Doty Finds Her Mark In Big Effort Against Duke

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Overcoming obstacles is nothing new for UConn guard Caroline Doty. She has pushed past three tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee to resume her career. She overcame a sprained left ankle this preseason and, most recently, a bone bruise in her left knee. Returning to the court, though, is only the […] [Read More]
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Stokes Comes Up Big In Reserve For The Huskies

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Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was asked to comment on the significant contribution of UConn’s 6-foot-3 freshman center Kiah Stokes following Monday’s game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. At first, McCallie did not know quite how to answer the question. So she took a look at the final boxscore for some assistance. When she saw that […] [Read More]
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Hayes Shakes Off Collision, Passes Tests And Returns To Game

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Tiffany Hayes has crashed to the floor so many times during her career that you just expect her to bounce back up and continue competing. But after she banged heads with Duke’s Shay Selby with 3:24 left in the first half Monday Hayes did not get right back up. She remained on the floor for […] [Read More]
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Huskies Have Another Chance To Beat A Top 5 Team On The Road

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The Huskies had an 11-point lead at No. 1 Baylor with 13:17 left in the game Dec. 18. They lost 66-61. The Huskies led by as many as eight in the second half at No. 2 Notre Dame Jan. 7 and had a chance to win the game in the final 20 seconds of regulation. […] [Read More]
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Hayes Named BE POY For First Time; Chong On UConn’s Radar

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The selection process must have been as easy as it has been in recent memory for Big East officials. How could anyone other than UConn senior Tiffany Hayes be named the conference Player of the Week? Not after the ridiculous week she had. Hayes averaged 34.0 points (21-of-30 FG; 8-of-12 3-pointers), 8.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists […] [Read More]
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Duke Up Next For `Big Game’ Bria

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Here’s my advance for Monday’s nationally televised showdown between No. 3 UConn and No. 5 Duke … There were high expectations when Bria Hartley joined the UConn women’s basketball program last season. She was a talented guard with exceptional playmaking and scoring ability. There was a toughness about her and a propensity to be a […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Hoping Huskies Play Well At Duke Monday

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma, as usual, is not placing a great amount of significance on Monday’s Big Monday match-up at No. 5 Duke. He sees it as a chance for the Huskies to continue to improve and a chance to play well on the road against a talented team. The Huskies have won the last […] [Read More]
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Hayes Unfazed By Not Making Wooden Award Midseason List

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Senior Tiffany Hayes has been riding the best stretch of her career over the past few weeks. She has scored in double figures in a career-high 10 straight games. She has had at least five rebounds in a career-high six straight games. Hayes is averaging 19.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals during […] [Read More]
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Howard’s Memory A Source Of Motivation For Hayes

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Tiffany Hayes walked into the postgame interview room today wearing a UConn warm-up suit, a backpack and holding a blue baseball cap. She took her position in the far corner and began to answer questions. Hayes finished with a game-high 33 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals in a season-high 39 minutes in […] [Read More]
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Stokes Has Refined Her Work Ethic; Huskies Taking Notice

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Freshman Kiah Stokes came to UConn with the potential to make an immediate impact. She earned All-American honors as Linn-Mar High in Iowa. And with 6-foot-5 sophomore Stefanie Dolson as the lone legitimate post player in the primary rotation for the third-ranked Huskies, an opportunity for Stokes to earn ample playing time presented itself. Stokes, […] [Read More]
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