2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
9-0, 1st in Big East
Lady Vols fight valiantly, come up short vs. UConn (2:22)
Bueckers pads UConn's lead with late 3 (0:23)
Westbrook's back-to-back 3-pointers give UConn the advantage (0:21)
ESPN anchors accept UConn's hot sauce challenge (1:01)
Williams finds a way to score the contested and-1 basket (0:16)

Can UConn prove themselves against No. 25 Tennessee?

Hartford Courant's Alexa Philippou shed light on Connecticut's approach to their top 25 matchup against Tennessee, whether or not the Huskies have been tested this season, Geno Auriemma's take regarding the rivalry with the Lady Vols and much more.


NCAAW: Inside the SEC; UCONN/Tennessee rivalry

The SEC is heating up, so LaChina Robinson welcomes in ESPN women's basketball analyst Carolyn Peck and ESPN PxP announcer Courtney Lyle to weigh in on the happenings around the conference, including Georgia's emergence, Tennessee's outlook ahead of their UConn matchup and more. Plus, Hartford Courant's Alexa Philippou joins to share insight from the Huskies' perspective of the big matchup against the Lady Vols.

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1dMechelle Voepel

No. 3 UConn adds game at No. 15 Arkansas

No. 3 UConn, which has had four nonconference women's basketball games canceled this season because of COVID-19 issues, has added No. 15 Arkansas to the schedule on Jan. 28.


SportsCenter All Night: Geno Passes Pat

Geno Auriemma won his 1099th game on Tuesday night, passing the late great Pat Summitt for 2nd on the all-time list. Jay Reynolds talks through the history, with the final call from UConn's win over Butler, and postgame reaction from Geno himself. Geno is now six wins behind Stanford HC Tara VanDerveer, who passed Summitt for first place in wins earlier this season.

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Auriemma passes Summitt for 2nd on wins list

UConn coach Geno Auriemma moved past the late Pat Summitt as the Huskies delivered his 1,099th career win Tuesday night. Only Stanford's Tara VanDerveer has more Division I women's basketball victories, with 1,105.

Auriemma reflects on passing Summitt on all-time wins list (1:50)
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2dMechelle Voepel

Harper, Auriemma on board with extending series

Tennessee women's basketball coach Kellie Harper said Tuesday there is interest in extending the series with UConn past this year, something Geno Auriemma later said he is on board with.

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4dMechelle Voepel

Auriemma: Most players don't want shutdown

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma said Monday that he thinks the vast majority of college basketball players do not want the season shut down because of COVID-19 concerns.

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4dMechelle Voepel

Why the UConn-Tennessee series still matters

Paige Bueckers on the national stage. Ten years of "We Back Pat." There's a lot to look forward to in UConn's first trip to Knoxville in 15 years.

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7dMechelle Voepel

UConn gets early arrival from '21's Poffenbarger

UConn will get the services of Saylor Poffenbarger a season earlier than expected as the 6-foot-2 guard ranked No. 30 in the class of 2021 is joining the Huskies for this season.


Around the Rim returns for a new season!

LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby restart the new season of Around the Rim with espnW writer Mechelle Voepel, who discusses the implications COVID-19 has had on the season, preview the upcoming top 25 matchups and surprise teams and players so far this season. Plus, Atlanta Dream F Elizabeth Williams joins the show to shed light on the WNBA's impact on social justice and the recent Georgia senate race.

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10dMechelle Voepel

UConn off until Jan. 19 as next two games PPD

UConn coach Geno Auriemma will have to wait until Jan. 19 to try to pass Pat Summitt in career victories as the Huskies' next two games have been postponed amid coronavirus concerns.

Bueckers' long pass sets up Edwards' layup for UConn (0:18)
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15dMechelle Voepel

Iowa's Clark, 3 UConn stars on Wooden top 25

The Wooden Award midseason top 25 list is headed by Iowa's Caitlin Clark and UConn's Paige Bueckers, who was among three Huskies players on the list.