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  1. UConn unveils championship banners at ‘First Night’ (VIDEO)

    Oct 18, 2014, 8:06 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma, Kevin Ollie

    UConn showed off its new trophies while also paying homage to some former greats during their annual preseason event Friday night.

  2. UConn officially dedicates new practice facility

    Oct 17, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    Kevin Ollie, Warde Manuel, Geno Auriemma

    The reigning men’s and women’s national champions have new practice digs, with the full cost ($39 million) to be covered by private donors.

  3. Mo’ne Davis says ‘it’s sad’ UConn received a secondary violation after Geno Auriemma called her

    Sep 5, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Mo'ne Davis

    Geno Auriemma called Mo’ne Davis to congratulate her on her pitching performance in Williamsport.

  4. Geno Auriemma’s congratulatory call to Mo’ne Davis ruffled some feathers

    Sep 3, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma

    The head coach’s call to the Little Leaguer wasn’t viewed as being within NCAA rules by an anonymous school.

  5. Little League phenom has dreams of playing for Geno Auriemma

    Aug 21, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

    Mo'ne Davis

    Mo’ne Davis is currently focused on winning a LLWS title, but down the line she really wants to run the point at UConn.

  6. Shoe customizer makes special Nike Kobe IX for Geno Auriemma

    Apr 13, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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    To the victor go the spoils, and in the case of UConn’s Geno Auriemma the spoils include a customized pair of sneakers.

  7. Team Geno beats Team Kevin in UConn’s coed “First Night” scrimmage

    Oct 19, 2013, 8:56 PM EDT

    Shabazz Napier, Breanna Stewart

    UConn has been a powerhouse in both men’s and women’s college basketball for decades now. Both teams enjoy massive popularity in Storrs, but they have sometimes rumored to be at odds with one another – especially when Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma were vying for the spotlight at the same time. Under Kevin Ollie, however,…

  8. Report: Geno Auriemma returning to coach Team USA in ’16 Olympics

    Sep 5, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma

    Geno Auriemma will be making a return to the Olympics. Auriemma, UConn’s legendary women’s coach, will be the first coach to return for a second run at Olympic glory, having led the USA to Olympic gold in 2012. The news will be announced on Friday, according to the AP. Auriemma had long said that he…

  9. UConn agrees to 5-year contract with women’s coach Geno Auriemma

    Mar 27, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel,¬†click here. Connecticut has signed long-time head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma to a five-year contract that is expected to keep him in Storrs through the 2017-18 season, the school announced Wednesday. The total compensation due to Auriemma in the contract is $10.86 million, giving him $1.95 million…

  10. Geno Auriemma wants the rims lowered in women’s college hoops

    Oct 22, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT

    Geno Auriemma, Kelly Faris, Brianna Banks

    Geno Auriemma has never been short on opinions. We all remember the famous press conference after his UConn women’s team passed the UCLA men’s teams of the 70s for the consecutive wins title. This time, the seven-time national champion head coach spoke out in an article by the Hartford Courant about rules changes. The one…

  11. Not everyone's sold on the UConn women

    Oct 30, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT

    Jessica Hill / AP The Connecticut women’s basketball team hasn’t lost since … forever. It’s won 78 straight games (10 shy of matching John Wooden’s Bruins) and has been atop the AP women’s poll that last 44 weeks (two more weeks will tie another record by Wooden’s Bruins). The Huskies have the nation’s best player…