UConn’s Geno Auriemma released from hospital

UConn ​women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma was released from the hospital on Tuesday.
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UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma was released from the hospital on Tuesday, reports the Associated Press.

Auriemma, 62, was admitted to the hospital Saturday with an undisclosed condition. He is reportedly feeling better and at home with his family.

Earlier this month, Auriemma was named the Associated Press’s Women’s Coach of the Year for the eighth time in his career before leading the Huskies to their fourth-straight, and 11th overall, national title with a 82–51 win over Syracuse.

Auriemma missed the team’s victory parade in Hartford, Conn. with an illness, and then did not join the Huskies when they were recognized at the state Capitol last week.

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Under Auriemma’s tutelage, UConn has lost only five games in the last four seasons, and only one in the last three.