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USA Basketball

A variety of links on our National Team from around the web:

Moore not going to Russia

The roster for the U.S. women’s national team that will journey to Russia for a tournament this week is being announced today. There will be few surprises simply because there aren’t many options.

Read more: Courant.com – Sports

Candace Parker Makes it to USA Camp

It feels great to be back out here. Obviously I’m excited. It’s weird to think that four years ago I was just starting with USA Basketball on the National Team level. It’s always good to get a head start, I’m excited. I think we’re doing really well in training camp. I’m looking forward to it.

Read more: UT/Lakers/Sparks

Tina Charles expected to be named to USA Team

UConn senior center Tina Charles is expected to be one of the 13 players named to the USA senior national team tomorrow that will play in a three-game exhibition series in Russia.

Read more: UCONN | Women’s Basketball

It was Maya Moore’s choice not to go to Russia

Tell me how many college kids, even those remarkably grounded, would choose a week of classes over the chance to go to Russia for a week with great friends and two of her all-time favorite coaches?

Read more: UCONN | Women’s Basketball

U.S. women’s hoops team out to find post depth

From Anne Donovan and Katrina McClain to Lisa Leslie and Tina Thompson, the U.S. women’s basketball team has always been able to wear down its opponents with its depth at the post.

Read more: SI.com – More

Women’s USA camp in DC has decidedly UConn flavor

Coach Geno Auriemma was at ease on the first day of the U.S. women’s basketball training camp.

It wasn’t too surprising since the Wednesday practice resembled a UConn alumni game with Sue Bird going head-to-head at the point against Renee Montgomery and Swin Cash and Maya Moore battling for rebounds.

Read more: TheDay.com

Great story about Coach Auriemma and Angel McCoughtry

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