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UConn First Night Set for October 15th

Sept. 27, 2010

STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's and women's basketball programs will tip-off the 2010-11 season with "First Night" on Friday, October 15. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

Start the night off by visiting FanFest located across from the north entrance of Gampel Pavilion on Fairfield Way for inflatable games, food, music and fun. Gampel Pavilion doors will open at 6 p.m. featuring an autograph session with both teams, followed by performances from the band, cheer and dance squads, introductions of the players and coaches, skill challenges and ultimate prize giveaways. The show will end at approximately 8 p.m.

5 p.m. - FanFest on Fairfield Way
6 p.m. - Doors Open and Autograph Session
7 p.m. - Show Begins

Season tickets for both men's and women's basketball are on sale now and can be purchased online at or by calling 1-877-AT-UCONN.