Breanna Stewart boards the plane to Nashville
April 3, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Huskies embarked on their fifteenth Final Four on Thursday afternoon when the squad departed from Connecticut and traveled to Nashville, Tennessee. The plane touched down in Tennessee at approximately 3:15 p.m. local time in temperatures hovering around 75 degrees. Fans and local media outlets gathered for a warm reception at the hotel to welcome the team to Nashville.
The Huskies will hold practice on Friday morning before interviews and press conferences occupy much of the afternoon. Friday evening the team will attend the Salute Dinner honoring the Final Four teams.
Top-seeded UConn faces No. 2 seed Stanford on Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. This will be the sixth time the Huskies and Cardinal have met in an NCAA Tournament setting and fourth showdown in an NCAA Semifinal. Connecticut is 2-1 against Stanford in National Semifinal games.
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