Dailey Receives Award, Holds Court In Stratford

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Associate head coach Chris Dailey initially did not anticipate staying at UConn for a long duration. Joining the women’s basketball program in 1985, she and head coach Geno Auriemma viewed it as a building block for their resume. Twenty-six years have passed and Dailey still finds herself in Storrs with Auriemma. Together, they have been […] [Read More]
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Auriemma and Moore Hit ESPN Today

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma and All-American Maya Moore spent some time at ESPN today in conjunction with the launch of espnW. Auriemma grabs a ball and does a humorous imitation of Moore during their four-minute, 30-second sit-down with ESPN personality Mike Hill. Rich [Read More]
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USA Basketball Reveals 24 Players Headed To Training Camp

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USA Basketball announced today that 22 members of the 2009-12 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, including all 12 who helped the U.S. win the gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, will attend the USA National Team’s training camp in Las Vegas May 10-12. Baylor sophomore All-American center Brittney Griner and Chicago Sky point […] [Read More]
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Court Coaches Named For Team USA Training Camp In Las Vegas

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Doug Bruno of DePaul, Corey Gaines of the Phoenix Mercury, Jennifer Gillom of the Los Angeles Sparks and Marynell Meadors of the Atlanta Dream have been selected to serve as court coaches during the USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp in Las Vegas May 10-12. UConn coach Geno Auriemma, of course, is serving as […] [Read More]
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Loyd Picks Notre Dame

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According to the Chicago Tribune, Jewell Loyd, a 5-foot-10 junior guard from Lincolnwood, Ill., gave an oral commitment to play for Notre Dame today during a press conference at Niles West High. UConn was among the schools on her final list. Loyd averaged 28.8 points, 15.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 4.5 steals and 3.1 blocks this […] [Read More]
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DeShields, Reimer Accept U-16 Invites

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UConn Class of 2013 recruiting targets Diamond DeShields, a 6-foot-1 wing from Norcross Ga., and Taya Reimer, a 6-3 forward from Fishers, Ind., are among 35 players that have accepted invitations to attend the USA Basketball Women’s U-16 National Team Trials. The trials will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, […] [Read More]
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Moore Again Wins Honda Award For Basketball

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Maya Moore has won the 2011 Honda Sports Award in basketball, designating her as the nation’s top collegiate female athlete in the sport for the second straight year. The Honda Sports Award is given annually to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports, along with automatic eligibility to become a “Top Three’’ finalist for […] [Read More]
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Huskies Set To Begin Post-Maya Era

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It was a day filled with many emotions for UConn junior Tiffany Hayes Monday. Hayes, along with teammates Caroline Doty and Kelly Faris, was on hand at ESPN studios to celebrate the first step of Maya Moore’s career as a professional. She was taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx as […] [Read More]
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Moore Realizes Her Dream, Reaches The WNBA

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This was the day that Maya Moore had been dreaming about since the inception of the WNBA in 1997. Moore was just 8 years old at the time. But since she first picked up an official league ball or the moment she took part in a WNBA sponsored clinic at Hoop City in Kansas City, […] [Read More]
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Maya Picked No. 1 By Lynx

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Maya Moore officially ascended to the next level today. In a move that was hardly a surprise, she was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the No. 1 pick of the WNBA draft at ESPN studios. Moore is the second straight member of the Huskies to be selected with the No. 1 pick. It is the […] [Read More]
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