Hayes Doing Much More Than Scoring For The Huskies

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One of the questions that UConn faced entering this season was could Tiffany Hayes, the team’s lone senior, serve as a bonafide leader. And not just of the vocal variety, but one that leads by example with consistency on a daily basis. Hayes, a 5-foot-11 guard who was named to the Preseason Wade Watch List […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Flashed Plenty Of Star Power Vs. Stanford

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Geno Auriemma sat in front of the microphone on the table in the media room at the XL Center Monday night ready to tell everyone within earshot exactly what he thinks of prized freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and what the future holds for her at UConn. Mosqueda-Lewis had just dropped 25 points on No. 3 Stanford […] [Read More]
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Shooting Woes Not Cause For Alarm For Auriemma

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The Huskies missed their first 10 shots and opened 3-of-19 from the field against Stanford Monday. Removing Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (8-of-11) and Bria Hartley (4-of-7) from the equation in the first half, the rest of the team was a combined 0-of-17. In fact, a player not named Mosqueda-Lewis or Hartley did not make a shot until […] [Read More]
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Huskies Showed Plenty of Toughness Defensively Vs. Stanford

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Tiffany Hayes remembers well being hit by Stanford early on last season at Maples Pavilion. The collective blow staggered the Huskies and they never did fully recover in suffering a 71-59 loss. Hayes knew it had to be different this time. UConn had to strike first. The Huskies had to prove that they were tough […] [Read More]
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Maya Stopped By For A Chat Before Her Gig With ESPN

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Former UConn All-American Maya Moore will be shadowing former UConn All-American/ESPN analyst Rebecca Lobo tonight during ESPNU’s telecast of the UConn/Stanford game at the XL Center. Here are her thoughts on the opportunity … “This is an opportunity, something that was a part of my major … sport media and promotion,’’ Moore said. “So it’s […] [Read More]
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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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