An Offer Has Been Made, No Decision Coming From Reimer

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Taya Reimer, a versatile 6-foot-3 forward from Indianapolis, does have a scholarship offer from UConn. But she will not make a decision any time soon. Hamilton Southeastern High coach Chris Huppenthal provided his thoughts on the situation today. “At this time, Taya has many offers to play at the next level,’’ Huppenthal said. “She is […] [Read More]
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The Wait Continues For Those On the Outside

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The Huskies have advanced to the NCAA regional semifinals for the 18th straight season. It is the longest active streak in the nation. But it is another stretch that has those on the outside waiting for UConn to fall. The Huskies have now won 112 of their last 113 games over the last three seasons. […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Not Happy With Poor Crowd

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The night was worthy of a sell-out. The Huskies were trying to reach the Sweet 16 for the 18th straight season. It was the final home game in the magnificent career of Maya Moore. Moore and fellow senior Lorin Dixon were trying to become the first class to finish their career unbeaten at home. Instead […] [Read More]
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Clapp Looking To Make it Two Straight Vs. UConn

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There will be one individual on the Purdue bench during tonight’s NCAA tournament second round game who has experienced victory against UConn in the NCAA tournament at Gampel Pavilion. It is Boilermakers’ assistant coach Martin Clapp. Clapp was the associate head coach at Louisville when the Cardinals earned a 73-71 win in the first round March […] [Read More]
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Moore, Dixon Looking For A Perfect Ending At Home

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It did not take long for senior All-American Maya Moore to learn that things are different being a member of the UConn women’s basketball team. The instant players set foot on the court at Gampel Pavilion they virtually achieve rock star status. Moore fondly reminisced Monday about her initial memories of playing at the Huskies’ […] [Read More]
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Mingo A Great Inspiration For Purdue

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Purdue women’s basketball coach Sharon Versyp called it a miracle Monday. Boilermakers’ junior forward Drey Mingo will lead the ninth-seeded Boilermakers against No. 1 UConn in the second round of the NCAA tournament Tuesday night at Gampel Pavilion less than four months after overcoming a perfect storm of mononucleosis, strep throat and bacterial meningitis. It […] [Read More]
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Philly Regional Tidbits From Gampel

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COOL CUSTOMER – Nerves are a part of the postseason and the bigger games over the course of the season. UConn freshman point guard Bria Hartley was unfazed by the magnitude of her first appearance in the NCAA tournament Sunday. Hartley had 12 points, four rebounds and three assists to lead the Huskies into the […] [Read More]
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Again Rizzotti’s Comments Are Priceless

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It was another emotional day for Jennifer Rizzotti and the Hartford Hawks on the dais today. But it was again enjoyable for the media on hand. The amount of love she has for her players and the amount of love her players have for her is unmistakable. Here’s Rizzotti on what UConn coach Geno Auriemma […] [Read More]
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Johnson Progressing; Dixon Spinning

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Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma made it clear to freshmen Michala Johnson and Lauren Engeln and sophomore Heather Buck last month that they needed to work harder in practice and be less affected by nerves if they hoped to play. The meeting took place prior to UConn facing Providence Feb. 12, and Johnson has seemingly taken […] [Read More]
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Huskies Advance, Beat Hartford 75-39

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Connecticut’s Maya Moore (23) is fouled by Hartford’s Nikkia Smith during the second half of an East Regional first-round NCAA women’s college tournament basketball game in Storrs, Conn., Sunday, March 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) STORRS — UConn All-American Maya Moore has proven again and again why she is the nation’s top player this season. […] [Read More]
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