Mosqueda-Lewis Named Freshman Of The Week

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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has been named the Big East Freshman of the Week. She is averaging 16.0 points and team-highs of 7.0 rebounds and 26.5 minutes through the first two games this season. Mosqueda-Lewis scored 25-points against Pacific Nov. 15. She was 10-of-12 shooting from the field (5-of-6 3-pointers) and added seven rebounds in 25 minutes. […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Also In Favor Of A Stanford Extension

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There still is no signed contract that would officially extend the series between UConn and Stanford beyond the 2012-13 season. But at this point it is a mere formality that the series will be extended. Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer said last week that she would like to see the series continue well into the future. […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Ready To Make An Impact Against Stanford

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There are about 3,000 tickets remaining for Monday’s Top 5 showdown between No. 4 UConn and No. 5 Stanford at the 16,294-seat XL Center. The place is sure to be rocking, with the spotlight shining brightly on the freshmen on both teams who will be competing in the first big-time event of the career. Stanford […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Revisits The Hug From Ogwumike

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Stanford sophomore forward Chiney Ogwumike fouled out with 1:42 left in Stanford’s 71-59 victory over UConn at home last Dec. 30. She finished with six points and five rebounds in 19 minutes in a win that snapped UConn’s NCAA Division I-record 90-game winning streak. But rather than heading over to the Cardinal bench to revoke […] [Read More]
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To Avenge Or Not To Avenge, It Depends On Who You Ask

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It really comes down to who you ask when it comes to UConn’s take on winning streaks because it’s clear that Huskies’ coach Geno Auriemma and the players themselves have entirely different viewpoints. Auriemma was asked today whether or not the fact that Stanford ended UConn’s NCAA Division I-record 90-game winning streak with a 71-59 […] [Read More]
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Long Stretch For Mowins Includes UConn/Stanford Monday

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Looking back, the Mr. Microphone commercial in the late 1970s was as corny as it comes. The catch line came from a teenage male shouting, `Hey, good lookin’, we’ll be back to you pick you up later’ from the back seat of a convertible. It was a cordless microphone that allowed individuals to send their […] [Read More]
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VanDerveer Hopes To Extend Series With UConn, Talks Ongoing

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The current contract between UConn and Stanford will expire following the 2012-13 season. Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer said during a conference call today that the contract has been extended. It might be a bit premature. But there is little doubt that it is a series she hopes continues well into the future. A UConn spokesman […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Reacts To The Loss Of Budke, Serna

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The world of women’s basketball is grieving after Oklahoma State head coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna were killed Thursday in a plane crash in Arkansas. Here are the thoughts of UConn coach Geno Auriemma on the tragic loss of Budke and Serna … “The tragedy at Oklahoma State, which has known its […] [Read More]
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