Thomas Believes UConn A Good Fit For Irwin

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Tina Thomas, a coach with the Central PA Elite AAU program, knows talent when she sees it. After all, her daughter, Alyssa, was an All-American at Maryland and was selected No. 4 overall by the Connecticut Sun in April. Her son, Devin, plays at Wake Forest and was fourth in the ACC in rebounding (7.5) […] [Read More]
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Dream Becomes Reality As Irwin Commits To UConn

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Kyla Irwin still remembers telling her fourth grade teacher that UConn was where she wanted to play college basketball. It is a dream she never stopped chasing. Now in her junior year at State College (Pa.) High, it is no longer a dream. All of her determination has paid off as Irwin, a 6-foot-1 forward, […] [Read More]
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Irwin Commits To UConn

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For the second time in only a matter of days, UConn has received an oral commitment from a member of the Class of 2016. Kyla Irwin, a 6-foot-1 forward from State College, Pa. committed today, according to her Twitter feed. Irwin joins 5-5 point guard Crystal Dangerfield, who orally committed to play for the Huskies […] [Read More]
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SNY To Air 17 Games This Season

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SNY will broadcast 17 UConn games this season, the network announced today. Coverage will begin when the Huskies host Creighton at Gampel Pavilion Nov. 23. Eric Frede will return for his second season as play-by-play announcer. Meghan Culmo is back as color commentator. Kara Wolters will be in studio with Gary Apple for pregame, halftime […] [Read More]
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UConn 2016 Commit Dangerfield Has It All

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Looking at the numbers and the list of accolades next to their name one can easily see why UConn is interested in a particular player. Crystal Dangerfield, a 5-foot-5 junior point guard from Murfreesboro, Tenn., is no different. Dangerfield is ranked No. 3 in the Class of 2016 by ESPN HoopGurlz and is the top […] [Read More]
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Dangerfield Commits To UConn

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Crystal Dangerfield, a 5-foot-5 point guard from Murfreesboro, Tenn., has orally committed to UConn. She announced her decision on her Twitter feed tonight. Dangerfield, who becomes the first player from Tennessee to commit to play for Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma, was also considering LSU, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. “Blessed to be able to […] [Read More]
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Championship Banners And Trophies Were On Display At First Night

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Rather than unveiling the respective championship banners prior to the first home game of the season, the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams did something special Friday night during First Night. The Huskies shared the spotlight on before a capacity crowd of 10,167 at Gampel Pavilion as both championship banners were unveiled during a 90-minute […] [Read More]
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Cleared To Play, Williams Goes 5-on-5 At First Night

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Freshman Gabby Williams played 5-on-5 for the first time tonight since undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL and a partially torn meniscus in her right knee Feb. 6. She was scoreless during the inter-squad scrimmage at First Night at Gampel Pavilion. Williams said that she had been cleared for full activity Wednesday. “I think […] [Read More]
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