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Geno Auriemma

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  • Record rout by UConn leads to milestone win for Auriemma

    A monumental comeback, a milestone win, and an Elite Eight party crasher highlighted the women's basketball NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Saturday. Now the field for the regional finals is set with seven of the top eight teams advancing and seventh-seed...
  • UConn steamrolls past Texas 105-54, reaches regional final

    Geno Auriemma reached another milestone in record fashion. The Hall of Famer became the second coach to achieve 100 victories in the NCAA Tournament as his UConn Huskies pulled off a record rout of Texas, 105-54, on Saturday in the Sweet 16. Auriemma...
  • UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas

    UConn Has Too Much Ammunition For Texas
    ALBANY — From his first NCAA Tournament win in 1991 through his 100th on Saturday, Geno Auriemma has witnessed some sublime basketball from his UConn players. Somehow, though, his team reaches the bar that he continues to raise. If his Huskies are...
  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • Stewart, Huskies Skewer The Longhorns

    Stewart, Huskies Skewer The Longhorns
    ALBANY — There were stretches in the last 12 minutes of the first half and again in the first 10 minutes of the second half when all you could do was sit there, shake your head and wonder. Does it get any better than this? Can it get any better...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale

    Blame Is Shared For Thin Crowd At KML Gampel Finale
    STORRS — On her final night at Gampel Pavilion, the great sharpshooter, the greatest in the history of women's college basketball, hit five more three-pointers. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 386 threes for her career now and is seven from setting the...
  • Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out

    Tuck Proves That UConn Will Be OK When Stewart Is Out
    STORRS — If there is a recipe for success against the best women's college basketball team in the country, this wasn't a bad first ingredient. Rutgers, unafraid at Gampel Pavilion, was physical and aggressive in its NCAA Tournament game against...
  • Williams Provided Spark When Needed

    Williams Provided Spark When Needed
    STORRS — It was midway through the first half and UConn's lead over Rutgers was shrinking. The Scarlet Knights scored six unanswered points, were within five points of the Huskies and were deploying a physical approach that seemingly was working....
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16

    Mosqueda-Lewis Shoots UConn Into Sweet 16
    STORRS — If he has said it once, Geno Auriemma has said it 913 times, even before Monday's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion. To paraphrase: If you don't think you can beat UConn, you're done before the bus...
  • Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success

    Werth Center A Shining Symbol Of UConn's Success
    STORRS — No one needs to remind Geno Auriemma how significant winning nine national championships in 20 years has been, although he sometimes wishes some of those who follow his team would understand they don't just hang off low branches waiting...