Butler traveled to ND on her own; fitting in nicely at UConn

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For all of the immense success that UConn enjoys on an annual basis, it is not a program that is an ideal fit for everyone. The departure of freshman Sadie Edwards last week provided further proof. But then there are players like sophomore transfer Natalie Butler. She was not recruited by UConn. She likely would […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Could See Edwards Was Not Happy

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Senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis could see a change in freshman Sadie Edwards over the past several weeks. The happiness that she once had had dissipated. It was obvious that Edwards, a 5-foot-10 guard and Meriden resident, was bothered by her lack of playing time over the first seven games for the Huskies. And shortly after the […] [Read More]
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U.S. World Championship Team named Co-Team of Year

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Led by UConn coach Geno Auriemma, the U.S. Women’s World Championship Team has been named a co-recipient of the 2014 USA Basketball Team of the Year award. It shares the honor with the U.S. Men’s World Championship Team. The USA Basketball Board of Directors selects its annual award winners. “USA Basketball is proud to recognize […] [Read More]
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Edwards opts to transfer

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 Freshman guard Sadie Edwards has decided to transfer from UConn, Coach Geno Auriemma announced tonight.  Edwards, a Meriden resident, will complete her final exams this week before to finalizing her transfer.  “Sadie is a great kid who will be missed by the coaching staff and her teammates,’’ Auriemma said in a statement.  “Getting to know Sadie and her family has […] [Read More]
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UConn moves to No. 2 in AP poll; Collier wants in

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UConn received seven first-place votes and moved up one spot to No. 2 in this week’s Associated Press national poll. South Carolina remained No. 1, receiving 23 first-place votes. Texas, who received four first-place votes, and Texas A&M each moved up one spot to No. 3 and No. 4, respectively. Notre Dame dropped two spots […] [Read More]
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Tuck named AAC Player of the Week

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Fresh off of her sterling performance at Notre Dame, Morgan Tuck was named The American Player of the Week today for the first time. Tuck had a career-high 25 points (12-for-19 FG), nine rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks in a career-high 35 minutes in Saturday’s 76-58 win over the Irish. Rich [Read More]
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UConn heads into break in a good spot

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The players that wear the UConn uniform are ultra competitors. They chase perfection each time they step on the court. And when the final outcome is not in their favor it is often painful to absorb. The Huskies are repulsed by losing. Yet, there are times, while they will not immediately admit it, that a […] [Read More]
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Family members knew Stokes had this type of game in her

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It was nothing out of the ordinary as far as Darius Stokes was concerned. He had been playing basketball with his sister, Kiah, since he was 6- or 7-years-old. They played 1-on-1 while they were in high school. He has seen her grow. The two are very close. He knows exactly what she is capable […] [Read More]
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Auriemma gives Mosqueda-Lewis credit for her effort

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Morgan Tuck had a career-high 25 points in UConn’s win over Notre Dame Saturday. Kiah Stokes matched her career-high with 18 rebounds off the bench. But as Coach Geno Auriemma met with UConn beat writers after his official postgame press conference had ended he wanted to make sure one other player received recognition for her […] [Read More]
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UConn turned up its defensive intensity vs. Notre Dame

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The talk has been about change for the UConn women’s basketball team over the past two weeks. The area where the Huskies needed to make arguably the greatest change was at the defensive end in the wake of allowing 88 points at Stanford Nov. 17. Everything that had been said leading up to Saturday’s showdown […] [Read More]
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