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2010-11 UConn Women's Basketball Season Timeline

LogoApril 6, 2010
Back-To-Back National Champions!
The Huskies been unstoppable over the past two years, winning 78 straight - every game until Tuesday night by double figures - and passing their own NCAA women's Division I record of 70 straight wins set from 2001-03. The championship victory put them within 10 of the vaunted 88-game streak set by John Wooden's UCLA men in the early 1970s. (read more)

Maya Moore

LogoSeptember 21, 2010
Huskies Picked No. 1 by Athlon, Lindy's and The Sporting News
Connecticut will debut its new look on Thursday, November 4 when the team takes on Franklin Pierce College in exhibition play. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. (read more)

LogoOctober 21, 2010
Connecticut Picked to Win 2010-11 BIG EAST Regular-Season Title
The University of Connecticut, the two-time defending NCAA Champion and the four-time defending conference champion, was picked to win the 2010-11 BIG EAST women's basketball regular-season title. The unanimous selection was made by the league's 16 head coaches, who were not permitted to select their own teams. Connecticut has claimed 16 league championships, 18 regular-season titles and has won both titles in the same season 14 times, all during the past 29 years of BIG EAST women's basketball. West Virginia earned the other first-place vote. (read more)

LogoOctober 29, 2010
Women's Basketball Tabbed as Top Team in AP Poll
The University of Connecticut women's basketball team will open the season as the nation's No. 1 team for the eighth time in the program's history, as announced by the Associated Press in its 2010-11 Preseason Poll, which was released Friday. (read more)

LogoNov 10, 2010
Women's Hoops Inks Three in Early Signing Period
The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has received three national letters of intent during the early signing period as announced by head coach Geno Auriemma on Wednesday, November 10. Brianna Banks, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes have signed NLI’s and will join the program for the 2011-12 season. (read more)

LogoNovember 22, 2010
Moore and Hartley Earn BIG EAST Accolades
Senior forward Maya Moore has been honored as BIG EAST Player of the Week and teammate Bria Hartley has been named as the conference's Rookie of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. Moore and Hartley have led the No. 1 Huskies to a spotless 3-0 start this season, extending their record winning streak to 81 games. . (read more)

Bria Hartley

LogoNovember 29, 2010
Bria Hartley Earns Second-Straight BIG EAST Rookie of the Week Honor
Freshman point guard Bria Hartley has been named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the second-consecutive time as announced by the league on Monday, November 29. (read more)

LogoDecember 5, 2010
Moore Becomes All-Time Scoring Leader
Maya Moore became UConn's all-time scoring leader as the No. 1 UConn women's basketball team improved to 8-0 on the year as the Huskies' downed Sacred Heart 86-32 at the XL Center in Hartford on Sunday afternoon. (read more)

LogoDecember 20, 2010
Auriemma Shares USA Basketball's 2010 National Coach Of The Year Award
In recognition of the USA's impressive, gold-medal performances at the men's and women's 2010 FIBA World Championships, USA Basketball today announced University of Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma and Duke University's Mike Krzyzewski as co-recipients of the 2010 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year award. (read more)

LogoDecember, 2010
Governor Rell Announces Blue-White Day For Tuesday
Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell announced on Monday that the skies over Hartford will shine with blue and white Husky pride on Tuesday, December 21 as the UConn women's basketball team attempts to win its 89th-consecutive game. UConn plays Florida State at 7:00 p.m. at the XL Center in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN. The all-time men's basketball record for consecutive wins is 88, set by UCLA between 1971-74. (read more)

LogoJanuary 11, 2011
Maya Moore Named to Wooden Award Mid-Season Top-20 List
University of Connecticut junior Maya Moore (Lawrenceville, Ga.) has been named to the five-player 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I First Team, which was announced today by the Academic All-America® Committee.

Nominations and voting for the All-America programs are conducted by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. (read more)

Coach Geno Auriemma

LogoJanuary 17, 2011
Women's Hoops Sweeps BIG EAST Weekly Honors
Senior forward Maya Moore has been named BIG EAST Player of the Week and rookie guard Bria Hartley has been honored as the BIG EAST Freshman of the week as announced by the league on Monday. Moore earns the award for the fifth time this season and the ninth time in her career. Hartley earns the award for the fourth time this season.(read more)

LogoFebruary 4, 2011
Maya Moore Named ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-District I
Senior forward Maya Moore has been named to the five-player 2011 Capital One Academic All-District I First Team as announced by the Academic All-America® Committee. (read more)

LogoFebraury 21, 2011
Women's Hoops Reclaims No. 1 Ranking
After an eight-week stint at No. 2, the University of Connecticut women's basketball team has reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press poll as announced by the AP this afternoon. The Huskies were the top-ranked team in the 2010-11 AP Preseason Poll and for the first six weeks of the regular season.(read more)

