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GENO AURIEMMA RUMORS

UConn routs South Carolina in 1-2 showdown

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will have to wait a week before they officially move back into the No. 1 spot in the poll.
Via WholeHogSports
3 days ago

UConn women rout South Carolina, will be new No. 1

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will have to wait a week before they officially move back into the No. 1 spot in the poll. They left no doubt who the best team in the country was Monday night, turning the showdown with top-ranked South Carolina into an 87-52 rout. Auriemma didn't want to put too much emphasis on the one win. ''I think this was one night, one...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: No. 2 UConn Women Take Down No. 1 South Carolina, 87-62

On Saturday against Memphis, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma took out the reigning player-of-the year, Breanna Stewart, as well as her teammates Morgan Tuck and Kiah Stokes and sat them on the bench for the bulk of the game. Message received. On Monday night with the No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks in snowy Storrs, CT, Stewart and Tuck set the tone in the paint. And...
Via Sox and Dawgs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

US women's basketball team retains assistants for Olympics

STORRS, Conn. (AP) The U.S. women's national basketball team will retain its assistant coaches for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. South Carolina's Dawn Staley, DePaul's Doug Bruno and Minnesota's Cheryl Reeve will join head coach Geno Auriemma of UConn again as the Americans try to win a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal. The group helped lead the U.S. to a title at the world championship...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-ranked South Carolina in showdown with No. 2 UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) South Carolina coach Dawn Staley and UConn's Geno Auriemma are quick to point out that Monday's game between the top two programs in women's basketball won't decide the national championship. But a win would validate the Gamecock's No. 1 ranking, and a loss would put the defending national champions back in the pole position, with no major challenges left for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Auriemma benches 2 stars, No. 2 UConn women beat Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Coach Geno Auriemma didn't like the way No. 2 Connecticut opened the game against Memphis, so he sent a message - sitting his two best players the bulk of the game. The benching of Brianna Stewart and Morgan Tuck left it up to the Huskies reserves, and they eventually ran away from the Tigers 80-34 on Saturday afternoon. Saniya Chong awakened UConn from a lackluster...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Current and Former Huskies Congratulate Geno & CD on 900 Wins

The UConn Women’s Basketball bench sports “900” glasses and Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey masks against Cincinnati at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. Here is the video from UConn video that was played after Tuesday night’s UConn Huskies vs Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball game in which head coach Geno Auriemma reached 900 career wins. photo credit: ©2015 Ian Bethune...
Via Sox and Dawgs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Geno Gets 900th Win In UConn Women’s 96-36 Romp Over Cincinnati

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma poses with his team after getting his 900th career win. UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, along with his top assistant Chris Dailey, has been at the helm for the past 30 seasons for the UConn Huskies. When he got there, the program was a mere speck of what it is today. Now, after his team beat a former player and assistant coach Jamelle...
Via Sox and Dawgs
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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