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Rich Elliott

UConn’s 2014-15 Schedule Released

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Below is the UConn women’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season … Nov. 1 vs. Westchester (exhibition) Nov. 9 vs. Post (exhibition) Nov. 14 at UC Davis Nov. 17 at Stanford (ESPN2) Nov. 23 vs. Creighton Nov. 28 vs. College of Charleston at Gulf Coast Classic, Naples Fla. Nov. 29 vs. Minnesota/Vanderbilt at Gulf Coast […] [Read More]
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Callan Praises Boykin, Collier and Samuelson

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In the wake of winning the gold medal in the 3×3 competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China today, UConn Class of 2015 commits De’Janae Boykin, Napheesa Collier and Katie Lou Samuelson have now won a combined nine gold medals through their participation with USA Basketball. All three won two this summer. Samuelson […] [Read More]
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Boykin, Collier, Samuelson Win Gold At Youth Olympic Games

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UConn Class of 2015 commits De’Janae Boykin, Napheesa Collier and Katie Lou Samuelson added to their gold medal collection today in the 3×3 competition of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Along with former UConn 2015 target Arike Ogunbowale, they led the U.S. to a 21-14 win over Hungary in the semifinals and a […] [Read More]
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Stewart Among 27 Named To USWNT Training Camp Roster

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UConn junior All-American and reigning National Player of the Year Breanna Stewart is among 27 players that have been named to the 2014-16 USA Basketball Women’s National Team roster, USA Basketball announced today. Former UConn All-Americans Sue Bird, Tina Charles, Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi are also on the roster. The […] [Read More]
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Banks Headed To Penn State

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Per her Twitter account, former UConn guard Brianna Banks has enrolled at Penn State. She will have to sit out this season due to NCAA transfer rules and has one year of eligibility remaining. “Officially a Lion at penn state,’’ Banks said on Twitter Friday night. UConn announced that Banks, who averaged 3.5 points, 1.5 […] [Read More]
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Williams Hired As An Assistant At Kentucky

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Former UConn standout Tamika Williams has been named an assistant coach at Kentucky, Wildcats coach Matthew Mitchell announced today. Williams began her coaching career as a graduate assistant under Jim Foster at Ohio State in 2002 and was promoted to assistant coach in 2003. She spent five seasons with the Buckeyes before serving as an […] [Read More]
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Team USA To Hold Intrasquad Scrimmage At Delaware

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The exhibition schedule for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s National Team has been finalized. Prior to facing Canada in an exhibition game at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Sept. 15, the team will participate in the USA Basketball Showcase – a Red-White intrasquad game – at Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Another Strong Effort By Collier Helps U.S. Win U-18 Gold

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UConn 2015 commit Napheesa Collier had 18 points and six rebounds Sunday to help lead the U.S. to a 104-74 win over Canada in the gold medal game of the FIBA Americas U-18 Championship for Women at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. She also added three assists, one block and one […] [Read More]
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Collier Helps Lead U.S. Into U-18 Gold Medal Game

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UConn 2015 commit Napheesa Collier had eight points, seven rebounds and seven assists Saturday to help the U.S. roll to a 97-51 win over Argentina in the semifinals of the FIBA Americas U-18 Championship for Women at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. She also added one block and one steal in […] [Read More]
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U.S. Reaches U-18 Semifinals Behind Collier’s Double-Double

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UConn 2015 commit Napheesa Collier had game-highs of 22 points, 10 rebounds (six offensive) and four steals and added three assists Friday to power the U.S. to a 107-76 win over Canada in the final game of the preliminary round at the FIBA Americas U-18 Championship for Women at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in […] [Read More]
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