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.”
UConn’s Gampel Pavilion is one of the locations where the women’s NCAA tournament early rounds are getting underway.
The top-ranked Baylor Lady Bears (24-1) visit No. 3 UConn Monday night in a late-season, nonconference clash that could be a preview of the NCAA championship game in April.
The Sandy Hook School Memorial Scholarship Fund will help pay college costs for Sandy Hook students who choose to attend UConn when they’re older. Siblings of the student victims, and children of the adult victims, will also be eligible. The awards will be need-based.
Olympic women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has filed a motion seeking to dismiss the employee discrimination lawsuit brought against him and USA Basketball by a security official.
Connecticut public officials Thursday paid tribute to retiring UConn Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Cahoun and offered their support for the new coach Kevin Ollie. Click here for a sampling.
Coach Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women’s basketball team, including former UConn players Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tina Charles, say they’re ready to begin the quest for gold.