No Commitment From Turner; Not Even Close, Actually

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Brianna Turner, a 6-foot-4 wing who is considered the top player in the Class of 2014, has not orally committed to UConn despite published reports in Texas. George L. Washington Jr., the Director of Washington Basketball Group, Inc. and Houston Heat Girls Basketball, said tonight that Turner is not close to committing anywhere at this […] [Read More]
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Just One Of Those Days For Moore

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All-American Maya Moore is not injured. She is not sick. She is just human like the rest of us. And sometimes that’s a fact that’s easy to overlook. Moore simply was not at her best offensively today in the Huskies’ 59-43 win over No. 17 Georgetown in the Big East tournament quarterfinals. She finished with […] [Read More]

Lack of Depth Not A Concern For Huskies

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There is no room for distractions at this point in the season for the UConn women’s basketball team. There are two championships to be won over the next month, including a third straight national championship that would tie the NCAA record the Huskies currently share with Tennessee. UConn was not a deep team when the […] [Read More]
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Georgetown Ends Tournament Drought; UConn Next In Quarters

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Georgetown didn’t need to be reminded that it hadn’t won a game in the Big East tournament since 2001. The Hoyas had been 0-7 since an 82-75 win over Syracuse in overtime in the first round in 2001. They did not even qualify for the tournament in 2006, 2007 and 2008. But unlike last season […] [Read More]

Auriemma Quick To Pass Out Credit For Success In Speech

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Geno Auriemma was extremely humble during his Coach of the Year speech today at the XL Center. He heaped praise on his coaching staff – associate head coach Chris Dailey and assistants Shea Ralph and Marisa Moseley – and everyone else associated with the program. Here’s what Auriemma had to say. Of course, he couldn’t […] [Read More]
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Huskies Sweep Major Big East Awards (Updated)

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UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma had hoped that he would have been able to bring freshman Bria Hartley off the bench and ease her into her first season. But the loss of starting point guard Caroline Doty to a season-ending knee injury last summer altered his plans. There was going to be nothing easy […] [Read More]

Auriemma Discusses Locker Room-Gate

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It was not something that the UConn coaching staff wanted made public. But Big East Freshman of the Year Bria Hartley spoiled their plans following practice Thursday when she detailed how the entire freshman class was thrown out of the locker room for more than two months this season. The class was banished prior to […] [Read More]
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Hartley Named Big East Freshman Of The Year

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UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma had hoped that he would have been able to bring freshman Bria Hartley off the bench and ease her into her first season. But the loss of starting point guard Caroline Doty to a season-ending knee injury last summer altered his plans. There was going to be nothing easy […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Miffed By Chester’s Placement

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma was amazed that DePaul senior post player Felicia Chester only earned All-Big honorable mention honors Thursday. She is averaging 11.8 points on 58.7 percent shooting and 6.3 rebounds for the 12th-ranked Blue Demons. Yet, there were 22 players who the coaches considered to be better than Chester. “That’s why some teams […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Chats Up the Incoming Players

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UConn-bound recruit Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, a 6-foot wing from Anaheim, Calif., was named the WBCA National High School Player of the Year last week. Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma took some time following practice today to comment on her receiving the award and her ability. “There were a lot of good players in high school this year,’’ […] [Read More]
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