Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Huskies’ Pressure Defense Paying Big Dividends

The Huskies did not have the numbers be to be a pressing team last season. Once Samarie Walker bolted and transferred to Kentucky in late January, they were left with six players in their rotation.

Blair Already Has Mosqueda-Lewis Among The UConn Greats

Even fighting a bad head cold did not stop Texas A&M coach Gary Blair from spending about 30 minutes with members of the Connecticut media this morning. He discussed the fourth-ranked Aggies;

Tickets, Autographed Mini-Basketballs And Geno’s Tie Up For Bid

UConn women’s basketball manager Justin Paluch and Kyle Lyddy, the former UConn men’s basketball manager and current director of the National Association of Collegiate Basketball Managers, continue to

Doty Held Out Of Practice Today

Junior guard Caroline Doty was held out of practice today after suffering a mild concussion during Wednesday’s 92-31 win over Towson. According to a team spokesman, she was not exhibiting any

Conditioning Not A Problem For Mosqueda-Lewis; A&M Visitors

There were few knocks on Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis when she arrived at UConn this summer. Her resume spoke for volumes regarding her elite skill level. But the naysayers targeted her conditioning. It was

Big East Tournament All-Session Tickets Now On Sale

All-session tickets for the Big East women’s basketball tournament are now on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets. The tournament will be held at the XL Center in Hartford March 2-6, 2012, with all 16

Auriemma Addresses The Pledge Of Allegiance, National Anthem

Attending UConn basketball games this season has been like attending school for most of us of adults. Remember when you stood at your desk and recited the Pledge of Allegiance to start your day?

Doty Suffers Mild Head And Neck Injury Vs. Towson

Junior Caroline Doty, who missed all of last season with a left knee injury, did not play in the second half of tonight’s 92-31 win over Towson due to what team doctor Tom Trojian termed as a mild

Doty To Sit Out Second Half For Huskies

Junior Caroline Doty, who missed all of last season with a left knee injury, did not play in the second half due to what team doctor Tom Trojian termed a mild head and neck injury. She was fouled hard

Hayes, Hartley and Dolson Make Naismith Watch List

UConn senior Tiffany Hayes and sophomores Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson were among the 50 players named to the Naismith early season watch list, The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today. Stamford