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Tune-in at 3:30pm for live UConn Women’s basketball coverage on SNY. SNY’s Kerith Burke will join the team on double-decker bus for campus parade.

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SNY will have live coverage of the UConn Women’s team’s arrival at Bradley Airport and Coach Geno Auriemma’s press conference. There will be live interviews with the players and coaches.

SNY will also have coverage of the team’s arrival at the UConn campus and more interviews during GEICO SportsNite, following Wednesday’s Mets game.

On Thursday, SNY will air “UConn Women: A Championship Season” at 7 p.m., looking back at the team’s successful season.

UConn gets record eighth straight 30-win season
The victory for UConn (30-4) gave it a NCAA record eighth straight 30-win season. The Huskies had shared the record with Duke (2001-07).
“It’s not easy to get 30 wins,” UConn senior Kelly Faris said. “When you’re talking about a program like this a lot of people just expect it to be easy. Then if we don’t get there it’s, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s unbelievable. How did that happen?’ It goes to show what you’re held to, the expectations that you’re held to here. That’s part of it. It’s tradition. You’re expected to win certain games and win a certain amount of games.”
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UConn gets record eighth straight 30-win season

The victory for UConn (30-4) gave it a NCAA record eighth straight 30-win season. The Huskies had shared the record with Duke (2001-07).

“It’s not easy to get 30 wins,” UConn senior Kelly Faris said. “When you’re talking about a program like this a lot of people just expect it to be easy. Then if we don’t get there it’s, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s unbelievable. How did that happen?’ It goes to show what you’re held to, the expectations that you’re held to here. That’s part of it. It’s tradition. You’re expected to win certain games and win a certain amount of games.”

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Calling all UCONN Fans!!!

Catch the FINAL episode of the season of The Geno Auriemma Show tonight at 10pm on SNY! 

Coach Auriemma will reflect on the triple-OT loss vs Notre Dame and look ahead to the Big East Tournament, plus we’ll recap the major highlights and accomplishments from the Huskies this season!

Auriemma at his best against the best - SNY UCONN →

Geno Auriemma’s record speaks for itself. Heading into Saturday’s Big East game against Rutgers at the RAC in Piscataway, N.J. (4 p.m., SNY), the University of Connecticut women’s basketball Hall of Fame coach ranks sixth all-time in wins (827) and second all-time in winning percentage (.864). He has led the Huskies to seven national championships, 13 Final Four appearances, 24 consecutive NCAA tournament bids, 19 Big East regular season titles, and 18 Big East tournament crowns.

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Catch an all-new The Geno Auriemma Show tonight at 10pm on SNY. Find out which player Coach Auriemma almost didn’t recruit to play at UCONN and hear his thoughts on the upcoming matchup versus Baylor, plus coach breaks down a brand new X’s and GenO’s!

UConn Women’s Basketball Soaring on SNY

Television ratings increase 18 percent versus last season

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Maya Moore named top NCAA female athlete

Adding to an already impressive legacy, including two NCAA championships, four Final Four appearances and a 150-4 collegiate record, former UConn women’s basketball star Maya Moore made history again Monday afternoon when she won the Honda-Broderick Cup as the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year.

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"I just think it`s the right time for me to go to the NBA." - - Kemba Walker 

I didn`t choose who (agent) I`ll go with but there`s no chance I`m coming back.” - Kemba Walker 

"I feel very blessed that I was able to coach him." - Jim Calhoun on Kemba

Kemba Walker will throw out the first pitch at tomorrow’s Yankees game.

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