Five UConn alums were named to the official 2018 USA World Cup Team, it was announced Wednesday.
Sue Bird made the team for a record-setting fifth time, along with Diana Taurasi who made the roster for the fourth time. Breanna Stewart, Tina Charles and Morgan Tuck round out the rest of the UConn alums.
UConn senior Napheesa Collier did not make the final roster after making the initial cut that narrowed the team down to 16.
Bird, Stewart and Taurasi were all late arrivals to training camp for Team USA after competing in the WNBA Finals earlier this month. Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury were knocked out of the playoffs by Stewart and...