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The Fast Break - September 21, 2020

All the UConn sports news you need to know.

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Weekly Rewind

The latest UConn athletics news

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From Other Sources:

U Gotta See This

Video recommendations

  • With hops like these, they may need to raise the roof at Gampel:

UConn, Great Pic

Photos of UConn’s finest

  • Coach Hurley is determined to help the Huskies reclaim the Big East throne:

Big League Buzz

Catch up on former UConn players working across the sports world

Memory Lane

Revisiting the history of UConn sports

  • That ‘04 team was the real deal:
  • She’s definitely a keeper:
  • Quite the discovery! This priceless artifact belongs in the Smithsonian:

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.

During UConn’s 2019 regional final against Oklahoma State, Jacob Wallace entered the game in the seventh inning with a one-run lead and a runner on second. What followed was one of the most dominant performances in UConn postseason history as Wallace gunned down seven consecutive Cowboys to wrap up the win and keep the Huskies’ hopes for a College World Series championship alive.

Wallace went on to be drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round of the 2019 MLB draft and was recently traded to the Boston Red Sox, who are hoping he can rekindle some of the magic from this impressive show:

Cause We Care

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

With the pivotal 2020 elections less than two months away, UConn legend Breanna Stewart is doing her part to ensure CT residents know how and where to vote as the new face of Connecticut’s Voting Playbook. The WNBA is joining Stewart and other players in supporting election initiatives through its collaboration with When We All Vote, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is “to increase participation in every election and close the race and age voting gap by changing the culture around voting, harnessing grassroots energy, and through strategic partnerships to reach every American.”

CLICK HERE to learn more about this impactful organization and find out how your donation can make a difference in the upcoming elections.

Final Play

A parting sentiment from The Fast Break team

Enjoy another taste of what we’ll be seeing from Tyrese Martin this season:

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