Geno Auriemma to rejoin UConn ladies’s basketball staff on Wednesday


UConn Huskies ladies’s basketball could have their legendary head coach again for the largest video games of the season. 

NBC Connecticut and different retailers have confirmed that coach Geno Auriemma is out of COVID-19 quarantine and linking again up with UConn in San Antonio on Wednesday. 

Auriemma, who celebrated his 67th birthday on Tuesday as UConn smashed the Syracuse Orange 83-47, introduced on March 15 he had examined constructive for the coronavirus after receiving each doses of a vaccine. Assistant Chris Dailey served as interim coach in Auriemma’s absences and guided the Huskies to the Candy 16. 

Auriemma accomplished his obligatory isolation interval at residence and by no means developed COVID-19 signs. He was formally cleared to fly to San Antonio on Wednesday. 

“This was a tricky sport as a result of I did not wish to be able the place I price our gamers a possibility to maintain taking part in,” Dailey mentioned after Tuesday’s dominant win over Syracuse, per Royce Younger of ESPN. “And he was truly actually calming after I was speaking to him. I feel we have been each anxious and I do know all people goes to be actually completely satisfied to have him right here tomorrow.”

UConn performs the Iowa Hawkeyes within the Candy 16 on Saturday. 



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