Stokes Commits To UConn

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According to multiple sources, including the Knoxville News Sentinel, Kiah Stokes, a 6-foot-3 center from Marion, Iowa, has committed to UConn. Stokes was also considering Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia and Iowa. She will officially announce her decision during a press conference at Linn-Mar High School at 4:45 EST. Rich [Read More]
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Moore A Candidate For Senior CLASS Award

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Maya Moore is one of 30 candidates for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in basketball. A student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition – in order to be eligible for the award. CLASS is an acronym for […] [Read More]
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Called Out … Dolson Responds

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The decision to play college basketball at UConn was an easy one for Stefanie Dolson. Being the youngest of four children in her family and regularly the best player on her teams at various levels, she found that she was coddled most of her life. Minisink Valley High School Judy Mottola let Dolson, a 6-foot-5 […] [Read More]
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Stokes’ Decision Coming Thursday

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Linn-Mar High School athletic director Scott Mahmens said that Huskies recruit Kiah Stokes, a 6-foot-3 center, will announce her decision during a press conference Thursday at the school at 3:45 p.m. UConn, Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia and Iowa are on her final list. Rich [Read More]
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Huskies No. 1 in USA Today/ESPN Poll

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The Huskies are ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches’ Preseason Poll. They received 27 out of a possible 31 first-place votes. Baylor and Stanford tied at No. 2, while Tennessee and Duke completed the Top 5. The Lady Bears received two first-place votes. The Cardinal and the Lady Vols each received […] [Read More]
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Geno Talks Freshmen; Slow Going For Michala Johnson

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Freshman Stefanie Dolson has earned a starting spot at center for Thursday’s exhibition opener against Franklin Pierce and is expected to play a big role for the Huskies this season. Bria Hartley is also expected to play a big role. And both Samarie Walker and Lauren Engeln have each made progress since practice began Oct. […] [Read More]
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Maya A Unanimous Pick For AP All-American

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Another year, another honor for Huskies senior All-American Maya Moore. She became just the second player to be named a unanimous selection on the five-member preseason All-America team by The Associated Press Tuesday. Moore was named on 40 ballots from a panel of national media. Former Duke star Alana Beard is the only other player […] [Read More]
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Stokes’ Decision Coming

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Kiah Stokes, a 6-foot-3 center from Marion, Iowa, is expected to make her decision by the end of the week, her father, Greg, said in a voice message today. Kiah is considering UConn, Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia and Iowa. The NCAA early signing period begins November 10. The Huskies have already received oral commitments from Kaleena […] [Read More]
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Hayes Has Been Quicker, Stronger in Practice

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Junior Tiffany Hayes is expected to play an even bigger role for the Huskies offensively this season than she did a year ago. Aside from senior All-American Maya Moore, she is the lone returning player who averaged double figures in scoring last season. Hayes averaged 10.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting from the field (32.1 […] [Read More]
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Huskies No. 1 in AP Poll

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The numbers indicate that the UConn women’s basketball team is due to slip a bit this season. Between the graduation losses of All-American Tina Charles and Kalana Greene and the season-ending knee injury sustained by point guard Caroline Doty, the Huskies lost a combined 1,418 points, 650 rebounds, 261 assists and 3,073 minutes from last […] [Read More]
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