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
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
The UConn Huskies are climbing back into familiar territory, as they’ll likely be the number one team in the national rankings next week, and they are doing it on the back of impact freshman Paige Bueckers.
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
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
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
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.
I can confirm that former UConn standout Wendy Davis has been named as the head women’s basketball coach at the University of St. Joseph’s (CT). She replaces Brandon Gade who resigned last week. Davis, who is currently the 23rd all-time leading scorer at UConn (1,552 points), was the head coach at Trinity College (2005-16), and
University of Connecticut women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma announced the hiring of assistant coach Jasmine Lister. A former UConn graduate assistant, Lister returns to Storrs after serving as an assistant at DePaul and Washington over the last two seasons. With the Huskies, Lister will work primarily with guards while assisting in all facets of