HARTFORD, CT - Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he is proclaiming Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1, “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut, in honor of the UConn women’s basketball team playing in the NCAA Final Four tournament on Sunday.
“The UConn women continue to make Connecticut proud, advancing to the Final Four for the fifth straight year and inspiring hundreds of young basketball fans who want to follow in their footsteps,” Governor Malloy said. “This weekend, I urge Connecticut residents to put on your blue and white and show the nation how proud we are of our hometown team.”
Governor Malloy will extend Husky Weekend through Tuesday if the team makes it to the championship game. The UConn women play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Denver on Sunday.