February 18, 2013 in Sports

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Brittney Griner vividly remembers her last trip to Connecticut in two simple words: free throws. As a sophomore, Griner had a miserable time at the line, missing eight foul shots – including a few key ones down the stretch – in Baylor’s one-point loss. The 6-foot-8 star can’t wait for tonight ( 6 p.m., ESPN2) and a chance at redemption when the top-ranked Lady Bears visit No. 3 UConn in a late-season, nonconference clash that could be a preview of the NCAA championship game in April. “I hope I get fouled on the first play so I can shoot some free throws,” said Griner, a career 75 percent free-throw shooter. – Associated Press


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