Dolson Struggles Again; Postgame Notes On Faris, Hartley, Buck

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The roller coaster season for Huskies’ sophomore center Stefanie Dolson took another dip tonight against West Virginia. She scored only three points on 1-of-6 shooting in 27 minutes. Dolson, who did finish with seven rebounds and tied her career-high with six assists, was scoreless in 15 minutes in the first half. “The last two or […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Delivers Progress Report As Huskies Near Midpoint

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The second-ranked Huskies are quickly approaching the midpoint of the regular season. They are 11-1 (1-0 Big East) entering tonight’s game against West Virginia at the XL Center (7; CPTV). They lead the nation in points allowed (41.4), scoring margin (plus-39.2), field goal percentage defense (.285), assists (21.2) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.7). They are ranked […] [Read More]
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Benching Provided A Spark For Stokes; Banks Progressing

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma wondered aloud last week unsure if playing time mattered to players these days. He said it mattered to players like Shea Ralph back in the last 1990s. But in this day and age? Consider freshman Kiah Stokes bothered by a lack of playing time. Auriemma has not been happy with Stokes’ […] [Read More]
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With Abrosimova In The House, Auriemma Takes His Shot

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Geno Auriemma seems to always find a way to have fun at the expense of his former players. Three-time UConn All-American Svetlana Abrosimova – one of his favorite targets – was back at Gampel Pavilion Thursday to be honored as part of the 2001-02 national championship team and its induction into the Huskies of Honor. […] [Read More]
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Banks, Stokes Heading In Different Directions Right Now

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Freshman Brianna Banks had scored total of 14 points (5-of-15 FG) in the previous six games she had played. She did not play at No. 1 Baylor Dec. 18. Banks had been struggling with her confidence, her decision-making and a lack of aggression offensively. All of that changed in Thursday’s 93-40 rout of Fairfield as […] [Read More]
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Buck Has Bone Bruise

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UConn released a statement today regarding the current status of the injury to Heather Buck’s right wrist … “After having an X-Ray, MRI and CT Scan, team physician Tom Trojian as well as consulting orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Arciero have determined that Heather Buck has a bone bruise in her wrist,’’ the statement read. “She […] [Read More]
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Stokes Looking To Improve

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Freshman post player Kiah Stokes is averaging 3.7 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.5 minutes. Only Lauren Engeln (7.8) and Michala Johnson (5.7) are averaging fewer minutes off the bench for the Huskies this season Stokes has played a combined 30 minutes in the last four games. And prior to playing 16 minutes at the […] [Read More]
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Werths Make $4.5 Million Pledge Toward UConn Practice Facility

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Peter J. and Pamela H. Werth, of Woodbridge, have made a $4.5 million pledge toward the construction of a basketball practice facility at UConn. The commitment from the Werths is the largest single private gift ever to Athletics at the University. “The entire University of Connecticut community is grateful to the Werth family for the […] [Read More]
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