Monthly Archive for April, 2011

: April, 2011

Dailey Receives Award, Holds Court In Stratford

Associate head coach Chris Dailey initially did not anticipate staying at UConn for a long duration. Joining the women’s basketball program in 1985, she and head coach Geno Auriemma viewed it as a

Auriemma and Moore Hit ESPN Today

UConn coach Geno Auriemma and All-American Maya Moore spent some time at ESPN today in conjunction with the launch of espnW. Auriemma grabs a ball and does a humorous imitation of Moore during their

USA Basketball Reveals 24 Players Headed To Training Camp

USA Basketball announced today that 22 members of the 2009-12 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, including all 12 who helped the U.S. win the gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, will

Court Coaches Named For Team USA Training Camp In Las Vegas

Doug Bruno of DePaul, Corey Gaines of the Phoenix Mercury, Jennifer Gillom of the Los Angeles Sparks and Marynell Meadors of the Atlanta Dream have been selected to serve as court coaches during the

Loyd Picks Notre Dame

According to the Chicago Tribune, Jewell Loyd, a 5-foot-10 junior guard from Lincolnwood, Ill., gave an oral commitment to play for Notre Dame today during a press conference at Niles West High. UConn

DeShields, Reimer Accept U-16 Invites

UConn Class of 2013 recruiting targets Diamond DeShields, a 6-foot-1 wing from Norcross Ga., and Taya Reimer, a 6-3 forward from Fishers, Ind., are among 35 players that have accepted invitations to

Moore Again Wins Honda Award For Basketball

Maya Moore has won the 2011 Honda Sports Award in basketball, designating her as the nation’s top collegiate female athlete in the sport for the second straight year. The Honda Sports Award is given

Huskies Set To Begin Post-Maya Era

It was a day filled with many emotions for UConn junior Tiffany Hayes Monday. Hayes, along with teammates Caroline Doty and Kelly Faris, was on hand at ESPN studios to celebrate the first step of Maya

Moore Realizes Her Dream, Reaches The WNBA

This was the day that Maya Moore had been dreaming about since the inception of the WNBA in 1997. Moore was just 8 years old at the time. But since she first picked up an official league ball or the

Maya Picked No. 1 By Lynx

Maya Moore officially ascended to the next level today. In a move that was hardly a surprise, she was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the No. 1 pick of the WNBA draft at ESPN studios. Moore is the