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The Fast Break - June 8, 2020

All the UConn sports news you need to know.

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Weekly Rewind

The latest UConn athletics news

From The UConn Blog:

From Other Sources:

U Gotta See This

Video recommendations

Christyn Williams clarifies the difference between Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter:

UConn, Great Pic

Photos of UConn’s finest

Big East banners are up in Gampel, making UConn’s return to the Big East even more real:

Coach’s Corner

Find out what the UConn coaches are up to on and off the court

  • See Coach Hurley’s full range of courtside emotions in this epic video montage:

Big League Buzz

Catch up on former UConn players working across the sports world

  • Maya Moore stops by OTL to continue her fight for social justice:

What They’re Chirpin’ About

Highlights from the UConn Twitter-verse

  • Akok Akok will not be joining the UConn swimming or diving team as a two-sport athlete:
  • Former Husky Sidney Wilson has got jokes:
  • College football without marching bands?!

Team Time

Putting a specific UConn team in the spotlight

Forget what Max Kellerman said, hockey is puckin’ awesome! Check out this 3-part roster review to get to know the UConn men’s hockey team and find out why they’re primed to be a major threat in Hockey East this upcoming season:


Fun expressions of Husky fandom from across the web

  • UConn’s soccer turf is installed and looking pretty damn good if we do say so ourselves:
  • Huge shoutout to NBA2K20 player FADED N 1 for this most flattering court construction:
  • This could be the best countdown we’ve ever seen:

Weekly Fancast

Once UConn sports return, we’ll provide info for the week’s upcoming games in this space. Until then, enjoy some classic recommendations from the vault.

Take us back to 2008...

CLICK HERE to watch this unbelievable game in its entirety

Cause We Care:

Learn about non-profits and charitable causes benefiting the great people of Connecticut

Foodshare does amazing work to address hunger and poverty for the people of Tolland and Hartford county. CLICK HERE to learn more about their mission. Plus, the current President and CEO is a UConn grad

Final Play:

A parting sentiment from The Fast Break team

Finish off this week’s edition with these words of inspiration:

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