Handicapping The Race To Denver

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The field for the 2012 NCAA women’s basketball tournament will be revealed tonight (7; ESPN). All 64 teams will have their sights set on reaching the Final Four at the Pepsi Center in Denver April 1 and 3. Here is one man’s look at who has the best chance to get there. THE FAVORITES Baylor […] [Read More]
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With Auriemma Sitting at 800, Others Weigh In On His Success

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The numbers are mind-numbing. And the more these numbers add up on multiple fronts as the games and years pass, the less and less humble UConn coach Geno Auriemma wants to talk about them. Auriemma gets genuinely uncomfortable when he’s asked to comment on his individual success. He would much rather talk about one of […] [Read More]
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Stewart, Tuck Named Gatorade State Player Of The Year

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UConn-bound recruits Breanna Stewart (New York) and Morgan Tuck (Illinois) were recognized as the Gatorade State Girls Basketball Player of the Year, ESPNHS announced today. Stewart, an `A’ student who was also named the Naismith Player of the Year this week, is averaging 25.5 points, 13.2 rebounds, 3.5 blocks, 3.2 assists and 3.2 steals for […] [Read More]
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Hayes Among 15 Finalists For The Wooden Award

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UConn senior Tiffany Hayes has been named one of 15 finalists for the Wooden Award, it was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. All of the finalists have proven to their respective universities that they are making progress toward graduation and have at least a 2.0 grade point average. Hayes is averaging career-highs […] [Read More]
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Hayes Emerges In Win Over ND; Mosqueda-Lewis Shines

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Senior Tiffany Hayes has absorbed a great deal of criticism throughout her career for her lack of production during the postseason, especially during the Big East tournament. She entered Tuesday’s tournament final against No. 3 Notre Dame averaging 6.9 points on 35.3 percent shooting from the field in 11 career games in the tournament. Hayes […] [Read More]
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Faris Delivers Two Key 3-Pointers For Huskies In Win Over Irish

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Freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Big East tournament tonight after leading No. 4 UConn to a 63-54 win over No. 3 Notre Dame. But rather than talk about her performance, the player she readily mentioned was junior Kelly Faris. Faris has truly been an unsung player for the Huskies […] [Read More]
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Huskies Set For Round III With Notre Dame In Big East Final Tonight

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The Huskies took a huge step forward by defeating No. 13 St. John’s in the Big East tournament semifinals Monday. They looked like their old selves by running the floor, executing offensively, getting a number of players involved, and, of course, playing rugged defense. It was the type of game that the Huskies had been […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Could Reach 800 Wins Tonight; Huskies Talk Stewart

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma is poised to make history … again. Not only will a victory over No. 3 Notre Dame tonight in the Big East tournament final at the XL Center give the Huskies their 20th conference tournament championship in his 27-year tenure, it will also give Auriemma his 800th career win. He would […] [Read More]
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