Kalana Greene

Former Players Return To Celebrate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th Victory

Former Players Return To Celebrate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th Victory

Confetti flew, a cake was wheeled out to center court, speeches were delivered through the loudspeaker and the voices of Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey rang through Mohegan Sun Arena.

This was all part of the celebration following UConn's 88-64 victory over Oklahoma Tuesday night, the 1,000th for Auriemma and Dailey, who have been, at different times and in different ways, kind of the mom and dad and uncle and aunt to so many players over the past 33 years.

"This whole milestone is extremely special, and they are special people who absolutely deserve...

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