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Samuelson Earns Spot On U-17 All-Tournament Team

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A tour with the U-17 team did not start out well for UConn 2015 commit Katie Lou Samuelson. She injured her left ankle during the final session of the Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo. May 25. The injury cast some doubt as to whether or not Samuelson, a versatile 6-foot-3 wing from Huntington Beach, […] [Read More]
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Cox Powers U.S. Past Spain In U-17 Gold Medal Game

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UConn Class of 2016 target Lauren Cox had game-highs of 20 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks and added two assists to power the U.S. to a 77-75 victory over Spain today in the gold medal game of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Cox set a team single-game tournament record in […] [Read More]
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Samuelson Leads U.S. Into U-17 Gold Medal Game

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UConn 2015 commit Katie Lou Samuelson had game-highs of 25 points and four steals to lead the U.S. to a 91-63 win over Hungary today in the semifinals of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. She set a team single-game tournament record by making all of her six 3-pointers in the first […] [Read More]
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Ogunbowale, U.S. Roll Into Semifinals at U-17 Championship

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UConn Class of 2015 target Arike Ogunbowale had 16 points and game-highs of eight rebounds and four steals to lead the U.S. to an 86-45 win over Canada today in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The U.S. (5-0) will face Hungary (5-0) in the semifinals Saturday. UConn 2015 […] [Read More]
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Ogunbowale Leads U.S. Past Mexico In Round Of 16

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UConn Class of 2015 target Arike Ogunbowale had 19 points and four assists to lead the U.S. to a 91-35 win over Mexico today in the Round of 16 at the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Fellow Class of 2015 target Asia Durr added 14 points. The U.S. (4-0) will face Canada […] [Read More]
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Durr Leads U.S. To Rout of Mali at U-17 Championship

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UConn Class of 2015 target Asia Durr had 15 points and three assists to lead the U.S. to a 78-22 win over Mali today in its final game of the preliminary round of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Class of 2016 target Lauren Cox added 10 points, eight rebounds and three […] [Read More]
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Huskies To Play At Least One Game In Bridgeport This Season

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Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport is the only in-state venue outside of Storrs or Hartford that has housed the Huskies for a regular season game during the 29-year tenure of coach Geno Auriemma. They made history during an 80-36 win over Temple Jan. 11 when they drew a sellout crowd of 9,274, which matched the […] [Read More]
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Team USA To Face Canada At Webster Bank Arena Sept. 15

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The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Canada at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Sept. 15, it was announced today during a press conference at the Limerick Pub inside the arena. The game is part of a multi-day stay for the team, which is led by 2016 U.S. Olympic/UConn coach Geno Auriemma. UConn incoming freshman […] [Read More]
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Samuelson Leads U.S. Past China In U-17 Opener

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UConn commit Katie Lou Samuelson had 22 points and six rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench to lead the U.S. to a 69-41 win over China today in its first game of the FIBA U-17 World Championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The U.S., which is looking to win its third straight gold medal at […] [Read More]
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Huskies Take Part In #Chillin4Charity Challenge

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Breanna Stewart and Courtney Ekmark have answered the #Chillin4Charity challenge. So, too, has associate head coach Chris Dailey and assistant coaches Marisa Moseley and Shea Ralph. And you can see it right here … Morgan Tuck has been challenged by Tennessee’s Ariel Massengale. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has been challenged by Notre Dame star Jewell Loyd. Getting […] [Read More]
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