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Geno Auriemma

UConn's Breanna Stewart More Confident Than Ever

UConn's Breanna Stewart More Confident Than Ever

HARTFORD — Over the course of her career, Geno Auriemma has noticed a difference in the way senior Breanna Stewart approaches the game. As you might expect, the change has been for the good.

"Stewie is way less stubborn than she was back then," Auriemma said. "Down deep inside, she is still cocky and confident, which is good. But I think she understands that in order to get better, you have to pay attention and listen. I think being involved with the national team, going to those practices and playing in those games has helped. She looks around [and thinks], 'OK, I'm just as talented, if not more, than a lot of the guys on that team, but that is not enough.' And...