2016 NCAA Women’s Basketball Rankings – Coaches Poll – Preseason (Nov. 2)

The first preseason poll for NCAA women’s basketball came out on Thursday and as you might expect, we find the three-time defending champions UConn Huskies women’s basketball team on top of the poll. They are followed by the South Carolina Gamecocks, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Tennessee Lady Vols and Baylor Lady Bears in the top […]

Jimmy V Women’s Classic Set For December 5

The Jimmy V Women’s Classic Presented by Corona – previously announced for Saturday, Dec. 5 between three-time defending national champion and No. 1 nationally ranked UConn and Final Four participant and sixth-ranked Notre Dame – will be played at 5:15 p.m. ET on ESPN from Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn […]

Video: Tour of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center

With the opening of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center before last season, the UConn women’s and men’s basketball programs now have a place to call their own.

If you’ve driven by and seen it from the outside, now is your chance to see it from the inside courtesy of UConn.

Watch below as Rodney Purvis, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck take you on a tour of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center.

“An Evening With Champions”

The UConn Foundation’s Office of Alumni Relations will hold “An Evening With Champions” featuring women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma and men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie on Tuesday, November 3 […]

Video: UConn Huskies G Kia Nurse Will Spend 2016 Summer in Rio at Olympics

You’ll have to excuse UConn Huskies women’s basketball guard Kia Nurse if she can’t make plans with anyone next summer. She’ll be just a little bit busy playing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Nurse was a huge reason why Canada beat UConn Huskies teammates Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and the USA Basketball team in the Pan Am Games finals. She was an even bigger reason why Canada earned a berth in the Olympics.

The UConn Huskies sophomore sensation had 20 points in the finals of the FIBA Americas Tournament to lead Canada over Cuba to clinch the berth. And oh by the way, she was named MVP of the tournament as well.

Watch and/or listen below as Nurse talks about what it means to her leading her country to an Olympic berth.

Video: Pan-Am Games Featured a UConn Huskies Teammates Championship Battle

When you looked at the rosters of the Canada and United States Pan-Am Games rosters this past summer, you couldn’t help but notice there were three UConn Huskies women’s basketball players on there.

Two of them were on the USA roster in Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson. The Canadians featured the other, Kia Nurse.

The trio met up in the finals which eventually saw Nurse getting the better of her UConn Huskies teammates by scoring 33 points to lead Canada to its first ever Pan-Am Games medal in women’s basketball, this one being gold.

Watch and/or listen below as Nurse, Stewart and Jefferson talk about the “bittersweet” feelings of facing a teammate during a recent media availability with the team.

Video: It Doesn’t Matter To UConn’s Breanna Stewart Where She Plays In WNBA

Everyone who follows women’s college basketball knows that UConn Huskies women’s basketball star Breanna Stewart will be the first pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft.

The crazy part is that she hasn’t even started playing yet this season. And as we know, she’ll be in front of the television watching the WNBA Draft Lottery where she’ll find out her employer.

She’ll either be in Seattle with former Huskies Sue Bird and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, San Antonio, down the road at Mohegan Sun or in Atlanta with former Husky Tiffany Hayes.

When she and her UConn Huskies teammates met with the media earlier this week, it didn’t seem to matter where Stewart would end up.

Video: UConn Huskies All-American Breanna Stewart Will Be Tuned To WNBA Draft Lottery

In about 50 minutes or so, UConn Huskies women’s basketball All-American Breanna Stewart will have a decision to make. Watch the end of her favorite show Grey’s Anatomy or tune into the WNBA Draft Lottery?

So why is watching the draft lottery important for the UConn Huskies star who hasn’t even embarked on her senior season yet?

Well, however the ping pong balls fall this evening, Stewart will find out where she’ll playing in the WNBA during the 2016 season.

The Seattle Storm have a 44.2% chance followed by the San Antonio Stars (27.6%), Connecticut Sun (17.8%) and Atlanta Dream (10.4%).

Watch and/or listen below as the UConn Huskies All-American talks about watching the draft and having the unique opportunity to know where she’ll be playing her professional basketball.

Video: UConn Huskies Women’s Basketball Visits the White House

In honor of their third straight national championship and tenth overall, the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday.

You can watch the entire ceremony below. Skip ahead to the 30:55 mark for when it actually starts.