Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

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

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
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Curtis Ekmark Thrilled His Daughter Will Be Playing At UConn

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
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For A Winner Like Ekmark, UConn Is Where She Wants To Be

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
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Ekmark Commits To UConn (Per All-Star Girls Report)

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.
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Huskies Will Face Wake Forest, Marist, Purdue At Paradise Jam

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.
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Auriemma: Exposure A Big Factor In UConn’s Move To SNY

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
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Auriemma’s “Fore the Kids’’ Charity Golf Tournament Turns 10

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
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UConn-Tennessee Could Meet Again Under Right Circumstances

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
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Hartley Getting Her Work In During The Off-Season

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
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Ekmark Has Done Her Homework, UConn `Definitely’ In The Mix

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
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