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 Senior leadership had been replaced by unproven freshmen.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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Moore Shakes Off Shooting Woes; Hayes Provides Leadership

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Senior All-American Maya Moore was again having a game to forget offensively against Georgetown Sunday. After being held to six points on 2-of-12 shooting by the Hoyas in the Big East tournament March 6, she started Sunday’s NCAA regional semifinal 4-of-16. Moore had missed six straight shots at one point in the second half. But […] [Read More]
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Dixon Came Up Big In Second Half For Huskies

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UConn senior point guard Lorin Dixon did not want her career to end in the NCAA regional semifinals today. Being part of three teams that have reached the Final Four, including back-to-back undefeated national champions, settling for anything less at this point is unacceptable. With the top-ranked Huskies needing a spark to keep their quest […] [Read More]
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Huskies Show Plenty Of Fight In Advancing To The Elite Eight

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The UConn women’s basketball team never stopped fighting. No matter how many missed shots, no matter how many turnovers the Huskies committed they managed to remain calm. Georgetown tried hard to knock out UConn in the NCAA regional semifinals today. But the top-ranked Huskies refused to collapse. Maya Moore had 23 points and 14 rebounds […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Leads Mater Dei To Another State Title

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UConn-bound recruit Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 33 points and made four 3-pointers to lead Mater Dei to a 59-47 win over Berkeley in the California Interscholastic Federation state final Saturday. The Monarchs finished the season 34-1 – winning their second straight state championship – and ranked No. 1 nationally. Rich [Read More]
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