Hartley Again Honored By Big East

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Bria Hartley was named the Big East Freshman of the Week for a conference-leading sixth time this season today. Teammate Stefanie Dolson had been honored in each of the last two weeks. Hartley had career-highs of 29 points and five 3-pointers in Saturday’s 78-57 win over then-No. 8 Notre Dame. She averaged 20.0 points (15-of-25 […] [Read More]
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Huskies Back On Top In AP Poll

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UConn returned to the top spot in The Associated Press national poll today, receiving 37 of a possible 40 first-place votes and 997 points. It marks the first time the Huskies are atop the poll since falling to No. 2 Jan. 3 in the wake of a 71-59 loss at Stanford Dec. 30. The Cardinal […] [Read More]
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Hartley, Dolson And Hayes Carry Huskies Past Notre Dame

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No. 2 UConn 78, No. 8 Notre Dame 57 TURNING POINT – The Huskies led by as many as 10 points in the first half, but could not pull away from the Irish. Their lead was 37-29 at halftime. In the first 7:02 of the second half, though, UConn proved to be a different team. […] [Read More]
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Hartley Breaks Free For A Career-High 29 Points

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Freshman point guard Bria Hartley had been 5-of-17 from 3-point range in the last five games entering today’s showdown with No. 8 Notre Dame. She had scored in double figures just once in this span, finishing with 11 in Monday’s win over No. 14 Oklahoma. But with All-American Maya Moore playing like a human, according […] [Read More]
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Dolson Has Career-High Four Steals; Crowd Loves Texas Tech

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The progress UConn freshman center Stefanie Dolson has made offensively over the last few weeks has been impressive. She entered today’s game against No. 8 Notre Dame having reached double figures in scoring in a season-high four straight games, twice scoring 21 points. Dolson admittedly has been feeling more confident on the court. In turn, […] [Read More]
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Huskies Get Defensive In Practice

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The Huskies spent more than an hour today in practice working on their half court defense. It was their halfcourt defense that was a problem in the first meeting against No. 8 Notre Dame. The Irish scored 76 points against UConn, the most by any opponent this season. They also scored 38 points in the […] [Read More]
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Howard On Campus Right Now

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UConn 2012 target Malina Howard, a 6-foot-5 post player from Twinsburg, Ohio, is currently on campus on an unofficial visit. She will be in attendance at Saturday’s game against No. 8 Notre Dame at Gampel Pavilion. Rich [Read More]
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Novosel Having Breakout Season For Irish; Book Signing

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Natalie Novosel had listened to Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw tell her what she needed to work on and what she expected from her the following season before during her career with the Irish. Novosel, 5-foot-11 junior guard, never took McGraw’s message to heart as much as she did at the end of last season. […] [Read More]
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