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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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Dolson, Hartley, Stewart Named To WBCA All-America Team

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Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley and Breanna Stewart were named to the 10-player WBCA Coaches’ All-America team today. It is the seventh straight season that UConn has had at least one player on the WBCA team. It is the first time since Tina Charles, Renee Montgomery and Maya Moore were honored in 2009 that the Huskies […] [Read More]
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UConn Returns To Nashville 22 Years After Loss

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The Huskies are hoping this trip to Nashville during the NCAA tournament ends much better than their previous trip. UConn lost to Vanderbilt 75-47 in the second round at Memorial Gymnasium March 21, 1992. The game got away from UConn in a hurry. The Commodores led 14-2 with 13:48 left in the first half and […] [Read More]
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Lobo, Burke Discuss Ways UConn Could Lose

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The Huskies are undefeated. They are favored to win the national championship. But ESPN analysts Rebecca Lobo and Doris Burke talked about ways UConn can lose and things that teams need to do to have a chance to dethrone the defending national champions. Lobo “If Connecticut shoots the ball the way they did in the […] [Read More]
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Stewart A Finalist For Honda Sports Award For Basketball

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Breanna Stewart is one of five finalists for the Honda Sports Award for basketball, it was announced today by Chris Voelz, the Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). She is joined by Kayla McBride of Notre Dame, Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford, Odyssey Sims of Baylor and Alyssa Thomas of Maryland. Stewart is […] [Read More]
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Officiating A Concern For Auriemma

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The Huskies have committed 449 fouls in 38 games this season. That’s an average of 11.8 per game, which not only leads the nation but is easily the lowest of any team in the Final Four. Stanford has been called for 568 in 36 games (15.8). Notre Dame has committed 549 fouls in 36 games […] [Read More]
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Jefferson Continuing To Produce In NCAA Tournament

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Sophomore Moriah Jefferson had 11 points, six rebounds, seven assists and two steals in the Lincoln Regional final Monday against Texas A&M. This came after she delivered 11 points, four rebounds and three steals in 39 minutes against BYU in the regional semifinals. These numbers deserved all-regional team consideration. And she received some votes. But […] [Read More]
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Dolson Wins Senior CLASS Award

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Stefanie Dolson has won the Senior CLASS Award, it was announced today. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I women’s basketball coaches, national basketball media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in Division I women’s basketball. Dolson becomes the third UConn player to win the award, joining […] [Read More]
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UConn Men, Women Together Again At The Final Four

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There were screams coming from the Embassy Suites hotel in Lincoln, Neb. late Sunday afternoon. The UConn men’s basketball team has just defeated favored Michigan State 60-54 in the regional final at Madison Square Garden and the UConn women’s basketball team did not temper their emotions one bit. The Huskies yelled and jumped around in […] [Read More]
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