On a 2009 trip to Russia, she says she met Auriemma and spurned an advance.
In a statement issued through his employer, the University of Connecticut, Auriemma said, "I was unaware of this lawsuit until hearing about it through a media report [Monday] and will therefore have no comment."
COLLEGES: A Missouri basketball fan who regularly traveled with the team the past four seasons is facing federal drug conspiracy charges for cocaine distribution.
The fan, Levi McLean Franklin Coolley, is a 33-year-old car stereo shop owner.
In March, FBI agents arrested Coolley on felony cocaine distribution charges at the Missouri team hotel in Omaha. University officials said an internal review found no improper influence by Coolley.
A 2005 investigation ordered by Syracuse into sex-abuse allegations against Bernie Fine, a former assistant men's basketball coach, found no witnesses who believed the accuser's story.
The report, obtained by The Post-Standard of Syracuse, shows in detail how the school reacted to former ball boy Bobby Davis' accusations of abuse by Fine.
Now 66, Fine has denied the accusations and has not been charged. A federal investigation is still under way.
The Big East sued TCU for failing to pay the conference $5 million after the Texas school reneged on an agreement to become a member and joined the Big 12 instead.
The Big East filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Washington.
"TCU administrators were surprised by this lawsuit and believe it is premature. The University is hopeful for an amicable resolution of this matter," the school said in a statement.
Scout.com reported that 6-foot, 300-pound senior defensive tackle Tyler Haddack from Montour High in McKees Rocks, Pa., has made an oral committment to Temple.
Other reports say running back Montel Harris has graduated from Boston College and will play at Temple as a graduate student.
- Staff and wire reports