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Geno Auriemma

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  • Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack

    Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack
    Geno Auriemma's favorite player of all-time is Walt Frazier. He loved the way Frazier played on both ends of the basketball court. He loved the way he won championships. Most of all, Frazier did it with the undeniable cool that made a young guy from...
  • 6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn

    6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn
    Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival. Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • UConn's Moriah Jefferson, Geno Auriemma Finalists For National Awards

    UConn's Moriah Jefferson, Geno Auriemma Finalists For National Awards
    Sophomore Moriah Jefferson is a finalist for the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. Jefferson is the youngest of the five finalists. The winner will be announced at the Final Four in April.    ...
  • It's The Home Stretch In The Quest For Ninth Championship

    STORRS — It's practically impossible to stroll the grounds surrounding UConn women's basketball without bumping into some kind of milestone. This season's landmark stands at the final destination of a postseason trip that begins Sunday against No....
  • UConn's Quest For Ninth Title Doesn't Play Well Everywhere

    STORRS – Just because the program is bathed in unconditional affection from the hometown fans doesn't mean UConn believes everyone is rooting for it to win a second straight national championship. In fact, Geno Auriemma, who will break Pat Summitt'...
  • Capsule: No. 9 Seed St. Joseph's Vs. No. 1 UConn Women

    Site: Gampel Pavilion Time: 7 p.m. TV: ESPNU (Dave O'Brien and Deb Antonelli) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 4-2 Last meeting: UConn, 87-34, Dec. 21, 2003, The Palestra, Philadelphia Streaks:...
  • Notebook: A Fond Farewell To Gampel For Dolson, Hartley

    STORRS – All-Americans Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley play their final UConn home game Tuesday when the Huskies play St. Joseph's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The game has been switched to ESPNU by the cable network. It will...
  • In Geno's Mind, Ollie Is No. 1 When It Comes To Seeding

    In Geno's Mind, Ollie Is No. 1 When It Comes To Seeding
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma gets a kick out of it. He clicks on the television, he picks up the paper and there is Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer from South Central LA, talking about planting seeds. He's talking about planting seeds for player growth...
  • Picture Perfect: Auriemma Likes UConn's Maturity Level

    Picture Perfect: Auriemma Likes UConn's Maturity Level
    STORRS — Here is some insight about gauging team maturity from Geno Auriemma, coach of the undefeated, defending national champion and top-ranked Huskies. "I can tell in early November whether we have a mature team or not by how long it takes to...