Coach Jim Calhoun's 2004-05 squad will hit the floor that night with festivities starting Friday, Oct. 15 at 10:30 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. The defending national champions will be playing without All-Americans Emeka Okafor and Ben Gordon who were selected at numbers two and three in the 2004 NBA draft by the expansion-Charlotte Bobcats and Chicago Bulls, respectively.
- Note (Update 10/10/04): Newsday reported that freshman guard A.J. Price was scheduled to moved out of the Intensive Care Unit this past weekend. Price was admitted in critical condition with an undisclosed, non-contagious illness to Hartford Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The women's basketball team will officially get the 2004-05 season underway with its annual ‘Super Show' on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Gampel Pavilion. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. (ET).
Geno Auriemma & Diana Taurasi