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Geno Auriemma

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call

    Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call
    HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life. "It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
  • 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...
  • Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy

    Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy
    The single most significant sports figure in Connecticut history — despite a recent run by Geno Auriemma and his Huskies — is Walter Camp of New Haven and Yale University, known accurately for more than a century as the "father of American...
  • 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...
  • Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma

    Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma
    NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change. "I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...