Penn State Confident Entering Sweet 16 Game Against UConn

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UConn junior Kelly Faris did not recall exactly how she heard about the inflammatory comments made by Penn State junior guard Alex Bentley this week. All she knew was that she was aware of what Bentley said. And so are the rest of the top-seeded Huskies heading into Sunday’s NCAA Kingston regional semifinal showdown at […] [Read More]
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Great Friends Doty, Lucas Set To Meet In Regional Semifinals

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UConn red-shirt junior Caroline Doty first came in contact with Penn State sophomore Maggie Lucas when she called her to gauge her interest regarding playing high school basketball at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. They would also exchange text messages as they both were getting to know one another. It was the start of […] [Read More]
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Stewart Shines Again, Leads Cicero-North Syracuse To Title Game

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UConn signee Breanna Stewart had 42 points, 23 rebounds and six blocks to lead Cicero-North Syracuse High to an 80-55 victory over Nazareth today in the New York State Federation Class AA semifinals. Stewart set a Class AA single-game scoring record. She will lead Cicero against Murry Bergtraum in the final Sunday at noon. Rich [Read More]
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Auriemma: Belly Rubbing, Skipping At Gampel, Losing Patience

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Penn State coach Coquese Washington has a lot of memories regarding UConn coach Geno Auriemma. She played at Notre Dame from 1989-1993 and was an assistant coach with the Irish from 1999-2007. But Washington shared her biggest memory of Auriemma today. “My biggest memory of Geno when I was at Notre Dame is when I […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Happy With Penn State Deal, Fond Of Washington

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UConn’s non-conference schedule over the past couple of years has featured a heavy ACC and Big 12 flavor. That will change next season as series with North Carolina and Oklahoma will not be renewed, and Penn State has been added as part of a new two-year deal. The Huskies will host the Lady Lions in […] [Read More]
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Formerly At UConn, Walker Has Found Happiness At Kentucky

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The fit seemed perfect for Samarie Walker. The relationships she formed with the players during her recruiting visit to UConn seemed solid. The conversations with the members of the coaching staff seemed pleasing. Walker, an athletic 6-foot-1 forward from West Carrollton, Ohio, appeared to possess the pedigree to become a standout player for the Huskies. […] [Read More]
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Trio Honored By The ECAC; DeShields Narrows List

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UConn sophomore guard Bria Hartley has been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) first team, while senior guard Tiffany Hayes was named to the second team. Freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was honored as the ECAC Rookie of the Year. According to the Gwinnett Daily Post, UConn Class of 2013 recruiting target Diamond DeShields has […] [Read More]
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UConn, Penn State Agree To Two-Year Deal

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Just five days before the teams will meet in the NCAA Kingston regional semifinals, UConn and Penn State announced today that they have agreed to a two-year deal beginning next December in Connecticut. The Huskies will travel to State College, Pa. to face the Lady Lions during the 2013-14 season. The teams have not met since […] [Read More]
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