Vanderbilt hires Shea Ralph from UConn as new women’s coach

Vanderbilt has hired Shea Ralph away from UConn to help revive the Commodores’ struggling women’s basketball program, which hasn’t reached the NCAA Tournament since 2014. Athletic director Candice Lee announced…

Arizona coach not apologizing for two middle fingers, dropping f-bomb after upset victory over UConn

Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes isn’t going to apologize for being herself. When the third-ranked Wildcats pulled out an incredible 69-59 victory over top-seeded UConn and head coach…

Arizona reaches NCAA title game with 69-59 win over UConn

Aari McDonald and Adia Barnes have marched Arizona out of the basketball desert to the doorstep of a national championship. McDonald scored 26 points and led a smothering defensive effort…

Bueckers, McDonald propel UConn and Arizona to Final Four

One is a freshman who stepped into the job of leading the most successful program in women’s basketball. The other is a senior who accepted the call to build one…

Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs drew inspiration from chat with UConn star Paige Bueckers before win

Gonzaga men’s basketball Jalen Suggs said Tuesday he used a pep talk from his friend and UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers to help him in the Bulldogs’ Elite Eight…

UConn advances to 13th straight Final Four; No-call on Baylor draws scrutiny on social media

The UConn Huskies edged the Baylor Lady Bears in the Elite Eight of the Women’s Basketball Tournament on Monday night in a dramatic game in which the end caused some…

Williams, Bueckers lead UConn past Iowa in NCAA Sweet 16

The game was billed as a marquee matchup of uber-talented freshmen Paige Bueckers and Caitlin Clark. While those two didn’t disappoint, it was Christyn Williams and UConn’s other upperclassmen who…

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…

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…

Ayala scores 23 to push No. 10 Maryland past UConn

Eric Ayala scored 23 points and Maryland clamped down on defense down the stretch to snag a 63-54 victory over No. 7 UConn in the first round of the NCAA…