Geno Auriemma

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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UConn’s Auriemma Wants To Play Games In Fairfield County

Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma says the school is not doing enough to expand its fan base past the greater Hartford area.

WFAN–09/17/2011

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UConn Gets To BCS Bowl And Both Final Fours

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.

WFAN–03/30/2011

Maya Moore,, Stefanie Dolson, Kelly Faris, Caroline Doty

UConn Women Beat Providence 68-38

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.

WFAN–02/12/2011

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UConn Women Escape With 3 Point Win Over ND

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.

WFAN–01/08/2011

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