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Auriemma has high expectations for U.S.

Auriemma uses WNBA All-Star Weekend to prep national team for world championship

Originally Published: July 8, 2010
By Kaitee Daley | ESPN.com

BRISTOL, Conn. -- Seven NCAA titles, 14 Big East tournament championships, a record 78-game win streak.

Yes, Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is a winner. So it's not surprising that when he leads the U.S. women's senior national team against the WNBA All-Stars in Saturday's Stars at the Sun game (ESPN, 3:30 p.m. ET), he expects to come out on top.

"We're going to kill them," Auriemma said during a visit to ESPN's campus on Thursday. "If you take the ...

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