Posts Tagged ‘UCONN’

Coach Geno Auriemma Returns For Signings & Sightings Event at Mohegan Sun

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

WHAT: Mohegan Sun welcomes back UCONN coach Geno Auriemma for a very special Signings & Sightings event moderated by former Husky and current Connecticut Sun standout, Morgan Tuck, on Thursday, May 25th.

WHEN: Thursday, May 25th

6:00pm – Live Q&A

6:30pm – Signing Event

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun shoots and scores with an exclusive Signings & Sightings event featuring a live Q&A and signing with Geno Auriemma. Moderated by CT Sun star and former UCONN player Morgan Tuck, the Q&A session will shine the spotlight on UCONN’s head coach. A free autograph session with Geno will follow in The Shops concourse on Thursday, May 25th.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, Geno will be signing 1 piece of memorabilia per guest OR the headshot distributed at the event. Signing personalization and personal photos are prohibited.

Connecticut Sun Players To Star In Latest Signings & Sightings Event at Mohegan Sun

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

WHAT: Join Connecticut Sun’s Morgan Tuck & Kelly Faris on Thursday, September 15th as they sign autographs and meet fans during a special Signings & Sightings event at Mohegan Sun.

WHEN: Thursday, September 15th

6:30pm

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Keep the summer sizzle going and join Connecticut Sun stars, Morgan Tuck and Kelly Faris when they stop by The Shops concourse for a free autograph session on Thursday, September 15th. Don’t miss your chance to meet these former UCONN players during this exclusive Signings & Sightings event.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, Morgan & Kelly will only be signing the headshots given out at event OR 1 personal item per guest. There will be no personalization. This event is bracelet-only. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 5:30pm at the signing location in The Shops concourse. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line. Photos taken with personal cameras are prohibited.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase at Mohegan Sun Arena

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that it will hold the Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase on Sunday, December 21st at 5:00pm at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The defending national champion University of Connecticut will take on UCLA in a game to be televised nationally by ESPN2.

Tickets are $100.00, $25.00 and $12.00 and go on sale Monday, September 15th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, September 16th subject to availability.

“It is very exciting to announce the first Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase at Mohegan Sun Arena,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We are honored to bring two well-respected women’s basketball programs to compete and appreciate the continued support and partnership of Mohegan Sun.”

The Huskies hold a 2-0 in the all-time series between these two squads. UConn defeated the Bruins, 113-102, on November 17, 1998 in Los Angeles and by a 106-64 score on December 23, 1999 in Connecticut. The 102 points scored by UCLA in the first meeting is tied for the highest point total the Huskies have ever surrendered to an opponent. “It is an honor to be a part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase,” UCLA Head Coach Cori Close said. “To be able to play the reigning national champions in Connecticut will be a huge challenge but also a great opportunity. You couldn’t pick a better arena and the state of Connecticut is very passionate about its basketball, so we are very excited to be in this event.”

“I am thrilled to be competing in an event sponsored by the Naismith Memorial Hall ofFame for a second-straight season,” UConn head coach Geno Auriemma said. “UCLA is going to be much improved this season and this matchup promises to be an exciting one. Mohegan Sun Arena is a fun place to play and I am happy that our fans in southeastern Connecticut have this opportunity to come watch us play in their backyard.”

About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the NaismithMemorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate, men and women.

For more information:

Visit us on the web: www.hoophall.com

… on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBHOF

… on Twitter: @hoophall

… or call 1.877.4.HOOPLA

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Basketball Hall of Fame Media Contact:

Natalie Caldwell, Position Sports

(480) 652-0097

natalie.caldwell@positionsports.com