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Candace Parker

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  • Sue Bird Settling In With New Role For ESPN

    Sue Bird Settling In With New Role For ESPN
    STORRS – A few minutes after UConn completed its 92-50 win over South Florida at Gampel Pavilion, Geno Auriemma sidled up to the rookie analyst on ESPN2's telecast for a short postgame interview. Sue Bird likely is the greatest point guard to play...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck
    Fourteen-year-old Morgan Tuck had just completed her first photo shoot, commissioned because she was selected as the youngest Ms. Basketball of Illinois in the prestigious award's 24-year history. The freshman sat in the middle of the court where her...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm
    David the bus driver is like a lot of people. He knew about girls high school basketball, he'd heard about Candace Parker. But Dave never had watched her play. "You can't really understand what she's like until you see her," Naperville Central coach Andy...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker
    A year ago, Naperville Central girls basketball coach Andy Nussbaum went on his school's public-address system to make this announcement: "Congratulations to Candace Parker. She's decided to forgo the rest of her high school eligibility to sign with...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim
    Candace Parker picked her grandfather. An assignment in her speech class required her to pay tribute to someone, and she had many influential people from which to choose. People like her father, Larry, who showed her how to dunk a basketball, and her...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2014 | Mount Carmel's Tyra Buss

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2014 | Mount Carmel's Tyra Buss
    Tyra Buss crouches just inside the free-throw line, arms stretched almost as wide as the smile that dents her cheeks. Her back is to the basket. Her spent legs, bent into the shape of the number seven,hold her up. As always, she's the star of Mount...
  • National Women's Forecast: ND, South Carolina Could Mount Challenge

    National Women's Forecast: ND, South Carolina Could Mount Challenge
    During the American Athletic Conference media day in New York, last month, South Florida coach Jose Fernandez was asked about his team’s chances of taking down the league’s top dog this season. To answer the question, Fernandez chose a...
  • Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her

    Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her
    STORRS — Last weekend, Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women's basketball court at UConn's new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her...
  • Breanna Stewart Hopes To Become 4th Collegian To Make USA Team

    Breanna Stewart Hopes To Become  4th Collegian To Make USA Team
    STORRS — For as long as people have been watching, Breanna Stewart has played alongside teammates much older. There's a very good reason for it. No calendar has been able to confine her talent. Next week, the UConn junior and reigning Associated...
  • UConn, Sun Represented On USA Invite List

        Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
  • For Rewards, Increasing Risks

     For Rewards, Increasing Risks
    Heading overseas is a way of life for many WNBA players as they supplement what they earn in the United States. Over the years, two of the more lucrative places have been Israel and Russia, each torn by political strife that may not stop WNBA players...