LogoFebruary 24, 2011
Moore Named Capital One Academic All-American of the Year
Senior forward Maya Moore and senior guard Tori Hansen of West Liberty University lead the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-America® women's Basketball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. (read more)

LogoMarch 3, 2011
Four Huskies Earn BIG EAST Postseason Honors
The BIG EAST Conference announced its postseason honors on Thursday and senior forward Maya Moore and junior guard Tiffany Hayes have each been named to the All-BIG EAST First Team while freshman Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson were voted onto the All-BIG EAST Rookie Team. Sophomore guard Kelly Faris was an Honorable Mention selection. Hartley also earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team. (read more)

Stefanie Dolson

LogoMarch 10, 2011
Mosqueda-Lewis Named Naismith Player of the Year
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, who will join the University of Connecticut women's basketball team next year, has been honored as the 2011 Naismith National High School Basketball Player of the Year as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club today. Mosqueda-Lewis is in her senior year at Mater Dei High School in Santa Anna, Calif. (read more)

LogoMarch 14, 2011
UConn Chosen as No. 1 Seed of Philadelphia Regional in 2011 NCAA Tournament
The top-ranked University of Connecticut women's basketball team has been selected as the No. 1 seed in the Philadelphia Regional of the 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Championship, as announced by the NCAA on Monday. (read more)

LogoMarch 16, 2011
Hayes and Moore Earn WBCA All-Region I Honors
Junior guard Tiffany Hayes and senior forward Maya Moore were each honored as NCAA Division I All-Region I selections by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, in cooperation with State Farm. On, Monday, March 21, the State Farm Coaches' All-America Team selection committee will review these 52 candidates and trim the list to 40 finalists, all of whom will be in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches' All-America Team. (read more)

LogoMarch 17, 2011
Auriemma Named Finalist for Naismith College Coach of the Year
University of Connecticut head women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Naismith College Coach of the Year as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Thursday, March 17. Auriemma has earned the prestigious honor six times in his career, most recently in 2009.(read more)

LogoMarch 18, 2011
President Obama Picks Huskies to Win Third-Straight National Title
President Obama has selected the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to win its third-straight Division I Women’s Basketball Championship, as announced by the White House on Friday. (read more)

Tiffany Hayes

LogoMarch 20, 2011
No. 1 Huskies Easily Advance to NCAA Second Round, Dispatch Hawks, 75-39
MA nearly two-week layoff didn't bother Connecticut.

The Huskies took to a familiar script, routing a first-round opponent in the NCAA women's basketball tournament.

Stefanie Dolson scored all 12 of her points in the first half to lead a balanced Connecticut offense, and the top-seeded Huskies beat Hartford 75-39 on Sunday. (read more)

LogoMarch 22, 2011
Top Seeded Huskies Head To Sweet 16
Maya Moore ran off the court at Gampel Pavilion one final time, arms raised triumphantly, almost embarrassed as the crowd serenaded her with chants of "Maya, Maya."

"It felt awkward," she said later. "I usually don't like that kind of individual attention because I play a team sport. I appreciate it." (read more)

LogoMarch 23, 2011
Hayes and Moore Named Finalists for WBCA State Farm All-America Team
Moore Looking to Become Four-Time State Farm All-American (read more)

LogoMarch 27, 2011
Huskies Rally Past Georgetown, 68-63
Maya Moore scores 23 points and UConn advances to Elite Eight (read more)

LogoMarch 29, 2011
Moore Named ECAC Player of the Year
Senior forward Maya Moore has been honored as the Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Year while junior guard Tiffany Hayes earned a spot on the Second Team, as announced by the ECAC on Tuesday, March 29. Moore was voted onto the ECAC First Team last season. (read more)

Kelly Faris

LogoMarch 29, 2011
Final Four-Bound Huskies Dominate Duke, 75-40
Maya Moore has always saved her best games for the biggest stage.

So it was no surprise to Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma that his star would rise to the occasion with another trip to the Final Four on the line. (read more)

LogoMarch 30, 2011
Maya Moore Named USBWA National Player of the Year
Moore Wins the Award for the Second Time (read more)

LogoApril 2, 2011
Maya Moore Wins Wade Trophy for Third Time
Moore Become First-Ever Three-Time Winner (read more)

LogoApril 2, 2010
Moore and Auriemma Take Top Honors From AP
Maya Moore, one of the most decorated student-athletes in University of Connecticut history, has been selected as the 2010-11 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award winner in women's basketball. The announcement and trophy presentation were made today by Lowe's, an official corporate partner of the NCAA®, during open practices for the Women's Final Four®. (read more)
LogoApril 2, 2010
Maya Moore Wins Lowe's Senior CLASS Award in Women's Basketball
Moore Is Second Husky to Win the Honor (read more)

LogoApril 4, 2011
Huskies Surprised by Notre Dame, 72-63
Shot for shot, play for play, Skylar Diggins matched Maya Moore when it mattered most and Notre Dame will now play for a national championship behind their fearless young leader. (read more)