Geno Auriemma is one of the most successful coaches in basketball history. How many championships has he won with UConn basketball?
The UConn women’s basketball team has been arguably the most dominant force in sports this century with Geno Auriemma running the show.
The Huskies have put together a 111-game winning streak. They have won more championships than anyone. And Auriemma owns the highest winning percentage in the game.
He may not be done either, with the chance to add another title to his record on Sunday night when UConn takes on South Carolina in the Women’s NCAA Tournament final.
How many championships has Geno Auriemma won with UConn basketball?
Auriemma has won 11 national championships with UConn, more than John Wooden’s 10 with UCLA.
His first title came in 1995, 10 years into his tenure. He had made it to the Final Four six NCAA Tournaments before then, with one Final Four and one Elite Eight appearance.
His most recent championship was back in 2016. The Huskies’ incredible run with four-straight national titles ended in 2017, but they have made it to each Final Four since.
Geno Auriemma National Championship Game record
Auriemma is 11-0 in national championship game appearances. He has never been a runner-up.
That’s another area where Auriemma has one over on Wooden. The UCLA men’s coach was 10-0 in his final appearances.
Sunday night’s title game will determine if the UConn legend improves to 12-0 or drops to 11-1.
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