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Rich Elliott

Halftime: No. 1 UConn 28, No. 6 Stanford 24

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Breanna Stewart has 10 points (6-of-7 FT) and three rebounds to lead the Huskies. Bria Hartley has seven points, four rebounds and two assists. UConn opened the game 5-of-20 from the field and twice trailed by as many as six points. Trailing 22-16 with 5:39 left, the Huskies scored 10 straight points and made five […] [Read More]
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Jefferson Ready For Rematch Against Stanford

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The first time UConn and Stanford squared off this season it was a game Moriah Jefferson would like to forget. She said it was probably her worst game of the season. Jefferson finished with a season-low two points (1-of-7 FG; 0-of-3 3-pointers), two rebounds, two assists, two turnovers and zero steals in 17 minutes. And […] [Read More]
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Stewart Named National Player Of The Year By USBWA

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The awards continue to come for sophomore Breanna Stewart. She was named national Player of the Year today by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). She is the sixth UConn player to win the award, joining Sue Bird (2002), Tina Charles (2010), Rebecca Lobo (1995), Maya Moore (2009, 2011) and Diana Taurasi (2003, 2004). […] [Read More]
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Contributions of Banks, Chong Have Been Limited

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Freshman Saniya Chong played one minute against BYU in the regional semifinals. She played one minute against Texas A&M in the regional final. She has played a total of 13 minutes in the last three games. Junior Brianna Banks played two minutes against BYU and one minute against Texas A&M. She has played 12 minutes […] [Read More]
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Setting The Scene For UConn-Stanford II

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The wait is over. This where the Huskies have wanted to be since the season began Nov. 9 against Hartford. Just two days later, they defeated Stanford 76-57 at Gampel Pavilion. The teams meet again tonight at Bridgestone Arena with so much more at stake. UConn is chasing perfection. Stanford comes in looking for respect. […] [Read More]
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Reigning MOP Stewart Back At The Final Four

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Sophomore Breanna Stewart is back where it all began – the Final Four. Her career was already on the rise when she arrived in New Orleans last season. By the time she was leaving the city after leading the Huskies to an NCAA record-tying eighth national championship her career was skyrocketing. Stewart averaged 26.0 points, […] [Read More]
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Ogwumike Says Don’t Count Out The Cardinal

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Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike remained cool. She did not go off a tangent when she was asked about the apparent disrespect toward the Cardinal and Maryland this weekend at the Final Four. It seems that people are looking forward to a UConn-Notre Dame battle of unbeatens in the NCAA tournament final Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena. […] [Read More]
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Dolson, Hartley Will Go Out As Two-Time WBCA All-Americans

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UConn seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley stood side-by-side on the court at Bridgestone Arena Saturday. Just like they have in the starting lineup for the unbeaten Huskies throughout their entire career. It was fitting that in their final Final Four appearance they were recognized as All-Americans. Dolson, Hartley and sophomore Breanna Stewart were named […] [Read More]
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Stewie AP

Hard Work Paid Off For Stewart

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Breanna Stewart was not content with the up and down flow of her play for much of last season. That easily made consistency one of the primary goals this season. Stewart has accomplished her goal. She became only the third sophomore to be named the national Player of the Year by The Associated Press Saturday. […] [Read More]
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Stewart Named AP National Player Of The Year

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Sophomore Breanna Stewart was named the national Player of the Year by The Associated Press today. She is just the third sophomore overall to win the award, joining former Oklahoma All-American Courtney Paris (2007) and Maya Moore (2009). Stewart is the eighth UConn player to be honored by the AP. Rebecca Lobo (1995), Jennifer Rizzotti […] [Read More]
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