Pregame Tribute To Sandy Hook Victims Emotional For Huskies

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♦♦♦ Like the UConn men’s team did Monday at the XL Center, the Huskies held a pregame ceremony to pay tribute to the 26 people, including 20 children ages 6 and 7, who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday. A combined 26 members of the UConn spirit squad, dance team and pep […] [Read More]
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Dolson Fine After Rolling Her Left Ankle

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The Huskies have certainly had their health issues this season. Bria Hartley missed the first two games this season with an injured left ankle. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis did not play against Colgate Nov. 28 due to a concussion. And Kiah Stokes (stress reaction right shin) and Morgan Tuck (right knee bone bruise) did not play tonight […] [Read More]
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Final: No. 2 UConn 97, Oakland 25

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It might have taken longer than UConn junior guard Bria Hartley would have liked. But she rediscovered her All-American form Wednesday against Oakland. Hartley scored 19 of her season-high 21 points in the first half and had six rebounds, four assists and five steals to lead the second-ranked Huskies to a 97-25 victory before 8,325 […] [Read More]
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Halftime: No. 2 UConn 61, Oakland 12

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Bria Hartley scored 19 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 10 for the Huskies. UConn shot 66 percent from the field (9-of-18 3-pointers). Oakland is just 2-of-25 from the field and had 13 turnovers. The Huskies are wearing patches on their jerseys in recognition of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday. The 26 […] [Read More]
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Live Updates: UConn honors Sandy Hook victims before game vs. Oakland

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♦♦♦ WHEN: Tonight, 7 WHERE: XL Center, Hartford (16,294) STORY LINES REMEMBERING: The Huskies will conduct a special pregame ceremony to honor the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Fans are asked to be seated by 6:50 p.m. BACK IN THE GAME: The Huskies will play for the first time in 14 days after taking time […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Wishes Catholic Schools Would Leave BE Tomorrow

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The latest dagger in the back of the Big East was officially delivered last Saturday when the seven Catholic, non-FBS schools – DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Villanova – announced that they will be next to abandon the conference. This will bring the total to 13 schools that have decided to […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Named Co-USA Basketball National Coach Of The Year

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma was named a co-recipient of the 2012 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year award, USA Basketball announced today. He shared the award with Duke men’s coach Mike Krzyzewski. Both coaches led the U.S. to a gold medal in the London Olympic Games and undefeated exhibition records in 2012. “The opportunity […] [Read More]
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UConn President Susan Herbst Reached Out To Fans Today

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Here is a letter that UConn President Susan Herbst sent out to all UConn fans this morning regarding the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School and conference realignment … “It is difficult to write to you about athletics or any other conventional university items in light of the Newtown tragedy. We will never understand it; […] [Read More]
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