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Geno Auriemma

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  • High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion

    High School Hoops In Connecticut? Yep, Geno Has An Opinion
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma is coach of the defending national college basketball champions. He remains coach of the Olympic gold medalists. Auriemma is also a Connecticut resident. And as the NCAA Division I women's tournament starts this weekend at...
  • St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn

    St. Francis Should Have Its Hands Full With Well-Rested UConn
    STORRS — Being a student athlete is tough enough for most kids without the added pressure placed on those who play women's basketball for UConn. Accomplishments considered historic by some, like Saturday's first NCAA Tournament game ever for St....
  • On The Fly: Don't Say 'Yard Goats' In Chicago

    On The Fly: Don't Say 'Yard Goats' In Chicago
    You can't blame people from Chicago if they cringed when hearing the name Hartford Yard Goats. The "Curse of the Billy Goat" long has served to explain why the Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. ... There was a push on social media to vote for...
  • UConn Women's Basketball Team Picked To Win It All By President Obama

    UConn Women's Basketball Team Picked To Win It All By President Obama
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has picked Connecticut to win a third straight women's basketball championship in the NCAA Tournament. The president also made a surprising choice by going with his niece's team, Princeton, to reach the Final...
  • When UConn Hosts St. Francis, Canton's Benedetti Will Realize Dream

    When UConn Hosts St. Francis, Canton's Benedetti Will Realize Dream
    The trophies, plaques and ribbons are packed away, but one basketball memento remains in Sarah Benedetti's bedroom at her Canton home. It's a picture of Sarah posing with UConn coach Geno Auriemma after a game at Gampel Pavilion. It was snapped about 10...
  • Auriemma, UConn Have 9 NCAA Trophies — Want To See Them?

    Auriemma, UConn Have 9 NCAA Trophies — Want To See Them?
    CROMWELL — It doesn't matter what league the UConn women's basketball team plays in because Geno Auriemma can have an interesting conversation with any recruit. It's a conversation he brought to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in...
  • Wolters Was The Strength, And Personality, Of The 1995 Champs

    Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season). During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Moriah's Speed, KML's Future, Kiah's Game

    UConn Women's Insider: Moriah's Speed, KML's Future, Kiah's Game
    Emptying out the thought notebook as we await the rollout on Monday of UConn's road map to a possible 10th national championship: Stay grounded when watching: Those who cast aspersions on women's basketball on the basis on what happens above the rim...
  • Auriemma Likes His Team's Chances

    Auriemma Likes His Team's Chances
    UNCASVILLE — Over the past quarter-century, Geno Auriemma has developed razor-sharp instincts about many things regarding his program. And one of his talents is being able to tell at the end of the conference tournament whether his team has the...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Geno Has Great Expectations

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Geno Has Great Expectations
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 84-70 win over South Florida at Mohegan Sun Arena in the AAC Tournament championship game on Monday: 1. Geno thinking positive: ...
  • Four On The Floor

    There are four state women's teams still playing postseason basketball: UConn (32-1): No. 1 team in country breezes through American Athletic Conference Tournament and looks for 10th national title under coach Geno Auriemma. Quinnipiac (31-3): Set...