Harper Puts Up Balanced Numbers In U-17 Exhibition Win Over Brazil

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UConn Class of 2013 target Linnae Harper had seven points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in 19 minutes to help the U.S. U-17 World Championship team to an 80-38 win over Brazil in an exhibition game today at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resorts in Orlando, Fla. […] [Read More]
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Curtis Ekmark Thrilled His Daughter Will Be Playing At UConn

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St. Mary’s High coach Curtis Ekmark, the 2011-12 National High School Coach of the Year, has been involved in the recruiting process for years now. He has had the privilege of coaching many Division I athletes. He is in regular contact with college coaches. He has had to speak about the skill set of numerous […] [Read More]
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For A Winner Like Ekmark, UConn Is Where She Wants To Be

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Courtney Ekmark does not remember exactly when UConn became the school where she wanted to play college basketball. Maybe it was after reading “Heart of a Husky,’’ “Bird at the Buzzer and “Geno: In Pursuit of Perfection.’’ Maybe it was after gaining a true appreciation for the tradition of the program, its focus on working hard […] [Read More]
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Ekmark Commits To UConn (Per All-Star Girls Report)

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Courtney Ekmark, a 6-foot sophomore guard from Phoenix, did her homework. She made her share of unofficial visits. She knew what she wanted in a school. And what she saw in UConn was a perfect fit. According to All-Star Girls Report managing partner Bret McCormick, Ekmark has made an oral commitment to play for the […] [Read More]
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Huskies Will Face Wake Forest, Marist, Purdue At Paradise Jam

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The Huskies will face Wake Forest, Marist and Purdue at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands November 22-24, it was announced today. The four teams will make up the Island Division bracket. UConn will meet Wake Forest Nov. 22 at 6 p.m.; Marist Nov. 23 at 8:15 p.m.; and Purdue Nov. 24 at […] [Read More]
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Auriemma: Exposure A Big Factor In UConn’s Move To SNY

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The four-year deal that UConn reached with SNY to televise its women’s basketball games created quite a stir around the state. There were those in support of the move, which moved UConn away from CPTV after 18 years, and a slew of people who were not in favor. UConn coach Geno Auriemma is one who […] [Read More]
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Auriemma’s “Fore the Kids’’ Charity Golf Tournament Turns 10

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With the type of schedule Geno Auriemma has been maintaining over the past several weeks, he looked relaxed Tuesday afternoon meeting with the media at the Hartford Golf Club in West Hartford. He was tan and holding a cup filled with Arnold Palmer, which is half iced tea and half lemonade. Auriemma said that he […] [Read More]
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UConn-Tennessee Could Meet Again Under Right Circumstances

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There is no definitive indication that UConn and Tennessee will resume what was the most high-profile series in the sport. It is a series that has lied dormant since former Tennessee head coach and current head coach emeritus Pat Summitt cancelled it following the 2006-07 season due to what she believed to be recruiting improprieties […] [Read More]
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Hartley Getting Her Work In During The Off-Season

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Do you want to know why UConn rising junior guard Bria Hartley was named to the 10-member WBCA Coaches’ All-America team last season? Sure, she has All-America ability. But she also has an All-America work ethic. Check out this training video (courtesy of Gotham Hoops) …Bria Hartley Training Video Rich [Read More]
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Ekmark Has Done Her Homework, UConn `Definitely’ In The Mix

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Courtney Ekmark has unofficially visited Duke, North Carolina and Stanford. She made an unofficial visit to UConn Feb. 27 to attend the Huskies’ game against Notre Dame at the XL Center. Ekmark, a 6-foot sophomore guard from Phoenix, knows what she wants in a school. She said she is looking to play at the collegiate […] [Read More]
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