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UConn Has Heavy Presence In the USA Basketball National Team Pool

UConn Has Heavy Presence In the USA Basketball National Team Pool

Ten past and present UConn women’s basketball players are among the 29 players named to the 2017-20 USA Basketball National Team pool.

The pool includes five college players, including Katie Lou Samuelson and Napheesa Collier. Also on list are former UConn All-Americans Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird, who have been part of four Olympic gold medal teams. Each hinted that the 2016 Olympics might be their last, but they are competing for spots on the 2018 World Cup roster and appear to be on course for the 2020 Olympics.

Other UConn products among the 29: Tina Charles, Stefanie Dolson, Tiffany Hayes, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck of the Connecticut Sun.

The pool...

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