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Rich Elliott

Walker Out With Injury; Johnson Cleared To Go Fullcourt

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Freshman Samarie Walker’s problematic right knee has improved dramatically over the course of the last several months. Unfortunately, her left hamstring has now become an issue. Walker has been sidelined throughout the preseason with a strained hamstring. It is an ailment that will force her to miss Saturday’s first official practice and one that will […] [Read More]
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Huskies Ready to Move On

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One of the sounds that could figuratively be heard inside the Aqua Turf Club tonight was that of the Huskies closing the door on the 2009-10 season. It was a season that saw them make history by extending their winning streak to 78 straight games with their second straight 39-0 season that culminated with the […] [Read More]
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Moore Back On Campus, Ready to Improve

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The process was slow and steady for UConn senior All-American Maya Moore this week. One by one it seemed she caught up with her freshman teammates as they walked to class. Moore wrapped her arms around them and hugged them as they welcomed back their leader. She has returned to campus just days after Sunday […] [Read More]
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Moore Leads U.S. Into Semifinals

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Senior All-American Maya Moore had 15 points, four rebounds, and a game-high three blocks in 21 minutes today to lead the U.S to a 106-44 rout of South Korea in the quarterfinals of the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Six players scored in double figures for the U.S., which finished with a […] [Read More]
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Huskies Have Nine Games on National TV

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The two-time defending national champion Huskies will make nine appearances on national television this season, it was announced by the Big East today. UConn will play five games in ESPN2 (State Farm Tip-Off Classic vs. Baylor Nov. 16; at Stanford Dec. 28; at North Carolina Jan. 17; vs. Duke Jan. 31; and vs. Oklahoma Feb. […] [Read More]
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Bird, Taurasi Talk UConn Connection

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The U.S. is 5-0 and will meet South Korea in the quarterfinals of the 2010 FIBA World Championship Friday in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic at 9:30 a.m. (NBA TV). Half of the 12-member team has ties to UConn, including three-time first team All-American senior Maya Moore. Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Diana Taurasi […] [Read More]
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U.S. Defeats Australia, Heads to Quarterfinals

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Senior All-American Maya Moore had two points (1-of-7 FG), one rebound, two assists and one steal in 12 minutes today as the U.S. defeated rival Australia 83-75 in its final second-round game at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The U.S. solidified the No. 1 seed in Group E. Diana Taurasi led […] [Read More]
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Moore Has 11 As U.S. Rolls Past Belarus

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Senior Maya Moore had 11 points and two rebounds in 22 minutes today as the U.S. routed Belarus 107-61 in its second game of the second round of the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Five players scored in double figures for the U.S., which shot 68.3 percent from the field. Diana Taurasi […] [Read More]
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U.S. Rolls Past Canada To Open 2nd Round

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Senior Maya Moore had two points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in 18 minutes today as the U.S. defeated Canada 87-46 in the second round of the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Swin Cash had 10 points in 12 minutes. Tina Charles had nine points and five rebounds in 15 minutes. […] [Read More]
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U.S Defeats France, Advances To Second Round

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Senior Maya Moore had nine points and a game-high eight rebounds in 15 minutes today as the U.S. defeated France 81-60 in its final preliminary round game at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The U.S. advances to the second round as the No. 1 seed from Group B. Diana Taurasi led […] [Read More]
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