Huskies Make Harper’s Top 11

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UConn Class of 2013 target Linnae Harper, a 5-foot-7 guard from Chicago, said today on her Twitter account that UConn is among her “top schools.’’ Ohio State, Miami, Kentucky, UCLA, South Carolina, LSU, Georgia, Florida, DePaul and Tennessee are also on her list that she said was in no specific order. Harper recently averaged 7.9 […] [Read More]
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Kerns’ Artwork To Be On Display In Indianapolis Next Month

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Former UConn forward Cassie Kerns battled depression, anorexia and bulimia for a number of years. Now she is using art to demonstrate how far she has come in her life. Her show, “Picking Up the Pieces,’’ will be featured at the Indy Indie Artist Colony & Art Gallery in Indianapolis next month. For those who […] [Read More]
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Hartley, Strother Win Gold At FIBA 3×3 World Championships

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UConn All-American Bria Hartley, Notre Dame All-American Skylar Diggins, Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike and former UConn standout Ann Strother combined to defeat France 17-16 today in the gold medal game of the inaugural FIBA 3×3 World Championships for Women in Athens, Greece. The U.S. (9-0) defeated Australia 19-18 in the semifinals earlier today. Here is […] [Read More]
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Harper, McCall and Turner Comment On Winning Gold At U-17s

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Here are postgame comments from UConn Class of 2013 targets Linnae Harper and Erica McCall and 2014 target Brianna Turner following today’s 75-62 win over Spain in the gold medal game of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Amsterdam. Linnae Harper Q: Do you feel you finally reached your potential today? A: “Yes, I think […] [Read More]
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Harper Named To All-Tournament Team As U.S. Wins U-17 Gold

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UConn 2013 recruiting target Linnae Harper had six points, six rebounds and two steals in 16 minutes as the U.S. defeated Spain 75-62 today in the gold medal game of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Amsterdam. It was the second straight gold medal for the U.S. (8-0) at the event, also finishing undefeated in […] [Read More]
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Auriemma To Speak In Danbury Sept. 10

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma will hold “An Evening With Geno Auriemma’’ at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury Sept. 10 at 6:15 p.m. The event, which is being hosted by the UConn Alumni Association Danbury and Fairfield County Chapter, will include a cocktail hour, seated dinner and comments from Auriemma regarding his experiences and personal […] [Read More]
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Stevens A Finalist For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award

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Former St. John’s star and Stamford native Da’Shena Stevens has been named a finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Along with former Villanova cross country star Sheila Reid, Stevens was one of two finalists selected by the Big East from the conference’s women’s sports programs. The award honors graduating female student-athletes who […] [Read More]
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Engeln Heading To Boston College

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I have returned from vacation and it’s time to catch up on the news of the week … Former UConn rising junior guard Lauren Engeln will transfer to Boston College, Eagles’ head coach Erik Johnson announced this week. Engeln will have to sit out this season due to NCAA transfer roles, but she has two […] [Read More]
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Tuck, Stewart Lead U.S. Past Brazil In U-18 Gold Medal Game

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UConn freshman Morgan Tuck had 15 points (5-of-15 FG) and a game-high 11 rebounds in 34 minutes tonight to lead the U.S. to a 71-47 victory over Brazil in the gold medal game of the FIBA Americas Women’s U-18 Championship in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. Tournament Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart finished with 13 points (5-of-15 […] [Read More]
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Stewart, Tuck Comment On Win Over Canada At U-18s

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Here are postgame comments from UConn freshmen Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck following Saturday’s 95-46 victory over Canada in the semifinals of the FIBA Americas Women’s U-18 Championship in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. The U.S. (4-0) will meet Brazil (4-0) in the gold medal game tonight at 8:15 p.m. EDT. Breanna Stewart On her game (Saturday) […] [Read More]
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