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  • For Appetizers, A Slice Of Bria: Big East Freshman Of Year Played Like A Veteran, Says She Is Hungry For More

    For Appetizers, A Slice Of Bria: Big East Freshman Of Year Played Like A Veteran, Says She Is Hungry For More
    STORRS -- It's difficult to decide whether the sneakers in her closet are more numerous than the expectations on the shoulders of UConn sophomore guard Bria Hartley. But one thing is certain, she collects shoes obsessively. "Oh man, I'm not exactly...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the women's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: Big East Women's Capsules By John Altavilla|jaltavilla@courant.com |Note: Listed in predicted order of finish Notre Dame Last...
  • 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....
  • Md. angle: McCoughtry perfect from field as U.S. women pound China

    — The U.S. women's basketball team destroyed China, 114-66, on Saturday afternoon at Olympic Park Basketball Arena, closing pool play unbeaten in five games and setting team records while doing so. In winning its 38th straight Olympic game, the...
  • 'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'

    'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'
    After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order. "My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
  • Storm Lose on Last Second Shot by Sparks

    Storm Lose on Last Second Shot by Sparks
    The biggest shot of Nneka Ogwumike's young pro career sunk the Storm Sunday in Los Angeles. With the game tied at 65 and the clock ticking toward zero, the No. 1 overall pick of this year's draft drove and shot an off-balance runner under defensive...
  • Storm Hand Lynx First Loss of the Season

    Storm Hand Lynx First Loss of the Season
    - The Lynx suffered their first defeat of the 2012 season. Their 10 wins were the most ever to start a year in WNBA history.   - The Storm also snapped Minnesota's 13-game winning streak, which was tied with the Storm's 2010 streak for third longest...
  • Storm Win 5th Straight, Beat Mystics on Road

    Storm Win 5th Straight, Beat Mystics on Road
    Sue Bird scored 25 points and Ann Wauters added 14 as the Seattle Storm won its fifth straight. The Storm, who improved to 6-7, never trailed and held a 30-17 advantage at the free throw line in the opener of a four-game road swing. Seattle continues...
  • McCoughtry now ready for key role on Olympic team

    McCoughtry now ready for key role on Olympic team
    When Angel McCoughtry steps on the floor of Basketball Arena in London later this month, she won't play in front of the largest crowd of her life. In her country's opening game against Croatia on July 28, the Baltimore native won't face the best...
  • U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Team Cruises Past Great Britain, 88-63

    U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Team Cruises Past Great Britain, 88-63
    MANCHESTER, England -- The U.S. Olympic women's basketball team pulled away from Great Britain in the third quarter on their way to a 88-63 win in a pre-Olympic exhibition game on Wednesday. Former UConn star Maya Moore led the Americansd with 18...
  • WNBA: Candace Parker leads Sparks to exhibition win over Seattle

     
    Candace Parker had 17 points and five rebounds to lead the Sparks to a 71-66 victory over the defending champion Seattle Storm in their first exhibition game of the season Wednesday at Cal State Dominguez Hills. The Sparks led by......