Doty Has Been Fully Cleared

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UConn junior point guard Caroline Doty has been fully cleared, a source with knowledge of her physical condition confirmed Friday night. It had been a long wait for Doty, who underwent surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee Aug. 31, 2010 and missed all of last season. Team trainer Rosemary […] [Read More]
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TV Time For Auriemma Thursday

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Geno Auriemma will get some airtime Thursday night during Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals between the Minnesota Lynx and the Phoenix Mercury (9; ESPN2). He will serve as a guest analyst and will be paired with Rebecca Lobo for the entire telecast. Rich [Read More]
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Herbst Issues Statement of Thanks To UConn Fans, Supporters

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UConn president Susan Herbst reached out to the fans and supporters of the Huskies today, ensuring them that she will do only what is best for the university. Here is her statement … “The past several days have magnified the period of instability that exists today in the world of college athletics. I want to […] [Read More]
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First Night Set For Oct. 14

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UConn will hold its First Night festivities at Gampel Pavilion Oct. 14. The event is free to the public, with doors opening at 6 p.m. for the joint men’s and women’s autograph session. Rich [Read More]
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Source: UConn Has Serious Interest In Joining The ACC

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UConn has serious interest in joining the Atlantic Coast Conference, a source with knowledge of the university’s position confirmed Monday. Rebuilding the Big East in the wake of the departure of Syracuse and Pittsburgh to the ACC remains a priority, but right now self-preservation trumps any restoration project. “I think they’re both priorities, but the […] [Read More]
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With Syracuse And Pitt Gone, What Lies Ahead For UConn?

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What’s next? The Big East took a sizeable hit today when it was announced that Syracuse and Pittsburgh were unanimously accepted into the Atlantic Coast Conference. The question now is what lies ahead for UConn. Two options stand out … 1. If you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em: UConn president Susan Herbst will reach out […] [Read More]
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Herbst Responds To The Departure Of Syracuse And Pitt To ACC

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Statement From University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst: “Conference expansion and realignment has been a subject of public speculation for the last several months and will continue to be so in the future, for years most likely. It is not close to being over, so we need to have some patience. There have been new […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Remembers Gavitt Fondly

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Former Big East commissioner and Hall of Famer Dave Gavitt passed away at the age of 73 Friday. Here are the thoughts of Geno Auriemma, who was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with Gavitt in 2006. “Dave was a great man; a renaissance man who was at the forefront of all […] [Read More]
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McDaniel Schedules Home And Official Visits With UConn

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Xylina McDaniel, a 6-foot-1 forward from Blythewood, S.C. who is UConn’s lone remaining target from the Class of 2012, has scheduled a home visit with the Huskies’ coaching staff Sept. 23 and will make an official visit to UConn Oct. 14-16. She will attend First Night festivities at Gampel Pavilion Oct. 14. Roger Wiley, who […] [Read More]
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Reimer, U.S. Earn Honorary Bronze Medal at 3×3 Championship

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Here’s the release from USA Basketball … The USA Basketball Girls 3×3 Team (7-2) will take home an honorary bronze medal after an impressive effort on day 3 of the 3×3 Youth World Championship in Rimini, Italy. Approximately one-and-a-half minutes into the USA Girls’ semifinal game against Italy, the U.S. went down to two players […] [Read More]
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