Redshirt junior Natalie Butler will transfer from the UConn women’s basketball team to George Mason University according to a press release from the team. Butler, a Fairfax, Virginia native, will be eligible to play immediately for George Mason as a graduate transfer.
Sue Bird, a two-time NCAA and WNBA champion, was the first player in WNBA history with 5,000 points and 2,000 assists and won her fourth Olympic gold medal this past summer with the U.S. Women’s National Team.
For day two of Women in Sports Week, Sports Editor Dan Madigan talked with former UConn star and current New York Liberty center Tina Charles. Charles, a two-time national champion at UConn who finished her career as the leading scorer in program history before being surpassed by Maya Moore and Breanna Stewart.
Chong, who averaged 8.3 points and four assists per game while shooting 40 percent from the 3-point line this past season, will likely need to perform well in training camp to earn a spot on the Dallas roster and become the 16th active UConn player in the WNBA.
After three UConn women’s basketball players were taken with the first three picks of last year’s WNBA draft, this year will be a little different. Senior guard Saniya Chong has a chance to hear her name called Thursday night when the draft begins at 7 p.m. Daily Campus Sports Editor Dan Madigan talked with freelance writer and women’s basketball extraordinaire Howard Megdal to get a glimpse of how Chong might perform at the next lev
In the sixth and final episode of HBO's "UConn: March to Madness," the No. 1 Huskies traveled to Dallas for their 10th straight Final Four, where they would fall in overtime to No. 2 Mississippi State Bulldogs 66-64.
The UConn women’s basketball team ran through the regular season winning all 29 games, the American Conference Tournament title and the first four NCAA tournament games before falling in the national semifinals to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 66-64 in overtime. Looking back at the 36-1 season, here is a look at some of the best performances from the season.
In the 2015-16 season, Williams averaged 18.0 points per game on 55 percent shooting and 8.3 rebounds per game. He transferred last year, but didn't play, to Arizona Western to preserve his remaining three years of eligibility.
It was another big week for fans of UConn sports, with one former baseball star earning his first start in the MLB All-Star Game while a former Huskies' men's basketball player put pen to paper on a deal to join a perennial superteam in the NBA.
The 6-foot-8, 200-pound Whaley, who played high school ball at Mount Zion Prep. in Baltimore, will join the Huskies next season as a freshman, joining fellow newcomers Eric Cobb, Antwoine Anderson, Josh Carlton and Tyler Polley.
There isn’t a whole lot going for the UConn men’s basketball team anymore. The graduating seniors—Amida Brimah, Kentan Facey and Rodney Purvis—are the last remnants of the revered 2013-14 NCAA championship team.
UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has brought in multiple graduate transfers since taking the reigns of the program in 2012, and some of them have been very successful in Storrs. With Fordham grad transfer Antwoine Anderson joining the Huskies for next season, and the program looking to fill out more roster spots for the 2017-18 season, we asked the question: who was the best UConn grad transfer?