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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A New York City judge has dismissed an employee discrimination lawsuit against University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma and USA Basketball.
The White House says President Obama called UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma Wednesday afternoon, to congratulate him on the team’s victory in the NCAA National Championship Game.
Over the past three season UConn has lost 11 games _ including twice in the Final Four. Nine of the defeats came to Notre Dame and Baylor. With Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner moving on to the WNBA, it’s easy to start talking dynasty and a few more trips to the White House.
UConn’s freshmen are stepping up, just as the Huskies head for the Final Four.
Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says the women’s NCAA Final Four represents “a great swan song” for the “greatest basketball conference that’s ever existed.”