When a fuel-containing object explodes, a burst of light and a wave of heat emerge from it.
Such was the case on an otherwise-dull Wednesday afternoon. It was an afternoon bereft of a major sporting event in this down period before the Final Four, The Masters, the start of the Major League Baseball season, and the not-too-far-away NBA and NHL playoffs.
On a busy newsday, a strong...
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...
Here’s an interesting stat for you. There is not one UConn women’s basketball player that was born the last time they didn’t make it to the Sweet 16.
On March 17, 1993, the UConn Huskies were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by the Louisville Cardinals in the first round. On March 30, 1993, senior Kiah Stokes was born. For good measure, senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis was...
UConn Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma and Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach C. Vivian Stringer have faced off against each other countless times as coaches. It dates back to when Stringer was at Iowa.
So you know the pair would have plenty of stories and favorite memories to share.
After UConn beat St. Francis Brooklyn in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament on Saturday...
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
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...
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
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...
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January 01, 2014