The US Women swept the 3-game round robin invitationals. They last defeated the defending Russian champs, UMMC Ekaterinburg, 78-63 to get the trophy and several top honors, including MVP for Angel McCoughtry and the Best Point Guard award for Sue Bird.
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Well, apparently, Geno will lead the US Women’s Basketball Team in the London 2012 OGs. [ Source ]
Geno Auriemma, fresh from a 6th NCAA Championship and 3rd unbeaten season with UConn, has been named Head Coach of the Olympic team that will compete in London. He succeeded former Seattle Storm Coach Ann Donovan.
He will be the first active college coach to take on the Olympic gig since Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer did in ’96.