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  • Jackson, Agler Earn Awards from WNBA

    Jackson, Agler Earn Awards from WNBA
    Seattle Storm forward-center Lauren Jackson was named the 2010 WNBA Most Valuable Player presented by Kia Motors, the league announced today. Jackson, who received 323 points (22 first place votes) from a national panel of 39 sportswriters and...
  • Tina Charles Scores 21 In Sun Victory

    Tina Charles Scores 21 In Sun Victory
    UNCASVILLE — The Connecticut Sun trailed Atlanta 11-0 just 1:48 into their WNBA preseason opener Tuesday and it didn't matter because this is the time when building momentum is more important than fretting about the moment. So Sun coach Mike...
  • Lawson Leads A Fast Start

    No player on the Connecticut Sun is more familiar with foreign national anthems than Kara Lawson, the veteran guard and 2008 U.S.Olympic gold medalist. On Friday, Lawson heard the anthem of the Polish national team -- played by a polka band dressed in...
  • Charles Opens WNBA Career With Double-Double As Sun Defeat Sky

    Charles Opens WNBA Career With Double-Double As Sun Defeat Sky
    Former UConn All-American Tina Charles scored 17 points and 10 rebounds in her professional debut Saturday to lead the Connecticut Sun to a 74-61 win over the Chicago Sky in the WNBA opener at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Charles, the first overall pick in the...
  • Spotlight On Ketia Swanier

    Swanier is the only freshman to open the season as UConn's starting point guard and finished her career as the only player in program history to rank among the top 10 career leaders in games played, assists and steals. Swanier also won the first Big...
  • Fever Defeat Sun, 77-67

    Katie Douglas scored 20 points and Tamika Catchings scored 12 of her 18 in the fourth quarter to help the Indiana Fever beat the Connecticut Sun 77-67 on Sunday. Catchings also had 13 rebounds and four steals for the Fever. She made all eight of her free...
  • Spotlight On Sue Bird

    Bird came to UConn after a spectacular high school career at Christ the King in New York but her freshman season was cut short by a knee injury sustained in practice eight games into the season. But she rebounded quite well, becoming one of the most...
  • Sun Blow 21-Point Lead But Defeat Mercury

    Sun Blow 21-Point Lead But Defeat Mercury
    —The Connecticut Sun may have blown a 21-point lead on Sunday, but the bottom line is they won in Phoenix for the first time in five years. Tina Charles had 24 points and 12 rebounds and hit the final points of the game on two free throws with 1:17...
  • Spotlight On Svetlana Abrosimova

    Abrosimova, 29, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and while playing for Petrogradskoi N86 (high school) began training with the Russian national team. She was MVP of the 1998 European Basketball Championships after being recruited by UConn through the...
  • Charles Has 23 Boards In Sun Win

    Charles Has 23 Boards In Sun Win
    — The Connecticut Sun had been in a defensive funk. The choreography hadn't been right; bad on Broadway, especially bad in the WNBA. So it wasn't the best time for a visit from the dynamic Diana Taurasi, the league's leading scorer and former...
  • Charles Ties Franchise Record In Win At Tulsa

    Tina Charles had 16 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday night, tying a franchise record with her 12th double-double of the season, as the Connecticut Sun defeated the Tulsa Shock, 101-89. "I feel great about it," Charles said of matching the mark set by Taj...