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Connecticut's Geno Auriemma keeps making a case to be considered the greatest basketball coach

Connecticut's Geno Auriemma keeps making a case to be considered the greatest basketball coach

The problem with chasing a legend is you never know when you've caught him.

Did Connecticut women's basketball Coach Geno Auriemma catch former UCLA men's coach John Wooden in 2011 when his Huskies won 90 consecutive games, two better than Wooden's 37-year-old record? Did he pull even last week by reaching the Final Four for a ninth consecutive season, the same number as Wooden?

Or does Auriemma need to win an 11th national title, one more than Wooden, Tuesday in Indianapolis to cement his legacy?

Sal Buscaglia, who retired last month after 38 years and more than 700 victories as a women's basketball coach, says Auriemma eclipsed Wooden long ago.

"He is the...

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