Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

Auriemma Talks U.S. Pool Placement

Here are the comments from U.S. Olympic Team/UConn coach Geno Auriemma on the U.S. being placed in Pool A with Angola, China and three teams still to be determined for the preliminary round of the

U.S. To Compete In Pool `A’ In London

The U.S Women’s Olympic Basketball team has been placed in Group A with Angola, China and the teams that finish first, second, and fourth in the upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) for

Reimer Commits To Notre Dame (ESPN HoopGurlz)

UConn Class of 2013 target Taya Reimer has orally committed to Notre Dame, ESPN HoopGurlz has reported. Here is the complete report from ESPN HoopGurlz … Taya Reimer of Indianapolis, Ind., told ESPN

Tartamella Named New Coach At St. John’s

Joe Tartamella has been named the new head coach at St. John’s, the university has announced. He was formally introduced as the eighth coach in the 38-year history of the program during a press

Stewart, Tuck, Jefferson Named To First-Team

UConn commits Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson were named to the 2012 All-USA girls’ high school basketball first team, USA Today and have announced. Stewart was

Huskies To Face IUP In Exhibition Opener

The Huskies will open their exhibition schedule by hosting Division II Indiana University (Pa.) Nov. 2, it was announced on the Crimson Hawks website. UConn previously defeated IUP 100-41 in an

Auriemma, Jones Talk Olympics

Here is a Q & A with both Geno Auriemma, the U.S. Olympic Team/UConn head coach, and former UConn star Asjha Jones regarding the selection of Jones to the team’s 12-member roster (Courtesy of USA

Jones Named To U.S. Olympic Team

Former UConn standout Asjha Jones was named to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team, it was announced today by USA Basketball. She represents the 12th and final member of the team that will

Barnes Arico Hired At Michigan

St. John’s coach Kim Barnes Arico has accepted the same position at Michigan, it was announced today. Red Storm associate head coach Joe Tartamella will serve as interim head coach as a national

Griner Withdraws From Olympic Consideration

Baylor junior center and this season’s consensus National Player of the Year Brittney Griner had been the favorite to earn the 12th and final spot on the U.S. National Team that will compete in the