NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams will honor the victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre this week.
On Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford, there will be a pregame remembrance prior to the UConn men’s basketball game against Maryland Eastern Shore. Then, on Wednesday night, another pregame remembrance will take place before the women’s team takes on Oakland. Both games are scheduled for 7:00 p.m., and the remembrances are set to take place at 6:50 p.m.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains Hospitalized After Harlem Shooting; Sources Say Suspect Had Multiple Guns Hidden Under Mattress
Both UConn teams will wear green and white patches on their jerseys in honor of those who were tragically killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The background of the patches are green and the letters “SH” are in white. Green and white are the school colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Other UConn staff members will also be wearing the ribbons.READ MORE: 'I'm Very Cautious:' Harlem Community Responds To Adams' Plan To Restore Anti-Crime Unit
On Friday night, a moment of silence was held in honor of the victims at the XL Center prior to the Connecticut Whale game.Scrap Metal Fire At Port Newark Sends Heavy Smoke Into Surrounding Neighborhoods
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