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  • Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million

    Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million
    The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn. Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
  • 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...
  • Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women

    Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women
    When Katie Lou Samuelson, the versatile 6-foot-3 wing from Huntington Beach, Calif., announced on Twitter Monday she will play for UConn, it put a exclamation point on a remarkable two-year recruiting run for the nine-time national champions.    And...
  • Butler Joins UConn, Now Has A Year Off To Prepare

     Butler Joins UConn, Now Has A Year Off To Prepare
    When Geno Auriemma first heard that Georgetown freshman Natalie Butler was interested in transferring to UConn, he turned to one of his best friends for advice. And DePaul coach Doug Bruno, the man who will assist Auriemma in the 2014 World...
  • 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...
  • DePaul's Bruno on world team staff

    DePaul's Bruno on world team staff
    DePaul's Doug Bruno has been named an assistant coach of the U.S. women's team for the 2014 World Championships, an appointment that likely will put him on the Olympic coaching staff again in 2016. U.S. head coach Geno Auriemma picked Bruno, South...
  • Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet

    Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet
    There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday. This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
  • Forward Napheesa Collier Gives Geno, UConn Oral Commitment

    UConn bounced back late Sunday night from the rejection of A'ja Wilson by grabbing 6-foot-1 junior forward Napheesa Collier from St. Louis, the first member of its Class of 2015. Collier gave her oral commitment to coach Geno Auriemma following her...
  • 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.    ...
  • Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game

    Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
    LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
  • UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four

    UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four
    LINCOLN, Neb. – One well-worn adage about sports has always rubbed Geno Auriemma the wrong way. He believes one does not truly defend a championship. He says championships are unique, won by players defined by distinctive circumstances. Then the...