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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Mosqueda-Lewis A Finalist for Naismith Award

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UConn-bound recruit Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, a 6-foot wing from Anaheim, Calif., is one of five finalists for the Naismith High School National Player of the Year award, The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today. Cierra Burdick (Tennessee), Krystal Forhan (LSU), Ariel Massengale (Tennessee) and Elizabeth Williams (Duke) are the other finalists. The winner will be revealed during […] [Read More]
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Live Chat Thursday At Noon

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UConn women’s basketball live chat, Thursday at noon [Read More]
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Suspension Lifted, Taurasi Talks With AP

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Diana Taurasi spoke with The Associated Press today about the Turkish Basketball Federation lifting her provisional suspension. She is now clear to compete at all levels, including the 2012 Olympics in London. Here’s what she said: “I got the news this morning at 5 a.m. and was in shock,’’ Taurasi said. “It was kind of […] [Read More]
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Taurasi’s Suspension Lifted, Geno Comments

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The Associated Press reported today that the Turkish basketball federation lifted the provisional doping suspension it had placed on former UConn All-American and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Diana Taurasi after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. According to the AP, the Turkish Basketball Federation said the lab […] [Read More]
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Huskies Crush Sooners On Another Stunning Night For Moore

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No. 2 UConn 86, No. 14 Oklahoma 45 TURNING POINT – The Huskies scored the first six points of the game over the first three minutes. That was all it took for Oklahoma crumble. The Sooners missed their first five shots and committed three turnovers in this span. Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale called the first […] [Read More]
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Dolson Again Honored By Big East

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Stefanie Dolson was named the Big East Freshman of the Week for the second time in as many weeks today. She averaged 15.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks and also shot 72.2 percent from the field (13-of-18) in wins at West Virginia and Providence last week. Rich [Read More]
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