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  • Fever pull together after January injury to beat the Mercury

    Fever pull together after January injury to beat the Mercury
    As Briann January lay motionless on the floor in pain, teammate Tamika Catchings covered her face with a towel to hide her tears from fans.  January collapsed early in the fourth quarter with an injury to her right knee while going after a defensive...
  • Testing Story

    "We huddled," Hayes said. "We were supposed to set a double screen, and Kelly said if they play it wrong, she's going long. I was looking for that first. She went. I threw a perfect pass. She caught it like a running back and she finished." "It was...
  • Miller's mark won't soon be matched

    Miller's mark won't soon be matched
    PASADENA — There is a real possibility that no one from the Pasadena Poly girls' basketball program will ever match the entire body of work of graduating senior Michelle Miller. The 17-year-old, who lives within walking distance of the 378 student-...
  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis: California Player Of Year Knew She'd End Up At UConn

    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis: California Player Of Year Knew She'd End Up At UConn
    STORRS -- Imagine the kismet of the moment for Mater Dei girls basketball coach Kevin Kiernan on his first day on the job four summers ago. The Santa Ana, Calif., school was known for spawning college quarterbacks; some good, like Matt Barkley and Colt...
  • Baby Steps: Five Women's Freshmen Who Made A Difference

    Baby Steps: Five Women's Freshmen Who Made A Difference
    Five players who showed up in Storrs and made an impact on the UConn women's basketball team as freshmen: Maya Moore (2007-08) Started 30 games in 2007-08 and averaged 17.8 points and 7.6 rebounds to become the first freshman in Big East history, men or...
  • The Mouth That Soared: Winning And Spinning, Hall Of Fame Coach Will Kick Tail And Tell Tales

    The Mouth That Soared: Winning And Spinning, Hall Of Fame Coach Will Kick Tail And Tell Tales
    STORRS -- He is who he is, says what he says. And after 27 years of press conferences, some even conducted in Italian, there's no chance public opinion, pressure or pleading will keep Geno Auriemma from speaking his mind. "Generally speaking, there is...
  • The Freshmen: Kiah Stokes, Brianna Banks and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, How Will They Fare?

    The Freshmen: Kiah Stokes, Brianna Banks and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, How Will They Fare?
    UConn assistant coach Shea Ralph was sitting in her office recently when freshman center Kiah Stokes strode in with a big smile on her face. During a decade as an assistant at Pittsburgh and UConn, Ralph has learned to expect anything at times like this....
  • April 11: MAYA'S MOMENT; Her Day Turns Out To Be Picture Perfect

    BRISTOL -- The photograph was the moment that stood out for her. The girls she had grown up with playing AAU basketball. The young women she had admired through four years in college. The opponents she had battled hardest right through the Final Four...
  • 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....
  • Storm Fall To Phoenix in OT

    Storm Fall To Phoenix in OT
    Penny Taylor scored seven points of her 18 points in overtime, including a key 3-pointer with 1:03 remaining, to lift the Phoenix Mercury to a 101-90 over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to lead Phoenix (16-6), which...