Geno Auriemma became the fourth coach in women’s Division I to reach 1,000 victories when top-ranked Connecticut defeated Oklahoma 88-64 on Tuesday at Uncasville, Conn., in the Hall of Fame women’s Holiday Showcase.
Auriemma joins Pat Summitt, Tara VanDerveer and Sylvia Hatchell, who earned her milestone victory earlier Tuesday.
He is the fastest to achieve the mark, doing so in his 1,135th game. The Hall of Fame coach is 500-36 since winning his 500th game in 2003 and has won 100 of his last 101 games.
Napheesa Collier had 21 points for the Huskies (9-0) and Maddie Manning had 15 for the Sooners (5-6).
Hatchell reached 1,000 victories when the host North...