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Five big reasons to watch women's college basketball

The UConn women's basketball team and its consecutive wins streak has dominated recent headlines, but the Huskies are not the only ones worth watching in women's college hoops this season. From the Stanford Cardinal's towering frontcourt to a North Carolina player's compelling comeback from cancer to the new polish on Brittney Griner's astoundingly athletic game, here are five more hoops stories to follow.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:28 AM ET
By Kara Lawson

The UConn women's basketball team and its consecutive wins streak has dominated the headlines so far this year. But here are five more BIG reasons the Huskies won't be the only ones worth watching in women's college hoops this season:

Brittney Griner -- The 6-foot-8 phenom made her presence known with stunning, spectacular play last season, as she led her Baylor squad all the way to the Final Four. As a freshman, Griner dazzled with her play above the rim and frustrated her opponents ...

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