2020 Tokyo Olympics
The Olympics are winding down but not before the Husky hoopers grab their medals.
Team USA basketball also advanced to the gold medal game while Gabby Williams and France will try to take home bronze.
Gabby Williams also hit some crucial free throws to help send France to the semifinals.
Aaliyah Edwards and Kia Nurse will also depart from Tokyo after Canada was eliminated in the group stage.
Steph Labbé also advanced to the gold medal match with a shutout against the USWNT while Cecile Pieper and Germany were eliminated.
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Also, Gavin Edwards and Japan saw their time at the Olympics come to an end.
Cecile Pieper’s squad also dropped their first game of the Olympics while Niels Giffey and Germany secured a spot in the knockout round.
Breanna Stewart also recorded a double-double in Team USA’s win over Japan.
Dolson joins a long list of Husky alumna to achieve the highest Olympic honor.
Meanwhile, Gavin Edwards and Japan fell to 0-2.
Dolson becomes the 10th former Husky to take home a gold medal at the Olympics.
USA 3x3 also took its first loss while Steph Labbé returned from injury.
Cecile Pieper and Germany also opened up with a win over Great Britain.
Stef Dolson and USA 3x3 also won its first two games in convincing fashion.
The current and former UConn stars will represent six different countries in five different competitions.
From Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi looking for their fifth gold medal to the importance of these games for Aaliyah Edwards, these are four things to keep an eye on over the next couple weeks.
Despite being fully vaccinated, Samuelson will not be allowed to participate in the 3x3 competition.
Giffey qualified with Germany and Edwards was named to the team for host country Japan.
Williams will be the 10th former UConn women’s basketball player heading to Tokyo.
Edwards is the youngest player on the Canadian roster
Two UConn women’s basketball alumni will play in the first Olympic 3x3 basketball competition.
Like always, the U.S. women’s basketball team has plenty of UConn representation.
Even though the two players are heading to their fifth Olympic Games, they’re still two of the best guards in the national team pool.