With Abrosimova In The House, Auriemma Takes His Shot

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Geno Auriemma seems to always find a way to have fun at the expense of his former players. Three-time UConn All-American Svetlana Abrosimova – one of his favorite targets – was back at Gampel Pavilion Thursday to be honored as part of the 2001-02 national championship team and its induction into the Huskies of Honor. […] [Read More]
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Banks, Stokes Heading In Different Directions Right Now

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Freshman Brianna Banks had scored total of 14 points (5-of-15 FG) in the previous six games she had played. She did not play at No. 1 Baylor Dec. 18. Banks had been struggling with her confidence, her decision-making and a lack of aggression offensively. All of that changed in Thursday’s 93-40 rout of Fairfield as […] [Read More]
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Buck Has Bone Bruise

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UConn released a statement today regarding the current status of the injury to Heather Buck’s right wrist … “After having an X-Ray, MRI and CT Scan, team physician Tom Trojian as well as consulting orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Arciero have determined that Heather Buck has a bone bruise in her wrist,’’ the statement read. “She […] [Read More]
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Stokes Looking To Improve

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Freshman post player Kiah Stokes is averaging 3.7 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.5 minutes. Only Lauren Engeln (7.8) and Michala Johnson (5.7) are averaging fewer minutes off the bench for the Huskies this season Stokes has played a combined 30 minutes in the last four games. And prior to playing 16 minutes at the […] [Read More]
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Werths Make $4.5 Million Pledge Toward UConn Practice Facility

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Peter J. and Pamela H. Werth, of Woodbridge, have made a $4.5 million pledge toward the construction of a basketball practice facility at UConn. The commitment from the Werths is the largest single private gift ever to Athletics at the University. “The entire University of Connecticut community is grateful to the Werth family for the […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Hopes To Play A Game In Bridgeport In The Future

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The Huskies have played an in-state opponent during the regular season in 19 of Geno Auriemma’s 27 years at UConn. Tonight’s game against Fairfield at Gampel Pavilion will make it eight straight seasons that UConn has met an in-state opponent. It is the longest streak for the Huskies since they faced one in the first […] [Read More]
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Huskies React After Auriemma Ends Practice Early Today

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma ended practice about 30 minutes early today at Gampel Pavilion. He then made some pointed comments in the huddle regarding their lack of intensity and focus during the final portion of practice when Auriemma was simulating the final three minutes of a game. Here is what Kelly Faris, Stefanie Dolson, Bria […] [Read More]
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Buck Expected To Return Thursday Against Fairfield

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X-Rays taken last week showed no break in Heather Buck’s right wrist. She underwent an MRI today in an attempt to discover the exact diagnosis of the injury she sustained during a fall in the second half at Baylor Dec. 18. Buck, a junior post player, has labeled it “an unspecified wrist injury.’’ But all […] [Read More]
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UConn’s 2001-02 Team To Be Inducted Into Huskies Of Honor

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UConn’s undefeated 2001-02 team is arguably the best team in the history of the sport. It will be inducted into the Huskies of Honor at halftime of Thursday’s game against Fairfield at Gampel Pavilion (7:30 p.m.). The members of the 2001-02 team who are expected to be in attendance for the ceremony are head coach […] [Read More]
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Three ACL Tears Have Not Stopped Doty

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The fact that Caroline Doty is back in the starting lineup for the UConn women’s basketball team this season should not come as a surprise. Not even after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee for the third time last year. Doty grew up in Collegeville, Pa. with two brothers – her twin, […] [Read More]
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