Jubilant fans celebrating UConn’s Monday night national basketball championship win smashed a window in an engineering building, broke street lights and overturned furniture inside the school’s student union.
UConn called for people to evacuate an admissions building on its Storrs campus Thursday morning and others on campus to shelter in place.
Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to participate in a parade and rally honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for bagging a record-tying eighth NCAA title.
The UConn women’s basketball team is planning a “victory lap” around the Storrs campus after winning another national championship.
One of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.
“What makes fans not want to watch women’s basketball is that some of the players can’t shoot and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down,” Auriemma said. “How do (we) help improve that? Lower the rim [from 10 feet].”
Jim Calhoun left Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles — on his terms. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer announced his retirement at a 2 p.m. news conference on Thursday.
Sophomore Jeremy Lamb declared for the NBA draft on Tuesday, and now freshman center Andre Drummond is doing the same, according to CBSSports.com
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
In case you haven’t heard (unlikely), there are some major power outages in Connecticut. And we’re not talking about UConn’s sputtering offense.