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Irish and Huskies meet in women's hoops showdown

When Notre Dame and UConn last played, a national championship was on the line in a historic matchup of two undefeated teams. The Huskies came away with a 79-58 victory to win their ninth title this past April. The two teams will face each other again Saturday in the Jimmy V Classic with a lot less at stake. ''I think the object in sports is to create rivalries,'' UConn coach Geno...
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Video: UConn Women Drub Vanderbilt 91-52

UConn Huskies All-American Breanna Stewart spent a good portion of the game on the bench with foul trouble so it gave head coach Geno Auriemma a chance to see what the team could do without her. If he saw what I saw, he had to be pleased with the effort of what’s supposed to be her supporting cast. Morgan Tuck and Kia Nurse each had 16 points to lead UConn to a 91-52 win over the...
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Geno Auriemma Reported for Recruiting Violation for Calling Mo’ne Davis

UConn Huskies women’s basketball coach, Geno Auriemma thought he was doing a nice thing when he decided to call LLWS star Mo’ne Davis to congratulate her on her performance. Here’s the kicker. Davis has made no bones about her dream to one day play for the Huskies women’s team, so one of Auriemma’s rivals took exception to the phone. The school, which remains unidentified...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Women’s 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Postgame Quotes

UConn Huskies women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma along with Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart met with the media after winning their record 9th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship on Tuesday night in Nashville, TN. THE MODERATOR:  Joining us from Connecticut is head coach Geno Auriemma, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda‑Lewis...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw seem to genuinely hate each other

The Notre Dame and UConn women’s basketball teams have quickly developed a fierce rivalry over the past several years. The two teams have played a ton, mainly because they used to be in the Big East together. Now that they play in different conferences, it is only fitting that the Irish and Huskies are meeting […]
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Women’s Final Four Pregame Quotes ☆

UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma along with seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley met with the media at the Final Four in Nashville, TN on Saturday afternoon. Here’s what they had to say: COACH AURIEMMA:  It’s one of those things that you try to figure out something different to say every time you come up here, and it always comes back to the same things...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Geno Auriemma Named Region 1 Coach of the Year by WBCA

STORRS, Conn. – UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma has been selected as the Region 1 Coach of the Year, as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Wednesday, March 26.  Auriemma is one of eight Russell Athletic/Regional Coaches of the Year and is now a finalist for the inaugural Pat Summitt Trophy to be presented to the 2014 Russell Athletic...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU better, but No. 1 UConn women roll 81-48

SMU looked a lot better to Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma three weeks after the Mustangs were blown out by 61 points in their first trip to the home of the top-ranked Huskies. If they hadn't, Auriemma might have seen SMU counterpart Rhonda Rompola in uniform rather than roaming the sidelines. Breanna Stewart keyed a late first-half run that broke open a close game and finished...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UCF women lose 77-49 to No. 1 Connecticut

Briahanna Jackson was so good even Geno Auriemma was impressed. Jackson scored eight of Central Florida's 10 points and finished with 28 in the Knights' 77-49 loss to No. 1 Connecticut on Wednesday. ''For a second, I was feeling really good,'' Jackson said. ''I was excited about playing a high-level team and we got a feel what it's going to be...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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