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Geno Auriemma Era Officially Over As Dawn Staley Named U.S. Women's Coach

Geno Auriemma Era Officially Over As Dawn Staley Named U.S. Women's Coach

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley has been put in charge of keeping the U.S. women's national basketball team rolling.

Staley was introduced as the team's next head coach Friday at a news conference at South Carolina's football stadium about five miles from campus. The Gamecocks coach won three gold medals playing point guard for the U.S. in 1996, 2000 and 2004. She was an assistant coach for the United States on gold-medal winning teams in 2008 and 2016, the last under UConn's Geno Auriemma.

Now, it's Staley's turn to call the shots.

"I didn't see this moment ever happening because I just wanted to be part of one Olympic games," Staley told the...

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