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Matt Dwyer
April 02, 2019 - 3:29 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma is a bit bemused by what seems like a renewed sense of enthusiasm in the Huskies fan base. Hundreds of supporters, some lined up three or four deep behind barriers, waited almost an hour outside Gampel Pavilion on...
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March 31, 2019 - 10:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson put UConn on her injured back and shot the Huskies into a record 12th straight Final Four. Samuelson scored 29 points and second-seeded UConn held off No. 1 Louisville 80-73 on Sunday in the Albany Regional Final. "She made some shots today that only really...
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March 24, 2019 - 9:53 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as UConn held off 10th seeded Buffalo 84-72 on Sunday night to move into the Sweet 16 for a 26th consecutive season. Katie Lou Samuelson and freshman Christyn Williams each added 17 points for the No. 2 seed Huskies (33-...
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Bernie Loubier
March 24, 2019 - 10:24 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut is receiving more than $12 million in federal grant funding from the Air Force Research Lab program. The grant will be used over a four-year-period and enable UConn to assist manufacturers with research and development. Funds will also be used to...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:11 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and UConn, in the unusual position of being a No. 2 seed, got off to its usual NCAA Tournament start with a 110-61 rout of 15th-seeded Towson on Friday night. Collier added 14 rebounds in putting up her fourth straight double-double and 21st...
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March 18, 2019 - 10:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was revealed early thanks to a production error. The bracket was mistakenly put out by ESPN hours before the network had scheduled its...
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March 14, 2019 - 4:38 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Christian Vital scored 25 points and UConn used accurate-shooting to build a double-digit lead and then hold on for an 80-73 victory over South Florida in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. Jalen Adams added 19 points and six rebounds...
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March 10, 2019 - 9:21 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Megan Walker stepped up to fill the scoring gap with the injured All-American Katie Lou Samuelson sitting out the American Athletic Conference Tournament. Walker scored 24 points and Napheesa Collier added 23 points and 12 rebounds in an 81-45 rout of South Florida...
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March 10, 2019 - 9:15 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Polley scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half to lift Connecticut to an 82-73 win over East Carolina on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference season finale for both teams. Josh Carlton added 20 points to lead the Huskies. Christian Vital added 16 points,...
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