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The top-ranked Baylor Bears faced the third-ranked UConn Huskies on Monday night and while the matchup between two top-tier programs was viewed as a big game for far more traditional reasons, but a photo snapped by AP photographer Jessica Hill capturing UConn coach Geno Auriemma patting the butt of Baylor coach Kim Mulkey before the game undoubtedly will be what everyone is talking about. And if a photo of a male women’s college basketball coach getting all handsy with a female women’s basketball coach’s posterior wasn’t newsworthy enough, the manner in which Auriemma explained the butt-pat following the game adds an additional layer of amusement to the already-excellent story. As reported by the Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliott (via The Dagger): “She was staring at my butt and she was commenting on it and I said, ‘Really? How about yours?’ and she went, `Yeah, look at it,’ and I went (slap), I’ll teach you a lesson,’’ Auriemma said, jokingly. `And then she started talking about how
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Jessica Hill of the Associated Press deserves an award for the photo she snapped on Monday night when UConn’s Geno Auriemma grabbed the butt of Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey. And she seemed to really enjoy this moment. The story behind the picture is almost as odd as it looks like. Here is Auriemma explaining it to the Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliot: “She was staring at my butt...
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Associated Press photographer Jessica Hill snapped a tremendous picture of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma grabbing the rear end of Baylor coach Kim Mulkey before Monday night’s showdown between the college powerhouses.
Thankfully, Rich Elliot of the Connecticut Post noticed the exchange and asked Auriemma about it after UConn’s 76-70 loss...
That’s Geno Auriemma’s hand on Baylor coach Kim Mulkey’s butt Monday night before the Huskies lost to the Bears.
According to the Connecticut Post, the butt grab was all in good fun.
“She was staring at my butt and she was commenting on it and I said, ‘Really? How about yours?’ and she went, `Yeah, look at it,’ and I went (slap), I’ll teach you a lesson. And then...
AP photographer Jessica Hill took this photo of Geno Auriemma apparently slapping Kim Mulkey on the butt. And just when you say to yourself, “Auriemma couldn’t be slapping her on the butt”, Auriemma goes ahead and confirms it to the the Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliott.
“She was staring at my butt and she was commenting on it and I said, ‘Really? How about yours?’ and...
#1 ranked Baylor beat UConn in Hartford Monday, 76-70. Britteny Griner scored her
3,000th career point during the game giving the Huskies their 23rd
consecutive win. Before the game, Huskies coach Geno Auriemma greeted Baylor coach Kim Mulkey with what a nice little slap on the ass.
Here's Geno's explanation of the ass-slap:
was staring at my butt and...
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And when all was said and done, Auriemma found out his team isn't quite as a good as the No. 1 team in the land.
After a rough first half, Brittney Griner poured in 21 of her 25 points to lead Baylor to a 76-70 win...
If you live in Connecticut like I do, there's always a big discussion to whom are the top paid employees in the state. And every year, it always comes down to UConn Huskies basketball coaches (men's and women's) and football coach.
In 2012, it was no different as former UConn men's coach Jim Calhoun, UConn women's coach Geno Auriemma and UConn football coach...