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Auriemma says 89-game win streak was fun while it lasted
CONNECTICUT WOMENS BASKETBALL COACH Geno Auriemma (left) chats with a fan while taking in last weeks Spring Valley at Lugoff-Elgin girls basketball game. - photo by Tom Didato
Rarely does a college women’s basketball coach get a second look while attending a high school girl’s game. Geno Auriemma, however, is hardly your run of the mill women’s mentor With Lugoff-Elgin hosting Spring Valley, the nation’s 14th-ranked team last Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut head coach stepped into the gym and took a seat close to the entrance/exit door. After wondering if the man in the leather coat was indeed Auriemma, former L-E girls and boys basketball coach Calvin McRoy took a closer look and then returned to his seat across the court with his findings.