Geno Auriemma

“It’s about doing it in a way that it can’t be done any better. That is the goal every day.”

Wines 11 championships, 4 signature Italian wines.
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Career Highlights
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Battles Won Since 2014 Coach Auriemma’s historic NCAA win streak hits 109 straight victories with the Lady Huskies’ second round NCAA tournament win over the Orange of Syracuse University 94-64 on March 20th.
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National Championships At Connecticut Geno Auriemma has led the UConn Huskies to a record 11 national championships—surpassing legendary UCLA coach John Wooden.
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USA Basketball Games Won With Geno on the sidelines, the USA Women's Basketball Team is 50-1 in official FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions. He brought home a gold as assistant coach in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and two more as head coach at 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Years as UConn Head Coach Geno Auriemma was named head coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball program on May 17, 1985 and in just over 30 years has taken the Huskies to ever-higher levels of success, including 11 national championships.
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Times Honored As Coach of the Year Auriemma has been won the Naismith College Coach of the Year Award seven times, and been named Coach of the Year six times by the WBCA, eight times by AP, five times by the USBWA, 10 times by the Big East, and three times by the American Athletic Conference.
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Conference Tournament Titles Won Geno’s UConn women’s basketball team has taken its conference tournament crown 21 times, most recently clinching the 2016 American Athletic Conference Tournament Championship on March 7.
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Players Drafted by the WNBA UConn players that have been drafted to the WNBA include 17 players drafted in the first round and four players selected first overall—both NCAA records. A UConn women's basketball alumna has been selected in 16 of the last 18 WNBA drafts.

On and off the hardwood Auriemma is always striving for excellence which he brings to his restaurants, his signature wines, his sauces and his philanthropic efforts.

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History

The UConn women dominate West Virginia 60-32 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT, to win their 16th Big East championship.