Looking For A Change, Faris Taking Leadership Role For Huskies

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Judging by the repeated look of anger and frustration on her face, it has been easy to tell that Kelly Faris has not been happy with the way things have been going since the Huskies blew an 11-point lead in a 66-61 loss at No. 1 Baylor Dec. 18. She does not take losing lightly […] [Read More]
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Without Moore, Huskies Struggling To Close Out Games

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The transition was not supposed to be easy for the UConn women’s basketball team. Not after losing a player as gifted Maya Moore. Moore is the only three-time recipient of the Wade Trophy. She finished her career as the Huskies’ all-time leading scorer and fourth in Division I history with 3,036 points. But it was […] [Read More]
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Hartley Again Comes Up Big For Huskies

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With each game that passes, sophomore Bria Hartley continues to prove herself as being a player UConn can count on for leadership. She did it again Saturday in a 74-67 loss to No. 3 Notre Dame. Hartley finished with season-highs of 25 points (10-of-19 FG) and nine rebounds and added six assists and two steals. […] [Read More]
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Past Success Against Notre Dame Could Aid Dolson Today

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Sophomore center Stefanie Dolson is averaging 9.6 points and 5.6 rebounds in 20.9 minutes this season. She has scored more than six points just once in the last five games. But today in the latest Game of the Century installment for the Huskies Dolson will have an opportunity to redeem herself. And Notre Dame coach […] [Read More]
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Auriemma Has High Praise For Notre Dame

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma always seems to have something positive to say about an opponent. Whether it’s No. 1 Baylor or Seton Hall, he points out their strengths, comments on key personnel and does not overlook any team even if beating the Huskies is a long shot. Third-ranked Notre Dame is the latest team Auriemma […] [Read More]
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Rizzotti Named National Coach Of The Year By USA Basketball

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Former UConn All-American and current Hartford head coach Jennifer Rizzotti was named the 2011 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year, it was announced today. Rizzotti led the U.S. to the gold medal at the U-19 Championships in Chile in July. The U.S. was 8-1, defeating Spain 69-46 in the gold medal game. “It is […] [Read More]
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McGraw Talks Novosel, McBride, Mosqueda-Lewis and Hartley

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Skylar Diggins was deservingly named a preseason All-American by The Associated Press. She leads No. 3 Notre Dame in scoring (16.2), assists (5.8) and minutes (26.1). She is also shooting 53.8 percent from the field (40.7 from 3-point range) and 85.3 percent from the free throw line. These are All-American caliber numbers. But as UConn […] [Read More]
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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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