Huskies Hammer Duke, Headed Back To The Final Four

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Just showing up for the games this season was not enough. The UConn women’s basketball team was not viewed as the same invincible machine it had been over the past two seasons. The top-ranked Huskies still featured Maya Moore, the top player in the nation. Yet, they also featured four freshmen and a sophomore. Roles […] [Read More]
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Moore and UConn crush Duke, reach third-straight Final Four

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Maya Moore scored 28 points to reach 3,000 for her career and added 10 rebounds and seven steals as the UConn women’s basketball team crushed Duke 75-40 in the East Regional final to clinch their 12th Final Four appearance and third in a row. The Huskies will face fellow Big East foe Notre Dame in […] [Read More]
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Moore Named ECAC Player Of The Year

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Maya Moore has been named the ECAC Player of the Year. Here is the release sent by UConn SID Pat McKenna … Senior forward Maya Moore has been honored as the Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Year while junior guard Tiffany Hayes earned a spot on the Second Team, as announced by the […] [Read More]
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Hansmeyer Steps Down At Oklahoma

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Former UConn forward Stacy Hansmeyer has stepped down at Oklahoma. Here is the release from the Sooners: After helping the University of Oklahoma to its most successful era of women’s basketball, assistant coach Stacy Hansmeyer has stepped down from her position to seek further opportunities, OU head coach Sherri Coale announced today. “I have had […] [Read More]
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Moore Named First Team AP All-American For Fourth Time

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Maya Moore’s career at UConn has been reduced to only a few days at best. She will ascend to the next level not only as the most decorated player in team history, but as one of the most decorated in the history of the sport. Moore became just the second player in history Tuesday to […] [Read More]
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Huskies To Face Duke With Berth To The Final Four At Stake

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It did not take the UConn women’s basketball team long to grasp how different this season was going to be compared to a year ago. Roles were undefined. Senior leadership had been replaced by unproven freshmen. And teaching these newbies proved to be more difficult than initially anticipated. Reaching the Final Four remained the goal. […] [Read More]
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Duke Coach Joanne P. McCallie Speaks

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Here are some comments from Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie … On the loss to UConn at Gampel Pavilion Jan. 31: “I don’t really have any platitudes today about that,’’ McCallie said. “We got thumped. We moved on and we beat the next team by 24. And from there getting better and better and better. […] [Read More]
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Hartley Is Plenty Confident; Huskies Following The Huskies

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CONFIDENCE – The roster clearly states that Bria Hartley is a freshman. There are stretches in games where she resembles her class standing, such as in the first half Sunday against No. 22 Georgetown in the NCAA regional semifinals. Hartley scored five points on 2-of-8 shooting (1-of-5 3-pointers) in 18 minutes in the first half. […] [Read More]
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