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Rich Elliott

McCormick Thinks Butler Is Bound For Greatness At UConn

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Natalie Butler was only a junior at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Virginia when Fairfax Stars AAU Executive Director Aggie McCormick saw her play. It was then that she knew that Butler, a 6-foot-5 center from Fairfax Station, Va., possessed exceptional long-term potential. Following one season at Georgetown, Butler has decided to transfer to UConn, […] [Read More]
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Report: Butler To Transfer To UConn

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Former Georgetown standout Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center from Fairfax Station, Va., has decided to transfer to UConn, according to All-Star Girls Report. She will be unable to play next season due to NCAA transfer rules, but she has three years of eligibility remaining. Butler averaged 13.9 points and 13.3 rebounds in 36.2 minutes and […] [Read More]
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Camara Among UConn’s 2015 Targets

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The Huskies have already received oral commitments from Class of 2015 targets De’Janae Boykin, a 6-foot-3 forward from Springdale, Md., and Napheesa Collier, a 6-1 forward from St. Louis, Mo. Batouly Camara is another player that UConn has its an eye on in this class. Camara, an athletic 6-2 forward from New York, NY, averaged […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Comments On Additions To His Staff

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Doug Bruno, Cheryl Reeve and Dawn Staley have been named assistant coaches for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team. Here are comments from U.S. Women’s National Team/UConn head coach Geno Auriemma (courtesy of USA Basketball) … On the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team assistant coaches: “Overall, I think we’ve got a […] [Read More]
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Bruno, Reeve, Staley To Join Auriemma At World Championships

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DePaul coach Doug Bruno, Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and South Carolina coach Dawn Staley have been selected as assistant coaches for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team, USA Basketball announced today. UConn coach Geno Auriemma is the head coach. Bruno, Reeve and Staley were chosen by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team […] [Read More]
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Highlight Video A Must-See For Fans

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For those of you that have not seen the four-minute, 48-second video capturing the Huskies’ 2013-14 national championship run, it is worth your time. The UConn video department did a fantastic job blending game footage with comments from Coach Geno Auriemma and various players. Click here to check it out … Rich [Read More]
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Collier Among 28 Players Headed To U-18 Trials

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UConn Class of 2015 commit Napheesa Collier is among 28 players that have accepted invitations to take part in the USA Basketball Women’s U-18 National Team Trials, USA Basketball announced today. The trials will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. May 24-26 and will be used to select […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Ollie To Attend Seminar, Discussion At The Pentagon

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A renowned group of USA Basketball and college championship coaches, including Geno Auriemma and Kevin Ollie of UConn, will attend a strategy seminar with military officials and conduct a panel discussion on leadership for more than 400 service members at the Pentagon Wednesday. USA Basketball Men’s National Team assistant coach and Syracuse head coach Jim […] [Read More]
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Boykin Finally Made Her Decision Official Sunday

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The more her friends asked her where she was going to play college basketball recently the more difficult it was for De’Janae Boykin to keep her decision a secret. The truth was that she knew exactly where will be headed. Boykin, a 6-foot-3 forward from Springdale, Md., had verbally committed to UConn during her official […] [Read More]
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Boykin Commits To UConn

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Jeff Boykin had a hunch last month that the recruiting process was nearing its conclusion for his daughter, De’Janae. He was right. De’Janae Boykin, a 6-foot-3 forward from Springdale, Md., has verbally committed to UConn, Jeff confirmed tonight. She joins Napheesa Collier, a 6-1 forward from St. Louis, Mo., as the first members of the […] [Read More]
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