Geno Auriemma

Former UConn great Diana Taurasi eulogizes Kobe and Gianna Bryant, 2/24/20
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Dave Mager
February 24, 2020 - 5:35 pm
UConn legend Diana Taurasi, a Los Angeles-area native, saluted Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna "Gigi" Bryant, at Monday's sold out Staples Center memorial for the Bryants and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month. The WNBA's all-time leading scorer talked about 13 year old...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
John Silva
December 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery on Wednesday. The university says Auriemma was treated at John Dempsey Hospital for symptoms caused by diverticulitis. The Hall of Fame coach will spend the next 2-3 days in the...
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John Silva
December 17, 2019 - 1:44 pm
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn says women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma will undergo a "surgical procedure" on Wednesday. The Hall of Famer is being treated for symptoms of diverticulitis. In a statement, the athletic department says a "short" hospital stay and quick recovery are expected. The...
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AP
November 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
UConn coach Geno Auriemma says there’s no other venue for the Huskies to follow now that the NCAA has denied an appeal that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook with them this season.
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
October 28, 2019 - 9:52 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Geno Auriemma knows the team he's putting on the floor this season, with no returning All-Americans, isn't the best he's ever had at UConn. But the Hall-of-Fame coach, who is entering his 35th year at the school, says the Huskies still have a goal of winning a 12th national...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
May 02, 2019 - 4:30 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third member of the 2019 recruiting class, joining wing Aubrey Griffin, from Ossining, New York, and guard Anna...
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AP
March 08, 2019 - 2:11 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - UConn's Napheesa Collier, averaging a double-double this season, was honored Friday as the player of the year and top defensive player in the American Athletic Conference. The senior forward became the first player to earn both awards in the same AAC season. Her coach, Geno...
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AP
February 26, 2019 - 11:02 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he will miss his second consecutive game with a stomach virus. The second-ranked Huskies (25-2, 13-0 American Athletic Conference) face Wichita State on the road Tuesday night. The Hall of Famer issued a statement saying he...
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AP
February 24, 2019 - 8:37 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — UConn played its first game in 22 years without head coach Geno Auriemma. But the result was awfully familiar. With Auriemma not making the trip because of an illness and associate head coach Chris Dailey filling in for him, Megan Walker had 21 points and 10 rebounds Sunday to...
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