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A History of Husky Hoops: Legacy of Greatness

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

UCONN fans! Welcome March Madness with this fun tribute to Men’s and  Women’s Husky Hoops with sportswriter Mary Gitlin!

Celebrate the history and greatness of the UConn basketball teams with this fun, lively and enlightening presentation hosted by award-winning sportswriter and author Marty Gitlin. Take a journey from the beginning of the men’s and women’s programs to the present with video highlights of their greatest teams, players and events from the 1940s to today. Marty will talk about and show the moments these incredible teams turned dreams into national championships, as well as those whose seasons ended in disappointment.

The best of the best will be featured here, including legendary coaches Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma and superstars such as Art Quimby, Walt Dropo, Diana Taurasi, Rebecca Lobo, Richard Hamilton, Sue Bird, Ray Allen, Kemba Walker, Emeka Okafor and Maya Moore. The presentation will also feature fun trivia questions for patrons to ponder and answer, as well as a Q&A following. This is an ideal program for any UConn basketball fan – men’s, women’s or both! So join in on the fun!

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Organizer

Bristol Public Library
Phone
(860) 584-7787 x 2023
Email
bplprogramming@gmail.com
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Venue

Bristol Public Library
5 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010
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