Q&A with UConn coach Geno Auriemma: Sweet 16 is 'a great reward for a great season'

USA TODAY Sports

We got some comments today from UConn's Geno Auriemma at the Bridgeport Regional practice.

Q: What is it like to be in the Sweet 16 again?

Geno Auriemma: When you are one out of sixteen teams left it is a great reward for a great season.

Q: What do you think about the Maryland game?

GA: We have to play really, really well to win.

Q: Any major injuries?

GA: We are relatively healthy.

Q: What problems does Maryland present?

GA: Maryland is big and physical and Alyssa Thomas is a difficult match-up.

Q: How are the 2 teams different?

GA: We like to play more fast paced than them.

Q: Does your new contract, being so visible since you are at a state university put more pressure on you?

GA: What I am getting paid has no impact on how we play.

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