Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

With Abrosimova In The House, Auriemma Takes His Shot

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

Banks, Stokes Heading In Different Directions Right Now

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

Buck Has Bone Bruise

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

Stokes Looking To Improve

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

Werths Make $4.5 Million Pledge Toward UConn Practice Facility

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

Auriemma Hopes To Play A Game In Bridgeport In The Future

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

Huskies React After Auriemma Ends Practice Early Today

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

Buck Expected To Return Thursday Against Fairfield

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

UConn’s 2001-02 Team To Be Inducted Into Huskies Of Honor

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

Three ACL Tears Have Not Stopped Doty

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