UConn First Night will be held Oct. 18
Mark those calendars.
The unofficial start of the season for the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams is set. The annual First Night festivities will be held Friday, Oct. 18 at Gampel Pavilion, the school announced Tuesday.
As the Huskies prepare for their final year in the American Athletic Conference, fans will get their first look at Dan Hurley’s ballyhooed recruiting class, including Akok Akok, James Bouknight and Jalen Gaffney. They’ll be joined, of course, by Geno Auriemma’s powerhouse program, which has appeared in 12 straight Final Fours.
More details, including a schedule of events, will be released at a later date.