Discussion

Auriemma a great fit for Team USA

UConn coach long due the honor and won't be bothered by pressure to win

Originally Published: April 15, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

They love him! Yeah, yeah, yeah! They love him! Yeah, yeah, yeah! They love him. Yeah, yeah, yeah … yeah!

In Connecticut, they do indeed feel that way about coach Geno Auriemma, who we now know will guide the 2012 U.S. women's Olympic hoops team in the land of the Beatles. Look out, tabloid press, Geno's going for gold in the London Games.

Auriemma's appointment as national team coach is a joyous second stanza for UConn fans, who just celebrated the school's sixth NCAA women's ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES