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UConn Women On The Money, On The Move And (Four) On The Naismith List

UConn Women On The Money, On The Move And (Four) On The Naismith List

Geno Auriemma, Chris Dailey and the rest of the UConn women’s basketball coaches pull in recruits from all over the nation and beyond. Whether it be Kia Nurse from Ontario, Katie Lou Samuelson from California, Gabby Williams from Nevada or Napheesa Collier from Missouri, most arrive in Storrs having essentially scored at will during high school.

“It's not easy to get a lot of really good players in high school who score 4,000 points apiece to come to Connecticut and tell them, 'Tonight, you're going to have to pass the ball,'” Auriemma said Monday night after the top-ranked Huskies defeated No. 4 Louisville at Gampel Pavilion. “They break out into a rash, start getting the shakes....

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