It’s officially Husky Weekend in the state of Connecticut
HARTFORD–Gov. Dan Malloy declared this weekend “Husky Weekend” to celebrate the UConn women’s basketball team making it to the final four.
The Huskies will play on Sunday for a chance to make it to the championship game. If they go all the way, this would be the team’s 10th national title.
“The UConn women’s basketball team leads the nation in strength, spirit and drive, and under the leadership of Geno Auriemma have reached their eighth consecutive Final Four,” Malloy said.
If the team beats Maryland on Sunday, Husky Weekend will be extended through Tuesday.
“We will be cheering the team on this weekend, and I urge all Connecticut residents to show the nation how proud we are of our hometown team,” Malloy said. “Let’s get behind them – and let’s show the nation what UConn basketball is all about.”
The Huskies play Maryland at 8:30 p.m. The game, which is being played in Tampa, will air on ESPN.