Whether good or bad for the sport, UConn’s dominance of women’s basketball is unquestionable – Los Angeles Times

A seven-point deficit had been turned into a 17-point lead and college basketball’s most dominant team was rolling, bringing many in a crowd of 8,830 to their feet.

Playing their NCAA women’s basketball tournament regional games at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., only 80 miles from campus, the Connecticut Huskies were enjoying something close to the March Madness experience of most men’s tournament teams:

Lots of excitement, plenty of media attention and hyped-up legions of fans.

But that wasn’t the case at the other women’s regionals in Lexington, Ky., Oklahoma City and Stockton, Calif., where the crowds on average were only about half as large — the lowest attendance in 20 years.


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