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Hit The UConn Links: Kia Nurse Giving Canadian Girls a Chance To Play At Highest Levels - 12/8/18

Read how former UConn star Kia Nurse is giving Canadian girls a chance to play basketball at the highest levels. Plus get ready for today’s women’s and men’s basketball games plus other Huskies athletics news.

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Nurse wants to give young girls opportunity to play at highest level [Canadian Press]

UConn Men’s Basketball

Preview: UConn Men’s Basketball vs. Florida State | 6:30 p.m., ESPN2 [The UConn Blog]

UConn Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs To Retire Ray Allen, Rebecca Lobo’s Numbers [The UConn Blog]

UConn coach returns to NJ for game honoring 9/11 victims [AP]

Hurley on his Jersey homecoming: “It’s a place that means everything to me” [The Day]

No. 11 Florida State a matchup nightmare for UConn men [The Day]

UConn men’s basketball team bracing for physical battle with Florida State [Hartford Courant]

Back to the Garden (State) [Journal Inquirer]

Dan Hurley will run the gamut of emotions — as usual — when UConn faces Florida State on Saturday in Newark [New Haven Register]

UConn coach Dan Hurley still feels the tragedy of 9/11 as he journeys home to New Jersey [New Haven Register]

Anthony Polite takes different path to same destination as his father [Tallahassee Democrat]

Huskies to Compete in Never Forget Tribute Classic [UConnHuskies.com]

Allen and Lobo to Have Numbers Retired [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn Women’s Basketball

UConn Women’s Basketball: Megan Walker Out vs. Seton Hall With Illness [The UConn Blog]

UConn Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs To Retire Ray Allen, Rebecca Lobo’s Numbers [The UConn Blog]

UConn women look to Irwin with Walker likely out vs. Seton Hall [Hartford Courant]

Elmore comes home, if only for a day [Journal Inquirer]

Let’s hear it for the poise [Journal Inquirer]

No. 1 Huskies Return to XL to Host Seton Hall [UConnHuskies.com]

Allen and Lobo to Have Numbers Retired [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn Men’s Soccer

UConn Soccer Notebook: Morrone Stadium Torn Down [The UConn Blog]

UConn Men’s Hockey

Photo Gallery: UConn Men’s Hockey @ Boston College Eagles - 12/7/18 [The UConn Blog]

Photo Gallery: Boston College Eagles @ UConn Men’s Hockey - 12/6/18 [The UConn Blog]

UConn Falls at Boston College, 3-2 [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn Indoor Track & Field

Grosse Wins UConn Mult-Event Challenge [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn Rowing

Rowing Announces 2018-19 Spring Schedule [UConnHuskies.com]

UConn General News

Ahead of inauguration, Lamont not committing to XL Center renovation [Hartford Courant]