Big East Tix On Sale Tues.

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Full-session ticket packages for the Big East tournament will go on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets Tuesday at 10 a.m. The event will be held March 5-9 at the XL Center in Hartford. The packages to all 15 games of the tournament are $99 each, which is discounted nearly 50 percent from face value. To […] [Read More]
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Huskies Rewind

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A look back at the WBCA Classic: UConn 91, Hofstra 46 UConn 86, Richmond 37 UConn 87, Clemson 48 TURNING POINT – How about the opening tap? The Huskies were not tested. Although, they did trail for a total of 2:39 Sunday against Clemson. That was a first for the season. UConn, who has often […] [Read More]
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Illness Limits Doty

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Caroline Doty scored a season-high 17 points in 29 minutes in Saturday’s win over Richmond in the WBCA Classic. She had nine points and a career-high nine assists in 28 minutes against Hofstra Friday. Playing in her third game in as many days today, Geno Auriemma gave her a rest. Doty, who continues to work […] [Read More]
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Focus Is There For Huskies

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Lorin Dixon has not practiced or played in a game since suffering a strained left hamstring against Vanguard Nov. 9. Kaili McLaren was forced to miss the season opener against Northeastern Nov. 14 with an injury to her right foot. This week Jacquie Fernandes missed several days of practice and Friday’s game against Hofstra due […] [Read More]
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700 And Counting For Geno

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Kaili McLaren was tired of listening to a humble Geno Auriemma try to downplay the fact that he had become the fastest Division I basketball coach ever to reach 700 wins Friday night. In his 25th season with the Huskies, Auriemma needed just 822 games to reach the milestone. During his postgame remarks he said […] [Read More]
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Charles Honored By USA Basketball

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Senior center Tina Charles has been named the 2009 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year, it was announced Friday. The decision was made by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. Charles had two stints with USA Basketball during the off-season. She led the U.S. to the gold medal at the World University Games in […] [Read More]
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Thanksgiving At The Auriemma’s

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In a poll that appeared in the Nov. 30 issue of ESPN The Magazine, Geno Auriemma was tabbed as the “Last Coach You’d Want To Play for.’’ According to the snippet only 24 players actually answered the question, with Auriemma garnering eight votes and Tennessee’s Pat Summitt receiving four. However, I know for certain that […] [Read More]
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Dixon Progressing; Still Not Practicing

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Junior point guard Lorin Dixon is making progress as she continues to deal with a strained left hamstring. However, it’s not enough progress that will allow her to play Friday when the top-ranked Huskies host Hofstra in the WBCA Classic at Gampel Pavilion. Dixon suffered the injury in UConn’s exhibition finale against Vanguard Nov. 9. […] [Read More]
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Charles Honored

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Senior Tina Charles was named the Big East Player of the Week for the first time in her All-American career today. She has helped lead the top-ranked Huskies to a 3-0 start, averaging 19.7 points and 11.0 rebounds in only 19.0 minutes. Charles is also shooting 56.1 percent from the field and has recorded two […] [Read More]
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Huskies Rewind

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A look back at Friday’s UConn-Holy Cross game: UConn 87, Holy Cross 34 TURNING POINT – The Huskies utilized full- and half-court pressure and a 2-3 zone at the start to completely disrupt the Crusaders. They forced seven of Holy Cross’ 17 first-half turnovers in the opening 5:45. UConn had 12 steals in the half. […] [Read More]
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