Huskies No. 1 In AP Poll

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The Huskies return four starters from last season’s unbeaten national championship team, including All-Americans Maya Moore and Tina Charles. Hey, you can say they return five starters if you count Caroline Doty. So it was no surprise that they were the unanimous choice as the No. 1 pick in The Associated Press preseason poll, which […] [Read More]
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UConn To Host in 2011

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The Huskies will not play an NCAA tournament game in the state of Connecticut for the first time this season. That will change in 2010-11. The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee announced today that UConn will be one of 16 first- and second-round regional sites for the 2011 NCAA tournament. The games will be […] [Read More]
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Hayes Stepping Forward

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Geno Auriemma told Tiffany Hayes point-blank that she needed to step up and seize more of a leadership role this season for the Huskies. The way Geno looks at is the people who are going to have the ball in their hands the most need to be among the team’s greatest leaders. It is still […] [Read More]
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Rocky Top And Other Findings From Gampel

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Tennessee filed a complaint against UConn with the NCAA through the Southeastern Conference office in 2007. It was regarding a tour of ESPN that the Huskies set up for Maya Moore and her mother, Kathryn, during a recruiting visit in October of 2005. The complaint resulted in the Huskies being charged with a secondary violation. […] [Read More]
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Geno Hosting Event On Campus

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The College Program of Geno’s Cancer Team is hosting an event tonight from 7 to 9 at the UConn Student Union Theatre. It will benefit the Kay Yow WBCA Breast Cancer Fund and The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Along with Auriemma, Barbara Oliver, a 22-year breast cancer survivor who has served as the Executive […] [Read More]
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Hayes Makes the Cut

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Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma wasn’t sure if the rest of the Big East coaches were paying attention last season. But all uncertainty was put to rest Thursday when sophomore Tiffany Hayes was one of 12 players named to the Preseason All-Big East team. Hayes was joined by All-American teammates Maya Moore and Tina Charles. Both […] [Read More]
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Big East Preseason Picks

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2009-10 Preseason Big East Coaches’ Poll 1. Connecticut (14) 225 2. Notre Dame (1) 210 3. (tie) DePaul 171 Louisville 171 5. Pittsburgh 167 6. Rutgers 156 7. Syracuse 126 8. Georgetown 124 9. West Virginia 121 10. Marquette 111 11. South Florida 86 12. St. John’s 84 13. Villanova 78 14. Seton Hall 33 […] [Read More]
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Hartley Commits To UConn (Updated)

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There are those who have said that Bria Hartley has been the one recruit UConn coach Geno Auriemma has coveted from the Class of 2010. A 5-10 point guard from North Babylon, N.Y., Hartley has already drawn comparisons to former Huskies’ All-American Sue Bird and Auriemma has long said that great guard play is vital […] [Read More]
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Hartley Commits to UConn

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Bria Hartley, a 5-10 point guard from North Babylon, N.Y. has made an oral commitment to attend UConn tonight, a recruiting source has confirmed. More to come. [Read More]
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Dolson Fits Right In/Other Tid-Bits

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The players that come to UConn and play for Geno Auriemma will, of course, be extremely talented. That is a gross understatement. But they are also strong individuals off the court with endearing personalities. They seem to fit right in every year, enhancing the family atmosphere that recruits rave about when they make their unofficial […] [Read More]
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