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Geno Auriemma

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  • Auriemma, 9-0 In Title Games, Enjoys It While It Lasts

    Auriemma, 9-0 In Title Games, Enjoys It While It Lasts
    TAMPA, Fla. — The UConn women's basketball team expects to win the national championship every year. After all, the Huskies are 9-0 in the final. It's just when coach Geno Auriemma stops and thinks about it, well, it's kind of crazy. "To be in...
  • UConn Beats Maryland, Plays Notre Dame In National Title Game

    UConn Beats Maryland, Plays Notre Dame In National Title Game
    TAMPA, Fla. —For a young and overmatched team, it was an impossible task. Time after time, the UConn Huskies moved the ball from one player to another before scoring on an array of shots. If it wasn't Morgan Tuck in the paint, it was Breanna...
  • UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her

    UConn's Kia Nurse Doesn't Let Big Stage Rattle Her
    TAMPA, Fla. — When the subject turns to freshman guard Kia Nurse, Geno Auriemma can't help but play the Canadian card. Nurse, he joked Saturday, would not be eligible for All-America status because she's, well, not an American. Last week, he...
  • Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament

    Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament
    TAMPA, Fla. —Notre Dame is the only team in the nation that can score enough points to have any chance to beat UConn on Tuesday night. So for those outside the borders of a tiny New England state, getting Notre Dame into the national championship...
  • UConn Knows About Final Four Pressure, Distractions

    UConn Knows About Final Four Pressure, Distractions
    TAMPA, Fla. — After so many trips through so many NCAA Tournaments, Geno Auriemma and his staff understand the delicate balance of leading a group of college kids to the biggest stage in their sport. The eighth consecutive trip to the Final Four is...
  • Coach Brenda Frese, Maryland hope to end UConn's run in Final Four

    Coach Brenda Frese, Maryland hope to end UConn's run in Final Four
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins aren't just happy to be back in the Final Four for a second straight season. They plan on sticking around through the weekend and play on Tuesday night for the national championship. For...
  • There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA

    There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA
    We will argue Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd in the coming hours. We will argue over who is the better basketball player vs. who had the bigger impact on her college team. We'll argue who really deserves to be the national player of the year. ESPNW has...
  • Philly Flavor At Women's Final Four: Cheesesteaks, Anyone?

    Philly Flavor At Women's Final Four: Cheesesteaks, Anyone?
    The coaches will represent Connecticut, South Carolina, and Notre Dame in Tampa, but there will be a distinct Philadelphia flavor to the Final Four. Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw grew up in the Philadelphia area. Auriemma's first coaching job was as...
  • State Men's Basketball Coaches React To Geno's Analysis

    State Men's Basketball Coaches React To Geno's Analysis
    Howie Dickenman recalls a conversation he had with Geno Auriemma, one of his closest friends, a couple years ago about basketball philosophy. "He said offense was the most important part of the game," Dickenman said. "I said defense was the most...
  • Welcome To The House Geno AND Kathy Auriemma Built

    Welcome To The House Geno AND Kathy Auriemma Built
    There are no prestigious coaching awards hanging on the walls. Instead there are decorative reminders to "hope," "dream" and "laugh." There are no team championship trophies, but plenty of intimate family photographs, including one in a "Great Dads Get...
  • UConn women's Coach Geno Auriemma calls NCAA men's basketball 'a joke'

    UConn women's Coach Geno Auriemma calls NCAA men's basketball 'a joke'
    Geno Auriemma can be considered an authority on college basketball. As the coach of the women's basketball team at Connecticut the last 30 seasons, Auriemma has accumulated 915 wins, including nine national titles. So we might want to listen to his...