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The UConn Blog’s 2018 Year in Review

Let’s look back on the biggest UConn news stories of the past year.

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The year 2018 began with UConn men’s hockey and it will end with UConn men’s hockey — literally. The Ice Bus played the first game of the new year on Jan. 2, a 3-0 loss to Quinnpiac, and it will play the final game of the year against Yale on New Year’s Eve. It’s fitting, considering the program biggest successes came this year with their best season ever.

But this year in review isn’t focused on the results that happened in games — that’s for the end of the athletic year in June. Instead, we’re looking back at some of the biggest news stories of the year.

Here are the biggest news stories out of UConn in 2018:

UConn in the Pros

It was an incredible year for former UConn stars in the pros. Plenty of players joined the pro ranks, a handful made their debut at the highest level and a lot kicked ass and took names.