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Jeff Jacobs: Budget Cuts? Geno Takes General Assembly To School

Jeff Jacobs: Budget Cuts? Geno Takes General Assembly To School

Geno Auriemma was out of state the past few days. He said he hasn't gotten any direct blowback from his voice-over on a video promoting UConn in its fight against more than $300 million in cuts to the state university. Not yet anyway.

"Nobody called me with death threats," Auriemma said. "I know, they don't want to hear how much money I'm making. Who the hell are you? How much are we paying a women's basketball coach? I get it. If you want me to leave, I'll leave. Go back and play Maine and Rhode Island. I'm on the back nine now, I'm on the last three holes. I'm not worried."

UConn's 63-year-old Hall of Fame women's basketball coach was being his typical...

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