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Geno Auriemma

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  • Jefferson Dominates Against Her Home State's University

    Jefferson Dominates Against Her Home State's University
    ALBANY — When Moriah Jefferson was emerging from the Dallas area as a top college basketball prospect, staying in her home state wasn't an option. Jefferson wanted to challenge herself at the highest level of college basketball. That meant leaving...
  • UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas

    UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas
    ALBANY — From his first NCAA Tournament win in 1991 through his 100th on Saturday, Geno Auriemma has witnessed some sublime basketball from his UConn players. Somehow, though, his team reaches the bar that he continues to raise. If his Huskies are...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out

    Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out
    STORRS — If there is a recipe for success against the best women's college basketball team in the country, this wasn't a bad first ingredient. Rutgers, unafraid at Gampel Pavilion, was physical and aggressive in its NCAA Tournament game against...
  • Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale

    Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale
    STORRS — On her final night at Gampel Pavilion, the great sharpshooter, the greatest in the history of women's college basketball, hit five more three-pointers. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 386 threes for her career now and is seven from setting the...
  • No. 1 UConn moves on with 91-55 rout of Rutgers

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma was in a reflective mood on his 61st birthday after the Huskies earned their 22nd consecutive trip to the NCAA regional semifinals. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points to lead his top-ranked UConn team to a 91-55 rout of...
  • Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success

    Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success
    STORRS — No one needs to remind Geno Auriemma how significant winning nine national championships in 20 years has been, although he sometimes wishes some of those who follow his team would understand they don't just hang off low branches waiting...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16

    Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16
    STORRS — If he has said it once, Geno Auriemma has said it 913 times, even before Monday's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion. To paraphrase: If you don't think you can beat UConn, you're done before the bus...
  • Williams Provided Spark When Needed

    Williams Provided Spark When Needed
    STORRS — It was midway through the first half and UConn's lead over Rutgers was shrinking. The Scarlet Knights scored six unanswered points, were within five points of the Huskies and were deploying a physical approach that seemingly was working....
  • Geno Auriemma Finds Time For Kid Who Grew Up On UConn

    Geno Auriemma Finds Time For Kid Who Grew Up On UConn
    In the haze created by his national persona, it sometimes gets lost that Geno Auriemma, and his nine-time national championship program, is the still the subject of many schoolgirl crushes right here in Connecticut. There is no way to tell just how many...
  • Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level

    Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level
    STORRS — Before Saturday night, the last NCAA Tournament appearance was three years ago, the last tournament victory was four years ago, and the last time Rutgers was truly a star on the national women's basketball stage was eight years ago....