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Greg Wooden, John's grandson, cheers on UConn

Updated: December 22, 2010, 12:31 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

HARTFORD, Conn. -- As fans were exiting the XL Center on Tuesday night, University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma took time to walk over and talk with Greg Wooden, grandson of late UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden.

"This is a very special day for you," Wooden said to Auriemma, whose team had just won its 89th consecutive game, breaking UCLA's record set in 1971-74.

"I've always been an admirer of your grandfather," Auriemma said, ...

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