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  • Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault

     Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault
    During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun, Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA draft day. If he wasn't, all he needed to do was look at the numbers: Before the 2014 entry draft, the Huskies...
  • Tina Charles Highlights

    2013: Averaged 18.0 points and 10.1 rebounds. ... Had 17 double-doubles. ... Led Connecticut Sun in rebounding 20 times in 29 games. 2012: Named WNBA MVP. ... Became the first player in WNBA history to record a third 20-20 game, with 23 points and 22...
  • Tina Charles Confirms She Was Ready To Sit Out If Not Traded

    Tina Charles Confirms She Was Ready To Sit Out If Not Traded
    Tina Charles, a former rookie of the year and MVP for the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, said Tuesday that her decision to ask for a trade was fueled primarily by a desire for change that involved returning to New York, being close to her family and playing at...
  • Dolson, Hartley To Play Together For Mystics

    Dolson, Hartley To Play Together For Mystics
    UNCASVILLE – For the past four seasons, Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley provided UConn with a core of talent and dependability that led the Huskies to four Final Fours and the last two national championships. Monday night at the Mohegan Sun...
  • Bitterness Is In The Air With Tina Charles' Departure

    Bitterness Is In The Air With Tina Charles' Departure
    UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
  • Stanford star goes first in WNBA draft

    Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike became the top overall pick in the WNBA draft Monday, two years after sister Nnneka was taken first by the Los Angeles Sparks. The Connecticut Sun grabbed the 6-foot-3-inch Chiney with the first selection in Uncasville,...
  • Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun

    Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun
    Former Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas was anxious. She arrived in Uncasville, Conn. on Friday alone in preparation for the WNBA draft. Her family arrived at 2 a.m. Monday after a four-and-a-half hour car ride, joining their daughter for the final...
  • WNBA Draft Round-By-Round Selections

    First Round 1. Connecticut Sun: Chiney Ogwumike, Stanford 2. Tulsa Shock: Odyssey Sims, Baylor 3 San Antonio Stars: Kayla McBride, Notre Dame 4. Connecticut Sun (From New York): Alyssa Thomas, Maryland 5. Indiana Fever: Natasha Howard, Florida State...
  • Sun Draft Chiney Ogwumike, Then Trade Tina Charles To Liberty

    Chiney Ogwumike has a smile to light up a room and a work ethic to light up a scoreboard. Those were the two qualities the Connecticut Sun lacked most last season on their way to the worst record in the WNBA. Monday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena, the Sun...
  • Dolson, Hartley Expected To Go Early In WNBA Draft

    Dolson, Hartley Expected To Go Early In WNBA Draft
    Winning nine national championships, one World Championship and an Olympic gold medal gives Geno Auriemma the forum to tell WNBA coaches and general managers what he thinks. That includes those who have played for him at UConn. That's an group that held...
  • Sun Pick First In WNBA Draft; Not Tipping Hand Yet

    After finishing in last place in the WNBA last season, with a roster depleted by injuries, the Connecticut Sun were faced with a conundrum. The Sun knew they had to change the look of a team whose smile had turned upside down. And change has come...