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Ryan To Step Down At Virginia; Gave Geno A Chance In 1981

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Long-time Virginia coach Debbie Ryan will step down at the end of this season, the university announced today. The Cavaliers are currently 16-15, losing to Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC tournament. Ryan, a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, is 736-323 in 34 seasons. The Cavaliers reached the NCAA […] [Read More]
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Dolson, Hartley Are Stepping Up At The Right Time

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Freshmen Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley entered the UConn women’s basketball program this year with plenty of potential. They were both high school All-Americans. They both put up gaudy numbers for their respective high school teams. Whether or not a player realizes their potential and becomes a major player for the Huskies is a question […] [Read More]
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Live Chat Thursday At Noon

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UConn women’s basketball live chat, Thursday at noon [Read More]
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Pep Rally For Geno’s Reading Team Saturday At Gampel

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The Huskies have invited all of the participants of “Geno’s Reading Team,’’ an incentive program designed to promote reading by elementary school students, to Gampel Pavilion for a pep rally Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Four-five elementary schools in the state and approximately 12,000 students participated in the program this season. The program, which is free […] [Read More]
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UConn, Notre Dame Draw Big Ratings

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Tuesday’s Big East tournament final between No. 1 UConn and No. 10 Notre Dame was the highest rated tournament game in the Hartford market in five years, according to ESPN. The game drew a 13.2 meter market rating in the Hartford Demographic Market Area (DMA), which was the highest since the 2006 title game between […] [Read More]
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Dolson Plays Big Role As Huskies Win Fourth Straight Title

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A look back at Tuesday’s UConn-Notre Dame game: No. 1 UConn 73, No. 10 Notre Dame 64 TURNING POINT – The Huskies were hardly at their best in the first half. They committed 10 turnovers, were called for 10 fouls and were outrebounded 18-16. Yet, they still held a 32-31 lead at halftime. But as […] [Read More]

Mosqueda-Lewis Wins Naismith Award

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UConn-bound recruit Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, a 6-foot-0 wing from Anaheim, Calif., has been named the Naismith High School Player of the Year. She was also named the WBCA National Player of the Year last month. Mosqueda-Lewis, a McDonald’s and WBCA All-American, is averaging 21.8 points (50.7 FG), 5.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.8 steals in 30 […] [Read More]
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Stringer Frustrated In Defeat

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Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer did not hold back during her postgame comments Monday night … “Big-time players show up for big-time games, and we didn’t show up,’’ Stringer said. “We didn’t deserve to be out there playing on the same floor with Connecticut. And quite frankly, (UConn coach) Geno (Auriemma) did us a big […] [Read More]
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Huskies Score A 92 Vs. Rutgers; Dixon And Fatigue Too

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The Huskies had a stunning 23 assists on 25 field goals in Monday’s 75-51 win over Rutgers in the Big East tournament semifinals. That’s an assist on 92 percent of the field goals. It was the 10th time this season UConn has had at least 23 assists in a game, with five players registering at […] [Read More]
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Stokes Is Iowa’s Best

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UConn-bound recruit Kiah Stokes, a 6-foot-3 post player from Marion, Iowa, has been named Miss Iowa Basketball 2011, according to Eastern Iowa High School Sports. She averaged 25.0 points, 14.9 rebounds and 5.6 blocks in leading Linn-Mar High to a 22-3 record and a trip to the state Class 4A semifinals this season. Stokes, a […] [Read More]
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