27 Reasons The UConn Women Huskies Are An Unstoppable Force To Be Reckoned With

Eight national titles. 14 Final Four appearances. 37 Big East championships. Any questions?

1. The UConn women’s basketball is a complete powerhouse of a team.

Stephen Slade / UConn Athletics / Via
ID: 2594540

2. Every year, their roster of players keeps getting better and better.

Stephen Slade/UConn Athletics / Via

Current players, from left to right: Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, and Bria Hartley.

ID: 2594543

3. The program has produced players like Maya Moore.

Jim Rogash / Getty Images
ID: 2581272

4. And Diana Taurasi.

Elsa / Getty Images
ID: 2581274

5. And Tina Charles.

Doug Benc / Getty Images
ID: 2581275

6. And Sue Bird.

Andy Lyons / Getty Images
ID: 2592925

7. Jennifer Rizzotti, anyone?

Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images
ID: 2592965

8. Then there’s this guy.

Christian Petersen / Getty Images
ID: 2581276

Seriously. This guy.

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

With 28 seasons of coaching the Huskies under his belt, Geno Auriemma knows a thing or two.

ID: 2591716

9. They get up close and personal with their fans.

Elsa / Getty Images
ID: 2592090

10. The UConn Women Huskies have been to the Final Four 14 times.

Al Messerschmidt / Getty Images
ID: 2581260

11. And have a combined 37 Big East regular season and tournament championships.

ID: 2581261

12. In the 2008–09 season, they went 39-0 and won their 6th national title.

Al Messerschmidt / Getty Images
ID: 2581264

13. In 2009–10 they went 39-0 again, and won their 7th national championship.

Frank Dahlmeyer/UConn / Via
ID: 2581265

14. This earned the Huskies the longest winning streak in NCAA college basketball history.

Kenneth Best/UConn / Via

They went 90-0, besting all other men’s and women’s teams ever.

ID: 2581263

15. In total, UConn has 8 NCAA Division I national championships.

Elsa / Getty Images
ID: 2581258

16. Not to mention, their 2004 National Championship was a three-peat.

Elsa / Getty Images

This was also the year that UConn made history as the first school to win a men’s and women’s basketball national championship in the same year.

ID: 2581270

17. In 2010, Sports Illustrated called them the number 3 sports franchise of the decade.

Sports Illustrated / Via

They were given this ranking out of all the NFL, MLB, NBA NHL, college football, and college basketball (men’s and women’s) teams.

ID: 2581273

18. The White House has their backs.

Mark Wilson / Getty Images
ID: 2591692

19. And the president seems to be a fan.

Mark Wilson / Getty Images
ID: 2591680

20. They even beat Kevin Hart and his friends in a pickup game when he visited their campus in 2012.

Hart Beat Productions / Via
ID: 2581267

Kevin wasn’t too happy about the loss.

Hart Beat Productions / Via
ID: 2591036

21. They have no tolerance for discrimination and hate.

Earlier this season, the team aligned themselves with the NOH8 campaign to support LGBT student athletes.

ID: 2581277

22. And they really know how to have fun and bond with each other.

Caroline Doty / Via

If you haven’t seen their “Call Me Maybe” rendition, you really need to.

ID: 2581278

23. On Monday, March 10, they beat Louisville to win their first AAC tournament championship.

Steve Slade / UConn / Via
ID: 2592202

24. They’re incredibly loyal and always encouraging teammates.

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images
ID: 2581279

25. Determined doesn’t even begin to describe them.

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images
ID: 2591346

26. They have a real passion for the game.

Elsa / Getty Images
ID: 2592075

27. And are freakin’ unstoppable.

Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer / MCT
ID: 2595428

See ya on the court.


ID: 2592296

Oops! An earlier version of this post referred to the AAC as the ACC. H/t Drew Granucci.

ID: 2597121

Check out more articles on!

  Your Reaction?


    Now Buzzing