April 02, 2008

Next up, UConn!

Stanford Prepares to Face UConn is an AP report of a press conference held by Tara, Candice and Jayne yesterday.

Trey Wingo, Kara Lawson and Stacy Dales preview Sunday's semifinal games in this video. You'll like what they say about Candice.

Sunday's X factors: Stanford's Hones ... is Charlie Creme's (ESPN) matchup analysis. His prediction of a win for UConn is suspect, since he thinks that Ros handles the point and that Jayne and Kayla, "... are outstanding offensive players, but they aren't defensive stoppers."

UConn and Tennessee on Final Four collision course this weekend by Aaron Frankel (Tufts Daily), is mostly about LSU and Tennessee but concludes that Stanford is "becoming less and less of a long shot to win in the Final Four."

UConn Can't Look Past Stanford by Lori Riley (Hartford Courant) is worth reading just for Geno's comment on the box-and-one that UConn may play against Stanford.

Stanford a long way from Paradise by Chris Elsberry (Connecticut Post) discusses how the Cardinal and the Huskies have changed since the Paradise Jam.

Cardinal a feel-good story in tepid times for Pac-10 by Michelle Smith (San Francisco Chronicle), reports that Charli Turner Thorne and Mark Trakh are rooting for Stanford.

Auriemma, Summitt grow tired of media by Rich Elliott (Danbury News-Times), and Summitt Should Address The Geno Question by Jeff Jacobs (Hartford Courant) are to-be-expected rehashes of the Pat/Geno "feud".

UConn Vs. Stanford: A Look Back by John Altavilla and Matt Conyers (Hartford Courant), reviews the prior seven Stanford/UConn games.

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