Faris Takes Responsibility For Loss To Notre Dame

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Kelly Faris stepped up again today in the wake of UConn’s 73-72 loss to Notre Dame. After all, what would you expect from the Huskies’ senior leader. Faris was not at all pleased with her defensive performance against Kayla McBride, who scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Irish. And she made sure everyone […] [Read More]
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Huskies Had A Chance To Beat Notre Dame Despite Mistakes

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The top-ranked Huskies were outrebounded by Notre Dame 45-44 today. They gave up 18 offensive rebounds. They shot 39.4 percent from the field (5-of-23 3-pointers) and committed 14 turnovers. Still, UConn had a chance to end its run of futility against No. 5 Notre Dame in the final 28.9 seconds. But Breanna Stewart had a […] [Read More]
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Final: No. 5 Notre Dame 73, No. 1 UConn 72

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The series between UConn and Notre Dame has emerged as the top rivalry in women’s college basketball. The latest chapter did not disappoint. All American Skylar Diggins made two free throws with 49.4 seconds left to give the fifth-ranked Irish a 73-72 win over the top-ranked Huskies before a sellout crowd of 10,167 at Gampel […] [Read More]
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Halftime: No. 5 Notre Dame 38, No. 1 UConn 36

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♦♦♦ Stefanie Dolson has 11 points, five rebounds and three assists to lead UConn. Kelly Faris has nine points, three rebounds, three assists and four steals. The Huskies are shooting just 35.9 percent from the field (4-of-15 3pointers). It was a half filled with runs. The Huskies used a 10-2 run to take an 18-15 […] [Read More]
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Notre Dame Has Had A Knack For Getting To The Free Throw Line

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The physical nature of the games between No. 1 UConn and No. 5 Notre Dame has been something to keep an eye on. It will be again today at Gampel Pavilion when the teams meet for the 12th time since Jan. 16, 2010. The number of fouls drawn by the Irish has been a point […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Likes What He Has Seen From Loyd

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Fifth-ranked Notre Dame lost three starters to graduation in Brittany Mallory, Natalie Novosel and Devereaux Peters. They accounted for 32.8 points, 16.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game last season as the Irish reached the NCAA tournament final for the second straight year. However, the addition of 5-foot-10 freshman guard Jewell Loyd has helped ease […] [Read More]
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