Moore Praises Auriemma As He Begins Second Term With USA BB

Geno Auriemma will be officially named the U.S. Women’s National Team Coach during a press conference at 1 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion.

Here is what former UConn All-American and 2012 gold medalist Maya Moore had to say about Auriemma returning for a second term …

“Playing for Coach Auriemma challenges and excites me as a competitor,’’ Moore said. “I love his passion and personality as a coach. He loves his players, loves the game and I am thrilled to have another chance to play for him representing our country. I have a tremendous respect for how he prepares his team and I’m always confident when our team competes.’’