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Rich Elliott

Barnes Arico Talks UConn/Geno Talks Rex Ryan

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The Huskies have defeated St. John’s in 26 straight games and 35 of the last 36 games in the series. UConn has not lost to the Red Storm since enduring a 54-51 on the road Jan. 6, 1993. Is this the year the streak ends? Is Wednesday night’s match-up at Madison Square Garden the game […] [Read More]
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Moore Named To Wooden Award Midseason List

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UConn senior All-American Maya Moore has been named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 list, it was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. She won the award in 2009 and is looking to join former Oklahoma center Courtney Paris as the only players to be named a Wooden All-American four times. Stanford […] [Read More]
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Truth About Final Play Vs. Notre Dame/Others Not Recruiting Faris

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The Huskies spent some time today watching film of their 79-76 win at Notre Dame Saturday before practice at Gampel Pavilion. And, as you could expect, it wasn’t to pat one another on the back for earning a significant win on the road. There’s no doubt it was a significant win. But there were plenty […] [Read More]
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A Look Back At UConn’s Big Win Over Notre Dame

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No. 2 UConn 79, No. 13 Notre Dame 76 TURNING POINT – The Huskies trailed 72-67 with 4:23 left in the second half. But they responded with a 12-4 run to end the game. Stefanie Dolson and Tiffany Hayes each had four points in the run. Maya Moore and Kelly Faris, who made the go-ahead […] [Read More]
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Nothing Out Of The Ordinary From Geno/Huskies Get To The Line

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Geno Auriemma doesn’t believe in trick plays or plays reserved solely for situations when the game is on the line. With the Huskies trailing 76-75 today, Auriemma called a timeout with 19.4 seconds left to discuss the play he wanted to run that would hopefully yield a go-ahead hoop. It was a play UConn had […] [Read More]
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Faris Comes Up Big In Big Spot For Huskies

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma admitted Saturday that he gets in trouble with members of his coaching staff because they feel that he’s too easy on sophomore Kelly Faris. Auriemma has been an avid Faris supporter even before she played her first career game for the second-ranked Huskies. He said repeatedly that he did not believe […] [Read More]
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Blue-Collar Faris Returning To Indiana

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The UConn women’s basketball team needs sophomore Kelly Faris to emerge as a reliable scorer. All-American Maya Moore and Tiffany Hayes will provide their share of production. But Faris needs to do her part offensively too. This is not news to Faris, a 5-foot-11 guard. It is something that she has been working on all […] [Read More]
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Huskies Head To Notre Dame With Something To Prove

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The last time the Huskies went on the road to face a ranked opponent history was made. And it wasn’t the piece of history they were looking for. UConn played its worst game of the season in a 71-59 loss to then-No. 9 Stanford at sold-out Maples Pavilion. The loss brought an end to the […] [Read More]
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Live Chat Today At Noon

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UConn women’s basketball live chat, Thursday, noon [Read More]
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Taurasi’s `B’ Sample Tests Positive, Contract Voided

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Here is the story from ESPN.com regarding Diana Taurasi and her “B’’ testing positive for a banned substance  in Turkey … American basketball star Diana Taurasi has had her contract terminated by Turkish club Fenerbahce after her “B” sample tested positive for doping. The Istanbul club said the decision was made Thursday following the results announcement by […] [Read More]
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