Tex Winter

Dailey, DeMoss make history as assistants in Hall of Fame

Connecticut's Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are entering uncharted territory with their historic inductions Saturday into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

They'll become the first people inducted into the hall primarily for their accomplishments as assistant coaches.

Dailey has been at Connecticut throughout Geno Auriemma's 33-year tenure that includes an NCAA record 11 national titles, but she's never been a head coach. DeMoss had two four-year stints as a head coach at Florida (1979-83) and Kentucky (2003-07) but is best known for her work as an assistant on six of Pat Summitt's eight national championship teams at Tennessee.