Auriemma, Bird, Taurasi Talk Win Over Angola, Facing Turkey

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma and former UConn All-Americans Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi following today’s 90-38 win over Angola in the team’s second game of the preliminary round at the London Olympics (courtesy of USA Basketball). Geno Auriemma Thoughts on the game … A: “I agree with what […] [Read More]
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Parker Has Double-Double As Team USA Routs Angola 90-38

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Candace Parker had game-highs of 14 points, 12 rebounds and a U.S. Olympic single-game record four blocks and Team USA shot 54.5 percent from the field in a 90-38 win over Angola today in its second game of the preliminary round at the London Olympic Games. The U.S. (2-0) was 2-of-17 from 3-point range, but it […] [Read More]
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Thanks To Auriemma, Rowe Is Heading To London

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Former UConn men’s basketball coach and UConn icon Dee Rowe is heading to the Olympic Games in London this week. The trip is being made possible by Team USA and UConn head coach Geno Auriemma. Here is the piece written by Phil Chardis, UConn Assistant Director-Athletic Communications … Thirty-two years after a political decision took […] [Read More]
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Postgame Chatter From Auriemma, Bird, Cash, Charles And Moore

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma and former UConn All-Americans Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Tina Charles and Maya Moore following an 81-56 win over Croatia today in the team’s opening game at the London Olympics (courtesy of USA Basketball). Geno Auriemma On tonight’s game … A: “Playing in the Olympics […] [Read More]
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Charles Leads U.S. Past Croatia In Olympic Opener

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Tina Charles had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Angel McCoughtry had 13 points and three steals to lead the U.S. to an 81-56 win over Croatia today in its opening game of the London Olympics. The U.S. used a 16-0 run in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Candace Parker added 11 […] [Read More]
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Buck, Doty, Faris, Stokes Named To Big East All-Academic Team

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Heather Buck (Nursing), Caroline Doty (Social Science of Sport), Kelly Faris (Individualized Major) and Kiah Stokes (Psychology) have been named to the 2011-12 Big East All-Academic Team, the conference has announced. Nominations for the All-Academic Team are submitted by each Big East school. In order to be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Chats About The Olympics On WTIC-AM 1080

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Team USA and UConn head coach Geno Auriemma took time out of his schedule today to chat with WTIC-AM 1080 personality and Huskies’ play-by-play announcer Bob Joyce. The conversation aired on Sports Talk tonight. Here is what Auriemma had to say … Q: Are you happy that the Olympic Games are finally here? A: “It’s […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Taurasi Comment Following Win Over Turkey

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma and former UConn All-American Diana Taurasi following an 80-61 win over Turkey today in the team’s exhibition finale (courtesy of USA Basketball). Geno Auriemma On the game … A: “I think it’s better for us than last night for sure. We had to make […] [Read More]
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Augustus, Taurasi Lead U.S. Past Turkey In Exhibition Finale

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Seimone Augustus had 16 points and three assists and Diana Taurasi added 14 points to lead the U.S. to an 80-61 win over Turkey today in its final exhibition game in Istanbul, Turkey. The U.S. was 3-of-11 from 3-point range and led by just seven heading into the fourth quarter. Sylvia Fowles finished with 12 […] [Read More]
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Comments From Auriemma, Taurasi After Win Over Croatia

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma and former UConn All-American Diana Taurasi following a 109-55 exhibition win over Croatia today (courtesy of USA Basketball). Geno Auriemma On tonight’s game … A: “It’s a little odd, for us and for them I’m sure, to know we are playing them a week […] [Read More]
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