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Geno Auriemma set for 2016

Updated: September 6, 2013, 8:13 PM ET
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Geno Auriemma will return to coach the U.S. women's basketball team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, USA Basketball announced Friday.

Auriemma will be the first repeat coach for the U.S. women's team, which has won gold at the past five Olympics. Mike Krzyzewski decided in May that he would return to coach the men for a third time.

Auriemma's team cruised through the 2012 London Games, winning by an average of 34 points, including an 86-50 rout of France for the gold ...

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