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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Former Huskies Charles, Taurasi on All-WNBA squad

Former UConn stars Tina Charles of the Connecticut Sun and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury were named to the All-WNBA first team along with league MVP Tamika Catchings of Indiana, Angel McCoughtry of Atlanta and Lindsay Whalen of Minnesota.

Charles earned a spot on the list of the WNBA's best five players for the first time after leading the league with an average of 11 rebounds per game while Taurasi was selected for the sixth time after winning her fifth league scoring championship with an average of 21.6 points per game.

Former UConn star Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm was named to the second team.

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