U.S. team named for Olympic women's hoops

COLORADO SPRINGS, March 30 (UPI) -- Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi were named to their third U.S. Olympic women's basketball team Friday.

WNBA: Detroit 79, Connecticut 55

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Swin Cash had 16 points and eight rebounds as the Detroit Shock beat the Connecticut Sun, 79-55, Sunday night to take the WNBA Eastern Conference title.

WNBA: Detroit 70, Connecticut 59

AUBURN HILLS, Mo., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Deanna Nolan had 21 points and seven assists Thursday night as Detroit beat Connecticut, 70-59, in Game 1 of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals.

WNBA: Sacramento 66, Connecticut 55

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Yolanda Griffith had 19 points and 11 rebounds Sunday as the Sacramento Monarchs beat the Connecticut Sun, 66-55, for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 WNBA Finals.

WNBA: Connecticut 77, Sacramento 70 (OT)

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 24 points and 16 rebounds Thursday while pacing Connecticut to a 77-70 overtime win over Sacramento in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals.

WNBA: Connecticut 77, Indiana 67

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Margo Dydek scored four of her 12 points in overtime Saturday as Connecticut beat the Indiana Fever, 77-67, in Game 2 of the WNBA's Eastern Conference Finals.

WNBA: Connecticut 73, Indiana 68

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 24 points Thursday night as Connecticut beat Indiana, 73-68, in Game 1 of the WNBA's Eastern Conference finals.

Connecticut 75, Detroit 67

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Lindsay Whalen scored 27 points and Taj McWilliams-Franklin added 16 Friday night as Connecticut beat Detroit, 75-67. With the victory, the Sun advanced to the

WNBA: Connecticut 73, Detroit 62

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Nykesha Sales had 19 points Wednesday night to lead Connecticut to a 73-62 win over Detroit in the opener of their WNBA Eastern Conference playoff series.

WNBA: New York 64, Connecticut 58

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Catherine Kraayeveld scored 14 points Saturday to lead four players with double figures as New York beat Connecticut, 64-58.

WNBA: Connecticut 84, Charlotte 70

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 24 points and added 11 rebounds Thursday night as Connecticut rolled past Charlotte, 84-70.

WNBA: Connecticut 80, Washington 77

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Nykesha Sales scored a team-high 17 points Sunday night to lead Connecticut to an 80-77 win over Washington.

WNBA: Connecticut 74, Indiana 63

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Nykesha Sales scored 26 points Saturday night as Connecticut topped Indiana, 74-63.

WNBA: New York 89, Connecticut 79

NEW YORK, July 7 (UPI) -- Ann Wauters scored 23 points and Becky Hammon added 20 and eight assists to lead the New York Liberty to an 89-79 win over Connecticut Thursday night.

WNBA: Connecticut 68, Seattle 64

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Katie Douglas scored 18 points Friday night as Connecticut downed Seattle, 68-64, in the opening game of the WNBA Finals.
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