Huskies Now Know They Can’t Rely On Talent Alone

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UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma knew the time would come when he would have the chance to truly gain the attention of the Huskies. With eight of the 10 active players yet to experienced defeat in their career at UConn, it has been difficult to make a lasting impression pointing out mistakes. Auriemma could […] [Read More]
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Taurasi Tells Auriemma She’s Innocent

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Geno Auriemma addressed the situation facing former Huskies All-American Diana Taurasi today. The Turkish basketball federation told The Associated Press last month that Taurasi tested positive for modafinil, a stimulant that is prescribed to treat sleep disorders. A Turkish television reported Monday that her `B’ sample also resulted in a positive. Auriemma said that Taurasi […] [Read More]
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Faris Suffers Cut Below Right Eye

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Rugged sophomore guard Kelly Faris, the same player who broke her nose last season and was forced wear a mask, can add another incident involving her face to her list. She missed a large portion of practice today at Gampel Pavilion after taking an elbow from freshman Samarie Walker below her right eye. The cut […] [Read More]
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Huskies Land 14 First-Place Votes In AP Poll

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There is still plenty of love for the Huskies in the wake of their first loss since April, 6, 2008. They received 14 first-place votes and 967 points in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. Top-ranked Baylor received 23 first-place votes and 978 points. Third-ranked Duke (911 points) had one first-place vote. Fourth-ranked Stanford […] [Read More]
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Another Positive For Taurasi

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Former UConn star Diana Taurasi has again tested positive for a banned substance, according to a report by the Turkish television station NTV. Her `A’ and `B’ urine samples have now tested positive. Taurasi last month tested positive for modafinil, a stimulant that is prescribed to treat sleep disorders that interfere with wakefulness during daylight […] [Read More]
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Huskies Drop To No. 2 In AP Poll

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The Huskies saw their NCAA record 90-game winning streak stopped at Stanford Dec. 30. They saw another streak stopped today by a 40-member panel of national voters. After spending a record 51 straight weeks at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll, UConn (12-1) slipped to No. 2. Baylor moved up one spot […] [Read More]
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Live Chat Today At Noon

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UConn women’s basketball live chat, Thursday, noon [Read More]
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Ogwumike Focused, Living In the Moment For Stanford

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Stanford junior All-American Nneka Ogwumike did not bite when she was asked about The Streak today. Remember what happened to Ohio State after Jantel Lavender said she wanted to stand in the way of a potential 88-game winning streak and did not want to be part of a trivia question? UConn 81, Ohio State 50. […] [Read More]
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Geno: Dixon Will Not Play Thursday

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Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma said during a conference call today that Lorin Dixon will not play against No. 9 Stanford Thursday due to a sprained left foot. She will miss her second straight game after sustaining the injury landing on the foot of a teammate after driving to the basket in practice Monday. “She’s not […] [Read More]
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Tonight’s Game on CPTV/Moore Honored

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Tonight’s game at Pacific can be seen solely on CPTV at 10 p.m. Due to an editing error in today’s Connecticut Post, it was stated that the game could also be seen on ESPNU. That is incorrect. I apologize for any confusion. CPTV will also re-air UConn’s 82-71 victory over Georgia Tech at Gampel Pavilion Nov. […] [Read More]
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