The height and length of Baylor's Brittney Griner presents a unique challenge for opposing coaches.
The 6-foot-8 junior can change the game on both ends of the floor. Plus, it's difficult to simulate what she can do.
Coaches have tried just about everything, yet few have been successful. She's been averaging 22.8 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.9 blocks in just 30 minutes a game this season for top-ranked Baylor (10-0).
Geno Auriemma and No. 2 Connecticut (9-0) will get their chance to challenge the Lady Bears on Sunday night on national TV.
Geno Auriemma is obviously a capable coach. But he's also an adept recruiter. You don't build a program from nothing solely because you can run the pick-and-roll or execute the half-court trap better than anyone else in the country. You have to have players, too.
The latest example of the Huskies' prowess in this area: the freshmen class. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was...
The Huskies women's team faces top-ranked Baylor Bears Sunday. UConn has already beaten Stanford and Texas A&M this season, but both wins were in Hartford. This time, Geno Auriemma's crew travels to Waco, Texas where they'll face the country's most dynamic big man, Brittney Griner.
But Auriemma, who is known for his game-planning prowess, has an advantage...