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Dick Vitale Fires Back In Response To Geno Auriemma’s ‘Real Cheap Shot’

It looks like we’ve got a little college basketball feud on our hands between two of the sports’ most opinionated figures. Geno Auriemma ruffled plenty of feathers Wednesday when the University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach made some disparaging remarks about men’s college basketball. The outspoken head coach criticized the men’s game...
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma: Men’s College Basketball Is A ‘Joke,’ ‘Behind The Times’

Geno Auriemma is one of the most successful women’s college basketball coaches of all time, so it’s safe to say he’d have little trouble finding a job in men’s hoops. Judging by recent comments, though, it appears he’s definitely not interested. The University of Connecticut head coach, who has his squad in the Final Four for the 16th time, was...
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Geno's quest for 900 wins highlights women's hoops this week

Another milestone for Geno Auriemma, a showdown in the Pac-12 and unbeaten teams trying to remain perfect highlight this week in women's college basketball. Auriemma will try to become the sixth women's coach to reach 900 wins Tuesday night when his Connecticut Huskies face Cincinnati. With a victory, the Hall of Famer would be the fastest coach in men's or women's basketball to...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn women unanimous No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will begin the season the same way they ended the last one -- atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll. Connecticut received all 35 votes Thursday marking the 10th time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason. Six of those years UConn went on to win the national championship. ''A lot of rankings are based on what you did last...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
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’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...
Via AP on Fox
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 like facing them on a regular basis...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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