Geno Auriemma is set to return as head coach of the 2016 US Women’s Olympic basketball team.
The American women captured their fifth-consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympics by defeating France, 86-50.
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.
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.