Auriemma Has Dominated Match-Ups Of Hall Of Fame Coaches

UConn coach Geno Auriemma and Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer will square off today in a battle of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees. Auriemma was in 2006. Stringer was inducted in 2009.

Auriemma has dominated the match-ups against fellow Naismith Hall of Fame coaches throughout his career, posting a combined 65-27 (.707) record.

Here is a coach-by-coach look at how Auriemma has fared over the years …

Stringer (Iowa/Rutgers) 29-8

Pat Summitt (Tennessee) 13-9

Tara VanDerveer (Stanford) 8-6

Kay Yow (North Carolina State) 6-2

Leon Barmore (Louisiana Tech) 5-2

Jody Conradt (Texas) 3-0

Sue Gunter (LSU) 1-0

Auriemma is also 2-0 against Seton Hall coach Anne Donovan, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in 1995.