Geno Auriemma

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Geno Auriemma

 



Class of 2006

 

• Has compiled a 589-116 worksheet for an .835 winning percentage in 21 seasons as the head women’s basketball coach at the University of Connecticut

• Guided the Huskies to five NCAA Championships, including three consecutive titles, within a decade span (1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004)

• Has registered 30-plus wins 11 times and notched two perfect seasons, going 35-0 in 1995 and 39-0 in 2002

• Overall mark includes 18 NCAA tournament appearances with eight Final Four berths

• Has registered 30-plus wins 11 times and notched two perfect seasons, going 35-0 in 1995 and 39-0 in 2002

• Established an NCAA Division I women’s record for consecutive victories by winning 70 straight games over the course of the 2002 and 2003 seasons

• Has received a total of 14 National Coach of the Year recognitions

• Dominance of the Big East Conference includes 14 regular season titles, 13 tournament championships, and being tabbed as the league’s Coach of the Year six times

• International coaching experience includes leading the USA to a gold medal in the 2000 COPABA Junior World Cup Qualifying Tournament and a bronze medal in the 2001 FIBA Junior World Championship as well as serving as an assistant coach for the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic Team in 2000

 

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