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UConn to Honor Rebecca Lobo Friday Night

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    UConn to Honor Rebecca Lobo Friday Night
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    Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Rebecca Lobo, right, adjusts her jacket as it is presented to her by Naismith Hall of Fame President and CEO John Doleva during a news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Uconn will honor former Huskies star Rebecca Lobo before Friday night's home opener at against No. 20 California at Gampel Pavilion.

    The two-time All-American and 1995 National Player of the Year is the first UConn women's basketball player to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Uconn will unveil a banner commemorating Lobo's induction during the ceremony on Friday at 7 p.m.

    Fans attending the game will get a commemorative poster of Lobo's banner as they walk through the doors at Gampel. The posters will be distributed on a first come, first served basis, according to the university.

    There will also be a special banner for fans to sign that will be given to Lobo after the game. The banner signing will take place from 5:30-6:40 p.m.