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Geno Auriemma

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front

    As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front
    TAMPA, Fla. — Besieged by questions about superior talent, sustained excellence and great rivalries, Geno Auriemma had a few questions of his own Monday. "Anybody know who Steve Cauthen is?" Auriemma said. "Who did he ride?" Affirmed, came the...
  • 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...
  • This Year, Geno, Muffet Show Admiration Ahead Of Title Game

    This Year, Geno, Muffet Show Admiration Ahead Of Title Game
    TAMPA , Fla. — A year ago, there was tension in the air as the teams met in the biggest game of the season. UConn and Notre Dame, teams led by coaches raised on Philadelphia hoops, were more than rivals. The former Big East foes had taken their...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Reflects On A Great Ride Ahead Of National Title Game

    Mosqueda-Lewis Reflects On A Great Ride Ahead Of National Title Game
    TAMPA, Fla. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis arrived as the No. 1 recruit in the country in 2011, pegged as the next great UConn player. When she stepped foot on the Storrs campus four years ago, Mosqueda-Lewis was excited and awed as she joined a program...
  • UConn, Notre Dame set for women's championship game rematch

    UConn, Notre Dame set for women's championship game rematch
    TAMPA, Fla. — The women's basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with UConn and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year. Unlike last season's game when much of the conversation building up to the matchup...