• UConn May 1

    UConn Women's Basketball Star Paige Bueckers Undergoes Ankle Surgery

    UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers underwent surgery on Friday, according to the school’s athletic department. School officials said Bueckers had surgery at UConn Health on her right ankle to repair an osteochondral defect. The surgery was successful and Bueckers is expected to be ready for preseason in September, they added. Bueckers led UConn to its 13th straight NCAA...

  • NCAA Tournament Apr 3

    UConn Women Out of the NCAA Tournament After Loss to Arizona

    UConn women’s basketball lost their game against Arizona Friday night, eliminating them from the NCAA Tournament. The team played Arizona in the Final Four and trailed behind for most of the game. If the team won this game, they would’ve gone on to the finals. Now, they’re headed home after a very good season. The score was 59-69. The...

  • UConn Huskies Mar 27

    NCAA Sweet 16: Williams, Bueckers Lead UConn Past Iowa 92-72

    Christyn Williams scored 27 points and Paige Bueckers added 18 to lead No. 1 UConn to a 92-72 win over fifth-seeded Iowa on Saturday in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament. The game featured a matchup of two extremely talented freshmen in Bueckers and Iowa’s Caitlyn Clark. The friends had taken the women’s basketball world by storm this…

  • uconn sports Mar 24

    Bueckers and UConn Top Syracuse 83-47, Advance to Sweet 16

    Paige Bueckers scored 20 points and Aaliyah Edwards added 19 to help No. 1 seed UConn beat eighth-seeded Syracuse 83-47 on Tuesday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament. Once again the Huskies were missing coach Geno Auriemma, who is recovering from COVID-19. Chris Dailey filled in for the Hall of Fame coach, who celebrated…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 22

    Bueckers Helps UConn Rout High Point 102-59 in NCAA Opener

    UConn did just fine without coach Geno Auriemma, with Paige Bueckers scoring 24 points to lead the top-seeded Huskies to a 102-59 win over High Point in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Auriemma is recovering from the coronavirus and missed the opener. Associate head coach Chris Dailey filled in for the Hall of Famer, who…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 9

    No. 1 UConn Routs Marquette for 19th Big East Championship

    Paige Bueckers scored 23 points to lead top-ranked UConn over Marquette 73-39 on Monday night for the program’s 19th Big East Tournament championship. The standout freshman hit 10 of 15 shots, grabbed six rebounds and had four assists for the Huskies (24-1), who rejoined the league this season after winning seven straight titles in the American Athletic Conference. Christyn Williams…

  • UConn Huskies Mar 8

    No. 1 UConn Beats Villanova 84-39 in Big East Semifinal

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma believes his team is just now rounding into form. That’s a scary thought for every other program in the nation. Christyn Williams scored 26 points and the top-ranked Huskies used a stifling defense to overwhelm Villanova 84-39 on Sunday in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. Paige Bueckers had 18 points and eight assists and…

  • UConn Mar 6

    Bueckers Leads Top-Ranked UConn Over St. John's in Big East

    Freshman Paige Bueckers scored 17 points and top-ranked UConn opened its postseason with a 77-41 rout of St. John’s in the Big East quarterfinals on Saturday. Christyn Williams added 14 points for the Huskies (22-1). Olivia Nelson-Ododa collected each of her 10 points and 11 rebounds in the first half. The biggest trouble for UConn occurred in the third quarter,…

  • UConn Huskies Feb 28

    Bueckers, Edwards Propel No. 1 UConn Women Past Butler 97-68

    Paige Bueckers made the key passes, Aaliyah Edwards handled the boards. The scoring, both stellar freshmen did their share and more for No. 1 Connecticut. Bueckers set a school record with 14 assists and also had 20 points, Edwards added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and UConn routed Butler 97-68 Saturday. Bueckers, who led the Huskies in scoring, assists, steals…

  • UConn Huskies Feb 26

    No. 1 UConn Wins Big East Regular-Season Title With Rout

    Geno Auriemma doesn’t profess to be hip, so even he wasn’t exactly sure what he meant when he disclosed his new term of endearment for Nika Muhl. “She’s my slime, man. What can I tell you?” the Connecticut coach said. “They tell me that’s the ultimate, so that’s her. Nika is my slime.” Yes, a check of the urban...

  • UConn Huskies Feb 21

    No. 1 UConn Women Clinch Big East Title Share, Rout Xavier

    Connecticut celebrated its return to No. 1 earlier this week. Now, the Huskies can celebrate another Big East championship. A combination of UConn’s 83-32 win over Xavier and a loss by DePaul on Saturday allowed the Huskies to clinch a share of the title in their first season back in the conference after seven in the America Athletic Conference. The…

  • UConn Feb 9

    Bueckers Carries No. 2 UConn Past No. 1 South Carolina in OT

    No. 2 UConn overcame No. 1 South Carolina in overtime Monday.

  • UConn Huskies Jan 29

    No. 19 Arkansas Hands No. 3 UConn First Loss of Season

    Chelsea Dungee scored a season-high 37 points to lead No. 19 Arkansas to a 90-87 victory over No. 3 UConn on Thursday night. It was the second win of the season for the Razorbacks (12-6) over a top-five team as they beat then-No. 4 Baylor on Dec. 6. Dungee scored 22 of her points in the second half, including 13…

  • UConn Jan 23

    Nelson-Ododa Leads No. 3 UConn Over Georgetown 72-41

    Olivia Nelson-Ododa scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday to lead No. 3 UConn to a 72-41 win over Georgetown. The Huskies (10-0, 9-0 Big East), coming off a road win over rival Tennessee, cruised despite sitting two key players, guards Paige Bueckers and Anna Makurat, with injuries. Christyn Williams added 17 points, Aubrey Griffin scored 15 and Evina…

  • UConn Huskies Jan 10

    UConn Beats Providence 87-50 as Auriemma Reaches Milestone

    Freshman Paige Bueckers scored 23 points and No. 3 UConn overcame a sluggish start to rout Providence 87-50 on Saturday and give coach Geno Auriemma his 1,098th win, tying the late Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the second-most wins in Division I women’s basketball history. Aubrey Griffin added a season-high 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds off the bench…

  • dog house Dec 20, 2020

    Williams Leads No. 3 UConn to 106-59 Rout of Xavier

    UConn has made it clear during its first four games that it will have a lot of options on the offensive end of the floor this season. Christyn Williams scored 24 points to lead six UConn players in double figures Saturday and the third-ranked Huskies ran away from Xavier, 106-59. Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 16 points and 11 rebounds for UConn…

  • UConn Dec 13, 2020

    No. 3 UConn Debuts With 79-23 Rout of UMass-Lowell

    UConn freshman Paige Bueckers finally got a chance to show what she can do at the college level. Bueckers had 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists in her UConn debut, leading the third-ranked Huskies to a 79-23 victory over UMass-Lowell on Saturday. Bueckers, last year’s national high school player of the year, also had collected five steals while playing…

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