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  • Taurasi's Future, Of Course, Will Include Basketball

    Taurasi's Future, Of Course, Will Include Basketball
    UNCASVILLE — Diana Taurasi turned 32 last week, just another number. "I don't think growing up is in the plans for me," Taurasi said Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. "It's not on my bucket list." Good for her. Good for women's basketball. It was...
  • Diana Taurasi To UConn Fans: Future As Bright As Past

    Diana Taurasi To UConn Fans: Future As Bright As Past
    Here’s some very good news about Diana Taurasi. She’s has no plans to shake off the youthful vigor she has for life. “I don’t think growing up is in the plans for me,” she said Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. “It&...
  • UConn Reunion At Mohegan Sun

    UConn Reunion At Mohegan Sun
    UNCASVILLE — The 5,014 Sun fans gave Kara Lawson a decidedly mixed reaction upon her return to Mohegan Sun Arena Thursday night. Although Lawson had nothing bad to say about anybody after the Mystics beat the Sun 74-66, it was no secret that she was...
  • Final Four Flashback: Twin Titles

    UCONN MEN Championship game, April 4, 2004, UConn 82, Georgia Tech 73 Highlights: Emeka Okafor was immense for the Huskies with a double-double (24 points, 15 rebounds). ... Ben Gordon scored 21 and Rashad Anderson 18. ... UConn led 13-12 with 12:46...
  • Time Running Out For UConn's Morgan Tuck This Season

    Time Running Out For UConn's Morgan Tuck This Season
    HARTFORD — When Geno Auriemma said Wednesday he was concerned that the season was close "to getting away" from sophomore Morgan Tuck, he was referring to a decision that Tuck and the staff might soon have to make about her future. Tuck missed her...
  • 1,000 Reasons Geno Will Always Have A Place In Their Hearts

    To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted: The Guarding Of...
  • A Select Group: UConn's WNBA First-Rounders

    A Select Group: UConn's WNBA First-Rounders
    It's likely that Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley will be among the 12 players taken in the first round of the 2014 WNBA draft. If that happens, they will join the list of 13 Huskies first-rounders since the draft began in 1998. 2001: Svetlana Abrosimova...
  • Reza Badiyi dies at 81; prolific TV director

    Reza Badiyi dies at 81; prolific TV director
    Reza Badiyi, a prolific television director whose credits included "Get Smart" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and who set a Directors Guild of America record for directing the most hours of episodic series television, has died. He was 81. Badiyi, who...
  • April 7, 2004: Make It A Double. Taurasi Caps Career With Another Title For Huskies

    Originally published April 7, 2004 NEW ORLEANS -- It was three weeks ago, on Selection Sunday, when UConn coach Geno Auriemma reflected on an arduous regular season. The Huskies had lost four games -- a rarity in the past few seasons -- and players...
  • Seize spring's wildflower moment

    Seize spring's wildflower moment
    Is spring really, finally here? The answer is at your local actively managed forest preserve. Are there little wildflowers popping out beneath the trees? If so, bring out the hammock. One visit to the Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve in Long Grove,...
  • Analysis: School board curbs losing steam

    Analysis: School board curbs losing steam
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Legislation aimed at curbing local school boards' power hasn't fared well so far this legislative session, testament, perhaps, to the boards' collective influence in Baton Rouge, if not to the strength of their argument that they...
  • UConn Women's Big East Awards

    Big East Player of the Year Maya Moore 2009 Maya Moore 2008 Diana Taurasi - 2004, 2003 Sue Bird 2002 Shea Ralph 2000 Svetlana Abrosimova 1999 Nykesha Sales 1998 Kara Wolters 1997 Jennifer Rizzotti 1996 Rebecca Lobo 1995, 1994 Kerry Bascom 1991,...