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The Fast Break - August 10, 2020

All the UConn sports news you need to know.

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Weekly Rewind

The latest UConn athletics news

U Gotta See This

Video recommendations

Enjoy another take on the Hawkins news paired with his highlight reel:

UConn, Great Pic

Photos of UConn’s finest

It’s safety first for Geno’s squad this season:

Coach’s Corner

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

  • Get a tour of Elliot Ballpark courtesy of Jim Penders:

Big League Buzz

Catch up on former UConn players working across the sports world

Team Time

Putting one of our UConn squads in the spotlight

UConn football made national headlines this week when they became the first FBS football program to opt-out of the 2020 season. This monumental decision drew praise and criticism alike, with many questioning how big a role the Huskies’ dwindling schedule played in the move. Here are some of the noteworthy reactions:

  • Current UConn football players shared the following statement:

Memory Lane

Revisiting the history of UConn sports

  • Except for Syracuse and Memphis, what great company to be a part of:

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.

UConn women’s basketball has had some incredible teams in its illustrious history and the 2001-02 squad is certainly in the discussion for best of the bunch. Led by UConn legends Diana Taurasi, Swin Cash, and Sue Bird, the Huskies faced off with Oklahoma in the 2002 national championship game.

CLICK HERE to watch every moment of UConn’s thrilling 82-70 victory and explore the Huskies’ official year in review to relive one of the finest seasons in NCAA history.

Cause We Care:

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

Thanks to the generous donations of those touched by the passing of Stanley “Sticks” Robinson, the Robinson family can properly lay their son to rest. Jim Calhoun requests that attention now shift to supporting Stanley’s three daughters. With the help of 1999 NCAA champion Jake Voskuhl, a collection has been started to help secure the future for the Robinson girls.

CLICK HERE to learn about their fundraising efforts and donate to this worthy cause.

Final Play:

A parting sentiment from The Fast Break team

Take one last look at the newest member of UConn men’s basketball’s 2021 class:

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