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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

UConn's Auriemma a finalist for WBCA national coach of year

UConn's Geno Auriemma was named the WBCA's District 1 Coach of the Year making him one of eight finalists for the national coach of the year award he has won five times.

The only finalists are Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw, South Carolina's Dawn Staley, Jennifer Roos of Bowling Green, Baylor's Kim Mulkey, Curt Miller of Indiana,Colorado State's Ryun Williams and Scott Rueck of Oregon State.

Auriemma guided the Huskies to their sixth undefeated regular season. UConn is 36-0 heading into Saturday's regional semifinal against BYU.


Anonymous Joe said...

Hard not to vote for McGraw or Staley given how well their programs did this year compared to their version of normal, eh?

11:42 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

UNC assistant head coach deserves this award. 4 freshmen and 1 sophomore. 3 recruited by UConn. Sweet 16 and possibly beyond. UConn has two #1, one #2, and at least 4 in top 50. No coach deserves COY with that much talent.

12:43 PM 

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