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Diana Taurasi

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  • Geno Offers Friendly Warning To Taurasi

      Geno Auriemma believes Diana Taurasi’s decision to sit out the 2015 WNBA season, on behalf of her Russian team who will pay her not to play, might not bode well for the WNBA. He believes it could begin a trend that might spread to include other...
  • Former UConn Star Taurasi Won't Play In WNBA This Season

    PHOENIX (AP) - The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi. Less than a year after leading the Mercury to their third WNBA title, Taurasi announced Tuesday that she will skip the WNBA season this...
  • Diana Taurasi to skip 2015 WNBA season after getting lucrative offer from Russian team to rest

    Diana Taurasi is getting paid not to play. The Phoenix Mercury star announced Tuesday that she will skip the 2015 WNBA season this summer after accepting an offer from her Russian club to rest. Taurasi was slated to make just more than $108,000 this year...
  • Auriemma Would Rather Reflect On UConn Program, Not His Milestones

    Auriemma Would Rather Reflect On UConn Program, Not His Milestones
    HARTFORD — Soon enough, the time will come for Geno Auriemma and his UConn program to refocus on its annual goal of winning another national championship. For instance, there is a flight to Memphis on Friday, a game there Saturday, a practice in...
  • Diana Taurasi to skip 2015 WNBA season after receiving lucrative offer from Russian team

    The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi. Less than a year after leading the Mercury to their third WNBA title, Taurasi announced Tuesday that she will skip the WNBA season this summer after...
  • KML Moves Into 10th Place All-Time In Scoring

    KML Moves Into 10th Place All-Time In Scoring
    CINCINNATI — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, already UConn's most prolific three-pointer shooter, officially joined the pantheon of its greatest scorers Sunday at Cincinnati. Playing in just her 122nd game, Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points in 16 minutes to...
  • Sit Down

    UConn wins games by so many points, it's hard for Geno Auriemma to keep his top players on the court. A look at the average minutes per game for UConn's 12 all-time top scorers: 1). Maya Moore, 30.4 (3,036 points, 154 games) 2). Tina Charles, 25.5 (2,...
  • 'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball

    'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball
    When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush. Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...
  • 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...
  • One Man's Opinion: UConn's All-Time Guards

    One Man's Opinion: UConn's All-Time Guards
    UConn has had some pretty good guards in the Geno Auriemma era. With current guard Moriah Jefferson taking more of a leadership role, beat writer John Altavilla ranks the Huskies' all-time guards: 1) Diana Taurasi: Still considered by many the greatest...
  • UConn Women Overpower Temple, 92-58

    UConn Women Overpower Temple, 92-58
    STORRS – On Sunday in Dallas, UConn played a game that seemed more like a caricature than a contest. Its high and lows were exaggerated in every sense. With seven minutes to play, the Huskies led SMU by 65 points, the Mustangs holding just nine...