Engeln Returns

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UConn-bound recruit Lauren Engeln, a 5-foot-11 guard from Laguna Hills (Calif.) High, returned to action Friday night after missing the previous two games with a sprained knee. She had 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting (2-of-2 3-pointers), six rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes in a 57-44 victory over University. Rich [Read More]
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Shea Heads Back To Pitt/Tina Eyes 2,000

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Senior Meghan Gardler had a blast last Saturday at Villanova. Not only did Geno Auriemma award her her first career start, but she did so before about 110 members of her family and friends in her final homecoming game. Homecoming games are special occasions. They give players the chance to showoff in front of people […] [Read More]
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Doty Talks Knee/Maya Eligible

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Caroline Doty is just more than a year removed from undergoing surgery on a torn ACL in her left knee for the second time. She is still being held out of portions of practice at times as a precaution. And she has been experienced some swelling in her knee of late. But following practice today […] [Read More]
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Chat Link

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Here’s the link to my live chat today (noon to 1 p.m.): UConn women’s basketball live chat [Read More]
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Engeln On The Mend

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UConn-bound recruit Lauren Engeln, a 5-foot-11 guard from Laguna Hills (Calif.) High, is nearing a return to the court. She missed her second straight game Tuesday with a sprained knee, but Lady Hawks’ coach Jim Martin said today that she is “scheduled to most likely return for our game this Friday’’ against University. Engeln is […] [Read More]
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Huskies/Rutgers Rewind

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A look back at Tuesday’s UConn-Rutgers game: No. 1 UConn 73, Rutgers 36 TURNING POINT – The Huskies were 4-of-14 from the field as they neared the midpoint of the first half with a 10-8 lead. But as has been the case so often this season, they went on a run and the game was […] [Read More]
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Rutgers In Town For Only Meeting This Season

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UConn and Rutgers have combined to win the last eight Big East regular season championships, with the Huskies twice winning three straight titles from 2002-04 and 2007-09. They have also combined to win the last five conference tournament championships, with UConn winning back-to-back titles in 2005 and 2006 and 2008 and 2009. The Huskies and […] [Read More]
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Doty Gets Some Rest

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Caroline Doty might look as though she has fully recovered from the torn ACL in her left knee that sidelined her for the final 22 games last season. She is averaging 25.8 minutes through the first 19 games this season for the unbeaten Huskies, and she played at least 30 minutes in a season-high three […] [Read More]
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Moore On Hot Streak; Named BE Player Of Week; Props For Geno

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The ebb and flow of a season is often very interesting. Here’s an example that has surfaced recently concerning the shooting of All-American Maya Moore. Earlier this month there were questions about a shooting slump. In wins over North Carolina Jan. 9, Marquette Jan. 13 and Notre Dame Jan. 16, Moore was a combined 16-of-41 […] [Read More]
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UConn-Villanova Rewind

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Here’s a look back at Saturday’s UConn-Villanova game: TURNING POINT – A driving layup by Laura Sweeney cut UConn’s lead to 18-8 with 11:08 left in the first half. That would be the only points for Villanova over the next 8:58 as the Huskies scored 21 straight. Kalana Greene had eight in the run. Maya […] [Read More]
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