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How special is 30-0 in women's basketball?

The UConn women's basketball team completed a perfect regular season at 30-0. How special is it? It's better than losing a game, I suppose. Though some may argue that losing a game in the regular...

The great success achieved by the UConn men’s basketball program under Jim Calhoun’s leadership...

The great success achieved by the UConn men’s basketball program under Jim Calhoun’s leadership helped propel the University of Connecticut onto the national stage. His contributions to this University have been positive and will be long lasting. I want to take this opportunity to wish Jim Calhoun all my best in a long, happy and healthy retirement. I have always admired Kevin Ollie as a person and as a player and know that he will make the most of this opportunity. He has had great success in everything he has done and I am confident this will be no exception.

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma's statement on the retirement of UConn men's basketball Jim Calhoun, and hiring of Kevin Ollie.

"We've played a lot of basketball in the last month with my team and I don't think anybody's played...

"We've played a lot of basketball in the last month with my team and I don't think anybody's played better against us than Australia did in that first half," said U.S. coach Geno Auriemma. "That was an impressive display of basketball."

From U.S. beat Australia, into women's final by Larry Fine of Reuters.

USA Women's Basketball Vs. Angola: Signs Of Improved 'Organization' In A Rout

As USA coach Geno Auriemma said after the game, gelling has been a bit of a challenge for this team simply because they haven't had the time together as a unit like other teams have. Nevertheless, they showed signs of progress.

New York Times Report: UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Being Sued for Discrimination

As reported by the New York Times, University of Connecticut Head coach Geno Auriemma is being sued for discrimination.

Connecticut Huskies Peaking At The Right Time

Despite the program's expectations, Auriemma's expectations for this team varied throughout the season, from believing the team had a chance early in the season to the end of January and February when he was unconvinced. Auriemma said it was not until the Big East Tournament that he thought UConn had a shot at the championship.

Good profile of Geno up on Deadspin

My favorite line: He makes $2 million a year and expects a raise to $3 million, which would make him the highest-paid women's coach ever, and one of the highest-paid college basketball coaches, period. "But with the recession," he says, "I'll look like a dick." He shrugs. "Fuck it!"

2012 Big East Tournament: After the Quarterfinals, Someone Please Apologize to the Rims

Defensive battles in the 2012 Women's Big East Tournament Quarterfinals set up the 'Revenge Tour' for the Semifinals. Defense highlights bad offense.

Big East Tournament -- Day 2 -- The Top Tier

A look at the Top Tier of the Big East and Day 2 of the Tournament from Hartford, Conn.

"I Don't Think Anybody Else In The World Has Anybody Like Brittney Griner"

U.S.A. Basketball Women's Senior National coach Geno Auriemma is fully aware of the potential impact including Griner on the final roster would have for the team in their quest to five-peat. An unparalleled advantage, in his eyes.

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