Tuck healthy and thriving for UConn

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Breanna Stewart is the reigning National Player of the Year. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is an All-American. Moriah Jefferson established herself among the nation’s elite point guards during a breakout season a year ago when UConn finished undefeated. The scouting report on 6-foot-2 red-shirt sophomore forward Morgan Tuck was that she was immensely talented, versatile and possessed […] [Read More]
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Tuck, Stewart and Jefferson delivered for UConn at MSG

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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was held to six points (3-for-9 FG) in 34 minutes. Kia Nurse finished with a season-low five points (2-for-6) in 25 minutes. Yet, Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck proved plenty capable of collectively taking the lead for UConn today against St. John’s. Tuck finished with a game-high 23 points in a […] [Read More]
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Game report: No. 2 UConn 70, St. John’s 54

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The versatility of UConn sophomore Morgan Tuck continues to be a problem for opponent. It was for St. John’s Sunday. Morgan Tuck had 23 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals to lead No. 2 UConn to a 70-54 victory over St. John’s before 7,419 in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden. […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn women vs. St. John’s

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The No. 2 Huskies (11-1) battle St. John’s (12-1) at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden. UConn is making its second straight appearance — fourth overall, winning its first three — in the Maggie Dixon Classic, which pays tribute to the former Army coach who died of heart arrhythmia […] [Read More]
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Games vs. former Big East foes now lacks same intensity for UConn

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Games against Notre Dame, DePaul and St. John’s used to carry championship implications for the Huskies. A win (or wins) against these teams during the regular season would move them a step closer to the winning the Big East regular season championship. Conference realignment took care of that. Now these games represent nothing more than […] [Read More]
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When it comes to arenas, MSG right up there for Auriemma

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma has roamed the sideline in a countless number of arenas during his Hall of Fame tenure. There are two, though, that stand above the rest – The Palestra in Philadelphia and Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Huskies are 3-0 at The Palestra. They defeated Saint Joseph’s Dec. 21, […] [Read More]
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Playing in the Maggie Dixon Classic special for Auriemma

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The Huskies are 15-4 all-time playing on Martin Luther King Day. They are 5-2 playing in the Jimmy V Classic, including a 76-58 win at Notre Dame Dec. 6. UConn will be making its second straight appearance – fourth overall – in the Maggie Dixon Classic Sunday when it faces St. John’s at Madison Square […] [Read More]
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UConn adapted, went inside vs. East Carolina

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East Carolina made it clear that it was not going to allow UConn to sit back and launch 3-pointers all game. The Pirates extended their defense and limited the Huskies to season-lows in made 3-pointers (two) and 3-point attempts (six). UConn had been averaging 9.4 3-pointers on 23.9 attempts through the first 11 games. Kaleena […] [Read More]
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