Huskies’ Pressure Defense Paying Big Dividends

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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. Kelly Faris (33.2), Maya Moore (33.0), Bria Hartley (31.8) and Tiffany Hayes (31.7) all averaged more than 31 minutes per […] [Read More]
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Blair Already Has Mosqueda-Lewis Among The UConn Greats

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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; Tuesday’s showdown against No. 2 UConn in the Jimmy V Classic at the XL Center; Kelsey Bone’s journey from South Carolina to Texas […] [Read More]
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Tickets, Autographed Mini-Basketballs And Geno’s Tie Up For Bid

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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 make progress toward reaching their goal of raising $5,000 to benefit the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research. The auction items that are currently up for bid […] [Read More]
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Doty Held Out Of Practice Today

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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 concussion-like symptoms today and was present during practice at Gampel Pavilion. Doty, who is averaging 5.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 18.0 minutes […] [Read More]
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Conditioning Not A Problem For Mosqueda-Lewis; A&M Visitors

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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 believed that Mosqueda-Lewis was not in good enough shape to play extensive minutes in Geno Auriemma’s high octane, end-to-end system. Through the first […] [Read More]
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Big East Tournament All-Session Tickets Now On Sale

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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 teams participating. Tournament packages for all 15 games are $99.00 each, a discount of nearly one-half of the face value. Tickets can […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Addresses The Pledge Of Allegiance, National Anthem

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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? Thanks to UConn interim athletic director Paul Pendergast, the Pledge of Allegiance is now recited prior to the national anthem before […] [Read More]
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Doty Suffers Mild Head And Neck Injury Vs. Towson

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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 head and neck injury. Doty was fouled hard by Towson’s Krystin Fields on a drive to the […] [Read More]
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Doty To Sit Out Second Half For Huskies

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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 by Towson’s Krystin Fields on a drive to the basket and crashed to the floor with […] [Read More]
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Hayes, Hartley and Dolson Make Naismith Watch List

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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 native and St. John’s senior Da’Shena Stevens, who is currently sidelined with a knee injury, and the Notre Dame trio of Skylar Diggins, Natalie […] [Read More]
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