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Geno Auriemma

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  • On The Fly: A Great Weekend To Be A Sports Fan

    On The Fly: A Great Weekend To Be A Sports Fan
    The weekend appears to have something for all: Opening Day of trout season Saturday (6 a.m.); the UConn spring football game Saturday (3 p.m., gates open at noon); the first big golf event of the season, the Masters (final round Sunday, CBS); the NCAA...
  • Huskies Receive Warm Welcome; 'It Never Gets Old,' Says Geno

    Huskies Receive Warm Welcome; 'It Never Gets Old,' Says Geno
    STORRS — The UConn women's basketball team left the warm sunshine of Tampa, Fla., and returned to a frigid Storrs campus Wednesday afternoon and joined a couple hundred fans at Gampel Pavilion for a brief celebration of the program's 10th national...
  • Rocky Start, But Huskies Became A Team Geno Grew To Love

    Rocky Start, But Huskies Became A Team Geno Grew To Love
    TAMPA, Fla. — UConn coach Geno Auriemma loved his national championship team last season from Day 1. This season, not so much. "Last year's team, we started off Oct. 15 loving each other and it just got better and better," he said. "It was Barney...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Goes Out With A Bang

    Mosqueda-Lewis Goes Out With A Bang
    TAMPA, Fla. — The game was close. At times, it was ugly, marred with turnovers and missed shots. But when UConn senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis stepped up to hit a three-point shot with 4:58 left in the national championship game, it was a thing...
  • Huskies Beat Notre Dame 63-53 For 10th National Title

    Huskies Beat Notre Dame 63-53 For 10th National Title
    TAMPA, Fla. —On the court covered with confetti, players from the past celebrated with players from the present as well-wishers lingered, from family and friends to fellow coaches and even politicians. And amid the celebratory chaos, Geno...
  • Auriemma And Wooden: Relentlessly Chasing Perfection

     Auriemma And Wooden: Relentlessly Chasing Perfection
    TAMPA, Fla. — The insult is not in comparing Geno Auriemma to John Wooden. The insult is not to compare Geno Auriemma and John Wooden. It's not just a matter of whether these two titans of college basketball should be compared. They must be...
  • UConn tops Notre Dame again for NCAA women's tournament title

    UConn tops Notre Dame again for NCAA women's tournament title
    TAMPA, Fla. — Thirty years ago, Geno Auriemma took a coaching job in a Connecticut backwater that isn't even a place of its own but a village within a town of 25,000 inhabitants. The women's basketball program he inherited had fit perfectly in...
  • UConn Wins 10th NCAA Title With 63-53 Defeat Of Notre Dame

    UConn Wins 10th NCAA Title With 63-53 Defeat Of Notre Dame
    TAMPA, Fla. — On the 20th anniversary of the UConn women's first national championship, the Huskies defeated Notre Dame 63-53 for their third consecutive championship and 10th overall title Tuesday night at Amalie Arena. With the 10th title, coach...
  • Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game

    Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game
    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA's John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each...
  • Huskies Are Champs Again — Savor The Moment

    Huskies Are Champs Again — Savor The Moment
    If you are of a certain age, did you ever think the best basketball team in Connecticut history would be a women's team? Probably not, because in 1972, the year that Title IX was passed, the University of Connecticut didn't have a women's basketball...
  • Women's NCAA championship: Who has the edge?

    Women's NCAA championship: Who has the edge?
    Notre Dame (36-2) vs. Connecticut (37-1) 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, ESPN Offense: What can you say about a team that had the most prolific 3-point shooter in NCAA history (Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis) hit 1-for-8 from all distances and still posted a 23-point...