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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

UConn to play in Hall of Fame tournament in '13

UConn is one of eight teams which has agreed to play in the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge next season.

UConn will host Old Dominion, Boston University and St. Bonaventure between Nov. 22-27 before wrapping up with a game against Ohio State on Dec. 1 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Ohio State is the other host school as the Buckeyes will play home games against Marist, Monmouth and Bowling Green.

“We are very pleased to be a part of the inaugural Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said in a statement.  “There are some really good teams in the field and it will be a lot of fun to showcase our game in the birthplace of college basketball.  This should end up being a very successful event and I would like to express my appreciation to the Hall of Fame for making this concept a reality.”

 In other scheduling news, The UConn-Hartford game will have a 1 p.m. start time on Dec. 22 in West Hartford.

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