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Geno Auriemma

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  • High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion

    High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma is coach of the defending national college basketball champions. He remains coach of the Olympic gold medalists. Auriemma is also a Connecticut resident. And as the NCAA Division I women's tournament starts this weekend at...
  • 30 Wins? UConn Does It Again

    30 Wins? UConn Does It Again
    UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma's face lit up when we started talking about Yale's victory at Harvard on Friday night. The hot, sold-out gym … the fans so close, so loud … the Harvard kids yelling "Safety School!" at the Yale kids …...
  • For Mosqueda-Lewis, A Perfect Kind Of Senior Day

    For Mosqueda-Lewis, A Perfect Kind Of Senior Day
    STORRS — This would be the perfect afternoon for the perfect shooter. This was a Senior Day that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis knew she would share with Kiah Stokes, but suddenly found herself sharing with her little brother. Xander, 4 years old, bow tie,...
  • Stokes Has Two Tough Guys, Both Father Figures, In Her Corner

    Stokes Has Two Tough Guys, Both Father Figures, In Her Corner
    STORRS — Kiah Stokes smiled mischievously when asked what she will say to Geno Auriemma when they hug at center court of Gampel Pavilion during Senior Day ceremonies Saturday. "Maybe that he probably couldn't wait for this day to happen," Stokes...
  • Remembering The UConn Team That Changed Women's Basketball

    Remembering The UConn Team That Changed Women's Basketball
    STORRS — They looked up at the video board, looked at each other and asked each other the same question. "Rebecca's like, 'It has been 20 years? That's crazy!'" Kara Wolters said. Outside Gampel Pavilion on Saturday an imperfect storm swept...
  • Auriemma On Messages Sent And A Golf Game With Dean Smith

    Auriemma On Messages Sent And A Golf Game With Dean Smith
    STORRS — Breanna Stewart, the best player in America, was talking about messages. The message Geno Auriemma sent Morgan Tuck, Kiah Stokes and Stewart with love not-so-tender in Elvis Presley's hometown Saturday. The message the three intended to...
  • It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success

    It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success
    They are sons of immigrants. One's Italian surname ends with a familiar vowel. The other's Polish name ends with an equally familiar "ski." Forever sons of immigrants, and they embrace that birthright with all their being. They, too, are the...
  • Geno's Grille Set To Open In Southington

    Geno's Grille Set To Open In Southington
    While UConn head women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma and his team were beating St. John's in the Maggie Dixon Classic in New York City Sunday, son Michael Auriemma, was also at work, giving friends and family a sneak peek at his dad's newest...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Remains Undeterred

    Mosqueda-Lewis Remains Undeterred
    NEW YORK — When it all goes perfectly, and sometimes it does for the UConn women, their performances over the years have been compared to a Broadway play. When the ball rotates so crisply, bing, bing, bing, open three for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis,...
  • Gabby Williams Moving Forward Quickly

    Gabby Williams Moving Forward Quickly
    UNCASVILLE — It was after one of the campus practices early in the season when Geno Auriemma's attention turned to Gabby Williams. Auriemma has a record nine national championships. He also has a record nine million wisecracks, and he decided to...
  • UConn And Tennessee: Time To Renew Women's Basketball Rivalry

    UConn And Tennessee: Time To Renew Women's Basketball Rivalry
    The pen of women's basketball history is in Geno Auriemma's hand now. The UConn-Tennessee rivalry didn't invent the sport, but it sure as hell made the sport. And when Pat Summitt showed a coward's wisdom in 2007 by ending the greatest series in women's...