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Geno Auriemma Makes History With 900th Win



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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 09: Geno Auriemma, head coach of the Connecticut Huskies, cuts down the net following a victory over the Louisville Cardinals in the National Final game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

    Geno Auriemma reached 900 victories faster than any other college coach when No. 2 UConn routed Cincinnati 96-36 on Tuesday night.

    Auriemma needed just 1,034 games to reach the milestone.

    The victory ties him with former Texas coach Jody Conradt for fifth place on the all-time women's list, 198 wins behind former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt.

    Freshman Gabby Williams led six players in double figures for the Huskies (21-1, 11-0 American Athletic Conference) with a career-high 18 points. She also had 14 rebounds.

    The Huskies showed some nerves early, falling behind 5-0. But UConn scored the next 15 points, all on 3-pointers They closed the first half on a 22-0 run to put the game away.

    Jasmine Whitfield led Cincinnati (6-16, 3-8) with 14 points.

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