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Geno Auriemma

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  • Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon

    Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon
    Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy. UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. "These pre-eminent coaches lead...
  • UConn-Duke Men's Game At Meadowlands Being Finalized

    UConn and Duke are close to an agreement to play a men's basketball game just before Christmas at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. UConn sources said talks have been continuing for a series of this nature. ESPN reported Wednesday that an agreement is...
  • UConn Women's Heights Began in the Depths

    On Tuesday night, The University of Connecticut Women's Basketball program won a record ninth national championship, finishing the season 40-0. Ho hum. Cue the confetti. Throw a parade. Yeah, we almost take the excellence of the UConn women for granted,...
  • With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine

    With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine
    HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
  • Bitterness Is In The Air With Tina Charles' Departure

    Bitterness Is In The Air With Tina Charles' Departure
    UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
  • Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault

     Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault
    During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun, Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA draft day. If he wasn't, all he needed to do was look at the numbers: Before the 2014 entry draft, the Huskies...
  • Geno Says Natalie Butler Can Be A 'Game-Changer'

    Geno Says Natalie Butler Can Be A 'Game-Changer'
    Natalie Butler's transfer to UConn was made official by the women's basketball program on Wednesday and Geno Auriemma said the 6-foot-5 center from Georgetown, in time, will be a great asset to his program. "Coming out of high school, Natalie was one of...
  • Dan Haar: Recruiting Loss Is Good for Basketball — UConn Too

    Don't tell this to Geno Auriemma, but the decision by A'ja Wilson to play for her home state university in South Carolina instead of the University of Connecticut should be good news for UConn fans. Sure, the imperial UConn women's basketball dynasty...
  • This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface

    This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface
    There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy. The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...
  • Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture

    Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture
    UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley. And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
  • Junior star Asia Durr thrives amid hype at Nike Invitational

    HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort. Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...