UConn Basketball Invites Fans To “First Night”

The University of Connecticut is kicking off the 2011-2012 basketball season with a “First Night” celebration Friday, sponsored by People’s United Bank.

Admission is free and open to the public.

“FanFest” will open at 5 p.m. on Fairfield Way,  with inflatable games, food and music.  At 6 p.m. the doors to Gampel Pavilion will open,  and members of the men’s and women’s teams will be available for autographs.

At 7 p.m., the entertainment begins,  including music by the band, cheerleaders and dance squad,  introduction of players and coaches,  dunk and three-point contest and prize giveaways.  The event wraps up at 8 p.m. with a performance by Simon Sez.


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