A History of Huskies Hoops: Legacy of Greatness (Virtual)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bloomfield Public Library

Event Details

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 turn of the twentieth century 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!

You must provide your email address at registration to receive the Zoom link. Your Registration Confirmation Notice includes the Zoom link for the program. If special accommodations are required, please contact the library at least one week prior to the event.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Marty Gitlin
Sara Ray

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