Pat Summitt - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Pat Summitt UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Everything UConn lost to graduation made another Final Four even more special for Geno Auriemma and his Huskies. Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and the Huskies advanced to the national semifinals for the 10th straight year with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night. "There were... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:03:00 GMT 2017-03-28T02:03:00Z Tipping Off: Second half of Final Four field to be decided BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Half the women's Final Four field is complete after two thrilling games. The other two spots in Dallas will be decided Monday night when UConn faces upstart Oregon and South Carolina plays Florida State. It took a huge second-half rally and one last defensive stop for Stanford to beat Notre Dame, sending the Car... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:52:00 GMT 2017-03-27T06:52:00Z Oregon needs monumental upset to reach Final Four BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves planned a trip with his family in January to watch the men's Final Four next week. It couldn't have worked out better for the Ducks women's basketball coach that his former school Gonzaga and his current one have already qualified for the national semifinals in Arizona. That was until h... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:22:00 GMT 2017-03-26T18:22:00Z UConn advances to regional final with 86-71 win over UCLA BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — After watching UConn's NCAA Tournament dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark. Chong scored 16 points and came up with big plays on both ends of the court, and the top-seeded Huskies beat UCLA 86-71 on Saturday to advance to the Bridgeport Regional final. "I was loo... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:34:00 GMT 2017-03-25T21:34:00Z Big win, huge comeback mark 2nd day of women's NCAA tourney NEW YORK (AP) — It was a record day in the women's NCAA Tournament. Baylor shattered the margin of victory mark, while Texas A&M pulled off the biggest comeback in tournament history. The Lady Bears routed Texas Southern 119-30 on Saturday, besting the previous 74-point win Tennessee had over North Carolina A&T (111-37) in 1994. A few hours later, Texas A&M found itself down... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:07:00 GMT 2017-03-19T07:07:00Z UConn routs Albany 116-55 to win 108th straight game STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier and Gabby Williams didn't play big roles for UConn on last season's national championship team. The Husky forwards sent a message during Saturday's 116-55 first-round rout of Albany that they plan to lead the team in the quest for a fifth straight title. Collier scored 24 points, Williams had 20 and... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:08:00 GMT 2017-03-18T21:08:00Z UConn still No. 1, Tennessee re-enters women's hoops poll NEW YORK (AP) — Holly Warlick has spent nearly three-quarters of her life at Tennessee. She's not used to seeing them unranked. So getting back into the Top 25 after an eight-week absence meant something to the Lady Vols coach. "I'm happy. My expectations are for us to win," she said. "I never expected us to go out of the Top 25 poll, n... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:24:00 GMT 2017-02-06T20:24:00Z Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer joins elite 1,000 wins club STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — One day, long after her decades on the bench are over, Tara VanDerveer will pull out a scrapbook of all the kind words and congratulations she received on this special night and she will reminisce. She will think back to the confetti her players poured over her head because they knew they not dare pour water and get her drenched fo... Sat, 04 Feb 2017 05:46:00 GMT 2017-02-04T05:46:00Z Nared leads Tennessee to 76-74 win over No. 4 Gamecocks COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jaime Nared loves the adrenaline rush coursing through her during big games. That usually leads to good things for Tennessee. Nared had a career-high 27 points, including two clutch free throws with 5.9 seconds left, and Tennessee stopped No. 4 South Carolina's 30-game home win streak in the Southeastern Conference with a 76-74 victory Monday night. ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:14:00 GMT 2017-01-31T05:14:00Z Ex-Tenn AD Joan Cronan earns NCAA's Pat Summitt Award INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Tennessee women's athletic director Joan Cronan is the first recipient of the NCAA's new Pat Summitt Award. The award will annually recognize an individual who positively influenced college athletes and their experiences. NCAA President Mark Emmert cited Cronan's "exemplary career" in a statement Wednesday. He... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:32:00 GMT 2017-01-11T21:32:00Z ESPN's Rowe, Appalachian St coach Elderkin win Summitt award COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — ESPN broadcaster Holly Rowe and Appalachian State women's basketball coach Angel Elderkin are co-recipients of the USBWA Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award. Rowe has also been battling cancer this year. She had surgery in February to remove a cancerous tumor in her chest and a malignant tumor under her right arm. ... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 22:53:00 GMT 2016-12-29T22:53:00Z