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Mike Anthony: Geno Auriemma Seems To Know Why, Not When, He Will Retire

Mike Anthony: Geno Auriemma Seems To Know Why, Not When, He Will Retire

At one point an incredibly lucky, and in some ways unlucky, man or woman will be named the next UConn women’s basketball coach.

The creation of this impossible professional existence, of course, means there will come a time when Geno Auriemma, 64 and approaching his 34th season, will retire. And that means a set of reasons will have prevailed in order for him to sacrifice all he loves about his chosen profession, leave behind the nonsense that does wear on him and move into the next phase of his life.

How long does Auriemma want to do this?

“I don't know, I really don't,” he said this week during the recording of a Courant podcast. “I don't know when you just go, ‘I’m...

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