Auriemma Predicts A Return To The Final Four In 2012-13

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Geno Auriemma looked fatigued and emotionally drained as leaned back against a wall near the UConn locker room at the Pepsi Center Sunday. There was little about this season that was easy on him, his coaching staff or the players. There were peaks and valleys, a loss of identity in January and February and a […] [Read More]
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Huskies Had Plenty Of Resiliency Tonight, Not Enough Execution

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The Huskies trailed Notre Dame by seven with 8:29 left in the national semifinals tonight at the Pepsi Center. They trailed 65-59 with 2:50 left. UConn was once again being victimized by turnovers and a failure to keep the Irish off the offensive boards. Still, this group failed to stop fighting. Tiffany Hayes scored off […] [Read More]
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Chemistry Not A Problem For Jefferson, Stewart And Tuck

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UConn commits Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck did not have the opportunity to play together on the same team at the McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago last Wednesday. The opportunity did arise Saturday at the WBCA All-America Game when they helped lead the White to a 74-62 win over the Navy at the Pepsi […] [Read More]
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Huskies, Irish Set To Meet For Eighth Time In Last Two Seasons

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Not too long ago a rivalry between the UConn and Notre Dame women’s basketball teams was virtually non-existent. The Huskies had won 28 of the first 32 meetings between the teams, including separate winning streaks of 11 and 12 games since the dawn of the series in 1996. The Irish had been seeking that one […] [Read More]
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Lacking a True Superstar, Team Approach Has Worked For Huskies

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The players are some of the best that have ever played the game of women’s basketball. Maya Moore. Tina Charles. Renee Montgomery. Diana Taurasi. Sue Bird. Jennifer Rizzotti. Kara Wolters. And Rebecca Lobo. The UConn women’s basketball team has rolled into the Final Four at one point or another with one or more of these […] [Read More]
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Hartley Named To WCBA All-American Team

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UConn sophomore Bria Hartley had no idea that she would be named an All-American this season. She felt that she had her moments when she has played like one of the best players in the country, but she is far too humble to get caught up in any talk of individual awards. Hartley, a 5-foot-7 […] [Read More]
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Auriemma, Summitt Shared A Moment Together At Pepsi Center

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It has become clear that the feud that once existed between UConn coach Geno Auriemma and Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is rapidly subsiding. The two spent some time together on the court at the Pepsi Center today during the Huskies’ open practice. “We just kind of talked little bit about her foundation and what (Big […] [Read More]
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Five Former Huskies Highlight U.S. Olympic Roster

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The top priority this weekend for UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma is to help guide the Huskies to an NCAA record-tying eighth national championship. However, at the Denver Convention Center Friday, he got a glimpse at the future as well. Auriemma, who will soon turn his full attention to his duties as the 2012 […] [Read More]
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