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Author: Rich Elliott

Tuck healthy and thriving for UConn

Breanna Stewart is the reigning National Player of the Year. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is an All-American. Moriah Jefferson established herself among the nation’s elite point guards during a breakout
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Tuck, Stewart and Jefferson delivered for UConn at MSG

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was held to six points (3-for-9 FG) in 34 minutes. Kia Nurse finished with a season-low five points (2-for-6) in 25 minutes. Yet, Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan
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Game report: No. 2 UConn 70, St. John’s 54

The versatility of UConn sophomore Morgan Tuck continues to be a problem for opponent. It was for St. John’s Sunday. Morgan Tuck had 23 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals to lead No. 2
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Games vs. former Big East foes now lacks same intensity for UConn

Games against Notre Dame, DePaul and St. John’s used to carry championship implications for the Huskies. A win (or wins) against these teams during the regular season would move them a step closer to
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When it comes to arenas, MSG right up there for Auriemma

UConn coach Geno Auriemma has roamed the sideline in a countless number of arenas during his Hall of Fame tenure. There are two, though, that stand above the rest – The Palestra in Philadelphia and
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Playing in the Maggie Dixon Classic special for Auriemma

The Huskies are 15-4 all-time playing on Martin Luther King Day. They are 5-2 playing in the Jimmy V Classic, including a 76-58 win at Notre Dame Dec. 6. UConn will be making its second straight
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UConn adapted, went inside vs. East Carolina

East Carolina made it clear that it was not going to allow UConn to sit back and launch 3-pointers all game. The Pirates extended their defense and limited the Huskies to season-lows in made
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Ekmark (foot) made her return at East Carolina

The wait finally came to an end for freshman guard Courtney Ekmark at East Carolina Wednesday. When she checked into the game with 15:01 left in the second half, it was the first time she had appeared
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McCallie discusses end of series, UConn-South Carolina

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie suffered her eighth straight loss at the hands of UConn Monday night. They have been by an average of 28.7 points and five of them have been by at least 30. When the
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UConn’s relentless style of play was too much for Duke

The honesty exhibited by Duke women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie late Monday night at the XL Center was refreshing. There are coaches who struggle to credit the opponent for their
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