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  • After Disappointing Stanford Game, Nurse Steps Up For UConn

    STORRS – If the future plays out the way it now appears, Sunday's 36-point win over Creighton will be remembered for more than the beginning of UConn's next winning streak. Freshman Kia Nurse, a veteran of Canada's senior national team, arrived at...
  • Villanova stymies VCU in dominating win

    Villanova stymies VCU in dominating win
    NEW YORK — It was not the havoc the VCU Rams are accustomed to. Coach Shaka Smart has built the Rams into a fast-paced get-after-it team, but in Monday's semifinal of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center it was the Villanova...
  • DePaul loses at home to Lehigh 86-74

    The team that lost by double figures at home to an Ivy League team in its previous game won by double figures on the road against a Big East opponent Wednesday night. Shooting nearly 57 percent from the field and placing four players in double figures,...
  • Capsule: College Of Charleston Vs. No. 3 UConn Women

    Capsule: College Of Charleston Vs. No. 3 UConn Women
    Time: 8:30 p.m. Where: Germain Arena, Estero, Fla. TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 2-0 Last meeting: UConn, 103-39, Nov. 11, 2012, Gampel...
  • Auriemma Sees Early Games As A Test Drive For Players

    Auriemma Sees Early Games As A Test Drive For Players
    ESTERO, Fla. – Geno Auriemma can really spin metaphors. And when asked this week what he thought of his team after three games, he pulled another out of his verbal garage and took it for a long drive. "This is going to be a long road," Auriemma...
  • Butler Missing Time With Her Teammates

    By the ti me UConn returns home from its game at Notre Dame on Dec. 6 it will have played six of its first seven games on the road.   And while that’s rigorous for the team, it may be even more so for the player it must leave behind, center...
  • High Expectations For UConn Freshman Gabby Williams

    High Expectations For UConn Freshman Gabby Williams
    ESTERO, Fla. – UConn's loss at Stanford Nov. 17 offered a number of clues about the state of its development. Not all were directly related to the mistakes that led to the defeat. Coach Geno Auriemma used only seven of his 12 players and just...
  • Harry Perretta And The Old Big East

     UConn’s longtime Big East rival, Villanova, is one of the eight teams in the Gulf Coast Showcase. And for Wildcats coach Harry Perretta, seeing the Huskies again naturally triggers memories of what life was once like for his program.   “The...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'It's Paramount That We Establish Ourselves' ... Huskies Talk Texas As Showdown Nears

          STORRS –Here are some highlights of interviews with Kevin Ollie, Ryan Boatright and Kentan Facey before practice on Friday, as the Huskies prepare for their high-profile, high-stakes game against Texas ...   Kevin Ollie:   "I...
  • Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt

    Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt
    ESTERO, Fla. — Sources within women's basketball confirmed Saturday that the NCAA's ruling of a secondary violation regarding Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis resulted from a Southeastern Conference...
  • Too Many Flags For UConn To Make Forward Progress

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Of all the glaring numbers in the box score, one statistic stood out from UConn's 41-10 loss to Memphis on Saturday. The Huskies were penalized 10 times for 115 yards. The penalties ranged from pass interference flags against...