Associate head coach Chris Dailey, who is 10-0 in her career while filling in for Auriemma, has stepped in to lead the top-ranked Huskies, who will open tournament play on Sunday night against High Point.
With Ralph’s departure, Jamelle Elliott will be UConn’s only assistant on the bench. Elliott played on UConn’s first championship team in 1995, is a former head coach at Cincinnati and is in her second stint on Auriemma’s staff. She was also an assistant from 1998-2009, helping UConn to five other national championships.
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