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Date Posted: 08/ 9/15 9:58:09am Sun
Author: bison137
Subject: Re: WBB: UConn at 'gate?
In reply to: Steve 's message, "Re: WBB: UConn at 'gate?" on 08/ 9/15 9:43:31am Sun

>and you should know that Colgate played there last
>year and so I expect that a return visit is a given.

The last time Colgate played at UConn was in 2012 - and there were no plans at that time for UConn to play a return game, which they only do for power-conference teams. The idea of a visit to Hamilton only came up last Fall after Syracuse refused. When you say "return visit", do you mean that you expect Colgate to play a return game at UConn next year?

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[> [> [> [> Re: WBB: UConn at 'gate? -- Layer One Fact Checker, 08/ 9/15 10:53:37am Sun

Steve, you keep writing that MHoc will be playing in Italy. No. They will be playing in Northern Ireland. They played in Italy several years ago.

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[> [> [> [> [> Re: WBB: UConn at 'gate? -- Steve, 08/ 9/15 11:03:10am Sun

My mistake about the Conn game being a return game. It seems like only last year that I recall seeing the article about the game and the photo of the 2 presidents - brother and sister - and the coaches with tee shirts etc.

About Europe, the men's hockey team is heading to Italy soon for the experience, playing there as they did 4 years ago. They will also be in Belfast for a tournament in November.

Go 'gate!

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[> [> [> [> [> [> Re: WBB: UConn at 'gate? -- 'gate80, 08/ 9/15 11:26:13am Sun

The men's bb team played Duke in Emmett Davis' last year, when Duke was defending national champ and had Kyrie Irving, Kyle Singler, and at least 3 others who played in the NBA. They lost by 52. I was there and it was a blast watching the Raiders cope (well) with the pressure from the Cameron crazies, and (not so well obviously) that from Irving and Singler. The Raiders played very respectively in the first half, hanging with the Blue Devils well into the game until the inevitable.

The team loved the experience of playing in Cameron. The wbb team playing UConn, at Cotterell for crying out loud, would be an analogous situation. I can't see how this can possibly be a bad thing.

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