Tina Charles

Jeff Jacobs: UConn Women's Basketball Recruiting Is More Than Just Okey-Dokey

Jeff Jacobs: UConn Women's Basketball Recruiting Is More Than Just Okey-Dokey

Geno Auriemma was in the car the other day when his phone rang. He was struck by how early Christyn Williams was calling from Arkansas.

The No. 1-ranked recruit in the nation began to mumble and stumble the way kids do when the next thing out of their mouth is not going to be a good thing.

"I don't know how to say this," Williams told Auriemma. "I got some bad news."

Just say it, Auriemma finally urged her. It's easy.

"I guess you guys are stuck with me for the next four years," Williams told Auriemma.

Gotcha.

"There was a feeling in me that went, 'Sh … yeah! That was pretty cool,'" Auriemma said.

As he...

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