U.S. Advances To Semis

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UConn rising freshman Kelly Faris had six points, four rebounds and two steals in 14 minutes to help the U.S. to an 88-75 victory over France today in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. The U.S. (6-1) will meet Canada (4-3), who upset previously undefeated Australia 50-49, in the semifinals […] [Read More]
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Maya Actively Resting

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Let me say this one more time this summer: Aside from a sprain, there is nothing wrong with Maya Moore’s right knee. She met a small gathering of media members this morning at Gampel Pavilion and did not need crutches or a wheelchair to get around. She did not even walk with a limp. Geno […] [Read More]
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Trio Named To Wade Watch List

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UConn All-Americans Maya Moore and Tina Charles and sophomore Tiffany Hayes were named to the 25-member preseason Wade Watch List today. It is the second straight year the Huskies have placed three players on the list. “I don’t really pay attention that much to the awards and all that stuff,’’ Moore said. “That’s probably why […] [Read More]
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Geno Named On Esteemed List Of Coaches

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma is ranked No. 42 on Sporting News’ list of sports’ 50 greatest coaches of all-time, as selected by a panel of 118 Hall of Famers, championship coaches and other experts. The 14-page feature is part of the new Sporting News Magazine, which hits newsstands this week. Auriemma, who has led the […] [Read More]
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U.S. Routs Japan, Heads To Quarters

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UConn rising freshman Kelly Faris had six points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 13 minutes to help the U.S. to a 109-68 victory over Japan today in its final second round game at the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. The U.S. (5-1) will meet France (3-3) in the medal quarterfinals […] [Read More]
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U.S. Rolls Over Russia

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UConn rising freshman Kelly Faris had two points (2-of-4 FT), one rebound and one steal in 11 minutes today as the U.S. earned a 75-56 victory over previously undefeated Russia in second-round play at the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. The U.S. held Russia to 26.3 percent shooting from the field and to […] [Read More]
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U.S. Beats Canada/Faris Scoreless

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UConn rising freshman Kelly Faris had one rebound and one assist in 17 scoreless minutes today (0-of-3 FG) as the U.S. opened second-round play with a 64-50 victory over Canada at the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. Faris also drew her first start of the tournament. Notre Dame-bound guard Skylar Diggins did not […] [Read More]
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Dinner With the Huskies

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Mark your calendar for Sept. 22 as UConn will celebrate the 2009 national championship. Join coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington for an evening of highlights and reflections from their perfect 39-0 season. Formal invitations will be mailed in the coming weeks to current UConn Club members and […] [Read More]
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Lobo Bound For Hall Of Fame

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Rebecca Lobo will always be remembered as one of the players that helped bring women’s basketball to the forefront of American sports in the mid-1990’s. Her jaunt around the floor of the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. April 2, 1995 with her arms outstretched is an image that fans, especially those in Connecticut, will not […] [Read More]
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Faris Leads U.S. Past Mali

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UConn rising freshman Kelly Faris had a team-high 13 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in 26 minutes today to help the U.S. to a 100-38 rout of Mail in its final preliminary-round play game at the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. “I think we’ve gotten a lot better since the […] [Read More]
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