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2009-04-08 01:25:29

Connecticut capped its remarkable undefeated season Tuesday with a convincing 76-54 win over Louisville in the NCAA women's basketball championship game. Tina Charles scored 25 points and pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds to lead UConn to a 39-0 record, the third perfect season in the program's history. Tina Charles did an outstanding job of intimidating us, Louisville Coach Jeff Walz conceded after the game at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. We had no answer for her. The junior center...

2009-04-05 23:31:15

Renee Montgomery had 26 points, six assists and four steals Sunday to lead undefeated Connecticut past Stanford 83-64 and into the NCAA women's title game. The Huskies (38-0) will meet Louisville Tuesday in a battle of Big East powers for the women's championship. The Cardinals -- who beat Oklahoma 61-59 in Sunday's other Final Four contest -- have lost twice to Connecticut this season by a combined total of 67 points. Maya Moore had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies Sunday. Tina...

2009-03-29 15:27:24

Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 28 points Sunday to pace unbeaten Connecticut's 77-53 NCAA Tournament victory against California. The Lady Huskies bounced back after Cal built a 7-2 lead in the game's first 2 1/2 minutes in Trenton. Despite shooting just 35.9 percent in the first 20 minutes, they led 35-33 at the half. A 23-5 run, capped by Kalana Green's layup, made it 61-43 with 9:46 remaining and UConn coasted home. Hayes, a freshman, shot 9-of-10 from the field and also had seven...

2009-03-22 14:54:46

Tina Charles' 32 points Sunday sent top-ranked Connecticut to a 104-65 romp over Vermont in a first-round NCAA Tournament contest in Storrs. The Huskies (34-0), the top seed in the Trenton Region, led 22-7 when Renee Montgomery sank a 3-pointer with 13:34 left in the first half and showed little rustiness despite a 12-day layoff. With the win, UConn Coach Geno Auriemma passed former UNC men's coach Dean Smith on the all-time list with 66 NCAA Tournament victories. Montgomery had 19 points and...

2009-03-10 21:18:20

Maya Moore had 28 points and Tina Charles 21 points and 15 rebounds Tuesday, fueling top-ranked Connecticut 's 75-36 win over Louisville. The women Huskies (33-0) clinched the Big East championship. UConn completed its fourth undefeated regular season. The Huskies also achieved the feat in 1994-95, 1996-97 and 2001-02, winning championships in two of those three seasons. Louisville (29-4) scored just 12 points over the final 20 minutes.

2009-03-02 21:36:10

Renee Montgomery scored 23 points Monday night to help Connecticut's top-ranked women post their fifth undefeated season with a 69-59 win over Rutgers. The Huskies (30-0, 16-0 Big East) had already gained a bye for the upcoming Big East women's tournament and will next compete in the quarterfinals Sunday. UConn's last unbeaten season came in 2002-03, when they won their second straight national championship. It is the seventh time the Huskies have gone through conference play without a loss.

2009-01-28 23:40:40

Jerome Dyson scored 18 points Wednesday and second-ranked Connecticut coasted to a 71-49 triumph over DePaul. The Huskies have won eight in a row since their only loss of the season -- that coming against Georgetown. Connecticut faces a difficult road trip game Monday against No. 7 Louisville, which is unbeaten in the Big East Conference. Jeff Adrien added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Huskies (19-1, 8-1 Big East). DePaul (8-13, 0-8), which has dropped eight in a row, was led by Dar...


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