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  • UConn's Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis Finalists For Wade Trophy

    UConn's Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis Finalists For Wade Trophy
    UConn women's stars Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis are among 12 finalists for the Wade Trophy, given annually to the top Division I women's basketball player. Previous Huskies to win include Maya Moore (the only player to win three in a row),...
  • Girls basketball: Montini's Jarosinski gets nod for Team USA under-16 trials

    Girls basketball: Montini's Jarosinski gets nod for Team USA under-16 trials
    Montini freshman center Lindsey Jarosinski has been invited to try out for the USA Basketball U16 national team. The trials will take place at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., from May 21-25. Jarosinski's invitation adds ...
  • WNBA All-Star Game, Draft To Be Held At Mohegan Sun

    UNCASVILLE – Connecticut will host two major women's basketball events this year. WNBA President Laurel Richie announced Wednesday the All-Star Game and draft will return to Mohegan Sun. The All-Star Game will be held Saturday, July 25, at 3:30 p....
  • WNBA Players, Management Not Surprised By Taurasi's Decision

    WNBA Players, Management Not Surprised By Taurasi's Decision
    UNCASVILLE – When Diana Taurasi accepted the offer from Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg to be compensated for sitting out the 2015 WNBA season, many nodded knowingly for two basic reasons. Taurasi, 33, has been dropping hints for years that the...
  • WNBA loses star Diana Taurasi for season because of big Russia payday

    WNBA loses star Diana Taurasi for season because of big Russia payday
    The 2014 WNBA finals MVP, Diana Taurasi, will be M.I.A. in 2015, and she's going to make even more money doing so. Taurasi announced Tuesday that she will sit out the 2015 WNBA season to rest for her Russian EuroLeague club team UMMC Ekaterinburg's...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...