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Rich Elliott

UConn Has Two Games On Big Monday

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The two-time defending national champion Huskies will appear twice on ESPN2’s Big Monday this season, the network officially announced today. They will host South Carolina Feb. 9 and will travel to South Florida for the regular season finale March 2. Notre Dame and South Carolina will each be featured three times during the seven-week Big […] [Read More]
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Nurse, Canada Reach Quarters At World Championship

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UConn freshman Kia Nurse had 12 points (5-of-8 FG), two rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes, 25 seconds today to lead Canada to a 91-71 win over the Czech Republic in a quarterfinal play-in game at the FIBA World Championship in Ankara, Turkey. Canada (2-2) will face Australia (3-0) in the quarterfinals Friday in […] [Read More]
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Details For First Night At UConn Announced

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The UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams will kickoff the 2014-15 season with “First Night’’ at Gampel Pavilion Oct. 17. Admission is free and open to the public, with the show scheduled to run from 7-8:15 p.m.. It can be seen in its entirety on ESPN3 and ESPNU will also provide coverage. Doors will open […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Bird Comment Following Win Over Angola

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma and Sue Bird following today’s 119-44 win over Angola at the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, Turkey (courtesy of USA Basketball) … Auriemma Q: What does it mean to have won by 75 points? A: I don’t think it means anything. We have a […] [Read More]
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Record-Setting Win For U.S. At World Championship

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Nneka Ogwumike had 18 points (7-of-8 FG) and 10 rebounds today to lead Team USA to a 119-44 win over Angola in its final game of the preliminary round of the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, Turkey. Maya Moore added 16 points and three rebounds. The U.S. (3-0) set team World Championship records for margin […] [Read More]
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Nurse Has Four Points As Canada Falls To France

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UConn freshman Kia Nurse had four points (2-of-8 FG) and three steals in 21 minutes, 25 seconds today as Canada lost to France Turkey 63-59. Canada (1-2) will the Czech Republic (2-1) in a quarterfinal play-in game Wednesday. Rich [Read More]
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ESPN To Be At Gampel Pavilion For First Night

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ESPNU will provide coverage of First Night festivities at Gampel Pavilion Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., the network has announced. Kevin Connors (host), former Huskies star Rebecca Lobo and Tim Welsh (analysts) and Jeff Goodman (reporter) will be on site. The event can be seen in its entirety on ESPN3. Rich [Read More]
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“An Evening With Champions” Set For Oct. 14

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The UConn Alumni Association will host “An Evening With Champions,” featuring women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma and men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. The event will be hosted by former UConn star/current ESPN analyst Rebecca Lobo. Auriemma and Ollie will provide a behind-the-scenes look at […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Charles, Moore, Taurasi Talk Serbia Win

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Here are some postgame comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi following today’s 94-74 win over Serbia at the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, Turkey (courtesy of USA Basketball) … Auriemma On tonight’s game being so close through three quarters: A: “I think sometimes on the outside, people […] [Read More]
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Taurasi Has Big Finish To Lead U.S. Past Serbia

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Diana Taurasi scored 13 of her 20 points and made three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter today to lead Team USA to a 94-74 win over Serbia in the preliminary round of the FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, Turkey. She was 6-of-10 from the field (5-of-7 3-pointers) and also added three rebounds and three assists. […] [Read More]
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