UConn, OSU to play Hall of Fame Challenge in 2013

Connecticut and Ohio State will headline the first women’s

Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge in 2013.

The two powerhouse programs will play each other as part of a

quadrupleheader on Dec. 1, 2013. Marist will face Old Dominion;

Monmouth takes on Boston University; and St. Bonaventure will meet

Bowling Green.

”We are very pleased to be a part of the inaugural Women’s

Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma

said. ”There are some really good teams in the field and it will

be a lot of fun to showcase our game in the birthplace of college

basketball.”

Before the games in Springfield, Ohio State and UConn will host

the other teams in a round robin tournament. Marist, Bowling Green

and Monmouth will play at Ohio State. Boston University, Old

Dominion and St. Bonaventure will be at Connecticut.