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Diana Taurasi
Diana  Taurasi

Hometown:
Chino, Calif.

High School:
Don Lugo

Position:
Guard

Olympics:
2004 (Gold), 2008 (Gold), 2012 (Gold)

Graduated:
2004


08/20/2016

Team USA Claims Sixth Straight Olympic Gold With Dominating 101-72 Win Over Spain

Five former Huskies and Geno Auriemma bring home gold medals

04/05/2016

Perfection Achieved!

Huskies Cap Undefeated Season With Fourth-Straight National Championship

04/03/2016

Tuck and Stewart lead UConn Back to the Title Game

Morgan Tuck scores 21 points

12/28/2015

Stewart Leads No. 1 UConn past No. 6 Maryland, 83-73

The three-pronged attack of Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck combined for 57 points, 19 assists and 17 rebounds.

05/12/2015

Auriemma and Krzyzewski Honored by the New York Athletic Club With Prestigious Winged Foot Award

Auriemma Wins Award for Record Ninth Time

08/11/2012

Team USA Wins Fifth-Straight Gold Medal! (AP)

Auriemma and six former Huskies lead the U.S. to an 86-50 win over France in the title game.

07/28/2012

Diana Taurasi London Olympics Gallery (AP)

Images of former UConn star playing in the 2012 Olympics.

07/12/2012

UConn Olympics Photo Gallery

Images of the London Olympics participants with UConn ties.

Became UConn's first two-time national player of the year in 2004 ... Guided the Huskies to three consecutive national championships ... UConn boasted an overall mark of 139-8 during Taurasi's tenure in Storrs ... Three-time Kodak AllAmerica selection ... Two-time Associated Press First Team All-America choice ... First player in UConn history to total 2,000 points, 600 assists and 600 rebounds in a career ... No. 1 overall Draft Pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury ... Member of the 2004 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team which captured the gold medal at the Athens and Beijing Olympics respectively ... Named 2004 WNBA Rookie of the Year ... Seven-Time WNBA All-Star ... Honored as an All-WNBA selection in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was voted as the league's Most Valuable Player in 2009 ... Led WNBA with a league-record 25.3 ppg average in 2006 ... Ranks fifth all-time on UConn's scoring list with 2,156 career points ... Ranks seventh for the highest career scoring average with a 15.0 points per game clip.


SeasonGFGFGAFG%3FG3FGA3%FTFTAFT%TRRPGATOBSMINPTSPPG
2000-0133127286.44471184.3863641.8781063.210972293979136110.9
2001-0239200405.49492209.4407287.8281584.1208834650113156414.6
2002-0337237498.47670200.350119146.8152256.11611154532118166317.9
2003-0435197432.45685218.39089112.7951394.0170832753111556816.2
Totals1447611621.469318811.392316386.8196284.46483531471744218215615.0