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  1. UConn women’s coach Geno Auriemma wins No. 900 as No. 2 Huskies top Cincinnati

    Feb 3, 2015, 8:50 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma

    UConn women’s coach Geno Auriemma reached a milestone with win No. 900 on Tuesday night.

  2. No. 6 Stanford snaps No. 1 UConn women’s 47-game win streak with overtime win

    Nov 17, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma

    The two-time defending champion Huskies fell to snap a 47-game win streak.

  3. Former player suing Holy Cross women’s head coach Bill Gibbons for abuse

    Oct 16, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Holy Cross Athletics

    With the number of days between now and the start of games in college basketball, coaches and players across the country are working in order to make sure they’re well-prepared for the 2013-14 campaign. Practices, film study, weights and other essential activities occupy much of their time, with many wanting to simply focus on the…

  4. A-10 turns to Richmond Coliseum for women’s hoops tourney

    Sep 21, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT

    photo courtesy Atlantic 10 Conference

    For years, the annual choice to hold the Colonial Athletic Association’s men’s basketball tournament at Richmond Coliseum came under fire from fans of schools outside the borders of Virginia, who felt the location essentially gave teams like VCU, Old Dominion and George Mason a home court advantage. Anecdotal evidence would seem to have borne that…

  5. Parade Girls’ Basketball POY streak hits three for UConn

    May 19, 2013, 10:06 PM EDT

    Next October head coach Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies will begin their quest for a second consecutive (and ninth overall) national title. On Saturday the program continued a streak of sorts, as signee Saniya Chong was named Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year by Parade Magazine. Chong, who hails from Ossining, N.Y., is the…

  6. Ten-second count may finally be coming to women’s college basketball

    May 9, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT

    NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament - Final Four - Championship

    Much of the attention being paid to the rules changes recommended for college basketball has been focused on the recommendations made by the men’s basketball rules committee. But the women’s basketball rules committee also met Thursday, and among their recommendations is a rule that would have a major impact on the women’s game. The recommendation:…

  7. The Hype: Top three picks in the WNBA Draft (VIDEO)

    Apr 17, 2013, 8:04 PM EDT

    Brittney Griner

    The top three picks in this year’s WNBA Draft, Brittney Griner (Phoenix), Elena Delle Donne (Chicago) and Skylar Diggins (Tulsa), visited “The Crossover” set to discuss their draft day experiences. Raphielle also writes for the NBE Basketball Report and can be followed on Twitter at @raphiellej.

  8. Bus carrying Maine women’s basketball team reportedly involved in ‘serious accident’

    Feb 26, 2013, 10:18 PM EDT

    Maine bus crash

    A charter bus reportedly carrying members of the Maine women’s basketball team was involved in a serious crash along Interstate 95 in Georgetown, Mass., NBC affiliate WHDH in Boston is reporting. From WHDH: Massachusetts State Police said preliminary investigations suggest the charter bus was driving southbound when it crossed the median and crashed into woods adjacent…

  9. Skylar Diggins and No. 7 Notre Dame beat No. 19 Ohio State [Video]

    Nov 10, 2012, 11:21 AM EDT

    Skylar Diggins Notre Dame

    Natalie Achonwa scored 17 points and added 10 rebounds for No. 7 Notre Dame in a 57-51 over No. 19 Ohio State in the 2012 Carrier Classic in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Friday night. Skylar Diggins added 11 points and three assists for the Irish, who are coming off a run to the national championship game…