All Set Up For UConn In Bridgeport Regional

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UConn discovered Monday under what circumstances they will pursue an eighth national championship.

The Huskies (29-4) are the top seed in the Bridgeport Regional and will play No. 16 Idaho (17-15) in the first round Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Gampel Pavilion.

“It’s like any other year you are fortunate to be a No. 1 seed and you get a 16th seed,” Geno Auriemma said. “You don’t know as much about them as you’d like. But as of Saturday, we’ll know everything there is to know about them.”

The Huskies (29-4) would then play of winner an 8-9 match-up between Vanderbilt (20-11) of the SEC and St. Joseph (23-8), the Atlantic 10 champion, on Monday.

Kentucky (27-5) is the No. 2 team in the bracket. The Huskies defeated them in the Elite 8 last season in Kingston, R.I. North Carolina (28-6) is No. 3.

Maryland is the No. 4 seed and will play No. 13 Quinnipiac in the first round at 11:15 a.m., in College Park, Md.

Delaware (30-3), the CAA champion, featuring All-American Elena Delle Donne, is the sixth seed. All the Blue Hens need to do to get to the Sweet 16 in Bridgeport is win two their first two tournament games at home. But that would involve beating West Virginia and likely North Carolina.

UConn and Notre Dame, another No. 1 seed [Norfolk] are bracketed so they would conceivably meet in a third straight national semifinal in New Orleans.

The Huskies will be trying to make a record sixth straight Final Four.

“We have a lot of games remaining to play,” Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis said. “We are going to win them all. And we’ll meet up with them [Notre Dame] again.”

Defending national champion Baylor (Oklahoma City) and Stanford (Spokane) are the other No. 1 seeds. The two seeds are California (Stanford), Tennessee (Baylor) and Duke (Notre Dame)

 

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15 thoughts on “All Set Up For UConn In Bridgeport Regional

  1. PHS

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    1. Uconn My Team

      PHS—EDD’s team, the Dele Blue Hens, in the CAA championship beat Drexel by only 3 points. Drexel in the big dance would be akin to Idaho.
      Does anyone think they’ll get by West Virginia, Maryland, etc??

  2. mike mcmanus

    You took up a lot of space for nothing. EDD will never make it to Bridgeport.

    1. mike mcmanus

      there’s a lot of nothing in that space between your ears which is why you keep trolling

    1. TexasBogger

      no one loves Gino now that he’s been exposed as a coach who doesn’t even know the basics of basketball he should have read that Woody book he brags about carrying around

      1. UconnFan

        It is funny you only have two arguments, when Uconn wins it is because they have the best players and are not playing teams that are not good (which is not true because nobody has played a tougher schedule the last 15 years) and when they lose, he cannot coach or recruit. Let’s see how good your Baylor team is next year!

        1. UconnFan

          Baylor better than UConn next year.
          No point guard.
          Head case overrated selfish guard.
          Cheap shot bully center.
          Overweight outside shooter.
          No Doty.
          Not GOAT Faris.
          Geno older and less wiser.

  3. Uconn My Team

    Uconn fans are unique!! They blame the coach, make a nice kid the “goat”. Call a super star names.
    I always thought —MY team right or wrong!! Loyalty.
    Geno isn’t always right, he isn’t perfect. But he’s right more often than his “fans” will allow.
    This team is full of hard playing, intense, dedicated, personable and darling women, if you can’t show them the love–you aren’t a fan.

    1. Bracchus

      I love the girls. I don’t always appreciate Geno’s antics. Sometimes they come off as bullying. He can rant and rave about kids who are getting a scholarship whe he makes millions. Please. He is who he is and that is basically a smart ass. But, he could tone down that act, inject a little class, and still run a successful program.

    2. Bracchus

      He is right often. But, lets face it. He isn’t challenged often either. A fair number of UCONN’s opponents offer little resistance and provide less competition than an internal scrimmage.ghats not his fault, but some of the hype over these wins is overstated. He could also have the professionalism to admit that ND beat them 3 times in a row and it was not just UCONN’s lack of execution.

      1. Bill Corley

        Bracc== You have to admit that 80 percent of the problem with the BE tourney title game was execution. 15 percent Geno 5 percent ND.
        Geno has admitted that he should have called a time out–he trusted his kids to not throw the ball away–I like trust.
        I hate the ranting and name calling and sarcasm it does not make me appreciate Geno as I probably should. I hated Calhoun for the same reason–there is no need to demean player in front of the fans or in the press–that’s cowardly. If fans complain he says –you aren’t in practices, no. But I’m at the game and hear you cursing at MY GIRLS–dam you..

        1. Awareness

          Bill, Bracc: All yelling, cursing and using sarcasm does is try to hide one’s inadequacies. You can see how inadequate he is.

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