Geno Auriemma

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 1 - About 4 Essays
  • Better Essays

    that UConn women's basketball is hurting women’s basketball there are also copious amount of people that consider their dominance as a great thing. In Jill Martin’s 2016 article the UConn’s Dominance is Good for Women’s Basketball, she acknowledges that the whole controversy of UConn’s dominance being good or bad started when Boston Globe sportswriter Dan Shaughnessy tweeted, “UConn Women beat Miss St. 98-38 in NCAA tourney, Hate to punish them for being great, but they are killing the women’s game. Watch? No thanks”. After Shaughnessy tweeted this statement, many were quick to respond by comparing the Huskies unmatched perfect records with those in other sports with similar dominance. University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball coach Geno Auriemma responded to the tweet with a comment about Tiger Woods’s rule in the golf world. “When Tiger was winning every major, nobody said he was bad for golf, actually he did a lot for golf. He made everybody have to be a better golfer”. As a result of UConn’s elite level of play, they are constantly challenging their opponents to play at their level. It may seem that their undefeated history makes playing them discouraging, but rather it forces the opponents to play their best basketball to have a chance at knocking off the dynasty. The Huskies authority in women’s basketball forces opposing teams to get better.…

    • 1552 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Coming Up Short of a Dream The UConn women’s basketball program is well known for their excellence on the court and always being one of the best teams in the country every year. Especially proving it last year in 1995 National Championship by beating Tennessee. With the hype of both teams meeting again in the final four this year, the game was set to be one the greatest games in woman history. The referee tossed up the ball up and the game was on. It was a back and fourth game with the Lady…

    • 1516 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Decent Essays

    tournament championship in 2013 through 2016. They also have the longest winning streak in not only women’s basketball but also in men’s with 90 constant wins. The streak included two of their record six undefeated seasons in 2008 through 2009 and 2009 through 2010. In the 1985, UConns Women’s basketball program had only won one winning season ever. That changed when Geno Auriemma arrived. Thirty yearas later and One Thousand games later, the Huskies are a Division 1 dynasty. Geno’s wins…

    • 1133 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    triangle offense) was the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs who won a championship under coach Gregg Popovich run through big man Tim Duncan and Small Forward Kawhi Leonard. Coach of the Golden State Warriors Steve Kerr introduced a “faster, more freelance form of the Triangle Offense” into his team and in the initial year won the NBA championship, the following year beat the 1996 Chicago Bulls (lead by a similar Triangle Offense) record for most wins in a season and recently won a championship over the…

    • 1574 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1
    Next