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Valley returns to UConn WBB Staff

UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma announced the addition of Morgan Valley, a three-time national champion for the Huskies as a student-athlete, as an assistant coach, pending the completion of the university’s employee onboarding process. “We’re absolutely thrilled to have Morgan come on board,” Auriemma said. “We wanted to get someone in here who

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UConn’s Auriemma Tests Positive For COVID-19

UConn head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, March 14. The Hall of Famer is isolating at his home and is not experiencing any symptoms. Contact tracing protocols revealed that Auriemma did not have close contact with any other team member since Friday, March 12. All Tier I personnel have tested negative

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Auriemma passes Summitt in wins with #1,099

UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list. The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. The victory leaves him just behind Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer (1,105) and gives him one more than his former

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Elliott Named UConn Women’s Basketall Assistant Coach

UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma has named Jamelle Elliott a permanent assistant coach beginning July 1. Elliott has served as an interim assistant since February. This is Elliott’s second stint in Storrs as an assistant coach. She was previously on the staff from 1998-2009, helping coach UConn to five national championships. As a

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UConn Assistant Jasmine Lister takes Leave of Absence

UConn assistant women’s basketball coach Jasmine Lister has taken a leave of absence from her duties with the team for personal reasons.  In her absence, Jamelle Elliott, who served as an assistant coach on Geno Auriemma’s staff from 1998-2009, will provide support for the team as an assistant coach. Lister, who was a graduate assistant for the

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UConn’s Auriemma to undergo surgical procedure on Wednesday

University of Connecticut Head Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma will undergo a surgical procedure tomorrow. UConn Women’s Basketball tweeted the following earlier this afternoon: | NEWS | Geno Auriemma is scheduled to undergo a surgical procedure on Wednesday to alleviate symptoms caused by diverticulitis. A short stay in the hospital and quick recovery are expected.

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