Huskies No. 1 in AP Poll

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The numbers indicate that the UConn women’s basketball team is due to slip a bit this season. Between the graduation losses of All-American Tina Charles and Kalana Greene and the season-ending knee injury sustained by point guard Caroline Doty, the Huskies lost a combined 1,418 points, 650 rebounds, 261 assists and 3,073 minutes from last […] [Read More]
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Huskies Hit 92 Percent on GSR, Beat National Average

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The Huskies registered a 92 percent Graduation Success Rates (GSR) as the NCAA released this year’s figures for Division I student-athletes Wednesday. UConn’s percentage beat the national average of 79 percent for all athletes. The Huskies’ GSR was also better than the national average for women’s basketball teams (83 percent) and all women’s sports (87). […] [Read More]
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Geno’s “A Night Of Hope” A Success In Storrs

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There will be more fans in attendance at a women’s basketball game at Gampel Pavilion or the XL Center this season. But consider the crowd of 150 that turned out Wednesday night at the UConn Student Union Theater to support the second annual Geno Auriemma’s `A Night of Hope’’ a win for Geno’s Cancer Team […] [Read More]
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Trip To Camp Jewell A Bonding Experience For Huskies

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Junior Tiffany Hayes had no idea where the camp was located. All she knew was that it was in the woods somewhere in the state. Freshman Bria Hartley initially wondered how she would survive for a couple of days without her cell phone. She ultimately learned that she can live without it for a bit […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport To Host NCAA First Two Rounds in 2012

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Bridgeport is one of 16 sites that have been selected to host the first and second rounds of the 2012 NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament, the NCAA announced Tuesday. Fairfield University will host the event. The dates of the games at the Arena at Harbor Yard will be either Saturday, March 17 and Monday, […] [Read More]
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Dixon Leading The Way; Geno Hoping For Big Turnout Wed.

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There is something to be said for how being a senior seems to spark a change in a player. The finality of their career creeps in and a sense of urgency becomes a driving force behind the way they practice and the way they carry themselves. Being a senior has changed point guard Lorin Dixon. […] [Read More]
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Walker Back in the Mix; Geno Likes Dolson

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Samarie Walker has been practicing fullcourt since Saturday. It’s a good sign for the freshman forward as she missed the preseason with a strained left hamstring. Walker is still not yet at 100 percent. She said it still bothers her, but the main thing is it has not kept her out of practice. “Honestly, I […] [Read More]
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No Comment From Geno On Summitt’s Comment

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Tennessee fans were apparently disturbed by comments Pat Summit made at SEC Media Day in Birmingham, Ala. last week saying that if she “compromised’’ recruiting rules then she should be fired. Fans believed they were directed at Tennessee men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl, who is currently under investigation by the NCAA for alleged recruiting violations. […] [Read More]
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CPTV Back For A 16th Season

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Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) announced a 18-game broadcast schedule for the 2010-11 season Monday. Additional games will be announced once the final details have been confirmed. CPTV is in its 16th season broadcasting UConn women’s basketball. This season will also include 12 editions of “The Geno Auriemma Show,’’ with nine dates confirmed and three more […] [Read More]
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Geno’s “A Night of Hope” Set For Wednesday

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UConn fans are invited to join Geno Auriemma and Geno’s Cancer Team Wednesday night at UConn’s Student Union Theater at 7:30 for the second annual “A Night of Hope’’ to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research and to remember former NC State coaches Kay Yow and Jim Valvano. A donation of $5 is requested […] [Read More]
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