| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:23 AM
In the haze created by his national persona, it sometimes gets lost that Geno Auriemma, and his nine-time national championship program, is the still the subject of many schoolgirl crushes right here in Connecticut.
There is no way to tell just how many...
| Mar 21, 2015
Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women's college basketball into their own showcase.
Over the past two decades, the Hall of Fame coach and his players have been the face of the sport, winning nine championships and poised to make a run...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:10 PM
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: ...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:44 PM
UNCASVILLE — Geno Auriemma's face lit up when we started talking about Yale's victory at Harvard on Friday night.
The hot, sold-out gym … the fans so close, so loud … the Harvard kids yelling "Safety School!" at the Yale kids …...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:23 PM
STORRS — National champions are people, too. Geno Auriemma knows the players on his nine title-winning teams naturally love to feel special. And what helps make them feel really nice is thinking their former coach believes they were the best and...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:33 AM
There was a time not so long ago, and it lasted for 10 years, when Geno Auriemma would hear, with an ever-increasing tone of frustration, how much some Big East coaches detested playing its postseason tournament at the XL Center.
It had nothing to do...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:08 PM
On April 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena — apparently now the world's Coliseum of women's basketball — WNBA executives are going to put up or shut up as it relates to Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the greatest three-pointer shooter in UConn history....
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:42 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Another thrill ride through 18 games in the American Athletic Conference season, punctuated by the exclamation mark of a winning margin of 48.7 points, has escorted UConn to its customary early March launching pad. Yes, another...