Auriema sports Quinnipiac shirt, gives support

Geno Auriema shows support for Quinnipiac University's women's basketball team. (WFSB)

The University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriema showed support for another local team during a press conference Friday.

Auriema sported a Quinnipiac University t-shirt. Quinnipiac is in a separate bracket, so the two schools are not competitors.

"I'll tell you what, I wouldn't want to be in their bracket," Auriema joked.

He remarked on this fondness for the team.

"They remind me of our '91 team. I watched them play the other day, it was about 10 minutes, 8 minutes left in the game and I remember saying 'I think they're gonna win.'"

That's high praise coming from the coach of a team that just celebrated a historic 109th straight win.

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