“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].”
Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says he has no interest in returning as head coach of the United States national team for the 2016 Olympics.
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.
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.
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 […]
Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma says the school is not doing enough to expand its fan base past the greater Hartford area.
The University of Connecticut has become the first school to send a football team to a BCS bowl game and both its basketball programs to the Final Four in the same academic year.
Freshman Stefanie Dolson matched her career-high with 21 points and Maya Moore scored 11 with a career-high nine assists to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a 68-38 victory over Providence on Saturday.
Kelly Faris scored a career-high 20 points, including a layup with less than 15 seconds left, and Maya Moore added 31 points as No. 2 Connecticut escaped with a 79-76 victory over No. 13 Notre Dame on Saturday.
With UConn’s NCAA-record 90-game run over, Auriemma can get back to his primary goal — winning a third straight national title.
Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak is over. The Huskies never led and were beaten by No. 9 Stanford 71-59 on Thursday night, ending a remarkable run that drew national attention.
This foot fetish frenzy is so over the top strange that the conspiracy theorists have to ask, what are the Jets trying to hide?
Men’s teams. Women’s teams. No. 89 belongs to UConn. It beats them all.
Coach Geno Auriemma and his players — just Huskies, never the Lady Huskies — have been so dominant that some in the sports world have even suggested their overwhelming success is no good for the game.
UConn won its 88th straight women’s game to equal the mark set by the UCLA men, beating No. 11 Ohio State 81-50 on Sunday in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden.