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Former Connecticut Huskies head coach Jim Calhoun hugs head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies after they defeated the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn’s Jim Calhoun, Geno Auriemma Are There For Kevin Ollie

Hall of Famers Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma have won 11 national championships between them, and Ollie counts both among his friends and close advisers.

04/01/2014

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn Women Extend Final Four Run To 7

Music City is the next stop for a Connecticut women’s team that just keeps humming along in search of a record ninth national championship.

04/01/2014

Geno Auriemma of the United States at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Geno Auriemma To Coach U.S. Women At 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Geno Auriemma is set to return as head coach of the 2016 US Women’s Olympic basketball team.

09/06/2013

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Fans Celebrate UConn Women’s National Championship

About 10,000 fans lined Hartford’s Bushnell Park on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon to cheer the national champion UConn women.

04/14/2013

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Parade, Rally Set To Honor UConn Women’s Hoops Team

Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to participate in a parade and rally honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for bagging a record-tying eighth NCAA title.

04/14/2013

Members of the Connecticut Huskies celebrate. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Parade Scheduled For Sunday In Hartford To Honor UConn Women’s Basketball Team

It will kick off at 4 p.m. and begin and end at the State Capitol. And it will be followed by a rally, which is expected to include remarks from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, UConn coach Geno Auriemma and some players.

04/11/2013

Connecticut Huskies fans celebrate after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at New Orleans Arena. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn Women’s Basketball Team To Hold ‘Victory Lap’ Around Campus After Winning Title

The UConn women’s basketball team is planning a “victory lap” around the Storrs campus after winning another national championship.

04/10/2013

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

UConn Women Capture 8th National Championship With Rout Of Louisville

Geno Auriemma has been chasing Pat Summitt since he started coaching. Now with his eighth national championship, he has finally caught her. It might not be long before Auriemma stands alone with freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way.

04/10/2013

Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies, watches his team against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 7, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn, Louisville To Meet In Women’s NCAA Title Game

Connecticut beat Louisville comfortably back in January and didn’t even have star Breanna Stewart on the floor at the time. That doesn’t mean the Huskies are going to be brimming with confidence about their chances of winning an eighth NCAA national title on Tuesday night against the Cardinals.

04/08/2013

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

UConn Signs Women’s Hoops Coach Geno Auriemma To New 5-Year Deal

The 59-year-old Hall of Famer, who has coached at UConn for the past 28 seasons, will make $1.95 million in salary, speaking fees and media fees in the next year.

03/27/2013

Geno Auriemma (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

Legendary Coach Geno Auriemma Proposes That The Rim Be Lowered In Women’s Basketball

“What makes fans not want to watch women’s basketball is that some of the players can’t shoot and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down,” Auriemma said. “How do (we) help improve that? Lower the rim [from 10 feet].”

10/23/2012

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Geno Auriemma Won’t Return For 2016 Olympics

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says he has no interest in returning as head coach of the United States national team for the 2016 Olympics.

08/16/2012

Head Coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Sued Over Alleged Sexual Advances

Hardwick says she learned of a conference call involving NBA officials in which Auriemma demanded that she be taken off the security assignment for the London Games after she spurned his advance.

06/12/2012

Head Coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

UConn Women Extend Home Winning Streak

UConn leads the nation in points allowed, giving up just 45 a game. This week they held No. 5 Duke to 45 points Monday night and now stymied Rutgers.

WFAN–02/04/2012

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Jim Calhoun Hopes ‘Things Can Be Worked Out’ With UConn, Big East

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — UConn’s basketball coaches would like the Huskies to remain in the Big East. That is, if it’s possible. Hall of Famers Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma spoke separately Wednesday, as reporters […]

WFAN–10/13/2011

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