Banks Fully Cleared, Practices In Full Today

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Freshman guard Brianna Banks has been fully cleared to play after suffering a head injury in practice Sunday. She returned to practice today and will be available to play Thursday against Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion. Banks was held out of Monday’s 86-35 victory over No. 24 North Carolina as a precautionary measure. “It went really […] [Read More]
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U-19 Team Named 2011 USA Basketball Team Of The Year

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The U.S. women’s U-19 team that won the gold medal in Chile last July has been named the 2011 USA Basketball Team of the Year, it was announced today by USA Basketball. UConn sophomores Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson, freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn-bound recruits Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck and Class of 2013 Huskies’ recruiting […] [Read More]
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Stokes Responds To Benching By Producing First Double-Double

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The first time UConn coached Geno Auriemma benched freshman post player Kiah Stokes for her continued lack of competitiveness in practice against Fairfield Dec. 29 it provided her with a wake-up call. When she was again benched at Villanova Saturday, Stokes found herself at a crossroads. Stokes said she never missed game at Linn-Mar High […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Hopes Banks Can Return To Practice Wednesday

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Freshman Brianna Banks did not play in tonight’s 86-35 rout of No. 24 North Carolina. UConn coach Geno Auriemma hopes that she will be able to return to practice Wednesday and play Thursday against Cincinnati. “I didn’t even see it,’’ Auriemma said. “It wasn’t one of those things that was really evident. She got trapped […] [Read More]
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Head Injury To Keep Banks Sidelined Vs. North Carolina

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Freshman Brianna Banks will not play tonight against No. 24 North Carolina due to a head injury she suffered in practice Sunday. She is expected to return to practice Wednesday and play against Cincinnati Thursday. Rich [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Named Big East Freshman Of The Week

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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was named the Big East Freshman of the Week for the fifth time in nine weeks this season Monday. She averaged 14.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in wins over Providence and Villanova last week. Entering tonight’s game against North Carolina at Gampel Pavilion, Mosqueda-Lewis ranks third on the team in scoring […] [Read More]
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Doty Succeeds In Homecoming; Stokes Receives Another Message

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Caroline Doty played the final game of her career at Villanova today, helping UConn to a 72-49 win. She finished with nine points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes. She did not commit a turnover Doty, who grew up in nearby Collegeville, Pa., said that she had a “good amount’’ of […] [Read More]
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Mosqueda-Lewis Not Fazed By High Expectations

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma took some time following Tuesday’s win over Providence to discuss the expectations that the Huskies face on a yearly basis. They are expected to win every game no matter who they might have lost to graduation from the previous year. And when they don’t win a game, even if the loss […] [Read More]
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