Dec 20

Geno Auriemma on schools leaving Big East: ‘I hope they all leave tomorrow’

UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma is a man who doesn’t hold his tongue. If he has an opinion on something, he lets it fly. So predictably when he was asked his opinion on the 7 Catholic schools fleeing the Big East, he once again didn’t hold his tongue. And those 7 schools were the targets of his criticisms.

I hope they all leave tomorrow,” Auriemma said. “But they can’t, because we have to play out the [2012-13] schedule.