Stewart Survives Another Cut With World Championship Team

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UConn junior Breanna Stewart is among 13 finalists remaining for the U.S. World Championship Team, USA Basketball announced today. Skylar Diggins, former UConn All-American Stefanie Dolson and Kayla McBride were eliminated from contention. Stewart is joined on the list, which will be cut to 12 by Sept. 26, by Seimone Augustus, Sue Bird, Tina Charles, […] [Read More]
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Geno, Bird, Charles, Taurasi Discuss Loss To France

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Here are some comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma, Sue Bird, Tina Charles and Diana Taurasi following today’s 76-72 loss to France (courtesy of USA Basketball) … Auriemma On tonight’s game … A: “We talked to the players about how difficult all this is going to be. Sometimes maybe we think this is going […] [Read More]
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Team USA Blows Big Lead in Loss To France

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Former UConn star Tina Charles had 12 points and seven rebounds, but Team USA blew an 18-point lead in a 76-72 loss to France today in an exhibition game at the France International Tournament in Paris. The U.S. led 24-6 early on and 38-26 at halftime. Diana Taurasi made two free throws to bring the […] [Read More]
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Team USA Rolls past China; Auriemma, Charles Comment

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Former UConn star Tina Charles had 10 points and five rebounds and Team USA shot 53.2 percent from the field today in a 99-75 win over China in an exhibition game at the France International Tournament in Paris. Team USA, which led 51-24 at halftime, will face France Sunday (11 a.m. EDT). Diana Taurasi added […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Moore, Stewart, Taurasi Talk Australia

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Here are some comments from Team USA/UConn coach Geno Auriemma, former UConn star Maya Moore, current UConn star Breanna Stewart and former UConn star Diana Taurasi following today’s 72-66 win over Australia at the France International Tournament in Paris (courtesy of USA Basketball) … Auriemma On getting everyone involved (all 15 had checked in by […] [Read More]
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Stewart Scores 9 To Lead U.S. Past Australia

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UConn junior Breanna Stewart had a team-high nine points, five rebounds and two blocks in 13 minutes, 32 seconds today as the U.S. defeated Australia 72-66 in an exhibition game at the France International Tournament in Paris. Team USA, which only 39.0 percent from the field, will face China Saturday (11:30 a.m. EDT) and France […] [Read More]
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Team USA Practices Twice; Set To Play Australia

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Team USA concluded its second day in Paris today with its second practice of the day. Here is what USA Basketball had to say … “With a WNBA championship with the Phoenix Mercury recently added to their resumes and just a few days to celebrate behind them, USA veterans Candice Dupree and Diana Taurasi joined […] [Read More]
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Dupree, Taurasi Added To Team USA Finalists Roster

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Candice Dupree and former UConn star Diana Taurasi were added to the USA World Championship Team finalists roster today. Dupree arrived in Paris in time for Team USA’s morning practice. Taurasi will practice tonight. The 15 finalists, including UConn junior All-American Breanna Stewart, will be cut to 12 by Sept. 26. The FIBA World Championship […] [Read More]
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Team USA Has Arrived In Paris

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Team USA practiced today in Paris. Here is a look at what the team has done since defeating Canada Monday night at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport (Courtesy of USA Basketball) … “After a long day of travel that began at 9 a.m. (EDT) in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team landed in […] [Read More]
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Nurse Felt Right At Home In Bridgeport

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  Freshman guard Kia Nurse will not play her first game in a UConn uniform until November. However, the 7,484 fans at Webster Bank Arena Monday night made her feel like she has already been a member of the program for a number of years. Nurse was greeted by a rousing ovation prior to the […] [Read More]
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