UConn prepares for Final Four matchup; sendoff, watch party planned

UConn men's basketball talks about upcoming matchup against Miami
Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 11:13 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 28, 2023 at 12:46 PM EDT
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STORRS, CT (WFSB) - The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team is preparing for its Final Four matchup against Miami.

Coach Dan Hurley participated in a news conference Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. You can watch it below:

A team sendoff event was penciled in for 4 p.m. on Wednesday outside of the Werth Family Basketball Champions Center.

Meanwhile, tickets are available for a watch party on the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus.

UConn announced on Tuesday that the party for Saturday night’s game will be in Gampel Pavilion.

Tip off is at 8:49 p.m.

For those who can’t get tickets, the game will be broadcast on Channel 3/CBS.

UConn said that in order to attend Saturday’s watch party, students and fans will need to claim a ticket to the event. Tickets are first-come, first-serve and while supplies last.

The event will be considered general admission.

A link to claim the tickets can be found here.

Gampel will open at 7:45 p.m.

Concession stands will be available, UConn said.

The Huskies defeated Gonzaga 82-54 on Saturday to earn their first Final Four berth in 9 years.

They will fly to Houston for their date with the Miami Hurricanes later this week.