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  • U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

    U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil
    — There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
  • FRESHMAN CLASS: UConn Restocking The Shelves With 3 Impressive Newcomers

    There is a small refrigerator in the women's basketball locker room at Gampel Pavilion that frequently needs to be replenished. Athletes tend to get thirsty after one of those famous Geno Auriemma practices. And the job of restocking it falls to a...
  • UNIFORM NUMBERS: Why The Husky Players Chose To Wear A Certain One

    What's in a number? Well, apparently it depends on what number and how attached a player has become to wearing it during their careers. When Renee Montgomery played for the UConn women she wore No. 20 and then put it on again when the WNBA's Minnesota...
  • Candace Parker voted to be a starter on All-Star team

     
    Sparks forward Candace Parker was voted to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team with 19,376 votes, making her the sixth-leading vote getter. Parker will most likely miss the game because of a torn lateral meniscus in her......
  • WNBA: Top 15 players in league history

     
    Lisa Leslie, Tina Thompson, Ticha Penicheiro and Teresa Weatherspoon were among the 15 WNBA players selected as the top players in league history by fans, sports writers, current players and coaches. Thompson and Penicheiro currently play for the Sparks,...
  • Tina Charles Wins Naismith Award

    Tina Charles Wins Naismith Award
    When she finally takes the time to dwell on the accomplishments of her college career, Tina Charles will be able to measure it by the series of awards and trophies she won as a senior. "I don't think I'll be able to enjoy everything until I'm happy and...
  • Spotlight On Diana Taurasi

    Taurasi was the 2000 Naismith and Parade Magazine National High School Player of the Year. She completed her high school career ranked third (behind Giuliana Mendiola's 3,069 and Cheryl Miller's 3,446) in California state history with 3,047 points....
  • Bio: Hall Of Fame Coach Geno Auriemma

    It hardly seems possible UConn could have realized what was in store in 1985 when it hired an Italian immigrant, just 31 years old, with a college coaching resume just five-years thick, to lead its women's basketball team into the 1990s. Geno Auriemma?...
  • April 9, 2003: Win And Reign. UConn Wins Second Straight Title

    The UConn Huskies do not rebuild. They repeat. A season marked by sweeping change, a record winning streak and a sublime six-game performance by the sport's premier performer ended in ultimate glory Tuesday night. UConn is national champion again. The...
  • Program's Rules Have Built A Following

    Program's Rules Have Built A Following
    STORRS -- It's all about attention to detail at UConn. That's what the Huskies have mastered to build their women's basketball dynasty. It's about discipline as much as talent, decorum as much as defense. It's about playing as a team on the court and...
  • She's Done It Maya Way

    She's Done It Maya Way
    One year from now, Maya Moore will be somewhere in Europe, most likely Russia or Turkey, playing professional basketball. At that point, her career at UConn and her rookie season in the WNBA will be over. And the numbers she will have compiled in the...