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Rich Elliott

Tuck Continues To Make Strides In Right Direction

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The journey back from an injury is hardly a direct route to full strength. There are multiple checkpoints along the way that provide a player with an indication of just how far they have still to travel before reaching their goal. UConn sophomore Morgan Tuck finds herself on such a journey right now. And judging […] [Read More]
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Warm Weather Site Works For Auriemma

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The Huskies competed in the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu in 1991, 1995 and 2002 and in the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2007 and 2012. Heading to a warm weather destination to play in a tournament during a holiday weekend has long been something that UConn coach Geno Auriemma has welcomed. […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Back At Practice

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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis returned to practice today for the Huskies, a team spokesperson said. She did not practice last week due to flu-like symptoms and did not play Sunday against Creighton. Monday was a scheduled off-day for the team. Mosqueda-Lewis is expected to play Friday when No. 3 UConn meets the College of Charleston at the […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis, Stewart On Wade Watch List

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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart are among 25 players named to the Wade Watch list, the WBCA announced today. The Huskies are one of four teams that have two players on the list, with California (Brittany Boyd, Reshanda Gray), South Carolina (Tiffany Mitchell, Aleighsa Welch) and Tennessee (Bashaara Graves, Isabelle Harrison) being the others. The […] [Read More]
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Williams Looking To Prove She Deserves To Play

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There are instances that occur early on in a player’s career that alert those on the outside that they have what it takes to be successful at UConn. And not only do they have what it takes, they are determined to make it happen sooner rather than later. Freshman Gabby Williams was involved in one […] [Read More]
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Jefferson, Mosqueda-Lewis, Stewart On Wooden List

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Moriah Jefferson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart are among the John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30, it was announced today. The Huskies are the only team with three players on a list that was selected by a poll of national women’s college basketball media members. California (Brittany Boyd, Rashanda Gray), top-ranked South Carolina […] [Read More]
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UConn Drops To No. 3 in AP Poll

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One week after falling to Stanford in overtime UConn fell to No. 3 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll today. The Huskies did receive one first-place vote. South Carolina received 21 first-place votes, rising to No. 1 for the first time in program history. Notre Dame is No. 2 and received 12 first-place votes. […] [Read More]
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Stewart Named AAC Player Of The Week

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Breanna Stewart was named The American Player of the Week today. She averaged 24.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists against Stanford and Creighton last week. Stewart also had two double-doubles and shot 64.3 percent from the field (18-for-28) and 60.0 percent from 3-point range (6-for-10). Rich [Read More]
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Nurse Bounced Back Big-Time Vs. Creighton

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UConn freshman Kia Nurse was playing in the second game of her career at Stanford Nov. 17. It was her first game against a Top 10 opponent. Not to mention this game was played on the road on national television. The two-point loss to the Cardinal in overtime stung. Nurse was not immune to the […] [Read More]
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A Perfect Effort For Stewart

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Breanna Stewart put together another All-American performance today in UConn’s win over Creighton at Gampel Pavilion. She posted game-highs of 25 points and 10 rebounds and added four assists and one block in 33 minutes. It was her second straight double-double. But what was most eye-popping was the fact that Stewart was 10-of-10 from the […] [Read More]
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