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Geno Auriemma

UConn Defeats Overmatched Tennessee-Chattanooga, 79-31

UConn Defeats Overmatched Tennessee-Chattanooga, 79-31

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — There are games Geno Auriemma needs to play, games he's asked to play and others he has no intention of ever playing again.

Then there are those he really wants to play. So remember, his team was not at McKenzie Arena on Monday because the bus got lost on the way to Nashville, Memphis or that other city in Tennessee that dips itself in orange.

Geno Auriemma and Tennessee-Chattanooga coach Jim Foster have respected each other for 40 years, since the days at St. Joseph's (Pa.) in the late 1970s when Auriemma, the assistant, handed Foster, the coach, his clipboard during timeouts.

Auriemma brought his top-ranked Huskies to Chattanooga not...