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Yori, not Auriemma, coach of the year

Updated: April 3, 2010, 7:34 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Nebraska's Connie Yori is The Associated Press' women's college basketball coach of the year.

Yori received 28 votes from the 40-member national media panel, well ahead of Connecticut's Geno Auriemma, who had 10.

Yori guided Nebraska on one of the biggest turnarounds in NCAA history, going from 15-16 last season to winning their first 30 games before losing in the Big 12 tournament semifinals, then reached the regional semifinals for the first time in school history.

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