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  • Alisha Valavanis takes on a WNBA challenge

    You could consider this the challenge of Alisha Valavanis' professional career. She is leaving college athletics, her area of expertise, her comfort zone. And she is entering the arduous business world of the WNBA, where she's now charged with keeping the...
  • Source: USA Women's Team To Play Canada In Bridgeport

    Source: USA Women's Team To Play Canada In Bridgeport
    The USA Women's National Basketball Team, coached by Geno Auriemma, will play a Sept. 15 exhibition game against Canada at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena, according to a source close to the situation. The announcement will be made at a press...
  • Taurasi's Future, Of Course, Will Include Basketball

    Taurasi's Future, Of Course, Will Include Basketball
    UNCASVILLE — Diana Taurasi turned 32 last week, just another number. "I don't think growing up is in the plans for me," Taurasi said Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. "It's not on my bucket list." Good for her. Good for women's basketball. It was...
  • Amicable Separation: Sun, Tina Charles Move On

    Amicable Separation: Sun, Tina Charles Move On
    After many years as teammates with UConn and the Connecticut Sun, Renee Montgomery, Kalana Greene and Tina Charles developed the type of sisterhood that grows from being together through so many interesting times. And that relationship will last a lot...
  • Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture

    Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture
    UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley. And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
  • UConn's Moriah Jefferson, Geno Auriemma Finalists For National Awards

    UConn's Moriah Jefferson, Geno Auriemma Finalists For National Awards
    Sophomore Moriah Jefferson is a finalist for the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. Jefferson is the youngest of the five finalists. The winner will be announced at the Final Four in April.    ...
  • UConn Starting Five Earns AP Women's All-America Recognition

    UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart took her place among the all-time greats in women's basketball history Tuesday when she was named a unanimous selection to the Associated Press All-America team. But she is just one of five UConn starters to earn some type...
  • Stewart AP Player Of Year; Joins Dolson, Hartley On WBCA Team

    — Saturday wasn't the first time the UConn women's basketball team has had three All-Americans in one season. In 2009, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Renee Montgomery all made what was then the State Farm/Kodak All-America team. In 2002, Sue Bird,...
  • Seems UConn Women Have Potential To Be Geno Auriemma's Best Every Season

    Seems UConn Women Have Potential To Be Geno Auriemma's Best Every Season
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It happens as if on cue with another great UConn women's basketball season. The pundits who marvel at the depth and talent of the team's starting lineup ask Geno Auriemma if he thinks it's the best he's ever had. Auriemma knows...
  • Geno Knows Win Over Strong Baylor Team Will Pay Dividends

    Geno Knows Win Over Strong Baylor Team Will Pay Dividends
    There is legitimacy for the reason UConn did not view Monday's game with No. 7 Baylor with a starry-eyed stare. The game was significant to the Lady Bears in their post-Brittney Griner season. But these games hold different value to UConn, the eight-...
  • Passing? Just Another Phase Of Game UConn Women Excel At

    CINCINNATI — After UConn's 33-point win over Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion on Dec. 29, Bearcats coach Jamelle Elliott said that one of her team's goals was to force UConn into as many passes as possible before taking a shot. And it worked. The...