Here It Is … UConn’s 2011-12 Schedule

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Below is the 2011-12 UConn women’s basketball schedule … Nov. 3 vs. Assumption (exhibition) at Gampel Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 vs. Pace (exhibition) at XL Center, 7 p.m. Nov. 13 vs. Holy Cross at Gampel Pavilion, 2 p.m. Nov. 15 vs. Pacific at Gampel Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 vs. Stanford at XL Center, […] [Read More]
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Huskies To Make Four Appearances On Big Monday

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UConn has been a top drawn nationally for years under head coach Geno Auriemma. ESPN provided further proof Wednesday when it was announced that the Huskies will make a nation’s-best four appearances on ESPN2’s 11-game Big Monday series this season. UConn will kickoff the series when it hosts North Carolina on Martin Luther King Day […] [Read More]
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Hayes Leads Huskies To Another Rout in Italy

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The Huskies defeated the combination of the TDT Slammers (Germany) and Castellanza Select 116-33 today in their fourth and final game of their 10-day trip to Italy. Here’s the release sent by UConn SID Pat McKenna … COMO, Italy – The UConn women’s basketball team wrapped up its four-game trip through Italy with a dominating […] [Read More]
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Cynthia Russell Balaber Shares Her Story Of Dealing With Dementia

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In light of Tennessee coach Pat Summitt being diagnosed with early onset dementia, I received an uplifting note from a reader. I thought it should be shared with all of you. Here it is in its entirety … To whom it may concern: I’d like to give some hope and less fear. I was diagnosed […] [Read More]
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Moore A Finalist For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award

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Former UConn four-time All-American Maya Moore has been named one of 30 finalists for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year award, it was announced today. The finalists were chosen by a selection committee of representatives from various NCAA schools and conferences. A record 471 nominations were submitted for the award, which will be presented […] [Read More]
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Kara Lawson Comments On The News Regarding Pat Summitt

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Here are the thoughts of Connecticut Sun guard and former Tennessee All-American Kara Lawson on Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt … “Coach Summitt has an incredible passion for basketball and an incredible passion for life,’’ Lawson said. “She has been, and will continue to be, a mentor and a major influence in my life. As […] [Read More]
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Geno, Lobo Express Their Feelings Regarding Summitt’s Diagnosis

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The news that Tennessee coach Pat Summitt has been diagnosed with dementia has been met with sadness and shock by UConn coach Geno Auriemma and former UConn All-American Rebecca Lobo. They both took some time today to share their thoughts. Regarding Summitt’s diagnosis “I was shocked and saddened to hear about the news regarding Pat […] [Read More]
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Hayes, Dolson, Hartley Named To Wade Watch List

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UConn senior Tiffany Hayes and sophomores Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley have been named to the 25-member Preseason Wade Watch list, it was announced today by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. Hayes, a WBCA All-District I selection last season, earns a spot on the Wade Watch for the third straight year. Dolson, an All-Big East […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Leads Huskies In Rout Of TDT Slammers

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The Huskies defeated the TDT Slammers (Germany) 112-36 today in the third of their four games during their 10-day trip to Italy. Here’s the release sent by UConn SID Pat McKenna … FLORENCE – Freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 18 points to lead five players in double-figures as the UConn women’s basketball team defeated the TDT […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Comments On Hathaway’s Departure

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Jeff Hathaway is one of the few UConn administrators that has been around long enough to witness the mercurial rise of the school’s women’s basketball program under Geno Auriemma. Hathaway first served as the Executive Associate Director of Athletics at UConn from 1990-2001. The Huskies had not once been to the Final Four when he […] [Read More]
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