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  • Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach

    Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach
    Age: 59 Years at UConn: 29th season Record at UConn: 839-133 (.863), eight national championships, 14 Final Four appearances, four undefeated seasons, 37 combined conference regular season and tournament championships. Was he a player: Played high...
  • RULES CHANGE Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs

    RULES CHANGE<br>Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs
    UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago. Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...
  • Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights

    Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights
    Even in kindergarten at Minisink Elementary School, Stefanie Dolson was the one Mrs. DeSimone depended on to help run the classroom. “I always had fun jobs in school,” Dolson said. “I was the one who got to turn the lights on in the...
  • No Contest: UConn Dominates Gannon In Exhibition, 101-35

    No Contest: UConn Dominates Gannon In Exhibition, 101-35
    — This first night of the UConn women's basketball season Friday differed greatly from First Night, the extended pep rally preceding it two weeks ago. This was about business. For the defending national champion, the business at hand was...
  • UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up

    UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up
    HARTFORD – Ah, the preseason in women's college basketball, a time when powerhouses prepare and opponents arrive wide-eyed and leave stunned but well-compensated financially. It happened again Tuesday at the XL Center. The friendship between...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks
    This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things.  First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys.  Secondly, nobody wants to grow up.  You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • UConn Men Gear Up For Early Start To Practice

    First Night will no longer be the eve of the first day of basketball practice at UConn. Yes, there will still be a First Night, with all its hype and pageantry for the men's and women's teams on Oct. 18, but by then the men will already have started...
  • Jen Rizzotti To Work With USA Basketball National Team

    Hartford women's basketball coach Jen Rizzotti has been named one of four court coaches to work with Geno Auriemma's national team at a mini-camp this weekend. Rizzotti will join DePaul coach Doug Bruno, Chicago Sky coach Pokey Chapman and South...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan
    EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.    If the Rentschler...
  • Besieged UConn Woman Gets No Husky Help

    Last month UConn adopted a tough new vulpine husky logo that, according to coach Geno Auriemma, is a "streamlined fighting dog" that says "Don't mess with me." That's just great, but when it comes to defending a courageous, thoughtful student taking a...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...