 100th Consecutive Game

UConn looked beatable for a a brief moment last night before rallying to win their 100th consecutive game. They may never look so beatable again.
Howard Megdal
2.14.17
Highlights

UConn Extends Winning Streak to 77, But It Hasn't Been Easy

UConn has had some close calls to start the season and their margin for error is not what it once was, but they still haven't lost in over two years.
Howard Megdal
11.18.16
Basketball

The UConn Huskies Get a Reality Check

After four historically unrivaled years of college basketball, University of Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma faces more common challenges this season: building up a young team, and possibly even losing.
Howard Megdal
11.15.16
college basketball

UConn Enters the Season with a Target on Their Back

Connecticut's unstoppable trio of Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson, and Morgan Tuck are gone this year, but does that mean Geno Auriemma's program is any more vulnerable?
Howard Megdal
10.31.16
Rio 2016

From UConn to the Rio Olympics, All Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi Do Is Win

WNBA stars Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi have teamed up to win titles in college, in Russia, and for Team USA. The longtime friends and backcourt partners are seeking their fourth gold medal at the Rio Games.
Tim Casey
8.8.16
march madness

The UConn Women Take Their Historic, Inevitable Crown

All year long, Connecticut dominated women's basketball in unprecedented fashion. On Tuesday against Syracuse, Geno Auriemma's team, led by Breanna Stewart, capped their reign with another title. The tension was in how, not if.
Howard Megdal
4.6.16
march madness

UConn's Dominance Isn't Bad For Women's College Basketball

Dan Shaughnessy's contention that UConn's historical dominance is bad for women's basketball reflects a longstanding argument that sports need competitive balance in order to thrive. Historical evidence says otherwise.
David Berri
3.29.16
march madness

Syracuse Defies The Numbers; North Carolina Embodies Them; Seth Davis Ignores Them

North Carolina's old-school offense, Syracuse's incredible comeback, and Seth Davis's War on Math Nerds highlight our daily NCAA Tournament roundup.
Kevin Trahan
3.28.16
changing the game

Breanna Stewart, In Pursuit of Perfection

Breanna Stewart has already done things no women's college player has ever accomplished. As she eyes her fourth national championship at UConn, the only question is what's next.
Howard Megdal
11.16.15
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