Stags’ Needham CT 6 Rookie of the Year

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The Connecticut 6 awards were announced today. Here’s the release … FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Quinnipiac University forward Justin Rutty earned the Connecticut Player of the Year award, while Fairfield University guard Derek Needham collected the Connecticut 6 Rookie of the Year award as voted by the six men’s basketball coaches of the member schools. All […] [Read More]
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Mistake in today’s Pilotti column

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In today’s column on the Perry Pilotti field dedication, the wrong date of death was mistakenly put into my story. Perry Pilotti, the long-time owner of the Arctic Sports Shop, died in 1993 at the age of 76. He did not die in 2007, at the age of 81, as was edited into my column. […] [Read More]
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Some Stags basketball news

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Before heading off to San Antonio and the NCAA Women’s Final Four, I sat down with both Ed Cooley and Joe Frager for a recap on their respective seasons (Look for that in this Sunday’s Connecticut Post). But as a treat before that, here’s Cooley’s and Frager’s comments on their incoming freshman class for 2010-11 […] [Read More]
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Sorry about that, Chief

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To the four people that e-mailed me and to the countless others that probably thought about doing so, I apologize. In my Sunday column about the Huskies becoming Maya Moore’s team next season, I put Lorin Dixon’s name down among the players leaving. That’s not happening. That was my mistake, I brain cramped while writing […] [Read More]
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SHOCKER!! Sun take Charles (kidding)

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The Connecticut Sun — as expected — have selected UConn center Tina Charles with the first pick in the 2010 WNBA draft. Charles just finished a perfect 39-0 season for the Huskies, scoring nine points in its 53-47 NCAA championship game win over Stanford. Charles finished her UConn career as the school’s all-time leading scorer […] [Read More]
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A Celebration in pictures

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Here are some pictures of the UConn Huskies NCAA Championship victory over Stanford Tuesday night at the Alamodome. The scoreboard tells the story Soldiers march in with the colors The Huskies stand for the national anthem Soldiers unfurl the American flag Huskies fans show their support YES! UConn wins! The Huskies celebrate their 7th NCAA […] [Read More]
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The calm before the storm

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All’s quiet at the Alamodome three hours before tip off of tonight’s NCAA championship game between UConn and Stanford. But not for long. [Read More]
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Sights from San Antonio

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Here are some pictures from the city of San Antonio and some of the thousands of UConn fans that have come here to watch their beloved Huskies play for their seventh NCAA title. Looking down at the Riverwalk. The Alamo. Plaque on the wall of the building honoring David Crockett and Sam Bowie. The Freedom […] [Read More]
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Super Saturday at the Final Four

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Welcome to San Antonio and the 2010 NCAA Women’s Final Four! The Huskies watch the Wade Trophy presentation. Ladies and gentlemen, your 2010 Wade Trophy winner, Maya Moore. Geno meets with the media. Some of the banners showing UConn’s National Championships. The UConn fans show their support for their Huskies. Oklahoma head coach (and Geno’s […] [Read More]
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