Geno Auriemma

President Barack Obama (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Coach K, Auriemma To Congratulate Them On Winning Titles

President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men’s and University of Connecticut women’s teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships.

04/08/2015

The UConn Huskies celebrate after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 63-53 during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship at Amalie Arena on April 7, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

2016 National Champs? Dominant UConn Favorite To Win Again Next Year

If they can pull it off, Breanna Stewart would accomplish her goal of winning four championships at UConn — and coach Geno Auriemma would pass the legendary John Wooden with 11 NCAA titles.

04/08/2015

Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies cuts the net after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 63-53 during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship at Amalie Arena on April 7, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Elite Company: UConn’s Auriemma Matches Wooden With 10th NCAA Title

“I’ll let the people who write the history decide where I fit in,” Geno Auriemma said after leading UConn’s women to a third straight championship Tuesday night.

04/08/2015

ESPN analyst Dick Vitale in 2010 (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dick Vitale Says Auriemma Took ‘Real Cheap Shot’ By Ripping Men’s Game

Geno Auriemma turned tons of heads on Wednesday when he called the men’s college game a “joke” and “so far behind the times.” The comments didn’t sit well with Dick Vitale.

04/02/2015

Geno Auriemma (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Auriemma: Men’s College Basketball Is A ‘Joke’ And ‘So Far Behind The Times’

“There’s only like 10 teams, you know, out of 25 that actually play the kind of game of basketball that you’d like to watch.”

04/01/2015

Morgan Tuck #3 of the Connecticut Huskies looks on during an NCAA women's basketball game against the UCF Knights at the CFE Arena on January 21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Connecticut won the game 100-45. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

UConn Women Beat Dayton 91-70, Earn 8th Straight Final Four Berth

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national semifinals for an eighth straight season.

03/31/2015

Geno Auriemma (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn Routs Rutgers, Moves One Step Closer To 3-Peat

UConn, which is trying to win its 10th national championship and third in row, is now 99-17 all-time in the women’s NCAA Tournament.

03/24/2015

Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies hugs Moriah Jefferson after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79-58 in the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn Women Claim No. 1 Overall Seed In Quest For 3-Peat

Though UConn is favored to three-peat, winning another title isn’t a guarantee. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Maryland, South Carolina and Notre Dame.

03/17/2015

Geno Auriemma (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn’s Auriemma Reaches 900 Wins Faster Than Any College Coach In History

The Hall of Famer reached 900 victories faster than any other college coach, men’s or women’s, when No. 2 UConn routed Cincinnati 96-36 on Tuesday night.

02/04/2015

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Little League Star Mo’ne Davis ‘Sad’ About UConn’s NCAA Violation

Little League star Mo’ne Davis says she’s “sad” that Connecticut received a secondary NCAA rules violation for coach Geno Auriemma’s congratulatory phone call to her during the Little League World Series.

09/05/2014

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Call From Geno Auriemma To Little-League Star Mo’ne Davis Prompts Complaint

Mo’ne isn’t in high school and under NCAA rules is not considered a prospective athlete. But UConn says it is investigating to determine if any violation occurred.

09/04/2014

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

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