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Geno Auriemma (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Auriemma Pitches Lawmakers For Uconn Spending

A heavy hitter appeared at the Capitol to persuade lawmakers to spare the flagship state university from significant spending cuts.

04/15/2015

UConn Parade (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

Auriemma Unapologetic As Huskies Shoot For Tenth Title

By DOUG FEINBERG,  AP Basketball Writer 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 […]

03/20/2015

(Robert Stowell/UConn)

Huskies Wind Up Season As #1 In Women’s Poll

By The Associated Press UConn finishes the season as it started– No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. The Huskies are the unanimous choice, marking the 12th season that Connecticut has topped the […]

03/16/2015

Geno Auriemma (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images,) Mo'Ne Davis (Brian Garfinkle/Getty Images)

Little Leaguer “Sad” To Hear Of NCAA’s Reprimand

Little League star Mo’ne Davis says she’s “sad” that Connecticut received a secondary NCAA rules violation for coach Geno Auriemma’s congratulatory phone call to her during the Little League World Series.

09/05/2014

Breanna Stewart vs. Gannon, Nov. 1, 2013. (Photo by Bob Stowell)

UConn Women Rout Cal At Garden

Geno Auriemma has coached some of women’s basketball’s best players at UConn and few have impressed him like Breanna Stewart.

12/23/2013

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament - Final Four - Championship

New AAC Has Defending National Champion And #2 As Women’s Basketball Season Begins

The new American Athletic Conference begins women’s college basketball season with the defending national champion and runner-up, UConn and Louisville. It’s only the third time in the last 15 years that a conference had the two teams that played in the NCAA title game.

10/14/2013

Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Auriemma To Return As Women’s Olympic Basketball Coach

After months of denying his interest in coaching the U.S. national team, UConn Coach Geno Auriemma will return for an unprecedented second term as the women’s basketball Olympic team head coach.

09/06/2013

UConn-Tennessee,  2002 Final Four (Photo credit:  Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport)

UConn-Tennessee Rivalry To Return?

UConn athletic officials confirm that Tennessee Coach Holly Warlick and Connecticut Coach Geno Auriemma recently spoke about renewing the schools’ basketball rivalry, though the defending national champion Huskies already have a full schedule for the upcoming season. The rivalry ended in 2007.

07/16/2013

Jim Calhoun (Kwcoek Dnansezian, Getty Images)  Geno Auriemma (Andy Lyons (Getty Images)

Calhoun, Auriemma Join Mark Twain, Noah Webster In State Hall Of Fame

Former Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma were inducted Wednesday into the state’s Hall of Fame.

04/24/2013

Jim Calhoun (Kwcoek Dnansezian, Getty Images)  Geno Auriemma (Andy Lyons (Getty Images)

Calhoun, Auriemma Chosen For State’s Hall Of Fame

Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma are joining the likes of Mark Twain, Noah Webster and Jackie Robinson in the Connecticut Hall of Fame.

04/23/2013

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