Reimer Named To U-16 Team

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UConn Class of 2013 recruiting target Taya Reimer, a 6-foot-3 forward from Fishers, Ind., was among the 12 players selected to the U.S. U-16 National Team today, USA Basketball announced. The team was selected from a field of 115 players after four days of trials at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. […] [Read More]
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Moore A Finalist For BET Award

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Former UConn All-American Maya Moore has been named one of five finalists for Sportswoman of the Year at the 2011 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. She is joined by tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings and Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree. The winner will be announced at the BET Awards […] [Read More]
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3-Point Line Moved Back As Rules Changes Are Approved

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The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel agreed this week to move the women’s 3-point line back to 20 feet, 9 inches. A no-charge arc will also be placed in the lane and intentional and flagrant fouls have been given new descriptions. Here’s the story on the changes from The Associated Press: “INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA […] [Read More]
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U-19 Finalists Speak To USA Basketball

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Here are today’s comments made by U.S. U-19 finalists Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley, Mo Jefferson Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Diamond DeShields … Stefanie Dolson You’ve been on a USA Basketball roster before. How does it feel to be selected as a finalist again? “It was exciting, and I think it was reassuring […] [Read More]
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Hartley, Dolson, Mosqueda-Lewis Head List Of U-19 Finalists

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UConn starters Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson, incoming freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Class of 2012 commits Breanna Stewart, Mo Jefferson and Morgan Tuck are among the 15 finalists for the U.S. U-19 World Championship Team, USA Basketball announced today. Huskies’ Class of 2013 target Diamond DeShields has also been named a finalist from the pool […] [Read More]
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Geno Talks APR

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The Huskies received a perfect Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 1,000 in 2009-10. And their four-year average APR was 990, which was above both the Division I average for women’s basketball (968) and the average for public institutions (963). Here are the thoughts of UConn coach Geno Auriemma on the team’s success: “I am extremely […] [Read More]
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It’s Official: UConn/Texas A&M in Jimmy V; Moore’s Lynx Debut

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It’s finally official: The Huskies will host national champion Texas A&M in the Jimmy V Classic at Gampel Pavilion Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. The game will air on ESPN2. “It’s an honor to be in the Jimmy V Classic and to be playing Connecticut,’’ Aggies’ All-Big 12 rising senior guard Tyra White said. “We […] [Read More]
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Age Is Just A Number For DeShields

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Diamond DeShields has heard the naysayers taking their shots at her. They have said that Norcross (Ga.) High lost because she is immature. They have said that she is young and she has to grow up a little bit. Each time DeShields, a 6-foot-1 wing from Norcross, Ga. who is regarded as the top player […] [Read More]
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Huskies Score High In APR

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The UConn women’s basketball team received a perfect Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 1,000 in 2009-10. The Huskies four-year average APR was 990, which was above both the Division I average for women’s basketball (968) and the average for public institutions (963). Over the four-year stretch that started in 2006-07 and ended in 2009-10, the […] [Read More]
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Success As A Freshman Leaves Dolson Looking For More

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Prior to the start of last season UConn associate head coach Chris Dailey believed that freshman Stefanie Dolson needed to be successful if the Huskies were going to be successful as a team. Once the workouts began in the weight room and in the gym for conditioning drills Dailey had little idea what to expect. […] [Read More]
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