The Day’s Festivities Include the Premiere of the New Documentary, UConn Women’s Basketball: A Tribute to the Class of 2010
Tune in for All-Day Coverage Saturday, February 27 starting at 9 a.m. on CPTV
It’s one of the emotional highlights of the UConn basketball season: UConn Senior Day; the day when the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team gives their senior players a chance to play their last home game, join their family on the court for a special presentation by Coach Geno Auriemma and offer their official goodbye to the fans.
Tune into Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) Saturday, February 27 starting at 9 a.m. for an entire day of UConn programming devoted to an incredible #1-ranked team and its five extraordinary Seniors: Tina Charles, Kalana Greene, Kaili McLaren, Jacquie Fernandes and Meghan Gardler. As always, CPTV will be there covering all the special moments of the day and offering some unique programming dedicated to the extraordinary 2010 Senior Class.
9:00 a.m. The Geno Auriemma Show(with special guests Bob Joyce and Kara Wolters from WTIC-AM 1080)
10:00 a.m. UConn Women’s Basketball: A Tribute to the Class of 2010 – a new CPTV original documentary that profiles the college careers of the 2010 Senior Class: Tina Charles, Kalana Greene, Kaili McLaren, Jacquie Fernandes and Meghan Gardler
11:30 a.m. UConn Senior Ceremony – live from the XL Center, Hartford
12:00 p.m. UConn vs. Georgetown (XL Center, Hartford)
2:15 p.m. (approx.) UConn Women’s Basketball: A Tribute to the Class of 2010 (encore)
3:30 p.m. Witness to Perfection: UConn Women’s Basketball 2009 – CPTV’s full-length documentary on UConn’s history-making, undefeated 2008-2009 basketball season.
Throughout the day CPTV will be offering one-of-a-kind autographed UConn items for auction, including:
- A framed photo of the 2008-2009 UConn Huskies taken right before the buzzer during their NCAA Tournament Championship game
- An autographed poster of the 2009-2010 UConn Huskies
- A commemorative autographed basketball
- A signed program from last year’s Final Four
- A autographed Kay Yow T-shirt
Be sure to tune in for a day of programming devoted to this history-making team and their most experienced players.
UConn Women's Basketball on CPTV is made possible with support from our founding broadcast partners, Big Y World Class Marketsand Yankee Gas, along with St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and People's United Bank.
About Connecticut Public Television (CPTV)
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) also includes WNPR. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Where We Live hosted by John Dankosky. Overall the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit www.cpbn.org.