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Platinum R&B recording artist Bobby V to Perform Live at First Night on Friday, October 12

Bobby V will provide entertainment at UConn First Night 2012.

Oct. 8, 2012

STORRS, Conn. – Platinum recording artist Bobby V (formerly Bobby Valentino) will help tip-off the 2012 edition of UConn basketball “First Night” sponsored by Webster Bank on Friday, October 12.  Admission is FREE and open to the public.

For the latest Bobby V news and his complete bio click HERE.

The first 7,500 fans in attendance will receive a FREE rally towel courtesy of SNY.  Also, the first 75 UConn students (with a valid ID) in atendance (at the North Entrance) will receive VIP courtside seating for the event.  Gampel Pavilion doors will open at 4 p.m. as the UConn volleyball team takes on Cincinnati in a BIG EAST showdown.  Meet the 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball teams as they sign autographs for Husky fans from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.    

First Night will be headlined by feature performances from Bobby V, the UConn band, cheer and dance squads, introductions of the players and coaches, a dunk contest featuring the 2011 winner Ryan Boatright and ultimate prize giveaways.  The show will end at approximately 8 p.m.  Don’t forget to pick up 2012-13 schedule cards and posters – featuring both men’s and women’s basketball teams – before you head home.

4 p.m. – Doors Open and UConn Volleyball vs. Cincinnati
5 – 6:30 p.m. - Autographs
7 p.m. – Show Begins

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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.